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AI 100

The One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence, or AI100, is a 100-year effort to study and anticipate how the effects of artificial intelligence will ripple through every aspect of how people work, live and play.

AI 100 Homepage

AI Index

The AI Index is an effort to track, collate, distill and visualize data relating to artificial intelligence.  It aspires to be a comprehensive resource of data and analysis for policymakers, researchers, executives, journalists and the general public to develop intuitions about the complex field of AI.

AI Index Homepage


AI4ALL is a nonprofit working to increase diversity and inclusion in artificial intelligence. It creates pipelines for underrepresented talent through education and mentorship programs in the U.S. and Canada that give high school students early exposure to AI for social good. AI4ALL’s vision is for AI to be developed by a broad group of thinkers and doers advancing AI for humanity’s benefit.  AI4ALL and HAI co-sponsor a summer internship program for AI4ALL alumni, in cooperation with CSLI.

AI4ALL Homepage

Stanford AI4ALL Chapter

Center for AI in Medical Imaging

AIMI was established in 2018 with the primary mission to solve clinically important problems in medicine using AI.

Drawing on Stanford’s interdisciplinary expertise in clinical medical imaging, bioinformatics, statistics, electrical engineering, and computer science, AIMI supports the development, evaluation and dissemination of new AI methods applied across the medical imaging life cycle.

Center for AI in Medical Imaging

Center on AI Safety

The mission of the Stanford Center for AI Safety is to develop rigorous techniques for building safe and trustworthy AI systems and establishing confidence in their behavior and robustness, thereby facilitating their successful adoption in society.

Center on AI Safety Homepage

Center for Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity (CCSRE)

The CCSRE Race and Technology Initiative links research, teaching, and practice to advance racial justice in the analysis, production, and deployment of new technologies.

Race and Technology Initiative

Center for Ethics in Society

The McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society is committed to bringing ethical reflection to bear on important social problems through research, teaching, and community engagement. Drawing on the established strengths of Stanford's interdisciplinary faculty, the Center develops initiatives with ethical dimensions that relate to pressing public problems.

Center in Ethics in Society

Center for International Security and Cooperation

The Center for International Security and Cooperation tackles the most critical security issues in the world today. Founded in 1983, CISAC has built on its research strengths to better understand an increasingly complex international environment. It is part of Stanford’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.

Center for International Security and Cooperation Homepage

Center for the Study of Language and Information

The Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI) serves Stanford faculty and students who are engaged in research involving computational, logical, and stochastic modeling of cognitive functions and processes.

Center for the Study of Language and Information Homepage

Cyber Policy Center

The Cyber Policy Center at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies is Stanford University's premier center for the interdisciplinary study of issues at the nexus of technology, governance and public policy.

Data Analytics for What's Next (DAWN)

Despite incredible recent advances in machine learning, building machine learning applications remains prohibitively time-consuming and expensive for all but the best-trained, best-funded engineering organizations.  DAWN is a five-year research project to democratize AI by making it dramatically easier to build AI-powered applications.

DAWN Homepage

Digital Civil Society Lab

The Digital Civil Society Lab at Stanford PACS (Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society) engages researchers,  practitioners and policymakers across four domains: Technology, Organizations, Policy and Norms.

Digital Civil Society Lab


Digital Economy Lab

The Digital Economy Lab (DEL) at the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered AI (HAI) is an interdisciplinary research group studying how digital technologies are transforming work, organizations, and the economy.
An engine for research and education, DEL brings together an unprecedented group of stakeholders to analyze data, run experiments, develop theories, and provide actionable insights.

Digital Economy Lab

John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships

The JSK Journalism Fellowships supports diverse journalists from around the world who are deeply engaged in exploring solutions to journalism’s biggest problems. It focuses on accelerating change in the journalism industry to improve the access to information people need to create and sustain democratic communities.

John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships Homepage

Office of the Vice President of the Arts

The Vice Presidency for the Arts at Stanford University was established in February 2017 to elevate the arts in the  university’s priorities and lead strategic planning for the university’s arts goals.

Office of the Vice President of the Arts

Open Virtual Assistant Lab (OVAL)

OVAL is creating an ecosystem founded on open virtual assistant technology that (1) democratizes AI for linguistic user interfaces, (2) creates an open and non-proprietary web, and (3) promotes sharing with individual data ownership.

Open Virtual Assistant Lab (OVAL) Homepage

Regulation, Evaluation, and Governance Lab

Stanford’s RegLab partners with government agencies to design and evaluate programs, policies, and technologies that modernize governance.

Regulation, Evaluation, and Governance Lab

Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research

The Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) is a research organization committed to scholarship that helps address the real-world challenges facing governments and businesses in the United States and around the world. SIEPR’s goal is to raise living standards and improve the quality of life by making economic policy more effective at all levels.

Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research