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  • CAIS Seminar: Dr. Lucas Joppa (Microsoft Research) - AI for Earth

    Thu, Nov 02, 2017 @ 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

    Thomas Lord Department of Computer Science

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    Speaker: Dr. Lucas Joppa, Microsoft Research

    Talk Title: AI for Earth

    Series: Center for AI in Society (CAIS) Seminar Series

    Abstract: This lecture satisfies requirements for CSCI 591: Research Colloquium.

    Time is too short, and resources too thin, to find solutions to our environmental sustainability challenges without the exponential power and assistance of AI. This talk will cover AI's transformative potential for both closing critical information gaps on Earth's natural environments and optimizing our management of them.

    Biography: Dr. Lucas Joppa is the Chief Environmental Scientist at Microsoft Research and leads the company's AI for Earth program, an initiative dedicated to leveraging the latest advances in AI research and engineering for solutions in the four key areas of agriculture, climate, water, and biodiversity conservation.

    Host: Milind Tambe

    Location: Seeley Wintersmith Mudd Memorial Hall (of Philosophy) (MHP) - 101

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Computer Science Department

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