IATPP Looks Ahead
San Luis Obispo, California — Cal Poly’s Institute for Advanced Technology and Public Policy that has received over $10 million in funding for its Digital Democracy initiative is starting off the 2019 academic year with five active projects and initiatives.
The research institute is focused on emerging technologies that have the ability to impact the civic space and includes a portfolio of artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing, data mining and more specialized focuses including deep-fake detection and records analysis.
The projects include AI for Reporters, Anti-Bot Operations, Panopytk Information Engine, IOT Data Privacy and Security, Gato 365 Learning Center. Research Director, Foaad Khosmood P.hD., who was a key manager in the Digital Democracy project is involved in a number of these active initiatives.
Founder and Advisor Sam Blakeslee commented on IATPP stated, “The Institute at Cal Poly is an ideal staging ground for technologies that have the chance to positively affect both policy and citizen life. The current projects are exciting and have potential to captivate.”
George Will Cal Poly Alumni and Intern Fellow