Winner in AI Awards


The Air and Space Power Centre's very own Squadron Leader Kate Yaxley has taken the top award at the recent inaugural Women in Artificial Intelligence Awards.

A current Sir Richard Williams Scholar recipient, Kate Yaxley is the first recipient of the Women in Artificial Intelligence - AI in Defence award, recognising her contributions to Australian Defence Force artificial Intelligence research.

The awards are presented across 11 categories, and are judged based on innovation, leadership and inspiring potential, global potential and impact, and ability for the AI solution to do good for the community and citizens.

Kate joined other winners from Education, Health, Mining, Law, Finance, Agribusiness, Cyber Security, Education, Infrastructure, Manufacturing and Innovation

Kate was selected as the Sir Richard Williams Fellow for 2021, is posted to the Air and Space Power Centre and is currently completing her PhD focussing on swarm systems, human-autonomy teaming, and artificial intelligence design philosophy.

Director ASPC extends his warm congratulations to Kate on this prestigious award and the recognition of her efforts.