Professor Karin Verspoor is Dean of the School of Computing Technologies at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia.
Karin's research primarily focuses on the use of artificial intelligence methods to enable biological discovery and clinical decision support, through extraction of information from clinical texts and the biomedical literature and machine learning-based modelling.
Karin held previous posts as Director of Health Technologies and Deputy Head of the School of Computing and Information Systems at the University of Melbourne, as the Scientific Director of Health and Life Sciences at NICTA Victoria Research Laboratory, at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
She is also the Victorian Node lead and co-founder of the Australian Alliance for Artificial Intelligence in Health.
- Artificial Intelligence in Medicine
- Biomedical Natural Language Processing
- Computational Linguistics
- Health Informatics
- Health Data Analytics
- Computational Biology
- PhD, Cognitive Science and Natural Language, The University of Edinburgh (UK)
- MSc, Cognitive Science and Natural Language, The University of Edinburgh (UK)
- BA, Computer Science, Rice University (Houston, TX, USA)
- Intelligenesis/Webmind Corporation (New York, NY, USA)
- Applied Semantics (Los Angeles, CA, USA)
- Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos, NM, USA)
- National ICT Australia (Melbourne, VIC, Australia)