Recent Bits

  • Delighted to be Chairing the Luddy Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion (AY 20-21) which is examining the school’s strategy and current D&I related activities; drafting a Luddy School D&I plan; and making recommendations for next steps.
  • Excited about my course! Teaching an AI topics course AI Safety and Trust (Fall 2020) which examines the technical, social, and policy mechanisms available or needed to ensure AI develops as a trusted technology.
  • Honored to Chair the SC20 Transparency and Reproducibility Initiative (2020). We expanded the Initiative to include transparency as well as reproducibility to reflect scientific rigor through disclosure particularly in research involving AI.  We undertook a streamlining of reproducibility requirements to reduce researcher burden and better align with open science principles.  We undertook a formal survey of community sentiment about SC reproducibility and are working towards a publishable result.