Computer Science

A defense against jailbreaking AI

As AI gets more adept at synthesizing information and producing humanlike responses, many are concerned that malicious actors may use this technology in dangerous ways. Ph.D. candidate Alex Robey safeguards AI systems against malicious tampering.

Nathi Magubane



In the News


Tech Crunch

As OpenAI’s multimodal API launches broadly, research shows it’s still flawed

Chris Callison-Burch of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and Ph.D. student Alyssa Hwang provide their early impressions of GPT-4 with vision.

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The New York Times

A.I. could soon need as much electricity as an entire country

Benjamin Lee of the School of Engineering and Applied Science says there are many dramatic statements about the rapid growth of A.I., but it’s actually dependent on how quickly Nvidia chips can be distributed.

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Yahoo! Finance

Energy consumption ‘to dramatically increase’ because of AI

Research co-authored by Benjamin C. Lee of the School of Engineering and Applied Science showed that data center energy usage grew 25% a year on average between 2015 and 2021.

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Yahoo! Finance

Meta bets big on Gen Z gold rush with new AI features

Chris Callison-Burch of the School of Engineering and Applied Science says that Gen Z is likely to be the biggest adopter of generative AI.

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Bloomberg

Microsoft sees low risk for customers in AI copyright lawsuits

Chris Callison-Burch of the School of Engineering and Applied Science says that Microsoft’s indemnification commitment for AI end-users is a good move for PR and reassurance.

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KYW Newsradio (Philadelphia)

Benefits and risks of AI

Cary Coglianese of Penn Carey Law and Michael Kearns of the School of Engineering and Applied Science discuss the origins, definition, and future of artificial intelligence.

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