How is everyone doing? We hope all of you had a great summer. It's been a long time since we sent out our last newsletter. A lot has changed since then. We have a new executive board in place and we have exciting new events lined up for you. We have also moved our website to

We will have our first general meeting on 9/13 where we will introduce all of you to our club so be sure to bring all of your friends along. There will be free food! On top of that, we will end the week with our first movie night on 9/16.

We are one of the few Viterbi student clubs for which students do not need to pay any membership fees and still participate in events. We are also not restricted to graduate or upper class undergrads. This semester we are planning our events targeting everyone from freshman class to seniors and from graduates to PhD. Do spread the word among your peers and ask them to join our newsletter. And as always if you have any thoughts, questions, suggestions or anything to say about activities or newsletter, feel free to visit our website at or shoot an email to

Nilay Chheda
Professional Outreach Chair

Upcoming AAAI Events

First General Meeting
9/13 -SGM 101 (7:00 PM - 8:00 PM)

We would like to invite you to our first general meeting at SGM 101 on 9/13. Keep posted on our upcoming social, technical, and professional events, and learn how you can be involved with AI related tasks on campus. We will also be hosting a general Q&A for those who are interested in our organization. Most importantly, FREE FOOD. RSVP:
Movie Night
9/16 - TBD (TBD)

What better way to kick off our semester events than watching a movie on a big screen? Keep following our Facebook and Twitter page for more details.

Selected News Stories

Do you question social and ethical implication of AI systems? Well, you are not alone. However, Prof. Tambe at USC believes that AI can do more good to us than bad. Check out this story about research center started in collaboration between USC Viterbi and school of Social Good.
Just like our generation was born with mobile, next generation would be AI first. Here is a nice piece on TechCrunch where author discusses his thoughts on what it would be like for next generation to grow with AI all around them.
We congratulate Prof. Yolanda Gil for getting elected as a president of global AAAI organization. She has also chaired ACM's special interest group on Artificial Intelligence. She also leads interactive knowledge capture research group at ISI. Check out this link to know more about her work in multiple domains of Artificial Intelligence. 
This week horror thriller "Morgan" got released about Artificial Intelligence. Checkout its trailer right here . After watching the trailer let us know if you notice something interesting about it. If you didn't find anything unusual then you are not the only one. Check out this TechCrunch story.
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