“In the CRT for Machine Learning, in addition to their PhD research, we will facilitate graduates to develop these skills and ensure that they understand how their skills can benefit industry by solving business problems and innovating. We will encourage industry-ready graduates who can bring ethical and critical-thinking perspectives to their work.”
Prof Sarah Jane Delany, SFI Centre for Research Training in Machine Learning

The SFI Centre for Research Training in Machine Learning will address the urgent industry demand for Machine Learning talent. The centre will bring together leaders in their field to supervise and train students. Students will benefit from world-class, inter-institutional programmes, led by active researchers as part of a mature interdisciplinary environment that emphasises cutting-edge research with an industry-relevant and entrepreneurial focus.

“Machine learning is changing the way we shop, exercise, entertain ourselves, travel, and even date. The SFI Centre for Research Training in Machine Learning will put Ireland in a position to lead this change.” 
Dr Brian Mac Namee, Director of SFI Centre for Research Training in Machine Learning

Host Institution

University College Dublin

Partner Institutions

  • Dublin City University
  • Technological University of Dublin

Industry Partners include:

  • Aylien
  • Microsoft
  • Marino Software
  • Credebt Exchange
  • Ulster Bank
  • KBC Bank
  • Irish Manufacturing Research
  • Nathean Technologies
  • The Analytics Store
  • FoodMarble
  • EagleAlpha
  • CX Moments
  • Nokia Bell Labs
  • JustEat
  • MasterCard
  • Accenture
  • SAS Institute
  • IBM
  • Nvidia