Dr Shweta Singh
Assistant Professor
(Information Systems & Management Group)

Shweta Singh is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Management at the Warwick Business School, University of Warwick. Furthermore, she is a Behavioral Data Science researcher at The Alan Turing Institute, London, United Kingdom. She received her Ph.D. in Information and Decision Sciences from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, United States. In addition, she holds a Masters in Computer Science and a Masters in Applied Economics from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, USA.

Her primary research interest lies in Artificial Intelligence(AI), Societal Injustice, Behavioral Data Science and exploring value creation through Information Technology. Her AI research involves designing next generation AI, which includes mitigating AI bias, designing Explainable AI (XAI), responsible AI and fighting Societal Injustice through AI. Further, she uses IT outsourcing, sharing economy platforms and digital platforms as contexts to understand business value of IT. Her research has appeared in Information Systems Research, International Conference on Information Systems, Statistical Challenges in E-Commerce Research and Workshop on Information Systems and Economics.

Her research has won the Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship and the McNamara fellowship from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. A Responsible AI Project led by her to Protect Children Online has been Shortlisted for the Prestigious Social Impact Project of the year 2023 across entire UK. She has also been selected as the finalist for the 2019 British Indian Awards, Science and Technology Professional of the Year, Nominated for the 2022 Warwick Awards for Personal Tutoring Excellence, Shortlisted as the Top 10 individuals in the entire UK for Education & Academia, Rising Star Awards, 2022 and also Shortlisted as one of the Top 5 Women in Tech for Good Award, 2022.

She is currently on the Advisory Board of an Artificial Intelligence based online retail company 'Love the Sales', London, United Kingdom and an external collaborator member of Boston Consulting Group (BCG) Henderson Institute.

Media Coverage

In relation to her research work on Artificial Intelligence and Behavioral Data Science, her views have been published in WBS Core Insights, Raconteur magazine, BusinessBecause The Conversation, DiversityQ and Information Age Magazine

1. Warwick University Press Release Responsible Artificial Intelligence 6th February, 2023

This also got featured in multiple media outlets including WBS School website, India Education Diary, FNTalk, The Toys Matrix, NewsArounds,The Scottish Sun Online, Techxplore, News Azi, Genxnewz, Nerds Wire among many others.

2. AI police could identify predators and abusers online AI 'police' could identify predators and abusers online | The Sun UK (https://www.thesun.co.uk/tech/21346703/ai-police-could-identify-predators-and-abusers-online/)
Also reported in Mirage News Australia. AI can Safeguard Kids on Social Media,
Warwick Finds | Mirage News

3. WBS work to protect children online shortlisted for prestigious award WBS shortlisted for prestigious award for work to protect children online. https://www.wbs.ac.uk/news/wbs-shortlisted-for-prestigious-award-for-work-to-protect-children-online/

4. The Women in IT Awards UK 2023 shortlist revealed ( DiversityQ Magazine) https://diversityq.com/the-women-in-it-awards-uk-2023-shortlist-revealed/

5. The Women in IT Awards UK 2023 shortlist revealed :Information Age Magazine https://www.information-age.com/the-women-in-it-awards-uk-2023-shortlist-revealed-123500625/

6. What is responsible artificial intelligence and why do we need it? https://www.wbs.ac.uk/news/what-is-responsible-artificial-intelligence-and-why-do-we-need-it/

7. Go glammas! How older people are turning to TikTok to dispel myths about ageing https://theconversation.com/go-glammas-how-older-people-are-turning-to-tiktok-to-dispel-myths-about-ageing-184688

8. Why is conversational commerce so important? https://www.wbs.ac.uk/news/why-is-conversational-commerce-so-important/

9. Brands get hyper-personal in the digital age: https://csuite.raconteur.net/digital-horizons/brands-get-hyper-personal-in-the-digital-age/

10. AI shop assistants: get ready for a world where you can't tell humans and bots apart. https://theconversation.com/ai-shop-assistants-get-ready-for-a-world-where-you-cant-tell-humans-and-chatbots-apart-171522

11. How is Artificial Intelligence Shaping the Future of Work? https://www.businessbecause.com/news/insights/8097/ai-future-of-work?sponsored

12. How are older people on TikTok dispelling myths about ageing? https://www.wbs.ac.uk/news/how-are-older-people-on-tiktok-dispelling-myths-about-ageing/

In relation to her research work on digital platforms, social media platforms and sharing economy platforms, her views have been published in E&T magazine, ComputerWorldUK, Verdict, BusinessDay, WBS Core Insights. European Business Review and The Conversation.

1. TikTok's greatest strength could also be its undoing: https://theconversation.com/tiktoks-secret-algorithm-is-its-greatest-strength-and-could-also-be-its-undoing-176605

2. Will TikTok take over Facebook to dominate social media? https://www.europeanbusinessreview.com/will-tiktok-take-over-facebook-to-dominate-social-media/

3. Uber acquires rival in largest-ever Middle East tech deal : https://eandt.theiet.org/content/articles/2019/03/uber-acquires-rival-in-largest-ever-middle-east-tech-deal/

4. Notable technology acquisitions 2019: https://www.computerworlduk.com/galleries/it-business/notable-tech-acquisitions-2019-3691856/

5. Yes, the Lyft IPO price is high - but the reason has little to do with the ride-hailing company : https://www.verdict.co.uk/lyft-ipo-price/

6. Lyft $24bn IPO valuation 'seems high' analyst say: https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/companies/2019-03-29-lyfts-24bn-ipo-valuation-seems-high-analyst-says/

Industry/Government partnerships and externally funded projects

1. National Science Foundation (NSF)-Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA), Industry partner: eBay Inc. (https://www.ebay.com/)

2. Love the Sales (https://www.lovethesales.com/)

3. Amplifi.AI (https://www.amplify.ai)

4. London Mutual Credit Union ( https://creditunion.co.uk/)

5. West Midlands Cyber Resilience Centre ( https://www.wmcrc.co.uk/)

6. Scottish AI Alliance (https://www.scottishai.com/)

7. Google ( https://www.google.com/)

Grants Received

1. EPSRC Mathematical Sciences Grants (2022/23)

2. International Partnership Fund (2022/24)

3. Institutional Research and Impact Support Funds (2020/21)

4. Warwick Business School Impact Fund (2023)