Hello! I am Larissa Suzuki

About Me

I am an award winning and passionate computer scientist and engineer.

I am an award-winning passionate computer scientist, authorengineer, entrepreneur, board member, philanthropist, and inventor. I am neurodivergent (Autism and ADHD), a pianist and violinist. I hold the titles of Professor, EUR ING, BSc, MPhil, PhD, CEng, FIET, FRSA, AFHEA, IntPE. I am a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Engineers and I hold the Freedom of the City of London.

My career in engineering started at the age of 16. At the age of 21 I founded my first business, and at age of 22 I became a University Lecturer teaching in BSc in Computer Science and in MBA programs.

I have contributed to the advancement of many fields of engineering, including smart cities, AI and Machine Learning, Interplanetary Internet, Emerging Technologies (e.g. Mixed Reality, Internet of Things), and computing applied to medicine (cancer diagnosis – breast and lung), and operations research.

My current industry work is at Google where I serve as Data/AI Practice Lead for Google Cloud (AI/Machine Learning, Smart Analytics and Data Management). I also work alongside Vint Cerf on the Interplanetary Internet Project at Nasa JPL and the IPNSIG group, and on Sustainable AI through Federated Learning with Google Office of the CTO. 

My continuing academic work is at UCL, Harvard University, University of Quebec and Oxford University

I have received numerous awards, grants and recognitions from the Royal Academy of Engineering, MIT, McLaren Racing, Intel, Google, ACM, IET, Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation, Microsoft Research, EPSRC, among many others for my contributions to industry and international science.

In 2021 I have been elected as the Engineer of the Year by the Engineering Talent Awards (Partnership with ROyal Academy of Engineering and Sponsored by McLaren Racing).

I have published several research papers in academic journals, books and conferences, am a frequent Keynote, conference and panel speaker. I am also an inventor and I’ve recently filed 9 patents. 

I currently serve in the D&I Board of the Royal Academy of Enginering, the Search and Nominations Committee of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, the AI Committee of the Grace Hopper Conference, and a Council Member of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering. I am also on the Advisory Board of Workfinder and STEMazing.

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My core skills

Interplanetary Internet
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Artificial Intelligence
85%
Responsible and Ethics in AI
85%
Robotics
70%
Smart Cities
94%
Internet of things
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Keynote Speeches

I have delivered Keynote Speeches in multiple conferences and forums alongside top professionals in the field, such as Steve Wozniak.

Interviews

I have given interviews to multiple newspapers and magazines. My interviews focus on my technical work, professional career or diversity/neurodiversity in engineering.

School Talks

I have delivered talks at many schools for children of all ages, and have delivered workshops at Big Bang Fair amongst other outreaching initiatives.

Articles

I am a contributor author of Huffington Post, Computer Weekly, Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, amongst others. The topics I cover range from smart cities to artificial intelligence to interplanetary internet.

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