Women of Mathematics: Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb

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Over the summer we were lucky enough to meet some young female mathematicians who were just finishing up their summer research projects with the Philippa Fawcett Internship Programme and the Cambridge Mathematics Placements programme.

On our way to the writing workshops we were running with these women, we walked past six inspiring portraits of female mathematicians from Cambridge. These form part of the Women of Mathematics photo exhibition, which celebrates female mathematicians from institutions throughout Europe. It's been a great pleasure revisiting our our 2017 Women of Mathematics interviews with these mathematicians about their work and their mathematical lives in this special series of podcasts.

Carola Schönlieb

Today's podcast is the final one of this series, and we are very pleased to revisit our interview with Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb, now professor of applied mathematics and a very good friend of us here at Plus. Carola works on the interface between machine learning and the mathematics of image analysis.

You can read more about some of Carola's recent work, including how artificial intelligence can support medical doctors in their work, and the INTEGRAL project, a collaboration with Indian researchers on how machine learning can make sense of the vast amounts of remote sensing data that is available to help conserve forests and improve life in cities.

To find a transcript and video of this interview, meet the other female mathematicians, and find out more about the exhibition, see here.

The music in this podcast comes from the band eusa. The track is called Plankton.

You can listen to the podcast using the player above, and you can listen and subscribe to our podcast through Apple Podcasts, Spotify and through most other podcast providers via podbean.
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