The Centre for Artificial Intelligence has started in April 2018. It has a four fold mission.
1. Excellence in Artifciial Intelligence Research
2. Applied Artificial Intelligence: To build a vibrant community of professors, researchers and students that apply AI to solve real industry specific problems.
3. Teaching and Outreach in Artifciial Intelligence and Machine Learning
4. Research based Entrepreneurship
The Centre focuses on foundational AI, thematic areas such as language, speech and vision, and application verticals such as retail, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing, climate studies, oila & gas, etc.
In view of the current trends in the widespread use of AI which is bringing technology that is pervading and various aspects of technology and societal progress, it is imperative for our country to focus on Artificial Intelligence. IIT Kgp has a unique capability of playing a critical role in this AI revolution and it aims to accelerate the effort by identifying key areas of focus and investing in the success of this technology. Academic and industry collaborations and interdisciplinary efforts are very essential to enable the use of AI to transform different industries. IIT Kgp can also play a key role in teaching programs to reduce the skill gap in AI. We invite potential faculty, Researchers and Scientists, and students who are passionate about AI and are well qualified to play a role in this endeavour to apply for positions with us.