On Tuesday, June 21st, campus leadership, students, faculty, business partners, and local representatives gathered to celebrate the University at Albany's new initatitve for artificial intelligence research. The new program will be located within the College for Engineering and Applied Sciences, which is expected to be complete in 2025. The event shared new details about the university's commitment toward this $200 million initative, which involves building a supercomputer more powerful than that of any other unviersity. The new computer and artificial intelligence research and academic programs will leverage the new College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
“Today's celebration at UAlbany is a an important milestone for the entire campus and downtown Albany community,” said Dan Woodside, President at CSArch. “On behalf of CSArch, we are honored to be part of this exciting project to enhance the Artificial Intelligence program at UAlbany.”