“Stuart has been a visionary in the field of sports analytics, he was able to see before everyone else how performance analysis needed computer vision and machine learning to be foundation of all analysis and has acted on it. He has been able to implement and execute on these ideas effectively – something that sets him apart in this field.”

- Pat Lucey
PhD - Chief Scientist at Stats Perform

Australian Institute of Sport
Head Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning
& Data Innovation

DR STUART MORGAN is the Head Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Data Innovation at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), Canberra. Dr Morgan received his PhD in 1999 from Swinburne University of Technology (SUT), Australia, in sensory neuroscience. He worked as a sports analyst at the Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) before commencing as a Senior Analyst, leading the Data Analytics Unit at the AIS, developing next-generation game analysis techniques.

Dr Morgan has worked with numerous high-profile international teams including the Australian Women’s Hockey team at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008, and has consulted to Tennis Australia, and Cricket Australia as well as numerous professional football teams in all major codes.

Dr Morgan designed and launched the Masters of Sports Analytics graduate program at La Trobe University in 2017, a program that was unique and first-to-market. He has written dozens of research articles in computer science and sports analytics, and was co-author of the winning paper at the 2016 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, with “The Thin End of the Wedge”. His current work is in the development of artificial intelligence algorithms for computer vision and large-scale data analytics in sport..

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