About the speaker
Erik Nygren is a Product Manager for Data and Analytics at the Swiss Federal Railway Company (SBB) research group. He has a PhD in computational neuroscience and a Masters degree in theoretical particle physics. He previously worked on learning models in recurrent spiking networks and applied Machine Learning for transportation systems, in particular the use of deep Reinforcement Learning to tackle the vehicle re-scheduling problem.
SBB is collaborating with the world through open-research initiatives to tackle long standing complex challenges such as real-time traffic management for railway networks.