Leadership Team

Director

Vijay Narayanan

Vijay Narayanan
A. Robert Noll Chair of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in the School of EECS

Associate Directors

Necdet Aybat

Necdet Aybat
Associate Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Amrita Basak

Amrita Basak
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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Nathaniel Bastian
Defense Liaison
Adjunct Professor, Data Analytics and Business Analytics

Micah Clark

Micah Clark
Research Professor and Senior Scientist for Autonomy, AI, Cognitive Science at the Applied Research Laboratory

Jia Li

Jia Li
Professor of Statistics in the Eberly College of Science and Courtesy Appointment in Computer Science

Hadi Hosseini

Hadi Hosseini
Assistant Professor in the College of Information Sciences and Technology

Steering Committee

Reka Albert

Réka Albert
Distinguished Professor of Physics and Biology in the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences and the Eberly College of Science

Sez Atamturktur

Sez Atamturktur
Department Head and Harry and Arlene Schell Professor of Architectural Engineering

Ned Brokloff

Ned Brokloff
Defense Research Liaison at the Applied Research Laboratory

Lee Giles

Lee Giles
David Reese Professor at the College of Information Sciences and Technology

Vasant Honavar

Vasant Honavar
Professor and Edward Frymoyer Chair of Information Sciences and Technology in the College of IST

David Hunter

David Hunter
Professor of Statistics in the Eberly College of Science

Soundar Kumara

Soundar Kumara
Allen E. Pearce and Allen M. Pearce Professor of Industrial Engineering

Patrick McDaniel

Patrick McDaniel
William L. Weiss Professor of Information and Communications Technology in the School of EECS

 
 

About

The Center for Artificial Intelligence Foundations and Engineered Systems (CAFE), pronounced café, brings together expertise from 75 researchers representing 24 academic units across Penn State with the goal of developing cross-disciplinary interactions. The center’s focus is on accelerating advances by synergistically advancing AI foundations and the techniques to deploy them efficiently toward applications focused on engineered and defense systems. CAFE provides opportunities for research partnerships, faculty/student recruitment, and technology transition to practice.

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