UAlbany Welcomes 40 New Faculty This Fall
The University at Albany is welcoming 40 new faculty this fall, including 18 who specialize in artificial intelligence. The hires are part of an unprecedented hiring push to add 49 new faculty this year, including 27 who specialize in artificial intelligence-related disciplines as part of UAlbany’s AI Plus initiative to embed teaching and research about AI across all academic programs.
UAlbany Launches College of Nanotechnology, Science & Engineering
The newly expanded academic unit that strengthens UAlbany’s position as a leader in engineering, nanotechnology, semiconductor research, computer science and artificial intelligence.
UAlbany, SUNY Downstate Explore AI’s Role in Mental Health Care
The Global Center for AI in Mental Health, formed in collaboration with the Health Innovation Exchange, will explore ways to use AI and other deep technology to advance early detection of mental health conditions, track patients’ progress and monitor them after medical intervention — helping alleviate shortages of in-person professional care where resources are currently scarce.
Roundtables Planned to Discuss Research Expansion at UAlbany
The University at Albany is hosting a series of three roundtables to discuss its efforts to transform the Division for Research and Economic Development. The forums will focus on plans to develop and expand the University’s research enterprise.
Albany AI Design Phase Includes Tour of University of Florida’s HiPerGator
As the design phase of the $200 million, Albany Artificial Intelligence Supercomputing Initiative (Albany AI) gets underway, Vice President for Research and Economic Development Thenkurussi (Kesh) Kesavadas recently led a delegation from UAlbany to see first-hand how the University of Florida’s (UF) AI efforts are bringing transformational learning opportunities to its students.
Doctoral Student Studies Role of AI in Government
Tzuhao Chen, a PhD student at the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy is studying how AI can be applied to a host of issues in the public sector, with the goal of transforming public services for the betterment of society.
Exploring the Potential of AI in Government Decision-Making
Researchers at UAlbany’s Center for Technology in Government have co-authored a study aimed at answering how AI techniques can be used to boost government decision-making by gearing public spending toward increasing GDP, decreasing inflation and reducing income inequality.
UAlbany Launches Massive Artificial Intelligence Cluster Hire of 27 Faculty
The University at Albany will add an unprecedented 27 new faculty members specializing in artificial intelligence in the coming months, marking the next critical phase in the University’s ambitious plan to incorporate elements of AI teaching and research across all academic programs. The 27 new hires — the largest cluster hire in the University’s history — are among 49 new faculty members expected to join UAlbany next year and will help lay the foundation for the University’s new AI academy.