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Artificial Intelligence

AI for a thriving society

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AI specialist is the top emerging job of the decade

   
Worldwide revenues for the artificial intelligence market, including software, hardware, and services, is forecast to grow 19.6% year over year in 2022 to $432.8 billion. The market is expected to break the $500 billion mark in 2023.
   
— IDC Worldwide Semiannual Artificial Intelligence Tracker (February 2022)
       

AI curriculum for today's workforce

  • Hands-on, practical technical skills
  • Strategic business acumen
  • Skills for a skyrocketing demand

The wave of artificial intelligence data and technology sweeping across industry is transforming how we work, how we develop new products and services, how we measure our success, and how we plan for the future. That is why we are creating the most comprehensive AI curriculum in the UC Extension system.

  • Interactive online classroom with industry leaders
  • Industry-aligned curriculum
  • Cross-industry skills prep
  • Active curriculum guidance and classroom mentorship
  • Tech-focused and business-focused programs
  • Lowered barriers to entry for people interested in learning

AI opens doors—AI for All

In this fast-growing multi-billion dollar market, we are casting a wide net to ensure the future is created by many for many. AI is reshaping our workforce, costing jobs in many sectors, and creating new jobs. We want to make sure everyone is ready for the transition—the technically focused, the business-minded, and the seasoned tech worker—as well as the underrepresented populations that often face high barriers to entry into the well-paying tech workforce.

   
   

AI Application Development: A specialization for your next new job

 
  • Master introductory deep learning prediction models.
  • Choose an important field for applying AI.
  • Launch your own industry-standard applications for the enterprise.

Specialize in AI App. Development

   

   

AI for Robotics: Integrating Techniques and Job Outlook

In this recording, with three AI experts—Bipin Thomas, M.S.; Sudhakar Alla, B.S.; Moenes Iskarous, Ph.D.,—you’ll get a glimpse at the role AI plays in enabling robotic technologies to solve a variety of enterprise problems and learn new skills that are necessary to be deployed for robotics-based applications in multiple industries. [May 26. 2021]

       

What's new in AI education?

   
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AI for Sustainability - Using Satellite Data

For students with prior artificial intelligence and software development skills interested in learning to analyze freely available datasets affecting climate change and the earth. Find the image data, analyze it and help change the world.
   
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GANs for Data Synthesis

For deep learning students interested in advanced computer vision, image synthesis, denoising, super-resolution, language modeling and text generation, anomaly detection, drug molecules synthesis, deep reinforcement learning, control systems, and autonomous driving.
       
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AI, Empathy, and Ethics

A nontechnical course that provides an overview of artificial intelligence advancements and the ethical challenges we now face as we navigate the development, implementation, and ubiquitous global use of AI. Explore our new online course taught through Coursera.
       
           
       

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Program Overview

Estimated Cost: Varies.
Program Requirements: Varied CEUs and UC Credit
Minimum Hours of Instruction: Varies
Estimated Duration: Varies

Courses

1. Artificial Intelligence (AI) Courses

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CEU: 3.0 CEUs
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10-01-2022 to 12-10-2022
$695.00
AISV.810.(1)
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Quarter Units: 0.5
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12-03-2022 to 12-03-2022
$350.00
DBDA.X423.(9)
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CEU: 3.0 CEUs
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10-01-2022 to 12-10-2022
$980.00
AISV.807.(3)
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CEU: 2.0 CEUs
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10-18-2022 to 12-06-2022
$795.00
AISV.805.(3)
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Quarter Units: 3.0
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09-29-2022 to 12-08-2022
$980.00
DBDA.X425.(9)

01-09-2023 to 03-27-2023
$980.00
DBDA.X425.(10)
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CEU: 3.0 CEUs
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Quarter Units: 3.0
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01-18-2023 to 03-22-2023
$960.00
DBDA.X408.(32)
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CEU: 3.0 CEUs
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02-09-2023 to 04-13-2023
$980.00
AISV.801.(6)
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Quarter Units: 3.0
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01-11-2023 to 03-15-2023
$980.00
DBDA.X427.(8)
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CEU: 1.5 CEUs
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03-01-2023 to 03-29-2023
$580.00
AISV.800.(7)
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Ajay K Baranwal
Director, Center for DL in Elec. Manufacturing
Bipin Thomas
President, ICURO |Instructor/Program Chair
Carlos Davila
System Solution Architect, SiMa.ai
Kelvin Lwin
AI Architect, Iluvatar Core
Marilson B Campos
Senior Staff Engineer - ML Platform, Apixio
Moenes Z Iskarous
Machine Learning Architect
Mohammad Naveed
Senior Director of Engineering, Reltio
Oswald A Campesato
Founder, iQuarkt and AI Adjunct Professor
Praveen Krishna
Platform Architect for Audio AI/ML Solutions, Performance & Power, Intel
Rahul Bhuman
Vice President. Head of Emerging Business, Tech Mahindra
Shalini Ananda
Machine Learning Specialist, EdCast | Product Developer
Shashidhar Sathyanarayana
Founder and CEO, Numeric Insight | Machine Learning Specialist
Sudhakar Alla
Machine Learning Engineer, ICURO

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AI Program Advisory Committee

BIPIN THOMAS, M.S, is the president of ICURO, a Santa Clara-based artificial intelligence (AI) systems company delivering hardware and software integrated solutions for business growth outcomes. He is an award-winning senior executive with 30 years of experience—from strategy through execution of transformational initiatives at Fortune 500 corporations. Thomas is an expert leading the AI paradigm shift in smart manufacturing (or “industry 4.0”), automotive, retail, and healthcare. As the founding chair of the UCSC Silicon Valley Extension AI Program Advisory Board since 2019, he is spearheading the ongoing expansion of UCSC Silicon Valley AI offerings.

AI Program Advisory Committee

PAUL BALDASSARI, Magister (Australia)
Executive Vice President, Worldwide Operations, Flex

RAHUL BHUMAN, M.S., M.B.A.
Vice President. Head of Emerging Business & Head of IBU, Tech Mahindra

MOENES ISKAROUS, Ph.D.
Fellow and Cofounder of SiMa.ai™
Instructor, UCSC Silicon Valley Extension

JASON SAMAHA, Ph.D.
Asst. Professor, Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience: Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognition: Fundamental Theories, The Neuroscience of Consciousness
UC Santa Cruz Psychology Department

MIKE SCHMIDT, B.S.M.E.
Director of Software Engineering, AMD

BIPIN THOMAS, M.S.
President of ICURO
Instructor, AI-Led Enterprise Transformation: Technologies and Use Cases and The Business of AI
UCSC Silicon Valley Extension

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