Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence

Student Chapter at USC

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Technical Workshops

We host lectures about exciting new research in AI. Past presenters include distinguished USC faculty and researchers at the Information Sciences Institute and the Institute for Creative Technologies. We also offer technical workshops for our members to gain exposure to AI algorithms, methods, and embedded systems mediums through small DIY projects.

Competitions

We wants to foster community through competitions. With game competitions and hackathons, we plan on making people become connected by forming teams and fighting to be the best. Who knows, they might become best friends.

Corporate Networking

We arrange information sessions that allow companies of varying industries to recruit our members for employment opportunities in applied artificial intelligence. Recruiters in entertainment, defense, and commercial sectors have presented information sessions to our chapter, including JPL, Northrop Grumman, and Walt Disney Imagineering.

Social Events

Outside of courses and professional and technical events, we see a value in allowing our members to engage amongst themselves, as we hope that they may build lasting relationships as classmates, colleagues, and friends. Previous events include movie nights and an outing to a hobbyist robotics manufacturer.

Recent Blog


Latest news and articles on applied Artificial Intelligence

FEB 28 2018 THE NEW YORK TIMES

Facebook's "Cat and Mouse Game"

Facebook C.T.O. Mike Schroepfer, speaking at The New York Times’s New Work Summit, explained how artificial intelligence helps the social media giant tackle the constantly evolving threat of dangerous and offensive content.

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FEB 21 2018 Farhad Manjoo

Why We May Soon Be Living in Alexa’s World

My wife and I were just settling into bed one night when Alexa, the other woman in my life, decided to make herself heard. Without being summoned, the Amazon Echo Dot at my bedside — one of the half-dozen devices that Alexa inhabits...

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Feb 20 2018 THE NEW YORK TIMES

Maja Matarić on Robots That Care

Maja Matarić, Founding Director of U.S.C. Robotics and Autonomous Systems Center, explained at The New York Times’s 2018 New Work Summit how A.I.-driven robots — unlike inanimate screens — can help us lead happier, healthier and more productive lives...

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Our Team


We are a group of students at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles who are passionate, eager, and excited about artificial intelligence — and about strengthening its ties to the community at USC and in the surrounding area.

Khyati Ganatra

President

Arunkumar Rajendran

Vice President

Shengdong Lu

Student Involvement Chair

Prateek Bhatia

Webmaster


Alan Chang

Treasurer

Shreya Havaldar

Events Chair

Shaily Parikh

Professional Outreach

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