Mr Tashi Gyaltsen

EPIC CDT: Senior Business Engagement Officer, Science and Engineering

Welsh language proficiency

Basic Welsh Speaker


Business Engagement and Development

Stakeholder investment in PhD research that addresses real-world challenges at the Human-centred AI Research Centre (EPSRC CDT) in the contexts of health and wellbeing, smart manufacturing; and cross-cutting digital economy. Nurturing stakeholders and academics relationship to produce the following novel research:  


  • HSBC. Explainable Deep Models to Empower Economic Growth for Small and Medium Enterprises. Prof Xianghua Xie
  • Amicus Therapeutics. Machine Learning For Medical Decision Making. Primary supervisor: Prof Xianghua Xie
  • GSK. User interfaces, visualisation, and modelling for targeting cancer treatments. Primary supervisor: Prof Mark Jones
  • Hywel Dda University Health Board. Adaptive and Explainable AI for Predicting and Profiling Patients in NHS Emergency Departments. Primary supervisor: Prof Jiaxiang Zhang
  • ITSUS Consulting. Using human-centred approach and ML techniques to automate/visualize anomaly and vulnerability detection in critical communication systems context. Primary supervisor: Dr Nicholas Micallef
  • Pearson. Developing novel intelligent approaches to improve national assessments, e-learning, and student attainment. Primary supervisor: Prof Tom Crick
  • QinetiQ. Towards a Framework to Enable Collaboration between Multi-Agent Robotic Systems. Primary supervisor: Dr Muneeb Ahmad
  • TEC Cymru. Enabling intelligent and proactive Telecare services for older and vulnerable people. Primary supervisor: Prof Jiaxiang Zhang
  • Welsh Water. Application of Reinforcement Learning (RL) at Dwr Cymru (Welsh Water) for Decision Support Through an Explainable Artificial Intelligence Paradigm. Primary supervisor: Dr Sara Sharifzadeh
  • Ordnance Survey. Scalable AI-Assisted 3D City Model Reconstruction from Multiple Sourced Systems. Primary supervisor: Dr Gary Tam
  • Swansea Council. Bridging the Gap: Increasing Social Cohesion and Inclusion in Communities in Swansea. Primary supervisor: Dr Tom Owen
  • UK Atomic Energy Authority. A Learning from Demonstration (LfD) Framework for Enhancing MASCOT Autonomy to Support Operators’ Needs. Primary supervisor: Dr Muneeb Ahmad

Career Highlights


More research investment exploration underway in 2022/2023 with the following multi-stakeholder community:

HSBC, AppsBroker, Thomas-Carroll, Pearson, TWI Engineering Consultancy, Protium, AstraZeneca, Pfizer, GSK, GKN Aerospace, Toshiba Research Lab, Lusas, DVLA, Digital Cabinet Office, Digital Health and Care Wales, Natural Resources Wales, Moondance Cancer Charity and more…

Industry Networking:

Shell UK, John Lewis Partnership, National Trust, South Wales Police, AirBnB, H&M, NatWest, Transport for Wales, NHSx, PwC, Visa, Mastercard, BBC, Amazon, World Economic Forum, IBM, Barclays, Digital Catapult, Royal Mint, Thales, Yoello, Atos, Direct Line Group, Olio, Bulb, Parliamentary Office of Science and technology, Office for National Statistics and Office for Artificial Intelligence.