Michael Battig Sets the Stage for Norwich AI and Digital Transformation Colloquium

Michael Battig Sets the Stage for Norwich AI and Digital Transformation Colloquium

This past summer, NUARI and Norwich University hosted a one-day Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Digital Transformation Colloquium exploring NUARI's and Norwich University's expanding AI efforts. Over the next several weeks, we will share videos featuring presentations highlighting work by Norwich and NUARI faculty and staff.


The event was designed not only to disseminate knowledge but also to ignite curiosity and engagement in AI. The Colloquium showcased NUARI's and Norwich's commitment to advancing AI research and its real-world applications, focusing on three innovative testbeds and a lineup of diverse presentations.


The next video in our series features Michael E. Battig, PhD, Professor and Director of the Leahy School of Cybersecurity & Advanced Computing at Norwich University. Professor Battig begins his remarks with a high-level overview of AI, its origins, history, an explanation of a Neural Net, and how a one node (perceptron) "learns." Following the presentation, he took questions from the audience. Professor Battig's overview was well received and set the tone for the rest of the day's presentations.



Norwich University has received Department of Education funding to create the AI Center, whose mission is to conduct multiple forms and levels of research, deliver educational programming, and create workforce development projects to meet the growing national and regional requirements for an advanced computing-capable workforce. In collaboration with NUARI, Norwich is developing experiential learning with technical capabilities in various areas such as cybersecurity, advanced manufacturing, justice studies, and information dominance.

Jakon Hays

Jakon Hays

Jakon is the Senior Marketing and Strategic Communications Specialist for Norwich University Applied Research Institutes (NUARI). He develops and executes digital and social media awareness initiatives promoting NUARI's mission of enabling a resilient society through rapid research, development, and education in cybersecurity, defense technologies, and information warfare.

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