Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Wipro Establishes Chair for Artificial Intelligence at Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

BWW News Desk
February 05, 2019

Wipro Limited NYSE WIT BSE 507685 NSE WIPRO a leading global information technology consulting and business process services company announced setting up of the Chair for Artificial Intelligence at the Swinburne University of Technology Melbourne Australia pblockquotep idpullquotepblockquote p Professor Ryszard Kowalczyk currently the Director of Swinburnes Key Lab for Intelligent Software Systems and the head of Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology research group at Swinburne has been appointed as the Professorial Chair of Artificial Intelligence p p Wipro and Swinburne University also plan to establish a joint innovation centre to conduct highimpact industryfocussed research in the areas of Artificial Intelligence AI and Machine Learning ML with specific applications for digital health and smart cities This partnership between Wipro and Swinburne University of Technology will focus on creating innovations in Artificial Intelligence AI that would benefit enterprises in Australia and the ASEAN region p p bManoj Nagpaul Senior Vice President and Business Head Asia Pacific and Japan Wipro Limitedb said Through the combined power of Wipros global innovation ecosystem and Swinburne Universitys research capabilities we will drive worldclass research in AI that will have an impact on a global scale We are also very excited to be able to take many of the jointly developed innovations to our customers p p bProfessor Ryszard Kowalczyk Wipro Chair of Artificial Intelligence and Director of Swinburne Key Lab for Intelligent Software Systems at Swinburne University of Technologyb said With this powerful industryacademia partnership we are on course to transform AI and ML as we know it AI and ML are today one of the most coveted skills and this innovation centre makes it possible to fast track AI and ML courses for industry professionals and provide the industry with access to a large pool of PhD and undergraduate students at the University p p Wipros strategic investment in this partnership enhances its digital transformation capability for clients using breakthrough innovations in AI and ML The partnership will also codevelop unique solutions and new IP leveraging joint capabilities in advanced AI and ML research development consulting and solution delivery p p bAbout Wipro Limitedb p p Wipro Limited NYSE WIT BSE 507685 NSE WIPRO is a leading global information technology consulting and business process services company We harness the power of cognitive computing hyperautomation robotics cloud analytics and emerging technologies to help our clients adapt to the digital world and make them successful A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services strong commitment to sustainability and good corporate citizenship we have over 170000 dedicated employees serving clients across six continents Together we discover ideas and connect the dots to build a better and a bold new future p p bAbout Swinburne Research Institutesb p p Swinburne has five key research institutes that foster interdisciplinary collaboration of which two are Health Innovation and Smart Cities These institutes are underpinned by the digital research and innovation capability platform that includes key labs in big data and data analytics software innovation cybersecurity automation internetofthings and advanced visualisation p p bForwardlooking and Cautionary Statementsb p p Certain statements in this release concerning our future growth prospects are forwardlooking statements which involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such forwardlooking statements The risks and uncertainties relating to these statements include but are not limited to risks and uncertainties regarding fluctuations in our earnings revenue and profits our ability to generate and manage growth intense competition in IT services our ability to maintain our cost advantage wage increases in India our ability to attract and retain highly skilled professionals time and cost overruns on fixedprice fixedtime frame contracts client concentration restrictions on immigration our ability to manage our international operations reduced demand for technology in our key focus areas disruptions in telecommunication networks our ability to successfully complete and integrate potential acquisitions liability for damages on our service contracts the success of the companies in which we make strategic investments withdrawal of fiscal governmental incentives political instability war legal restrictions on raising capital or acquiring companies outside India unauthorized use of our intellectual property and general economic conditions affecting our business and industry Additional risks that could affect our future operating results are more fully described in our filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission These filings are available at a 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