Convened by the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing, the AI Policy Forum will develop frameworks and tools for governments and companies to implement concrete policies.
Political science professor will spearhead the Institute’s interdisciplinary center that studies high-impact, complex societal challenges.
The award supports promising PhD candidates or postdocs conducting interdisciplinary research on the societal and ethical dimensions of computing.
“We hear big data is going to change the world, but I don’t believe it will unless we synthesize it into tools with a public benefit,” she says.
New faculty in these areas will connect the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing and a department or school.
Co-design Center for Quantum Advantage and Quantum Systems Accelerator are funded by the U.S. Department of Energy to accelerate the development of quantum computers.
Honorees will receive additional support to pursue their research and develop their careers.
C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute awards $5.4 million to top researchers to steer how society responds to the pandemic.
Expert in personal social robots will work with lab faculty and researchers to develop strategic research initiatives, and to explore new funding mechanisms.
Term members will serve between one and five years on MIT’s board of trustees.
Smith spoke with CSAIL Director Daniela Rus as part of a special series co-presented by the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing.