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Artificial Intelligence at Umeå University

AI, or artificial intelligence, is about systems and technologies that can analyze their environment and more or less independently take action to achieve a specific goal. At Umeå University, research and education in AI has been conducted since the 1970s. Today, close to 100 researchers and teachers work in the field of AI and they are found at all faculties - medicine, science, social sciences and humanities.

AI Research

Umeå University has world-leading researchers who work in national and international AI-projects.
AI staff

Nearly 100 researchers and teachers at Umeå University are involved in areas related to AI.

AI research

Many of our AI projects fall under major national research programs.

AI projects

Read more about Umeå University's research in AI that spans a large number of areas.

What is artificial intelligence?

What is AI and how does it affect our lives today?

Education, training and collaboration within AI

At Umeå University, you can take courses and training to increase your competence in AI. We also collaborate with companies and organizations.
AI education

Umeå University is offering number courses in artificial intelligence.

AI Network

Collaborations in various forms are very important for the development of AI.

The Council for AI and Autonomous Systems, RAI

Works to strengthen and develop research and education in AI at Umeå University.


Seminars: All you want to know about Artificial Intelligence.

Latest news on AI at Umeå university

Computers can revise past conclusions with AI

PhD Timotheus Kampik shows mathematical reasoning methods for autonomous intelligent systems.

Embassy visit to Umeå University

The Portuguese ambassador visited Umeå University to discuss stronger cooperation in European AI research.

Sustainable, smart cities and AI - research and experience meet

Academia and society meet on AI in sustainable and smart cities.

Covid tests may leak personal data

Personal data may have been leaked by the companies handling the Covid tests.

AI in future grading, yes or no?

Students from different disciplines got together to discuss if, and how, AI can be used in future grading.

Clouds devour electricity - new research collaboration

New research collaboration between Umeå University and Ericsson Research Data Center.

AI technology - on the rise in medicine

Jenny Persson, Professor, sees great opportunities for AI in the field of medicine.

Socially intelligent systems in collaboration with humans

Helena Lindgren's research comprises basic research in AI and applications for increased health.

Algorithms that generate algorithms

Paolo Bientinesi was installed as professor for High-Performance Computing in 2019.

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