Meet the Experts
Dr. Andrew Moore,Dean of Carnegie Mellon’s School of Computer ScienceAndrew has done work for organizations including Google, Pfizer, Mars Inc., the USDA, and the US Department of Homeland Security. He received his undergraduate degree at Cambridge, where he later returned to earn his PhD in Computer Science. In 1993, he joined Carnegie Mellon University as an assistant professor. In 2006, he joined Google as a VP of Engineering. In 2014, he returned to CMU as the Dean of the School of Computer Science.
Roy Solomon, VP & Co-Founder of ApplauseBased on his extensive experience managing QA and testing for global companies, Roy recognized the need for an on demand “real-world” testing solution – and the Applause concept was born. The company counts Google, Amazon, and RunKeeper amongst its thousands of clients, and has created award-winning analytics utilizing artificial intelligence to help companies quickly see what users love and dislike about their apps.
Dr. Matt Barney, Founder and CEO of LeaderAmpLeaderAmp is an artificially intelligent platform for mobile coaching and psychometrics. Dr. Barney has authored four books, four patents (one pending), more than 40 peer-reviewed works, and has presented 179 talks in 14 countries. In 2015, he was appointed to the Business Affairs committee of the scientific publisher Annual Reviews. He holds a Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from the University of Tulsa.
In June 2015, Amazon began publicly selling the Amazon Echo, an always-on artificially intelligent Bluetooth speaker that can hear, comprehend, and answer any question. In September 2015, Google announced to the world that it was getting serious about making self-driving cars available to the public – and soon. Since 2009, the company has been promoting its self-driving car project, with prototypes tested throughout California and Texas. And in October 2015, Tesla rolled out its semi-autopilot driving feature to its Model S cars. For many, automation and the use of artificial intelligence seemed to be far off in the future, but these recent developments suggest they may be closer than we think.
This guide explores today’s world of automation and AI. Readers will learn what automation and artificial intelligence are, how these technologies are used in a variety of industries, and discuss where the field is going, according to AI and automation experts. The field is expanding and evolving, making it an exciting time for computer science and technology students to start participating. Learn about potential degree paths and how you can help contribute to the field