UIUC Leads new USDA-NIFA AI Institute for Future Agricultural Resilience, Management, and Sustainability

September 3, 2020

USDA-NIFA AI Institute for Future Agricultural Resilience, Management, and Sustainability, led by a team at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, advances AI research in computer vision, machine learning, soft object manipulation and intuitive human-robot interaction to solve major agricultural challenges including labor shortages, efficiency and welfare in animal agriculture, environmental resilience of crops, and the need to safeguard soil health. The institute features a new joint Computer Science + Agriculture degree and global clearinghouse to foster collaboration in AI-driven agriculture research.

Learn more about the NSF AI Institutes and artificial intelligence research by visiting nsf.gov.

 

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