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May 11, 2023

Lester named Goodnight Distinguished University Professor

James Lester, professor in the Department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University, has been named as the inaugural Goodnight Distinguished University Professor in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. 

Artist rendition of human brain inside of head with Neuralink implant.

Jan 9, 2023

Are we ready for computer chips in our brains?

Recently Elon Musk and his company Neuralink announced that they could be ready for human trials of their wireless brain chip in as little as six months. The thought of machines run by artificial intelligence (AI) implanted in our heads is the stuff of dreams and nightmares. Most concerns about this technology come from our need to understand what it can and can not do. So we sat down with our brain-computer interface expert, Dr. CS Nam, to get to the bottom of this. 

Red farm tractor with spray attachment on rear in middle of field of young crops.

Sep 30, 2022

Back to the future

Assistant professor Lirong Xiang is BAE’s newest faculty member specializing in the area of robotics, sensors and control systems. She holds a bachelor in biosystems engineering from Zhejiang University in Hangzhou China, and most recently, a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering from Iowa State University (ISU).  

NC State gateway at sunset

Sep 12, 2022

Keung awarded Pivot Fellowship from the Simons Foundation

The Simons Foundation awarded Dr. Albert Keung the 2022 Pivot Fellowship. Launched this year, the Pivot Fellowship program supports researchers who have a strong track record of success and achievement in their current field, as well as a deep interest, curiosity and drive to make contributions to a new discipline. 

James Lester standing behind computer modeled illustration of molecular structures.

Aug 18, 2022

Ask An Engineer: What is artificial intelligence?

In this video interview, Dr. James Lester, Distinguished University Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Center for Educational Informatics, discusses what artificial intelligence is, what it isn't and what to look for in the months and years to come. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Feb 1, 2022

Labcorp Speaker Series proudly presents software expert Gary McGraw

Our special guest speaker will be Dr. Gary McGraw, Co-Founder of the Berryville Institute of Machine. McGraw’s topic will be “Security Engineering for Machine Learning.” 

Churchill Scholar Ana Sofia Uzsoy

Oct 28, 2021

Q&A: Ana Sofia Uzsoy

Ana Sofia Uzsoy (computer science, physics '21) is the third-ever Churchill Scholar to be selected from NC State.