The New Science of Digital Transformation

The Digital Transformation Institute is a research consortium dedicated to accelerating the benefits of artificial intelligence for business, government, and society.

The institute engages the world’s leading scientists to conduct research and train practitioners in the Science of Digital Transformation, which operates at the intersection of artificial intelligence, machine learning, cloud computing, internet of things, big data analytics, organizational behavior, public policy, and ethics.

Established in March 2020, the DTI consortium consists of C3 AI, Microsoft Corporation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of California, Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon University, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Princeton University, Stanford University, and University of Chicago. The Institute is jointly managed and hosted by University of California, Berkeley and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


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Award-Winning DTI Researchers 2022
The Digital Transformation Institute works with top researchers from the world’s leading research universities to advance the Science of Digital Transformation. In 2022, many DTI Principal Investigators were recognized for their contributions in fields from engineering and computer science to environmental science and public health, among others. Here is a sampling of recognition conferred […]
‘Flood of evictions’ looms in Los Angeles
National Public Radio: Tenant protections in Los Angeles County that have kept families housed throughout the pandemic are set to end Dec. 31, meaning more than 30,000 households could face eviction by the end of the year, according to researchers’ estimates based on county Superior Court records. Los Angeles is “going to see the highest flood […]
Eric Horvitz on the Arc of Human Intelligence
Chief Scientific Officer at Microsoft and DTI co-founder and advisory board member Eric Horvitz delivered the Tanner Lecture on Artificial Intelligence and Human Values at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor on November 2, 2022. In the hour-long lecture (starts 11:25), Horvitz surveys the origins and nature of human intelligence from the Olduvai […]
Data Markets Workshop Sessions Now Online
Hear leading experts in digital transformation explore theoretical aspects of the interplay between data science, machine learning, game theory, and economics for the design of markets using data and for the design of data markets – featuring 15 speakers, including Negin Golrezaei of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (pictured at front). See playlist link and program.
Kaiyu Guan Charts the Course from Blue Waters to Delta
National Center for Computing Applications News: Kaiyu Guan, Blue Waters Associate Professor with the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences and the Department of Computer Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is a researcher with a mission; of helping create tools so farmers can check on and manage their crops – every single […]
Fall 2022 DTI Newsletter
The DTI Fall 2022 newsletter includes news about DTI research and researchers around the consortium, including in this issue recent P.I. honors, SHIELD success report, COVID outbreaks at California prisons, what vaccine-hesitancy and global warming have in common, introducing a general-purpose robotics tool, and the 2021-2022 DTI Annual Report. To subscribe to the DTI […]
Data, Learning, and Markets Workshop Program Announced DTI announces the speaker lineup for this fall’s Workshop on Data, Learning, and Markets, which will feature more than a dozen AI experts from the tech industry and leading academic institutions for a deep dive into the timely topic. The 3-day workshop will be held October 10-12 at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications […]
Transformative Times: 2021-2022 Annual Report
When the Digital Transformation Institute issued its third call for proposals for AI research to transform cybersecurity and secure critical infrastructure last December, few imagined the increased attention that cybersecurity would command when it came time to announce awards for selected proposals this past March, amid heightened global tensions. The cybersecurity awards were announced […]
Fall Colloquia Features Leading AI Experts, Starts August 25
Join the Digital Transformation Institute this fall at its weekly Colloquium Series on Digital Transformation as it hosts the nation’s top experts in artificial intelligence. From rising stars to venerable authorities, this fall’s lineup includes several top tech industry scientists and entrepreneurs as well as academic researchers from leading universities. The colloquium series features […]

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