Organization Name 
Award Date 
5/2017
Grant Amount 
$1,536,222
Purpose 
To support work on governance issues related to advanced artificial intelligence, led by Edward Parson and Richard Re.

Published: July 2017
Grant investigator: Helen Toner

This page was reviewed but not written by the grant investigator. UCLA School of Law staff also reviewed this page prior to publication.

The Open Philanthropy Project awarded a gift of $1,536,222 to the UCLA School of Law to support a fellowship, research, and meetings on governance and policy issues related to advanced artificial intelligence. The work will be led by Professor Edward Parson and Assistant Professor Richard Re, who plan to use this funding to hire two fellows for three years to do academic research, publish papers, and hold meetings and workshops related to the topic. This gift falls within our work on potential risks from advanced artificial intelligence.