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Creating a Community of AI Scholars

Community is at the heart of Emory’s AI.Humanity initiative. From new and current faculty to graduate, undergraduate, and professional students, AI.Humanity is designed to bring together a campus-spanning group of problem-solvers who inspire and advance each other’s efforts to realize the potential of ethical artificial intelligence technologies.

Faculty recruited to Emory through the AI.Humanity initiative will not only find collaborators within their own schools and units, but also join and contribute to a vibrant community of colleagues from business, medicine, law, public health, nursing, theology, and the arts and sciences working to enhance Emory’s scholarship and educational offerings in AI and related fields. 

With the goal of both expanding and nurturing this community, the Center for AI Learning, a key aspect of the AI.Humanity initiative, serves as a central hub for artificial intelligence learning and collaboration. The Center’s programming fosters interdisciplinary partnerships through activities such as seminars, workshops, interest group meetings, funding opportunities, and more. Researchers will find opportunities to meet potential collaborators with shared interests, pilot funds that give them a way to initiate work, and incubators that enable early collaborations to grow into ongoing research projects and workgroups.

In addition, faculty and students will benefit from being part of the broader community of higher educational institutions in the city of Atlanta, building upon Emory’s longstanding relationships with colleagues at Georgia Tech, Georgia State University, and the Atlanta University Center Consortium (including Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine, and Spelman College).

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AI.Humanity Advisory Group: Community Subgroup

Lance Waller (Lead)
Rollins School of Public Health

Ilya Nemenman
Emory College of Arts and Sciences

Anandhi Bharadwaj
Goizueta Business School

Xiao Hu
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

Donald Lee
Goizueta Business School

Nabile Safdar
Emory School of Medicine

Learn more about the AI.Humanity Advisory Group

“The most urgent research challenges in AI right now are complex and multifold, and they will require true interdisciplinary collaboration in order to be addressed—not just within the sciences but with the humanities and social sciences as well. It’s thrilling to see the AI.Humanity initiative take shape at Emory, an institution that has long valued precisely this kind of transformative research.”

Lauren Klein, Winship Distinguished Research Professor of English and Quantitative Methods
Lauren Klein