Outreach: Dr. Chen Shares GenAI Insights with AITE Students

During an enlightening session at the Academy of Information Technology and Engineering (AITE) in Stamford on Jan 11, Dr. Wei Chen introduced students to the fascinating realm of generative AI and its transformative impact on various industries. Through interactive examples, he showcased the technology’s capability to innovate and solve complex problems, also urging students to consider the ethical dimensions of AI deployment.

Dr. Chen emphasized the critical need for AI literacy among future professionals, encouraging AITE students to embrace skills that machines cannot replicate, such as creativity, critical thinking, and emotional intelligence. He stressed the importance of understanding AI’s mechanisms and potential, preparing students to thrive in a rapidly changing job landscape deeply intertwined with AI technologies.

Looking forward, Dr. Chen’s visit has spurred a collaborative effort between AITE and the Digital Frontiers Initiative to develop comprehensive AI course materials tailored for K-12 students. This effort aims to equip the next generation with a foundational understanding of AI, fostering a future workforce capable of leveraging AI technologies ethically and effectively. Dr. Chen’s visit has ignited a beacon of innovation and curiosity among students, setting the stage for a future where they not only consume AI technology but also contribute to its responsible evolution.