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Student-Designed Avatar Makes Public Debut at Panel, Theatrical Production Is Next

A group of students advised by Professor Kristian Hammond introduced Elizabeth, a digital avatar powered by ChatGPT, during Chicago Innovation’s “AI vs. IQ” panel discussion on the future of artificial intelligence.
May 9, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

Student Perspectives on MSAI 

Current students Kartikeya Vats and Priyanka Aryal talk about why they came to the MSAI program, where they hope to apply their knowledge after graduation, and the advice they would give prospective students.
Apr 13, 2023

Christina Kosmowski, Rodney D. Priestley to Address 2023 McCormick Graduates

On June 11, Kosmowski and Priestley will speak at the McCormick Undergraduate Convocation and PhD Hooding and Master’s Degree Recognition Ceremony, respectively.
Apr 6, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

Fluency vs. Fact: How Industries and Researchers are Navigating Generative AI

CASMI's virtual discussion focused on how businesses are using large language models like ChatGPT and how researchers are exploring the next developments of generative tools and investigating potential harms these systems could create.
Apr 6, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

The Lonely Hermit and ChatGPT

MSAI director Kristian Hammond talks about what one answer from the revolutionary new technology says about the future of artificial intelligence.
Mar 7, 2023

Solving a Company's Technical and Business Problems

A reimagined capstone project partners MSAI students with MBAi students to identify technical solutions for a company and understand their effect on the business.
Feb 13, 2023

The Ceiling Buster

Milan McGraw (MSAI ‘21) knew his career-growth opportunities were capped without further education. The MSAI program helped him burst through that barrier. 
Jan 31, 2023

Kristian Hammond Elected 2023 AAAI Fellow

Hammond was recognized for his significant, sustained contributions to the field of artificial intelligence.
Jan 24, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

How ChatGPT Could Impact Law and Legal Services Delivery

On January 10, the Northwestern Law and Technology Initiative hosted a panel to discuss whether ChatGPT is a revolution for legal AI.
Jan 24, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

Julio M. Ottino Selected for 2023 G.I. Taylor Medal

Awarded by the Society of Engineering Science, Ottino was recognized for “pioneering theoretical and experimental contributions to the fluid mechanics of mixing.”
Jan 23, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

Sharmila Mulligan Stresses Curiosity During Commencement Remarks

Mulligan spoke at the Saturday, December 10 PhD Hooding and Master’s Recognition Ceremony, telling graduates that curiosity is “the very basis of education.”
Dec 12, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

AI Students Learn Teamwork Through Improv

New students to Northwestern Engineering's MSAI program participated in a variety of improvisational games and activities led by Second City Works.
Dec 9, 2022

Revolutionary AI at the World Cup

MSAI deputy director Mohammed Alam looks at how AI will be used in the upcoming World Cup soccer tournament and examines how it could change the future of athletic competitions.
Nov 18, 2022

Search Committee Formed to Find New Dean of the McCormick School of Engineering

The individual chosen will succeed Julio M. Ottino, who will step down as dean at the end of the academic year.
Nov 16, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

Making an Impact on Millions 

Saumya Singh is inspired by a pioneering woman in technology and ready to use artificial intelligence to improve millions of peoples' lives. 
Nov 8, 2022
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