Building the Software Innovation Institute with Jochen Trumpf

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Associate Professor Jochen Trumpf is a Reimagine Fellow, and his project is building the ANU Software Innovation Institute. 

The Software Innovation Institute is an ANU flagship initiative comprising an expert cross-disciplinary team of researchers, research engineers, software engineers and students to solve complex client problems at scale.

The Institute undertakes software development projects requiring the development and linking of new research techniques to build solutions for clients. It currently specialises in machine learning and data science, expanding out to other areas of CECS competitive advantage, with an initial focus on the higher education and security and intelligence sectors.

The project will provide research translation services at scale through software engineering in areas where ANU research has a competitive advantage. It will also establish an ANU Software Engineering teaching hospital providing real-world project-based learning for students.

Date & time

12–1pm 27 May 2020


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