Dr. Ahmed Elgammal

Founder & Head of AI at Artrendex

Director of the Art & AI Laboratory

Rutgers University

Dr. Elgammal is a professor at the Department of Computer Science at Rutgers University. He is the founder and director of Rutgers University’s Art and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, focusing on data science in the domain of digital humanities, and Executive Council Faculty at the Center for Cognitive Science. He has published over 180 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. 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, won an Emmy award. His art has been shown in several technology and art venues in Los Angeles, Frankfurt, San Francisco, and New York City.

Rutgers University Biography

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