CRA-I GenAI for Research and Science Roundtable

Recently, the Computing Research Association – Industry (CRA-I) held a dynamic roundtable event on “Generative AI (GenAI) for Research and Science,” bringing together industry leaders, researchers, and experts to delve into the transformative potential of GenAI, a subset of AI that generates new content by learning data patterns, across various scientific disciplines. CRA-I Council member […]

ACM SIGARCH BLOG: AI Software Should be More Like Plain Old Software

The following is a repost from the ACM SIGARCH blog. It was written by Emery Berger (UMass) and CRA-Industry Co-Chair Ben Zorn (Microsoft Research) on Apr 23, 2024. Large Language Models (LLMs) and other foundation models have revolutionized what is possible to implement in software. On a regular basis, new AI models with ever greater capabilities, […]

Heather Stephens (Oracle) Joins CRA-Industry Council

CRA-Industry (CRA-I) is thrilled to share that Heather Stephens (Oracle) is now a member of the CRA-I Council. Heather joins a dynamic group of Council members, led by CRA-I Council Chair Divesh Srivastava (AT&T), who are dedicated to collaborating with the CRA-I Steering Committee. Together, they will steer the direction of future committees, engage with […]

CRA-I Co-Chair Ben Zorn Elected as 2023 AAAS Fellow

This post benefited from contributions by Petruce Jean-Charles, Communications Associate for the Computing Community Consortium (CCC). The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) recently announced its 2023 Fellows! Fellows are elected each year by their peers serving on the Council of AAAS, the organization’s member-run governing body. The honor recognizes diverse accomplishments, including pioneering research, leadership […]

Register to attend CRA-I’s GenAI for Research and Science Roundtable on May 1st!

The Computing Research Association-Industry (CRA-I) is hosting a virtual roundtable event on May 1st, from 3-4:30 PM ET, focusing on Generative AI (GenAI) for Research and Science. Please register to attend here. Generative Artificial Intelligence (GenAI) is at the forefront of technological advancement and has the potential to transform and accelerate research across diverse fields. The goal of this […]

Request for Information from Industry – Countering Bias in AI/ML Datasets

This post benefited from significant contributions by Petruce Jean-Charles, Communications Associate for the Computing Community Consortium (CCC). The U.S. Air Force Chief Scientist’s inter-agency working group on unintended AI bias is exploring the topic of bias in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) algorithms, with particular focus on datasets. They recently released a request […]

CRA-Industry Launches New CRA Practitioner-to-Professor Survey

This article originally appeared in the April edition of Computing Research News. By Matt Hazenbush, Director of Communications  CRA-Industry (CRA-I) is excited to announce the launch of a new National Science Foundation (NSF) supported project between academia and industry. The CRA Practitioner-to-Professor Survey – which will be known as the CRA P2P Survey – is the centerpiece of a […]

NSF/TIP: Breaking Low Ideas Lab Preliminary Proposals due 4/18

The National Science Foundation (NSF)’s Directorate for Technology, Innovation and Partnerships (TIP) recently announced an exciting funding opportunity to address critical architectural, technical and technological issues that must be resolved and to provide the necessary low-latency performance that is required for the success of key emerging vertical industries.  For more information, please see the links […]

CRA-Industry Dual Appointment Community Survey

Many computing schools/departments are undergoing a transformation in their industry interactions. Notably, there’s a rise in dual appointments within our academic and industry community. The Computing Research Association (CRA)’s newest committee CRA-Industry (CRA-I) is actively exploring the evolution of industry interactions and is reaching out for your insights through this concise survey. Your participation is […]