Artificial Intelligence Interdisciplinary Institute at Maryland (AIM)

The Artificial Intelligence Interdisciplinary Institute at Maryland (AIM) is a collaborative hub for AI, supporting faculty research, offering innovative and experiential learning opportunities, and focusing on responsible and ethical AI technology to advance the public good across industry, government and society.

AIM brings together researchers from across disciplines and University of Maryland (UMD) units to conduct research that responsibly advances AI technology.

AIM also coordinates learning experiences for students:

  1. New AI majors and minors
  2. AI certificates, graduate degrees and workforce development programs
  3. Expanded AI undergraduate courses, including an AI4ALL course focused on developing AI literacy and critical thinking skills
  4. AI government and industry partnerships and community events
  5. A new high-performance computing cluster tailored for AI’s complex computational challenges
  6. Financial support to promote interdisciplinary AI research
  7. Chaired professorships and postdoctoral fellowships

UMD Leadership Team

  • Hal Daumé III (CMNS), Director
  • Neda Atanasoski (EDUC), Associate Director of Education
  • Sheena Erete (INFO), Associate Director of Research


Recent News

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News Release: UMD Launches Institute Focused on Ethical AI Development

April 9, 2024 | UMD Staff
INFO's Dr. Sheena Erete will serve as the Associate Director of Research of the new AI Interdisciplinary Institute at Maryland (AIM)