Who We Are

Led by Duke University, Athena is a multi-university and trans-disciplinary AI center including nine academic institutions (Duke, Yale, Wisconsin, Michigan, Princeton, MIT, Purdue, Arizona State, and N.C. A&T State University); and five industry collaborators, AT&T, Microsoft, Motorola Solutions, EdgeMicro and 5NINES.

Leadership Team

Chen

Yiran Chen

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University

Director of NSF Industry-University Cooperative Research Center for Alternative and Sustainable Intelligent Computing (ASIC) and co-Director of the Duke Center for Evolutionary Intelligence (DCEI)

Krolik

Jeffrey L. Krolik

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University

Program Manager in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Strategic Technology Office

Banerjee

Suman Banerjee

Professor of Computer Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Founding director of the WiNGS laboratory and in leading multiple large-scale wireless systems projects under National Science Foundation's GENI, US-Ignite, ICN-WEN, and MLWiNS programs.

Zhong

Lin Zhong

Professor of Computer Science, Yale University

Director of Efficient Computing Lab at Yale

Li

Hai "Helen" Li

Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University

Founding director of the Duke Center for Evolutionary Intelligence (DCEI), and co-director of NSF Industry-University Cooperative Research Center for Alternative and Sustainable Intelligent Computing (ASIC)

Pajic

Miroslav Pajic

Dickinson Family Associate Professor, Duke University

Director of the Cyber-Physical Systems Lab (CPSL) at Duke, specializing in design and analysis of cyber-physical systems with varying levels of autonomy and human interaction

Daily

Shaundra Daily

Cue Family Professor of the Practice, Duke University

Director of the Diversity in Tech Lab, specializing in developing curricula and technology to broaden participation in STEM fields

Limbrick

Daniel Limbrick

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University

Director of the Automated Design for Emerging Processing Technologies (ADEPT) laboratory, specializing in the design, verification, and testing of secure and reliable microelectronic systems, and faculty co-sponsor for the SAE Autodrive Challenge

Participants

David Atienza Alonso

David Atienza Alonso

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, EPFL, Switzerland

Abhishek Bhattacharjee

Abhishek Bhattacharjee

Professor of Computer Science, Yale University

Igal Bilik

Igal Bilik

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

Krishnendu Chakrabarty

Krishnendu Chakrabarty

Professor of Microelectronics, Arizona State University

Chen

Tingjun Chen

Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University

Farahany

Nita A. Farahany

Robinson O. Everett Distinguished Professor of Law, Duke University

Gong

Neil Gong

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University

Gorlatova

Maria Gorlatova

Nortel Networks Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke Unversity

Song Han

Song Han

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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John C Kelly

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University

Anurag Khandelwal

Anurag Khandelwal

Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Yale University

Younghyun Kim

Younghyun Kim

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University

Bhuvana Krishnaswamy

Bhuvana Krishnaswamy

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Maggs

Bruce Maggs

Pelham Wilder Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, Duke University

Mao

Morley Mao

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Reiter

Michael Reiter

James B. Duke Distinguished Professor, Duke University

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Rajashi Runton

Athena Senior Program Coordinator, Duke University

Russakovsky

Olga Russakovsky

Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Princeton University

Ulf Schlichtmann

Ulf Schlichtmann

Professor of Electronic Design Automation, Technical University of Munich, TUM, Germany

Vahid Tarokh

Vahid Tarokh

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University

Leandros Tassiulas

Leandros Tassiulas

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Yale University

Wills

Lisa Wills

Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Duke University