UGA Data Science and AI News

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UGA's Institute for Integrative Precision Agriculture to host global thought leaders at international conference

Hand scoops up dirt out of a pile

Levi leverages soil science to answer interdisciplinary questions

Three young planets in orbit around an infant star known as HD 163296 (Photo credit: NRAO/AUI/NSF; S. Dagnello)

Researchers focus AI on finding exoplanets

Ph.D. student Maria Huertas-Diaz counts plaque assays in professor Biao He's lab at the College of Veterinary Medicine.

UGA posts record $545.6M in R&D spending in FY22

Professor David Bertioli (left) and senior research scientist and Soraya Leal-Bertioli inspect peanut plants in a greenhouse at the Center for Applied Genetic Technologies

Planting to picking, good peanuts start from the ground up


UGA ramps up data science and AI hiring initiative

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New facial recognition technology scans your ear

Professor and "Little Red Rover" multipurpose robotic tool

Robocrops: Data science, technology and AI coalesce in the field of plant robotics

Quail in a field

AI answers the call for quail information

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Researchers developing tools to predict next pandemic


NSF grant enables UGA to expand statewide STEM program

Students and professor in classroom

UGA establishes School of Computing

George Vellidis, a professor in the department of crop and soil sciences and University Professor, reviews surface water runoff data with students at the UGA Tifton campus.

UGA establishes Institute for Integrative Precision Agriculture

New NHC Program Will Help Universities Develop Responsible AI Courses


An interest in AI led this student to a job at Google


Third round of Presidential Interdisciplinary Seed Grants awarded


UGA professor leads artificial intelligence project for U.S. Army


Thinking big: Using AI to manage natural resources


SEC Universities agree to Artificial Intelligence, Data Science Consortium

Adapting plant roots

Adapting plant roots to a hotter planet could help ease pressure on food supply


MIS researcher studies the way robots and humans interact


UGA launches major hiring initiative in data science, AI


UGA receives federal grant to study turfgrass water conservation using artificial intelligence


Innovation District draws tech startup to Athens


$23M NSF grant accelerates glycomaterials research


International conference highlights advances, trends in cross reality and data
science in engineering

Samuel Aggrey

Professor’s poultry work has implications for humans


UGA aims to improve safety of self-driving cars


10th annual Computer Science Day focuses on AI-enabled learning


Student develops an AI app to diagnose plant diseases


Leveraging AI and social media to clean up recycling


UGA preparing tissue box-sized spacecraft for orbit

Lee Red

Digging deep for data: Informatics at UGA is more than a numbers game


New designation highlights UGA’s role in cybersecurity research

John Drake

More mosquito species than previously thought may transmit Zika


UGA establishes Institute for Cybersecurity and Privacy


UGA scientists use robots and drones to accelerate plant genetic research,
improve crop yield

WenZhan Song

Big investment in big data: UGA completes Presidential Informatics Hiring Initiative

Kyle Johnsen

Informatics Initiative at UGA brings new faculty, learning opportunities


Georgia Informatics Institute for Research, Education takes shape

High School

Making the most of educational assessments

Matthew Madison

High School students learn about data science, AI, at UGA Wells Fargo summer camp


Ecologists identify potential new sources of Ebola and other filoviruses