C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute launched with COVID-19 call

Sastry to co-direct, Spanos named chief scientist

The University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) are the headquarters of a bold new research consortium established by enterprise AI software company C3.ai to leverage the convergence of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and the internet of things (IoT) to transform societal-scale systems.

CITRIS Advisory Board member and Director Emeritus Shankar Sastry and CITRIS Director Costas Spanos will lead the UC Berkeley C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute effort from offices at CITRIS headquarters in Sutardja Dai Hall. Read more from Berkeley News >

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