The Penn State community is invited to virtually attend the Nittany AI Challenge Celebration, where nine student teams will present their minimum viable product for a chance to share in the remaining pool of $25,000 in funding. Saqib Shaikh, software engineering manager and project lead for the Seeing AI project at Microsoft, will be the keynote speaker. The event will take place from 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 25 via Zoom.
Two teams of Great Valley students advanced to the second phase of the Nittany AI Challenge, with one receiving funding for the final round. The teams expand on their classroom knowledge by using cutting-edge AI technologies.
Ten student teams will be funded to use AI for Good to build and submit a minimum viable product in the Nittany AI Challenge for a chance to compete for a portion of a $25,000 prize pool. Students were invited to submit their ideas to improve the world by providing solutions for problems within the areas of education, health, humanitarian challenges, sustainability and climate change.
Twenty teams have been awarded $500 to pursue their ideas to use artificial intelligence for good in the 2020 Nittany AI Challenge to improve the world by providing solutions for problems within the areas of education, health, humanitarian challenges, sustainability and climate change.
Students interested in working with artificial intelligence are invited to attend the Nittany AI Challenge Celebration Event from 5-8 p.m. Sept. 10 in Heritage Hall in the HUB-Robeson Center at University Park. Students can register to network with AI professionals, enjoy a free meal, get inspired to create teams for the 2020 challenge, and see which projects from the 2019 challenge have been awarded additional development funding.
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.