Dr. Roman Yampolskiy, a prominent source for Artificial Intelligence
Recent 2013 News Items
- NBC picks up a story based on Dr. Yampolskiy’s talk given at Oxford’s conference on Artificial General Intelligence: http://www.nbcnews.com/id/51906533/ns/technology_and_science-tech_and_gadgets/t/hedonistic-robots-could-destroy-humanity
- Dr. Yampolskiy is funded by NSF to present his ongoing research at the Radical Innovation Summit at the Organization of American States, Washington, DC: http://education.illinois.edu/ci/radicalinnovation
- Forbes publishes a story about Dr. Yampolskiy’s experiences at the NASA’s campus at Singularity University: http://www.forbes.com/sites/singularity/2013/06/10/what-its-like-to-be-a-student-at-singularity-university-an-insiders-story
- Dr. Yampolskiy is crowdfunding his next book Artificial Superintelligence: a Futuristic Approach: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/artificial-superintelligence-a-futuristic-approach
About Dr. Yampolskiy
Dr. Roman Yampolskiy conducts research in Artificial Intelligence Safety and Technological Singularity. An alumnus of Singularity University (GSP2012) and a visiting fellow / research advisor of the Singularity Institute (MIRI), Dr. Yampolskiy has contributed papers to the first book on Singularity (Singularity Hypotheses, Springer 2012), first journal issue devoted to Singularity (Journal of Consciousness Studies, 2012) and the first conference devoted to safe Super-Intelligent systems (AGI Safety, 2012).
Roman V. Yampolskiy holds a PhD degree from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University at Buffalo. There, he was a recipient of a four year NSF (National Science Foundation) IGERT (Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship) fellowship. Before beginning his doctoral studies, Dr. Yampolskiy received a BS/MS (High Honors) combined degree in Computer Science from Rochester Institute of Technology, NY, USA.
After completing his PhD dissertation, Dr. Yampolskiy held a position of an Affiliate Academic at the Center for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University of London, College of London. In 2008 Dr. Yampolskiy accepted an assistant professor position at the Speed School of Engineering, University of Louisville, KY. He had previously conducted research at the Laboratory for Applied Computing (currently known as Center for Advancing the Study of Infrastructure) at the Rochester Institute of Technology and at the Center for Unified Biometrics and Sensors at the University at Buffalo.
Dr. Yampolskiy is an author of over 100 publications including multiple journal articles and books. His research has been cited by numerous scientists and profiled in popular magazines both American and foreign (New Scientist, Poker Magazine, Science World Magazine), dozens of websites (BBC, MSNBC, Yahoo! News) and on radio (German National Radio, Alex Jones Show). Reports about his work have attracted international attention and have been translated into many languages including Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Romanian, and Spanish.