Francisco Roldan Sanchez
BsC in Telecommunications Engineering and MsC in Computer Vision
Artificial Intelligence Engineer at Crisalix Labs S.L, Spain
PhD student at Dublin City University
Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics, Dublin City University
I live in Dublin working as a post-graduate researcher in artificial intelligence. In my free time I love reading about history and playing the bass guitar.
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How I Use Maths In My Job:
Artificial intelligence is nothing but statistics and probability. All what we call artificial intelligence at the end can be understood as finding patterns on data.
I do research on artificial intelligence for robotic manipulation
My Typical Day
I wake up early in the morning so that I can get to my lab at 8am. I work there for 8 hours, and then go home to either read a history novel or play some music.
What I'd do with the prize money
I would donate it to my organization so that they can organize in-person events for schools, so that students can have an insight on what kind of research is done in Irish universities
I would probably donate it to my organization so that they can organize in-person events for schools, so that students can have a better idea on what we do in Irish universities. Particularly, Insight has some labs that are doing crazy things with robots.
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
history-lover and engineer
What or who inspired you to follow your career?
many professors I had during my life
What's your favourite use for maths in everyday life?
time optimization, thanks to maths I can organize myself better
What did you think about Maths when you were in school?
I found them entretaining
What did you want to be after you left school?
I had no idea at that time
Were you ever in trouble at school?
If you weren't doing this job, what would you choose instead?
I would be teaching
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What is the most fun thing you've done?
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
being more secure of myself, not needing to worry about money and being able to work remotely from a remote location far away from any big city.
Tell us a joke.
Parallel lines have so much in common … It’s a shame they’ll never meet.