Director’s Corner: Updating the National AI Research & Development Strategic Plan


A key goal of the National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Initiative, as defined by the National AI Initiative Act of 2020, is to “ensure continued United States leadership in AI research and development” (R&D). Achieving this goal requires consistent and sustained Federal investments in cutting-edge AI R&D, particularly for those areas in which industry has few incentives to invest, along with support for AI education and training opportunities for more Americans …


Director’s Corner: Launch of the AI Researchers Portal


Our Nation’s AI innovation begins with the inspirational ideas of researchers from all across the country. Advancing the state of the art in AI and related areas, however, requires more than a good idea. It needs supporting resources, including access to research funding, high quality datasets, computational infrastructure, and testbeds…