Georgiana Ifrim is Assistant Professor at the School of Computer Science, UCD, co-lead of the SFI Centre for Research Training in Machine Learning (ML-Labs), and SFI Funded Investigator with the Insight Centre for Data Analytics and VistaMilk Research Centres. She is Director of Graduate Research at the School of Computer Science, UCD. Dr Ifrim holds a PhD and MSc in Machine Learning, from Max-Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany, and a BSc in Computer Science, from University of Bucharest, Romania. Her research focuses on effective approaches for large scale sequence learning, time series classification and text mining. She has published more than 30 peer-reviewed articles in top ranked international journals and conferences and holds senior positions in the organisation committees for IJCAI and ECML-PKDD. Most of her work was licensed to industry partners or released as open source to encourage research reproducibility. Georgiana is supervising a postdoctoral researcher and PhD student in Spoke 1 soil and a PhD student in Platform 8 deployment.