Professor Mary-Anne Williams

World authority on AI and Social Robotics

Distinguished Professor Mary-Anne Williams is Director of Disruptive Innovation at the University of Technology Sydney. She has a PhD in Computer Science, a Masters in Law, and is listed on Robohub’s Top 25 women in robotics. Mary-Anne has been recognised as a world authority on AI and Social Robotics. She is a Fellow at the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE), Fellow at Stanford University, and member of the ACM Eugene L. Lawler Award Committee for Humanitarian Contributions.

Mary-Anne established and continues to lead Australia’s top Social Robotics research group that includes Steve Wozniak whose objective is to bring science fiction to reality.