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Rus Named to White House Science Council

By MIT News

April 22, 2020

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) professor Daniela Rus has been selected to serve on the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.

Rus is director of MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and deputy dean of research for the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing.

She works in robotics, artificial intelligence (AI), and data science, focusing on developing the science and engineering of autonomy with the long-term goal of developing machines that can integrate into daily life to support cognitive and physical tasks.

Said Rus, “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."

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