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Centre for Machine Intelligence

Creating a better future through AI-driven research, innovation and education.

About us

Supported by a multi-million pound investment from the University of Sheffield, the Centre for Machine Intelligence is a strategic initiative dedicated to the transformation and acceleration of our research, innovation and teaching in and around Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Bringing together researchers from across the disciplines we will work with the University’s Flagship Research Institutes, Insigneo Institute, Sheffield Robotics and other institutes, centres and networks to tackle some of the greatest global challenges facing society today, such as energy production and security, sustainable food systems, healthy ageing and treating neurological disorders.

Working with our world-leading Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC), we will also use AI to transform the efficiency and quality of advanced manufacturing processes. 

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Our research themes

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Interdisciplinary Research Themes

Having identified areas where research excellence, ambition and opportunity align at Sheffield,  the CMI will focus on four interdisciplinary research themes:

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AI Community at Sheffield

The CMI aims to build and sustain a vibrant, inclusive, multidisciplinary environment for AI research at Sheffield. The CMI supports and works with two key networks: The Sheffield Data Science and AI Community (Shef.AI) and Sheffield Robotics. 

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AI Research Engineering (AIRE)

The CMI has founded a new AI Research Engineering (AIRE) team, which is pioneering a bold, collaborative approach to AI research software development to maximise the benefits of AI and deliver new AI capabilities and impactful research with global reach.  

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