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Eyal Amir

CEO at Ai Incube (Parknav)


Eyal Amir is CEO and Chief Data Scientist at Ai Incube (Parknav) and a professor of computer science at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Parknav distills real-time data from IoT devices, creating precise estimates of street parking availability, and supplying this to automotive OEMs and mobile-payment companies.

Eyal's research focuses on combining AI and Machine Learning. He joined UIUC in 2004, after being a researcher at UC Berkeley. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University, and his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from Bar-Ilan University, Israel. He was chosen by IEEE as one of the "10 to watch in AI" (2006) and awarded the best Computer Science Ph.D. thesis award (2001-2002) at Stanford University. He splits his time between San Francisco, CA and Munich, Germany.

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