R42 Institute

Lectures and thought leadership courses by R42 personnel 

Stay up-to-date with courses taught by R42 personnel. We also provide in-house courses for corporations.

R42 Institute Hosted Events

 

Longevity Series

A highly curated set of talks, in masterclass format, starting from basics and going to cutting edge theories.

Online

 

April 15 - July 8, 2020

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AI Summer Program

An introduction to artificial intelligence taught by Dr. Ronjon Nag and other leading academic and industry experts. 

Online (4 week sessions; multiple dates offered)

 

June 23-July 16 or July 21 - Aug 13, 2020

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R42 Institute AI Summer Fellows Program

A launchpad for deep technology and science disruptors, the Fellowship is designed to develop AI/machine learning, deep science, design thinking and entrepreneurial skills of emerging talent.

Palo Alto, CA

 

June 10 - September 10, 2020

AI for Longevity and Healthcare

This course starts from the very basics explaining what exactly is AI, Gene-editing, DNA and RNA, and ending with cutting edge theories on longevity and healthcare.

London, UK

 

October 3, 2020

Guest Lectures

 

Dr. Ronjon Nag shares about the Boundaries of Humanity project, looking at what it means to be human, and what biological, social, and cultural qualities and capacities define the human species.

The Process of Investing with Dr. Ronjon Nag

Dr. Ronjon Nag joins Propel(x) on Episode 3 of their podcast to  discuss his investment process, what has made him successful as an investor, the pitfalls – the high points and the low points.

Ronjon joins The Invested Investor in a two part series to discuss his start up work in speech recognition, transition into angel investing, and how he is a firm believer in serendipity.

Boundaries of Humanity: Human-centred AI & Beyond

From Inventor to Invested Investor

Dr. Ronjon Nag joins Dr. Adrienne Mayor as a guest on the Element AI podcast to reflect on the history of AI through his own experience as an entrepreneur and subsequently an investor. (S2 Ep 6)

Dr. Ronjon Nag joins NBC Bay Area's Terry McSweeney to share about how AI can be used to battle the COVID19 pandemic. 

AI and Engineering for Healthcare Crises: Rapid Response Strategies for Covid-19

Dr. Ronjon Nag joins Institution of Engineering and Technology May 6th, 7.30am PST, 3.30pm UK time to discuss AI, engineering and the COVID19 pandemic. 

Histories of AI: Ancient Greek Myths and the Last AI Boom

How AI Can Help Fight Coronavirus

Academic Engagements

 
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A Crash Course in Artificial Intelligence

(Stanford University)

Through pre-built hands-on exercises, we will work through current AI platforms. By the end of the course, students will understand how AI techniques work. 

 

Online

 

June 29 - July 20, 2020

COVID19 Analysis

 

Real-time Analysis of COVID19 

R42 Institute, in collaboration with Aikora Health, provides an in-depth look at COVID19 cases in the Northern California region, specifically the Bay Area.  

Publications

 

Recent Scholarly Articles

Measuring Algorithmic Bias: How a Confusion Matrix Behaves Under Distributions of Prediction Scores 

Eric Saund - Medium (3/28/20) 

How to Be a Robot Psychologist

Eric Saund - Medium (12/21/19) 

The Energy Physics of the Pistol Shrimp

Ronjon Nag - Stanford University (12/11/17)

Changing the Reflectivity of Clouds to Reduce Global Warming

Ronjon Nag - Stanford University (11/13/17)

 

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