Founded in 2020, the Center is a collaborative effort between Columbia and Amazon with a mission to better society through the development and adoption of advanced AI technology contributing to a more secure, connected, creative, sustainable, healthy and equitable humanity. This year, the center will fund multiple research projects through generous support from Amazon.
In the 2023 cycle, the Center will award projects in the following research focus areas:
Foundations of AI and Machine Learning
Conversational AI/Natural Language Processing
Multisensory Multimodal AI
Fairness, Explainability, and Accountability in AI
AI for Human-Computer Interaction
AI for Information Security
Cloud and Computing Systems for AI
Proposals are due by February 27, 2023.
Columbia faculty members, from all departments in SEAS and other Columbia schools, will be eligible to submit proposals. Collaborations led by Columbia faculty involving faculty from other universities and institutions in the greater New York City metropolitan area are welcome.
Groups receiving funding from past cycles are eligible to submit proposals for significantly new and exploratory research projects. All proposals will be considered together and equally with new proposals submitted for the 2023 cycle.
A list of past Funded Research Projects can be found on the Funded Projects page.
All proposals should be submitted through InfoReady. More information and application instructions can be found on the InfoReady page.
If you have questions about the proposal process, please reach out to Jessie Taft, CAIT Program Manager, at [email protected]