Keck Institute for Data Science
In 2021, Pepperdine University was awarded a $10 million grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to strengthen research and teaching methods in the field of Data Science & AI. As a result, The Keck Institute for Data Science was created with the mission to establish an interdisciplinary, collaborative research environment for educating students about capability in the field of Data Science & AI.
The institute provides a continuously evolving learning experience in touch with the
latest advances and aligned with Christian values, giving students the breadth and
depth of knowledge to grow the technology and contribute to the betterment of society.
November 3, 2022
Fabien Scalzo, Pepperdine University
In 2021, Pepperdine University was awarded a $10 million grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to strengthen research and teaching methods in the field of Data Science. As part of this grant, Pepperdine Libraries and faculty members teamed up to present an exhibition in the Payson Library Exhibit Gallery titled Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence. On Thursday, November 3, at 3:30 PM, Fabien Scalzo, exhibition co-curator and associate professor of computer science at Seaver College, presented at a gallery talk.
September 14, 2022
- Katie Bouman, Caltech, AI/Computational Imaging
- Paul Thompson, USC, Computational Medicine
- Hao Li, Pinscreen - MBZUAI, AI/Graphics
- Ariana Anderson, UCLA,Statistics/Neuroscience
- Bahram Jalali, UCLA, Photonics
Artificial Intelligence is revolutionalizing our life and could play a fundamental role to build a better future for all of humanity. By bringing together different perspectives related to AI, including robotics, neuroscience, and ethics, we aim at sparking new mindful advancements related to AI research, education, policy, and practice to improve the human condition.