Mara Graziani,Ph.D., is a postdoctoral researcher at IBM Research Europe and at HES-SO Valais. She holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Geneva and a M.Phil. in Machine Learning from the University of Cambridge (UK). Her research focuses on developing interpretable deep learning methods to support and accelerate knowledge discovery in high-stakes such as biology and medicine. Her dissertation was awarded the IEEE Technical Committee on Computational Life Sciences Ph.D. Thesis Award in 2021.


Interpretability for knowledge discovery, General Purpose AI, Safety and AI Alignment in vision and language models; Uncertainty Estimation in 3D Lesion Segmentation; Causalilty in Machine Learning

FUNDING: Artificial Intelligence for the Media and the Society (AI4Media) – Horizon 2020 EU project || A Trans-omics approach to colorectal cancer – Sinergia Swiss National Foundation