Fei-Fei Li has been appointed to a federal task force on AI
The Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Science Foundation have announced the newly formed National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource Task Force, which will write the road map for expanding access to critical resources and educational tools that will spur AI innovation and economic prosperity nationwide.
Computer scientist FEI-FEI LI, the Sequoia Capital Professor and co-director of the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI), is one of the 12 task force members.
Li served as the director of the Stanford AI Lab from 2013 to 2018. During her sabbatical from Stanford from January 2017 to September 2018, she was vice president at Google and served as chief scientist of AI/ML at Google Cloud. She joined Stanford in 2009 as an assistant professor.
In 2019, she co-founded HAI with philosophy professor and former provost JOHN ETCHEMENDY to advance AI research, education, policy and practice to improve the human condition. Led by faculty from across Stanford, HAI research focuses on developing AI technologies inspired by human intelligence; studying, forecasting and guiding the human and societal impact of AI; and designing and creating AI applications that augment human capabilities.
Read the White House press release.