From DOE, Sept. 13, 2019: Nigel Lockyer is quoted among several other national lab directors, members of Congress and industry bigwigs regarding DOE’s new Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office.
From DOE, Sept. 6, 2019: U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announces the establishment of the DOE Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office. The secretary has established the office to serve as the coordinating hub for the work being done across the DOE enterprise in artificial intelligence. This action has been taken as part of the President’s call for a national AI strategy to ensure AI technologies are developed to positively impact the lives of Americans.
Nord and a University of Chicago scientist will apply the tools of artificial intelligence to accelerate discovery by automating the design and execution of cosmic experiments. The grant is part of an initiative to provide seed funding for collaborative projects in AI and quantum science between the university, Fermilab and Argonne National Laboratory.
From UChicago News, July 25, 2019: The University of Chicago is seeding promising projects with Argonne National Laboratory and Fermilab in the emerging fields of artificial intelligence and quantum science.
Fermilab scientist Brian Nord is one of the grant recipients.