Navigating the Skies: A Conversation with Claire Tomlin on AI and Aircraft Safety

In an era increasingly impacted by Artificial Intelligence and drones, how can we prevent mid-air collisions from taking place? SHIFT Podcast host Jennifer Strong recently sat down with 2024 IEEE Mildred Dresselhaus medalist and noted cyber-physical systems pioneer Claire Tomlin of UC Berkeley to find out.

In this podcast, Tomlin shares how her work is raising the bar for aviation safety. She also explains that by enabling AI systems to learn control objectives from data, her research is changing how we ensure safety in autonomous systems.

It’s a fascinating conversation that’s full of valuable insight.