Dr. Peter Lewis

Dr. Peter Lewis

Canada Research Chair in Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence
& Lab Director

Dr Peter Lewis holds a Canada Research Chair in Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence, at Ontario Tech University, where he is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Business and Information Technology. He has a PhD from the University of Birmingham, in the UK. He is Director of the Trustworthy AI Lab.

He holds leadership roles in various international research communities, including being Associate Editor of IEEE Technology & Society Magazine, Steering Committee Co-Chair of the IEEE International Conference on Autonomic and Self-Organizing Systems, and Board Member of the International Society for Artificial Life with responsibility for social impact.

Dr. Lewis’s research advances both foundational and applied aspects of trustworthy, reflective, and socially intelligent systems. Drawing on extensive experience applying AI, particularly with small and medium enterprises and in the non-profit sector, he is interested in where AI meets society, and how to help that relationship work well. His research is concerned with how to conceive of and build AI systems that meet this challenge.

For more information, including his blog, visit his website.