Dr. Lei Ma is currently an Associate professor and Canada CIFAR AI Chair at the University of Alberta, leading Momentum Intelligent System Engineering Lab. He is also affiliated with Alberta Machine Intelligent Institute as an Amii Fellow and the committee member of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42 Artificial intelligence, on AI System Engineering.
He received his Ph.D. and M.E. from the University of Tokyo, and B.E. from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. His research centers around the interdisciplinary fields of Software Engineering (SE), Security and Trustworthy AI with a special focus on the quality, reliability and security assurance of machine learning and AI solutions. Many of his work were published in top-tier SE, AI and security venues (TSE, TOSEM, ICSE, FSE, ASE, ISSTA, ICML, NeurIPS, TNNLS, ACM MM, AAAI, IJCAI, ECCV, CAV, CCS, TDSC). He is a recipient of more than 10 prestigious academic awards, including 3 ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Awards. Many of his research innovations for secure and reliable AI are adopted by industry worldwide.
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