CHAI's mission is to develop the conceptual and technical wherewithal to reorient the general thrust of AI research towards provably beneficial systems.
Jaime Fernández Fisac was CHAI’s first alumni and he accepted a position at Princeton University last year. Starting this year’s summer, Jaime began working as an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University. Before his appointment at Princeton University, Jaime worked as a Research Scientist at Waymo for a year.
Rohin Shah and Dylan Hadfield-Menell have accepted jobs after the completion of their PhD studies. Rohin will work at DeepMind as a Research Scientist and Dylan will start working as an Assistant Professor at MIT starting in July 2021.
Alyssa Dayan, an incoming PhD student advised by Stuart Russell, was awarded a fellowship from The Hertz Foundation.
CHAI held its first virtual workshop last month.
Andrew Critch, CHAI’s Research Scientist, and David Kreuger wrote “AI Research Considerations for Human Existential Safety (ARCHES).”
Stuart Russell, professor of Computer Science at UC Berkeley and Director of the Center for Human-Compatible Intelligence (CHAI), has a new book out today: Human Compatible: Artificial Intelligence and the Control Problem.