University of South Carolina is collaborating with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the Artificial Intelligence Safety Institute Consortium to develop science-based and empirically backed guidelines and standards for AI measurement and policy, laying the foundation for AI safety across the world. This will help ready the U.S. to address the capabilities of the next generation of AI models or systems, from frontier models to new applications and approaches, with appropriate risk management strategies. Please see the announcement, the members list which is the who's who in the nation, quotes from participants, and the scope of the consortium.

The original members participating from the University are: Engineering - Csilla Farkas, Michael Huhns, Vignesh Narayanan, Amit Sheth, Biplav Srivastava (PI), Dezhi Wu; Journalism - Brett Robertson; Law - Bryant Walker Smith.