Drew Hemment

Theme Lead for Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences in Data-Centric Engineering, The Alan Turing Institute

Dr Drew Hemment is Theme Lead for Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences in Data-Centric Engineering at The Alan Turing Institute, and Professor of Data Arts and Society at the University of Edinburgh. Hemment is Principal Investigator of The New Real at The Alan Turing Institute and University of Edinburgh, which has advanced a transformative research agenda and a national platform on AI, Arts and Creativity. As Theme Lead, Hemment investigates how the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences can shape emerging AI, and inform the next generation of transformative, yet human-centric technologies.

Hemment conducts research in the emerging field of Experiential AI, which addresses the task of providing end users with richer modes of model understanding and greater agency in co-creative experiments with AI. Hemment is a Turing Fellow and a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts.

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