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Parker to Lead Artificial Intelligence Research and Education Initiative at UT
Lynne Parker is returning to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, after completing a four-year post as deputy United States chief technology officer and director of the National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office within the White House.
Looking to the Future, Building on the Past
For more than 30 years, the Innovative Computing Laboratory has taken on challenge after challenge, helping it become a driving force in high-performance computing. Now, recently appointed Director Hartwig Anzt has a new idea for the ICL and what he hopes it can become.
Mukherjee Scholarship Established, Helping a Vol from Venezuela
A new EECS scholarship, the Dibyendu (Dipu) and Anindita (Ann) Mukherjee Endowed Scholarship, will help students who are interested in data science, which comprises but is not limited to the fields of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning. Its first recipient is EECS senior and computer science major Maria Hernandez Rivero.
Parker, Dean to Serve on National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource Task Force
Included in that group are two University of Tennessee alumni from what is now the Min H. Kao Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Lynne Parker (’83) and Mark Dean (’79). In addition to their shared ties to the department, both later served as interim deans of the Tickle College of Engineering, giving UT a strong connection to the new task force.