MIT and Berkeley Perspectives on the Future of AI Research and Education



Ken Goldberg

Distinguished Chair in Engineering, UC Berkeley

Ken Goldberg is a professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, and the William S. Floyd Jr. Distinguished Chair in Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley.

Jennifer Chayes

Associate Provost of the Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society; Dean of the School of Information, UC Berkeley

Jennifer Chayes is Associate Provost of the Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society, and Dean of the School of Information. She is a Professor of EECS, Mathematics, Statistics, and the School of Information. Before joining Berkeley, she was at Microsoft for over 20 years, where she was Technical Fellow, and founder and managing director of three interdisciplinary labs: Microsoft Research New England, New York City, and Montreal. Chayes has received numerous awards for both leadership and scientific contributions, including the Anita Borg Institute Women of Vision Leadership Award, the John von Neumann Award of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, and an honorary doctorate from Leiden University. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences.

Dan Huttenlocher

Dean, Schwarzman College of Computing, MIT

Daniel Huttenlocher is the inaugural dean of the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing. Previously he helped found Cornell Tech, the digital technology oriented graduate school created by Cornell University in New York City, and served as its first Dean and Vice Provost. His research and teaching have been recognized by a number of awards including ACM Fellow and CASE Professor of the Year. He has a mix of academic and industry background, having been a Computer Science faculty member at Cornell, researcher and manager at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), and CTO of a fintech startup. He currently serves as the board chair of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and as a member of the board of Corning Inc. and He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan, and master's and doctorate from MIT.

Michael I. Jordan

Professor of EECS and Statistics, UC Berkeley

Michael I. Jordan is a Professor of EECS and Statistics at the University of California, Berkeley.

Jitendra Malik

Professor of EECS, UC Berkeley

Jitendra Malik is the Arthur J. Chick Professor of EECS at the University of California at Berkeley.