North Carolina School of Science and Math to Fund AI Program
Funding comes from a $2 million gift from school alumnus Carl Ryden
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At the end of 2018, the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics announced the launch of The Ryden Program for Innovation and Leadership in Artificial Intelligence. This new program was made possible by a $2 million gift from school alumnus Carl Ryden, cofounder and CEO of PrecisionLender.
The Ryden Program’s goal is to educate future leaders about artificial intelligence so they understand the merits and ethical considerations related to it. The Ryden Program will place a strong emphasis on ensuring that students understand how to merge humanity with machine learning, as well as how to use AI to solve complex, macro problems affecting society.
Carl Ryden, a 1989 graduate of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, credits the school with changing the trajectory of his life and views it as an “equity partner in his future.” Learn more at ncssm.edu.