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Insight Scientific Advisory Committee

Chair: Dr Kenneth M Ford

Kenneth Ford is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition (IHMC). IMHC is a not-for-profit research institute located in Pensacola, Florida. It has grown into one of the nation’s premier research organizations with world-class scientists and engineers investigating a broad range of topics related to building technological systems aimed at amplifying and extending human cognition, perception, locomotion and resilience. Richard Florida has described IHMC as “a new model for interdisciplinary research institutes that strive to be both entrepreneurial and academic, firmly grounded and inspiringly ambitious.” IHMC headquarters are in Pensacola with a branch research facility in Ocala, Florida. In 2004 Florida Trend Magazine named Dr. Ford one of Florida’s four most influential citizens working in academia.

Dr. Ford is the author of hundreds of scientific papers and six books. His research interests include: artificial intelligence, cognitive science, human-centered computing, and entrepreneurship in government and academia. 


The other members of Insight's SAC are:

Prof Michael Trick

Prof Francesca Rossi

Dr Paolo Bonato

Prof Padhraic Smyth

Dr Tat-Seng Chua

Dr. Asuncion Gomez Perez

Prof Muffy Calder

Mike Brodie

Karl Aberer