Director of The Art & Artificial Intelligence Lab
Professor at the Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University
Dr. Ahmed Elgammal is a professor at the Department of Computer Science and the founder and director of the Art and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at Rutgers. Dr. Elgammal is also the founder and CEO of Artrendex, a startup that builds innovative AI technology for the art market. Prof. Elgammal published over 160 peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, and books in the fields of computer vision, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. His research on knowledge discovery in art history and AI art generation, received wide international media attention, including reports on the Washington Post, New York Times, NBC News, the Daily Telegraph, Science News, New Scientist, and many others. In 2017, an Artsy editorial acclaimed his work on AI generated art as “the biggest artistic achievement of the year”. In 2016, a TV segment about his research, produced for PBS, has won an Emmy award.