Three Penn State Great Valley students recently utilized their programming and deep learning skills at a 24-hour student coding event to create Helping Hands, a product that uses Google Cloud Natural Language to translate spoken text into sign language.
Bill Thomas, the executive director and head gardener of Chanticleer, will offer a behind-the-scenes look at what the Washington Post calls “one of the most interesting and edgy public gardens in America,” on Wednesday, May 15, at Penn State Great Valley.
Ten student teams at Penn State will receive $1,500 from the Nittany AI Alliance to move on to Phase Three of the Nittany AI Challenge. Teams competing in the challenge are directed to use the prize money to create a minimum viable product using the artificial intelligence platform of their choosing to address real-world problems facing students at the University.
As a student in the Bachelor of Engineering degree with the Multidisciplinary Engineering Design (MDE) option, Mitch Engleka had the opportunity to intern at Southco, a manufacturing company. He received a job offer after graduation and is now mentoring current students as they work on their capstone project.
Penn State's Institute for CyberScience has awarded $367,632 in seed funding for projects designed to use machine learning and artificial intelligence to assist the public good. The grants support projects in 20 different departments and units, 10 colleges and three institutes.