TCS, Macquarie University partner to provide research scholarships students in the field of artificial intelligence – DATAQUEST

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Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced a new research agreement with Macquarie University that will provide students the opportunity to gain valuable real-world experience in the application of data analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the financial services sector.

“Macquarie University is extremely proud to partner with TCS and we look forward to leveraging the many opportunities that this research agreement will provide for the benefit of society and our students,” said Professor S Bruce Dowton, Vice-Chancellor, Macquarie University. “Partnerships like these are vital in facilitating the international exchange of ideas through research collaboration and industry networks.”

As part of the research agreement, TCS and Macquarie will provide research scholarships to PhD and Masters students, giving them global research exposure, access to international conferences and the opportunity to work on projects that explore the use of these next-gen technologies in the financial services industry.

The initiative will be led by Dr Amin Beheshti, Director – AI-enabled Processes (AIP) Research Centre and Head – Data Analytics Research Lab at Macquarie University, and Srini Goluguri, Client Partner – Banking and Financial Services at TCS, and Head – Data Analytics Research Lab and Lead – Banking Stream at Macquarie’s AIP Research Centre.

“TCS has been partnering with leading Australian companies in harnessing the power of artificial intelligence, machine learning and other emerging technologies to power their growth and transformation,” said Vikram Singh, Country Head, TCS Australia and New Zealand. “Our collaboration with Macquarie University will provide further impetus to the exploration of innovation opportunities in the financial services value chain using these powerful new technologies, and help Australian industry retain its global competitiveness.”