Abu Dhabi, 23 January, 2020: Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi (SUAD) is
honoured to host Dr. Jim Kurose, Former Assistant Director for Computer and
Information Science and Engineering at the US National Science Foundation,
Former Assistant Director for Artificial Intelligence at the White House Office
of Science and Technology Policy and Visiting Professor and Advisor at SCAI at
the opening of the Sorbonne Center for Artificial Intelligence.
During the ceremony, the distinguished professor will deliver a presentation
titled, ‘Artificial Intelligence: Promises, Challenges and Global Perspectives’.
He will enumerate the future prospects of artificial intelligence in various
fields including health, education and science discoveries. The scholar also
will discuss trustworthy AI systems, their working mechanisms and the
challenges associated with them. The audience will receive insight into
international AI activities, SCAI’s significant contributions towards the
excellence of interdisciplinary research, education, and various other aspects
concerning artificial intelligence.
Professor Jean Chambaz, The President of Sorbonne University and Vice
Chairman of Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi (SUAD) commented, “We are
delighted to host Dr. Jim Kurose, the internationally renowned, award
winning academic who has specialized in artificial intelligence and its
associated science.”
He added, “We are confident that his support for the Sorbonne Center for
Artificial Intelligence, modelled after its counterpart in Paris-Sorbonne
University is integral, as the organisation aims to host research education
chairs here in partnership with Thales Group and Total, in addition to
advancing research and literature in the field of artificial intelligence, whilst
also contributing towards the sustainable development of the UAE.”

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