DR. AHMED ELGAMMAL, Professor Computer Science, Rutgers University & Founder and Director, The Art and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
Dr. Ahmed Elgammal is a professor at the Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University. He is the founder and director of the Art and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at Rutgers, which focuses on data science in the domain of digital humanities. He is also an Executive Council Faculty at Rutgers University Center for Cognitive Science. Dr. Elgammal is the founder and CEO of Artrendex, a startup that builds innovative AI technology for the art market. Prof. Elgammal has published over 160 peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, and books in the fields of computer vision, machine learning and digital humanities. Dr. Elgammal’s recent research on knowledge discovery in art history, as well as AI art generation, received wide international media attention, including reports in the Washington Post, New York Times, Daily Telegraph, Science News, on NBC News, and many others. Dr. Elgammal received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 2000 and 2002, respectively.