Daniela Rus, a former Computing Community Consortium Council member, has been appointed to serve on the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. The council provides advice to the White House on topics critical to U.S. security and the economy, including policy recommendations on the future of work, American leadership in science and technology, and the support of U.S. research and development. Rus is the director of MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and the deputy dean of research for the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing.
“I’m grateful to be able to add my perspective as a computer scientist to this group at a time when so many issues involving AI and other aspects of computing raise important scientific and policy questions for the nation and the world,” Rus said to MIT News.
See the full announcement on the CCC Blog.