Dr. Ines Hipolito is a distinguished scholar whose groundbreaking work has left a lasting impact on the fields of artificial intelligence (AI), cognitive computing, and philosophy. Her research work impact extends beyond academia into the commercial realm, where she has played a pivotal role in the development and application of Active Inference principles for generative AI and decentralised ecosystems AI.

Through her advisory and research positions at VERSES AI, a prominent Los Angeles-based company, Dr. Hipolito has contributed to the forefront of cognitive computing, and ethics of AI, facilitating the practical application of cutting-edge theories and methodologies in real-world AI projects. Notably, her work is instrumental in the development of distributed artificial intelligence systems for agents with agency and optimal learning capabilities.

Her scholarly influence is evident in her extensive publication record in esteemed journals and numerous keynote presentations at international conferences. Additionally, she has co-edited special issues, fostering interdisciplinary dialogue and advancing scientific knowledge. In recognition of her outstanding contributions to research, Dr. Hipolito has received numerous prestigious awards including Oxford University and the Federation for European Neuroscience Society.