Dean Jennifer deWinter

“What The Last of Us did for U.S. games is it showed that we could handle tremendous complexity in a narrative structure about social issues. And in an action game, a game historically made for the ‘hardcore player,’ The Last of Us starts helping us rethink what we can do in AAA games.”

—Illinois Institute of Technology’s Lewis College of Science and Letters Dean Jennifer deWinter discussing current video game trends in the Los Angeles Times

Daniel Katz

“Legalese is very complicated, obviously, for people, and it’s been really thorny for machines to work with.…We saw these large language models, of which GPT is an example, beginning to make increasing progress at least with general language, and we thought maybe this will be the one that can cross the Rubicon.”

Daniel Katz, professor of law at Chicago-Kent College of Law, on the LawNext podcast discussing Open AI’s GPT-3.5’s surprising performance on the bar exam

Mohammad Shahidehpour

“I believe we need to look into a more holistic solution, rather than all natural gas or all electric. We need to come up with an option that considers all those alternatives: natural gas, electricity, even hydrogen for heating homes.”

Mohammad Shahidehpour, Carl and Paul Bodine Endowed Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of the Center for Electricity Innovation at Illinois Institute of Technology, discussing ways to address high natural gas prices on WTTW