Grasp’s graduates in pc imaginative and prescient and machine studying accumulate levels in historic UAE ceremony

ABU DHABI , UAE , Feb. 2, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) in Abu Dhabi , celebrated its inaugural graduation on January 30 with 52 college students from 24 international locations, receiving post-graduate levels in the important thing AI fields of pc imaginative and prescient and machine studying.

Students, faculty and dignitaries at MBZUAI’s inaugural commencement. (PRNewsfoto/Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI))

The occasion was attended by His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Zayed Al Nahyan ; H.E. Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber , UAE Minister of Business and Superior Expertise, President-Designate of COP28 UAE and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of MBZUAI; H.E. Bruno Le Maire , French Minister for Financial system and Finance and different dignitaries.

Following the ceremony, MBZUAI held the AI and Sustainability Symposium which noticed AI consultants talk about subsequent era options to drive sustainability. Professor Eric Xing , President and University Professor of MBZUAI joined Professor Daniela Rus , Director of the Pc Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT and a member of MBZUAI’s Board of Trustees in addition to Phil Blunsom , Chief Scientist at Cohere.AI, and Professor at Oxford. The panel was moderated by Professor Timothy Baldwin , MBZUAI Performing Provost.

“When MBZUAI was founded by our leadership in 2019, its mission was clear: and that is to harness the power of artificial intelligence to advance global progress” Al Jaber stated. “MBZUAI was specifically designed as a catalyst for research across multiple sectors, including business, IT, energy, transportation, education and healthcare and sustainability – and you, the inaugural graduating class of MBZUAI will be the pioneers that help turn that research into reality.”

On the time of graduation, 63% of the inaugural class have confirmed employment, Ph.D. placements, paid internships or startups; and 91% will stay within the UAE. Feminine college students characterize about 35% of the entire class.

H.E. Bruno Le Maire , French Minister for Financial system and Finance, stated: ” France and the UAE have an extended and well-established diplomatic relationship, one constructed on robust strategic, cultural, enterprise, and financial ties, that may grow to be even nearer over the approaching many years as our two nations proceed to search out methods to leverage expertise for the betterment of our international locations. AI is a key expertise on which France and the UAE will collaborate within the coming decade.”

“As a bedrock for technological competitiveness in artificial intelligence, MBZUAI is committed to performing transformative research, developing cutting-edge technology, and training creative and hardworking talent,” stated Professor Xing. “We aspire for our graduates to further advance the boundaries of knowledge and technology and be empowered by the knowledge they gained from the University to serve society.”

About MBZUAI

MBZUAI is a graduate, analysis college targeted on AI, pc science, and digital applied sciences throughout industrial sectors. The college goals to empower college students, companies, and governments to advance AI as a worldwide pressure for optimistic progress. For extra info, go to www.mbzuai.ac.ae

To use for admission, go to mbzuai.ac.ae or contact admissions@mbzuai.ac.ae

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