Tsinghua University has recently established an institute for research into the influence of the development and application of artificial intelligence technology on social governance.
The Institute for Intelligent Society Governance (THUISG) will provide theoretical support for research into AI's impact on social governance across the globe.It will draw on the university’s multidisciplinary strengths.
Tsinghua already has advantages in AI theoretical research and core technology breakthroughs, creative talent training and think tank construction, said Xiang Botao, Deputy Secretary of the CPC Tsinghua University Committee, at the event.
The Institute, according to Xiang, will promote experimental work and systematical studies on new mechanisms, models and challenges in an intelligent society, which will help China to achieve a modern governance capacity and system and take a global lead in such issues.
After the launch ceremony, a group of experts and scholars made reports at a seminar.
Editors: Li Han, John Olbrich