Rep. Zeldin Applauds Department of Energy’s Establishment of Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office

September 6, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Co-Chair of the Congressional National Labs Caucus, representing the Congressional District that is home to Brookhaven National Lab in Upton, New York, just issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Energy announced today the establishment of the Department’s Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office (AITO). 

“For decades, our country’s national labs have pioneered the future of scientific advancement, allowing our nation to lead the world in medical and cancer research, cybersecurity, astrophysics, and more, and it’s vital we ensure they can continue to be global leaders through the 21st century and beyond,” said Congressman Zeldin. “Artificial Intelligence has played a critical role in forwarding these initiatives as well as improving grid resilience, environmental sustainability and everyday life here at home. The Department of Energy’s establishment of an Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office builds on America’s advancement in Artificial Intelligence and double downs on its commitment to continuing its important work in this field.” 

Read more about the Department of Energy’s Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office (AITO) here