Artificial Intelligence

UMaine professors receive Department of Energy grant to design novel energy-storage materials 

Two University of Maine researchers will use artificial intelligence-aided design to develop new materials for improved batteries and supercapacitors. The research initiative led by Liping Yu, assistant professor of physics, and Yingchao Yang, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, “Artificial-Intelligence Aided Design and Synthesis of Novel Layered 2D Multi-Principal Element Materials for Energy Storage,” is one […]

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AI Initiative seed grant awards announced

Earlier this year, the Office of the Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School announced the University of Maine Artificial Intelligence Initiative. Its vision is to make Maine a world-class hub for AI research, education and applications through its mission to develop transformative AI-based solutions that enhance the social and economic well-being […]

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UMaine, NU launch new collaborative research program 

A new Seed Grant Program will facilitate research collaborations between the University of Maine and Northeastern University as part of a memorandum of understanding between the two institutions.  The program will fund up to $50,000 for a year of research for each initiative led by at least one researcher from each university in any field […]

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WABI covers virtual presentation on business, AI

WABI (Channel 5) covered a virtual presentation by Yonggang “Tim” Lu, Harold Alfond Associate Professor of Business Analytics at the University of Maine, focused on the implications of the coronavirus pandemic on artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics. The presentation was held via Zoom at 11 a.m. Friday, April 25. “Data analytics, artificial intelligence, are […]

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Coronavirus, data analytics the focus of UMaine online discussion April 25

The implications of the coronavirus pandemic on artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics will be the focus of an online discussion by Saturday, April 25 at 11 a.m. The Zoom meeting link: No password is needed. In the presentation, “Business In and After the Time of COVID-19 Pandemic and Enhanced Roles of AI & […]

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Free webinar to cover advances, applications of artificial intelligence

The University of Maine invites businesspeople, policymakers, attorneys, health care providers, and members of the public to learn about artificial intelligence (AI) from a panel of experts 1–3 p.m. Wednesday, April 29. AI is the development of computer systems that perform tasks that normally require human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making and […]

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Artificial intelligence

UMaine AI: Enhancing human life and societal well-being in Maine and beyond

Artificial intelligence (AI) — the development of computer systems that perform tasks that normally require human intelligence; including visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making and language translation — once was considered to be a concept for science-fiction writing or a vision for the future of computing.  The University of Maine Artificial Intelligence Initiative (UMaine AI) is […]

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$350K NSF grant to UMaine to support statewide research, outreach with new high-performance computational instrument

A project led by the University of Maine School of Computing and Information Science to develop a high-performance computing instrument has received a $350,000 National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation grant. Roy Turner, associate professor of computer science at UMaine, will lead the project.   Deep learning (a subfield of artificial intelligence), modeling and simulation, and […]

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