A Look into the Future with Artificial Intelligence

The Menard Family Lecture Series Focus on the Future continues with a fascinating look at the impact of artificial intelligence on our future.

Many scientists, futurologists, and philosophers have predicted how AI will enable humanity to achieve radical technological breakthroughs in the years ahead. Dr. Roman Yampolskiy will cover current progress in artificial intelligence and predicted future developments, including artificial general intelligence. His talk will address some obstacles to progress in development of safe AI, as well as ethical issues associated with advanced intelligent machines. The problem of control will be covered in the context of safety and security of AI. The talk will conclude with some advice on avoiding failure of smart products and services.  

Dr. Roman V. Yampolskiy is a tenured Associate Professor in the department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science  at the JB Speed School of Engineering, University of Louisville. He is the founding and current director of the Cyber Security Lab and an author of many books including Artificial Superintelligence: A Futuristic Approach. During his tenure at UofL, Dr. Yampolskiy has been recognized as: Distinguished Teaching Professor, Professor of the Year, Faculty Favorite, Top 4 Faculty, Leader in Engineering Education, Top 10 of  Online College Professor of the Year, and Outstanding Early Career in Education winner, among many other honors and distinctions.  Dr. Yampolskiy is a senior member of IEEE and AGI; member of Kentucky Academy of Science, Research Advisor for MIRI, and Associate of GCRI. 

This event is presented by the Center for Free Enterprise in the College of Business. Free pizza will be served to attendees.

 *All University of Louisville College of Business programs are open to all eligible faculty, staff, and students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age.



Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at 4:30pm

Harry Frazier Hall - College of Business, PNC/Horn Auditorium BS106
110 W. Brandeis Ave. , Louisville, Kentucky 40208

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Students, Faculty/staff, Alumni, Public


Business, The Center for Free Enterprise






artificial intelligence, innovation, free markets, free enterprise, entrepreneurship

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