Penn State’s Center for Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to Industry (AIMI) connects industry members with Penn State’s vast research community of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) researchers and their students to solve real-world problems and seize market opportunities.

AIMI funds exploratory, high-impact research in partnerships with AIMI’s industry members in an innovative membership model that shares ownership of the intellectual property of the solutions developed. By working with AIMI, your organization is connected with like-minded researchers who want to develop AI-focused solutions that can advance industry.

Vision and Mission:

  • Contribute to the nation’s research infrastructure base by developing long-term partnerships among industry, academia and others
  • Leverage funds across industry members to support interdisciplinary research teams performing industrially relevant, pre-competitive, exploratory research
  • Expand the innovation capacity of our nation’s competitive workforce

About ICDS

AIMI is a center within the Institute for Computational and Data Sciences (ICDS), which is the hub of computational and data science research at Penn State. ICDS partners with colleges and campuses to recruit talented scientists, invests in cutting-edge data- and computation-enabled research, and leads initiatives to expand research leveraging data science.

ICDS also operates a world-class high-performance computing system that facilitates AI-ML research. The Roar supercomputer lets Penn State researchers carry out advanced simulation and statistical modeling, data analysis, data mining, machine learning, and more. ICDS offers 36,500 computing cores, 25 PB of storage, a dynamic software stack of broadly used research applications, ~890 gigaflops of total peak theoretical performance.