On Monday, April 9 at 4:30 PM in CSE 691, P Anandan, CEO of the Wadhwani
Institute of Artificial Intelligence (https://wadhwaniai.org/) will give an
overview talk describing the new research institute. P Anandan was the
Founding Managing Director of the Microsoft Research India.
The Wadhwani Institute of Artificial Intelligence was launched on Feb 18 with a
focus on social good and betterment. It was founded by technology
entrepreneurs Romesh and Sunil Wadhwani, to bring the immense promise of AI to
bear upon large-scale social problems. The Government of Maharashtra and the
University of Mumbai have provided space in the heart of Mumbai for the
institute. The Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence will:
* Develop solutions in agriculture, health, education, financial inclusion,
language, and infrastructure.
* Be a hub for AI scientists from top global institutions to collaborate
with social-sector organizations.
* Explore questions of ethics and guidelines for AI in development.
P Anandan will give a brief talk about the institute followed by a discussion
of the goals and opportunities of Wadhwani AI.
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