Dr. Brett Wujek is a Principal Data Scientist in the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning R&D Division at SAS Institute Inc. He helps evangelize and guide the direction of artificial intelligence development at SAS, particularly in the areas of data mining, machine learning, and deep learning. Brett previously led the development of process integration and design exploration technologies at Dassault Systèmes, helping architect and implement industry-leading computer-aided optimization software for product design applications. His formal education is in design optimization methodologies and surrogate modeling. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame in 1997 for his work in developing efficient algorithms and automation strategies for multidisciplinary design optimization.
Brett enjoys putting his programming skills to use helping others and has given numerous machine learning tutorials to various audiences, including the 2017 SAS Workshop organized by CWT. He has been an ambassador for programming and data science at high schools and universities, and has participated in Data For Good projects, including organizing a data dive with the DataKind organization.
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