Later today Coursera’s Co-Founder, President, and Stanford Professor Daphne Koller will deliver a plenary lecture at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2015 Annual Meeting currently taking place in San Jose, California.
The lecture will begin at 5 p.m. PST (8 p.m. EST) today (Friday, Feb. 13, 2015).
That’s 1 a.m. GMT (Saturday Feb. 14, 2015).
Here’s the bio for Daphne Koller listed in the conference program.
Dr. Daphne Koller is the Rajeev Motwani Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Stanford University and president and co-founder of Coursera, an online education platform. Her research focus is artificial intelligence and its applications in the biomedical sciences. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Koller completed her Ph.D. at Stanford under the supervision of Joseph Halpern and performed postdoctoral research at University of California, Berkeley. She was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2004 and was awarded the first ACM-Infosys Foundation Award in Computing Sciences. She co-authored, with Nir Friedman, a textbook on probabilistic graphical models and offered a free online course on the subject. She and Andrew Ng, a fellow Stanford computer science professor, launched Coursera in 2012. Koller and Ng were recognized on the 2013 Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world.