On the afternoon of December2, the 77th “Experts’ Lectures” on Wuhan Cadre Education was held inthe Optical Valley Concert Hall of SCUN. Our guest professor Chen Haibo, who isthe founder, chairman and CEO of DeepBlue Technology, gave a lecture onartificial intelligence and the strategic opportunities of the 4thindustrial revolution. Wuhan cadres, representatives of SCUN alumni and cadresas well as teachers and students from relevant colleges and schools of SCUN attendedthe lecture. SCUN president Li Jinlin presided over the activity.
The 77th “Experts’Lectures” on Wuhan Cadre Education is held in SCUN. (Photo/Liao Yingna, LiuYun, and Liu Zecheng)
Professor Chen Haibo, havingbeen devoted to the fundamental research and application development ofartificial intelligence for a long time, is the dean of the Joint Research Institute ofSchool of Medicine Tsinghua University and DeepBlue for Brain Science,the founder and dean of the JointResearch Institute of SCUN for Artificial Intelligence, and theco-director of the Jointlaboratory of Luxembourg National Academy of Sciences. Combining withthe application of artificial intelligence in the new era, professor Chen Haibogave a vivid lecture on what artificial intelligence is, why we should developartificial intelligence and how we should develop artificial intelligence. DeepBlue,adhering to the mission of “serve the country and people with science andtechnology”, has an overall deployment and an important industrial position inthe fields of automatic drive and vehicle manufacturing, intelligent robotR&D and manufacturing, brain-computer interface, AI city, biologicalintelligence, retail upgrade, chip, education, security and defense andmilitary industry. It is a significant enterprise and one of the R&Dhighlands in China’s artificial intelligence field. Professor Chen expressedthat DeepBlue is going global. “DeepBlue has established its centers in Europe,the United States and Australia. We’d like to help Wuhan develop into anational-level model city of artificial intelligence. In Wuhan, the projects weplan to make investments in cover Wuhan uni-pass, artificial intelligence industry clusterdemonstration zone, automatic drive demonstration zone, intelligent educationand other aspects,” he said.
President Li Jinlin summedup the lecture. He stressed that we should follow the spirit of GeneralSecretary Xi Jinping’s important speech on promoting the healthy development ofChina’s new generation of artificial intelligence, understand in depth thesignificance of accelerating the development of a new generation of artificialintelligence, firmly grasp the opportunity for a new round of technologicalrevolution and industrial revolution, seriously work out plans and deployment,clearly know our goals and tasks, and strengthen theoretical and appliedresearch. He pointed out that what DeepBlue showed are the successful cases ofartificial intelligence R&D, sales and application industrial chain, whichhave enlightenment significance for enterprises, universities and the localgovernments. He also reported the situation of signing in SCUN’s “Returningintelligence and capital to Wuhan” activity conducted on the morning ofDecember 2.