Design and AI
by Dr. Mauro Martino (MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab)
Mauro Martino is a world-renowned media artist, designer, and Principal Research Scientist and manager at the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab, where he founded the “Visual Artificial Intelligence Lab”. He is also a Professor of Practice at Northeastern University where has been teaching the “Artificial Intelligence for Creativity” course for many years. His work in the field of AI and data visualization is focused on the concept of creativity as a partnership between human beings and machines.
Martino’s art has been exhibited at venues including the Venice Architecture Biennale, Ludwig Museum, Lincoln Center, Ars Electronica Festival, MEET | Digital Culture Center, kim? Contemporary Art Center, Serpentine Gallery, and ZKM | Center for Art and New Media. His work has been acquired as part of the permanent collection at the Ars Electronica Center in Linz since 2018.
Mauro holds several patents and has co-authored over 30 scientific publications. He has created data visualization for the BBC, Scientific American, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Der Spiegel, Le Figaro, Corriere della Sera, National Geographic, Popular Science, Wired.
Mauro is an award-winning designer whose projects received the Gold Medal at the 2017 Vizzies Visualization Challenge by National Science Foundation, he has won several times the Webby Award, the Innovation by Design Award (by Fast Company), and the Information is Beautiful Award.