TAD ColabAI Workshops - Promoting Innovative Research and Interdisciplinary Collaborations
Approximately 30 faculty members spanning all faculties at TAU participated in TAD's workshops during September
The Center for AI and Data Science (TAD) at Tel Aviv University held during September ColabAI workshops - which bring together faculty members from all over the campus to promote innovative and creative research in the fields of artificial intelligence and data science and to foster new interdisciplinary collaborations.
The workshops hosted, among others, Sharon Drucker, the basketball coach, who told the faculty members about data analysis and statistics in the world of basketball and the importance of cooperation between people as the key to success.
Prof. Leo Corry, Humanities, gave a fascinating lecture about historical collaborations between mathematicians and physicists on the way to the theory of general relativity in Germany.
Prof. Ariel Porat, president of TAU, opened the workshops and talked about the importance of interdisciplinary meetings such as these workshops.
Prof. Meir Feder, head of TAD, spoke about the center, its goals and its activities to promote innovative research in artificial intelligence and data science in all fields at the university, which include both the core fields and the application of the methods in various disciplines.
Approximately 30 faculty members spanning all faculties of the university participated in the ColabAI workshops.
The workshops were initiated and built by Dr. Shiri Stempler, director of collaborative research at TAD, aiming to provide a unique place on campus for faculty members to meet, connect and brainstorm.
The center plans to continue holding more workshops in the future to encourage interdisciplinary and collaborative research.