Professor Keeley Crockett
Sector Specialist at Manchester Metropolitan University
My name is Keeley Crockett, Professor in Computational Intelligence in the Centre for Advanced Computational Science at Manchester Metropolitan University.
Tell us about your role and what you’ll be doing for the AI Foundry:
Within the AI Foundry, I will be involved in delivering some of the Phase 1 workshops and helping to support businesses who move into the Phase 2 Technical Assists.
What excites you the most about the programme?
Looking forward to working with businesses to develop ethical AI solutions.
Keeley’s main research interests include:
- ethical AI (data and governance),
- fuzzy systems
- fuzzy natural language processing fuzzy
- crisp decision trees ( good for transparency)
- semantic similarity measures ( applied to text and social media)
- general machine learning and computational intelligence for psychological profiling (e.g. applied to comprehension and deception) from nonverbal behaviour
- conversational agents (dialogue systems) and intelligent tutoring systems.
- current chair of IEEE Task Force on Ethical and Social Implications of Computational Intelligence. Her current work is on developing practical, placed based Ethical AI in Greater Manchester.
- current chair of the IEEE Women into Computational Intelligence and a member of numerous IEEE Computational Intelligence Subcommittees (including High School O
- Former Chair of IEEE WIE UKI and serves now on the subcommittee.
- serves as the Ethics and Well Being Officer for IEEE UKRI Sight Committee.
- a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
- serves as an Associate Editor on the IEEE Trans. Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence, Associate Editor on IEEE Trans. On Fuzzy Systems and IEEE Trans on Artificial Intelligence
- serves as Co-General Chair at IEEE SSCI2021, Orlando 2021. Keeley is a UK STEM Ambassador.