Skip to main content
Northwestern University

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

meet our people

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

explore our programs

What we do

Explore Northwestern AI

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.

Learn more


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

Learn more


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.

Learn more

News & Events


Pioneering a New Virtual Reality Course

Merging the digital and physical worlds, the technologies of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) offer immersive ways of experiencing and interacting with digital content.


WED@NICO SEMINAR: Alexander Gates, University of Virginia "Beyond...

September 27
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

WED@NICO SEMINAR: Raissa D'Souza, University of California, Davis...

October 4
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Ethics and Speculation in the Age of AI

October 5
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

MLDS Online Information Session

October 11
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Back to top