June 23, 2020

Two CMU AI Projects Addressing COVID-19 Win Funding

by Nate Muldrow in Article

Researchers in the School of Computer Science who have proposed using artificial intelligence to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic are among the first recipients of funding from the newly created C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute (C3.ai DTI).

Ziv Bar-Joseph, FORE Systems Professor in the Computational Biology and Machine Learning departments, will head a multi-university effort to model how the SARS-CoV-2 virus responsible for COVID-19 affects the lungs. These models would be used to identify and develop combinations of drugs that hold the most promise for combating the virus.

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