Lynne Parker is returning to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, after completing a four-year post as deputy United States chief technology officer and director of the National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office within the White House. In that role, Parker oversaw the development and implementation of the national artificial intelligence strategy. Starting September 6, Parker will […]
Lynne Parker is named an Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Fellow for 2022.
Lynne Parker and Mark Dean, both former interim deans of the Tickle College of Engineering, are serving as part of a new national task force on AI.
Tickle College of Engineering Professor Lynne Parker is taking the lead for the US on artificial intelligence advancements as its first AI “czar”.
Lynne Parker, professor of electrical engineering and computer science, was named the director of the National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office.
Deputy US Chief Technology Officer and UT engineering professor Lynne Parker led an initiative on artificial intelligence use by the US government that President Trump signed into law.
Lynne Parker was recently interviewed by Michela Taufer, Dongarra Professor in EECS, for HPCwire.
“This executive order to establish the American AI Initiative comes at a watershed moment in the AI community,” Parker said. “My priority since joining the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has been to help solidify our nation’s strength in AI research and application. AI impacts everything from health care to energy to safety and defense, so an investment in AI is an investment in securing our future.”
Lynne Parker, professor of electrical engineering and computer science, was named a follow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Mark Dean taking new role as Interim Dean of the college as Lynne Parker joins the White House Office of Science and Technology.