Hello, my name is Sharon Prins. I work as a Research Manager for Data Science, leading 50 bright, highly motivated, driven, diverse, beautiful persons!
Our mission is making AI as human as it gets, and maybe even better than that. We create societal impact by combining knowledge-driven and data-driven models in a meaningful and trustworthy manner. Combining knowledge-driven and data-driven models is also known as Hybrid AI.
We integrate our knowledge to develop AI innovations that humans can control and trust to conform with European values such as data sovereignty. We aim to become internationally recognized for value-driven data science: an objective organization that helps society to realize trustworthy information systems.
Our department bridges the gap between society, industry, and academia in the data science field, by spotting needs in the society and connecting them with cutting-edge academic research. We are widely recognised as Data Science experts within and outside TNO. Internally, we are helping to shape TNO’s AI research agenda. Externally, we are considered the focal point where knowledge of research and applied aspects of data science is found.