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Enrico Santus is a senior data scientist at Bayer. After his PhD at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Enrico joined the group of Regina Barzilay at CSAIL, MIT. His academic career includes affiliations with the King’s College of London, the University of Pisa, the University of Stuttgart, the Nara Institute of Technology and Harvard. His work touches topics such as NLP in Oncology, Cardiology and Palliative Care. Enrico has also worked on Epidemiology, Fake News Detection, Sentiment Analysis and Lexical Semantics.

As of today, Enrico has published over 50 papers. He collaborated to the creation of The Prayer (artist: Diemut Strebe), a mouth-shaped robot that pronounces original prayers, generated with Artificial Intelligence, exposed at the Centre Pompidou, in Paris. He was also involved in the creation of Safe Paths, the MIT tracing app. CEO of RenaiXance and advisor of several startups, Enrico was also invited to speak at the White House about how to utilize natural language processing for optimizing document management, and he is first author of a fact sheet about Artificial Intelligence for the American Congress: https://www.belfercenter.org/publication/technology-factsheet-artificial-intelligence