The inaugural conference of this initiative brings together researchers in academia and industry who are actively exploring Foundational AI/ML and its applications in Astrophysics, Plasma Physics, Biophysics, Neuroscience, Condensed Matter, and Quantum Systems. Participants will also include program officers from various funding agencies, who will engage in a panel discussion on the funding landscape for AI/ML discovery in Physics.
The conference will take place at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center (GLC). This space is located in Tech Square, in the heart of Midtown Atlanta, a premier innovation district, economic engine, and destination for university research, academic enterprises, and start-up companies. The address of the venue is: 84 5th St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30308 and you can find detailed directions via personal and public transportation in this web page.
Confirmed invited speakers include:
Plasma/Astro: Paulo Alves (UCLA) – Cass Hall (UGa) – Shirley Ho (Flatiron) – Nuno Loureiro (MIT)
Bio/Neuro: Andrea Liu (UPenn) – Chris Rozell (GT) – Vincenzo Vitelli (Chicago)
Condensed Matter/Quantum: Guiseppe Carleo (EPFL) – Eun Ah Kim (Cornell) – Ying Wai Li (LANL) – Miles Stoudenmire (Flatiron)
Foundational AI: George Karniadakis (Brown/Applied Math) – Maithilee Kunda (Vanderbilt) – Robin Walters (Northeastern)
Funding Agencies: Andreas Berlind (NSF/AST), Manouchehr Farkhonde (DOE/NP) , Germano Iannacchione (NSF/DMR), Sanaz Vahidinia (NASA)
Organizing Committee: Dimitrios Psaltis – Roman Grigoriev – Michael Schatz