Sedef Akinli Kocak, PhD

Project Manager, Industry Innovation

Vector Institute

Dr. Akinli Kocak is the Project Manager at Vector Institute for artificial intelligence. She holds PhD in Environmental Applied Science and Management at the Data Science Lab at Ryerson University and earned Master’s degrees in both Chemical Engineering (University of Maine) and Business of Administration (Ankara University). She worked as a data intensive R&D project and academic industry partnership developer in the area of AI/ML at SOSCIP, the Southern Ontario Smart Computing for Innovation Platform.

She is also an experienced researcher in the area of ICT for sustainability and sustainability design in software intensive systems and a part time lecturer at Ryerson University since 2014. She is a member of IEEE, ACM and ACM SigSoft.

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