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Zena Assaad


Dr Zena Assaad is a senior lecturer in the School of Engineering at the Australian National University and is also a fellow with the Australian Army Research Centre. She has previously held a fellowship with Trusted Autonomous Systems. Her research explores the safety of human-machine teaming and the assurance and certification of autonomous and AI systems. Dr Assaad is the founder and chair of the Australian national community of practice for UAS and AAM research. She received the 2023 Asia Pacific Women in AI Award for Defence and Intelligence, the 2023 Women to Watch in Emerging Aviation Technologies Global Award from Women and Drones and was named one of the '"100 Brilliant women in AI Ethics" for 2023 as a result of her work around safety and assurance of AI. She was also a Top 5 Science Resident with the ABC and is the co-host of the Algorithmic Futures podcast.


Title Date Published
Conceptualising Agency in Swarms