Purdue Computes Experts

Purdue’s top experts provide insight for the broader Purdue community on topics including self-driving cars and human-AI interaction.

Aniket Bera: AI and Human Emotions
Aniket Bera is an associate professor of computer science in the College of Science. In this video, he explains how his lab is working to help AI comprehend human emotions.

Peter Bermel: Microelectronics Workforce
Peter Bermel is the Elmore Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. In this video, he explains how the United States can develop a workforce to establish itself as a global power in microelectronics.

Javier Gomez-Lavin: Philosophy of AI
Javier Gomez-Lavin is an assistant professor of philosophy in the College of Liberal Arts. In this video, he explores the conversation surrounding the dangers of artificial intelligence. 

Mark Lundstrom: Semiconductor Manufacturing
Mark Lundstrom is the Don and Carol Scifres Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the chief semiconductor officer. In this video, he explains why establishing chip manufacturing in the United States is important and the challenges that face the industry, universities, and the government.

JP Messina: Pause on AI?
JP Messina is an assistant professor of philosophy in the College of Liberal Arts. In this video, he discusses the potential dangers of artificial intelligence and how a pause on AI development could create a false sense of security. 

Vijay Raghunathan: CHIPS Act
Vijay Raghunathan is a professor of electrical and computer engineering. In this video, he explains what the CHIPS Act is and what it means for America. 

Greg Shaver: Self-Driving Cars
Greg Shaver is a professor of mechanical engineering and director of the Ray W. Herrick Laboratories in the College of Engineering. In this video, he explains what is currently possible with automatic driving technology and why people should be excited about the future.