Following the success of the similar workshop held in SCSE2019, NCHC (National Center for High Performance Computing) continues its efforts to advance AI technology, application and innovation from the global perspective using high end computing. Due to the pandemic, the workshop now goes online and, considering the time differences between continents, the window will be limited to 2 hours.
In this workshop, the General Director of NCHC Shepherd Shi will give a short and welcome speech on Digital Transformation to open the workshop. Program Director David Corman of NSF (National Science Foundation), who is the mastermind behind the national program of Smart and Connected Communities, will give a blueprint of what states planned in this program and the current progress and challenge. Charlie Catlett of Argonne National Lab will talk about his world renown work on Array of Things, an advanced AIOT platform, that may be used as the future infrastructure of smart cities. Cathy Wu from MIT will talk about her work vision on how future traffic can be controlled by AI. Beth Plale of Indiana University, who is currently also a program director in NSF will share her work on trust or FAIR use of data in AI. Felix Wu from UC Davis will his applications on data privacy in household utilities. Both trust and privacy issues of data is at the core foundation of smart cities. Finally, we will have a short discussion to wrap up the workshop.