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About AI@NU

AI@NU is a community of researchers, educators, and students across Northwestern advancing artificial intelligence in theory and practice.


Through interdisciplinary collaborations and innovative AI endeavors within many fields, we advance ethical, visionary research and pedagogy that empowers individuals, organizations, and society.


We stimulate conversation, foster connections, and cultivate opportunities to develop and evolve Northwestern as a local, national, and international hub for AI expertise.

Facts & Figures

Setting ourselves apart

200+faculty actively engaged in AI work

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8Northwestern schools are engaged in AI work

Feinberg, Kellogg, McCormick, Weinberg, Pritzker, Medill, SESP, and Communication

11educational programs

undergraduate and graduate study as well as professional and executive education

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What we do

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Research & Applications

Research & Applications

Work related to artificial intelligence (AI) at Northwestern includes research in core areas, but reaches far beyond. We take a 360 degree view by applying AI to diverse and interdisciplinary fields, developing new applications using AI, studying the impact that AI has on society, and educating the next generation in the creation and use of AI.

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View current collaborations at Northwestern — including many through our centers and institutes — and learn how you can partner with us.

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Explore how we educate the next generation in the theory, practice, and impact of AI through undergraduate and graduate programs along with programs for professionals and executives.

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News & Events


Daniel Abrams Named NICO Codirector

This transformation was possible due to $3.8 million in university funds made available for the Northwestern Data Science Initiative, $5.5 million in philanthropic giving toward projects in synthetic biology, sustainability, and studies of innovation and team science, and $13 million from federal funding agencies.

Changes in Medical School Leadership

Feinberg has named two new associate deans: Linda Suleiman, MD, and Kathryn Hufmeyer, MD. Hufmeyer, ’11, ’14 GME, said she hopes to help adapt Feinberg education to meet the modern challenges of medical education, including incorporating artificial intelligence.


Bradly Stadie: Making Sense of the Past with Graph Based Planning...

February 3
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

EES Seminar Series - Bridget Hegarty

February 3
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

CS Seminar: Controlling Large Language Models: Generating (Useful...

February 8
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

ECE Seminar with Bin Hu: Interplay Between Control Theory and Mac...

February 8
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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