AI Week Monday


Monday, April 8

Intro Day

AI Week kicks off with events around campus exploring various AI topics.

College of Science AI Showcase

From methodology to modeling of biological and physical systems with applications to energy, health, agriculture and climate, see how College of Science faculty are developing and using AI in their work. College of Science faculty will present on current research projects via TED style talks followed by a panel session with Dean of Science, Eleanor Feingold.


Research Talks

1 to 2pm | Memorial Union 109

  • Chad Giusti, Assistant Professor of Mathematics: Topological and geometric structure in artificial intelligence
  • Yanming Di, Associate Professor of Statistics: Innovating Grass Seed Sampling and Analysis with AI and Robotics
  • Maude David, Assistant Professor of Microbiology: Can we leverage AI in microbiome science to accelerate discoveries?
  • Bo Sun, Associate Professor of Physics: Learning the social organization of metastatic tumors with the help of AI
  • Benjamin Dalziel, Associate Professor of Integrative Biology & Mathematics: Using Digital Twins and AI to Predict Social-Epidemic Dynamics
  • Malgorzata Peszynska, Joel Davis Faculty Scholar and Professor of Mathematics; Data for complex models. Seriously?


Mix + Mingle

Coffee and Tea | 2 to 2:15pm | Memorial Union 109


Data Science + AI Across the Disciplines

2:15 to 2:45pm | Memorial Union 109

College of Science faculty panel with Dean Eleanor Feingold. Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, Vrushali Bokil, will moderate a discussion of how data science and AI can be integrated into research with examples from the College of Science research projects.

Addressing Ethics and Equity in AI use

Panel discussion | 3 to 4pm | Memorial Union Journey Room (104)

Join us for a panel discussion that delves into the intersection of artificial intelligence (AI) and equity and ethical considerations within the higher education landscape and beyond. Moderated by the AI@OSU Advisory Group

  • Ana Carolina de Assis Nunes (she/her/hers), PhD candidate in Anthropology, researching cultures of computing
  • Cass Dykeman, PhD, Professor of Counseling
  • Houssam Abbas, Assistant Professor, EECS
  • Naomi Aguiar, Ph.D. (she/her/hers), Associate Director of Research, Research Unit, Ecampus
  • Victor Villegas, Broadband & Digital Technologies Adoption Coordinator, OSU Extension & Engagement