About Fredrik Heintz

Professor of Computer Science at Linköping University, where he leads the Reasoning and Learning lab. His research focus is artificial intelligence especially Trustworthy AI and the intersection between machine reasoning and machine learning. Director of the Wallenberg AI and Transformative Technologies Education Development Program (WASP-ED), Director of the Graduate School of the Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program (WASP), Coordinator of the TAILOR ICT-48 network developing the scientific foundations of Trustworthy AI, and President of the Swedish AI Society. He is also very active in education activities both at the university level and in promoting AI, computer science and computational thinking in primary, secondary and professional education. Fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) and member of the National Swedish AI Commission.


March 21, 14:05

Developing future skills

The Swedish Government has recently formed an AI Commission, with representatives from academia, the public sector and the private sector. The main focus of the AI Commission is to enable competitive AI initiatives, within both private and public sector. An important ingriedience is how higher education can pave the path to meet tomorrow's needs in AI and how Sweden can attract venture capital and facilitate innovation for strengthened competitiveness in AI.