The Civic A.I. Lab is a research laboratory at the Khoury College of Computer Science at Northeastern University that: (1) studies real world problems involving people, governments, worker collectives, and NGOs; (2) uses human centered design to create novel computational systems that address these problems to construct improved societies. Our Civic A.I. research especially works within the areas of gig work, and disinformation.
The lab’s work has been covered on major news outlets, such as: the BBC, Deutsche Welle, Vice News and the New York Times. The lab also frequently publishes at top conferences and journals, such as ACM CHI, ACM CSCW, the Web Conference, AAAI ICWSM, where our research has also won awards. The lab’s research has be awarded large grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF), and we enjoy recognition from UNESCO for having globally one of the most impactful AI research.