Daniel Chou is a Data Scientist at Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET) focused on transforming data into knowledge. He previously worked at Defense Group supporting government clients with analytics of geospatial, unstructured, and text-based data sets. Daniel enjoys playing the game of Go. He was a member of the U.S. Go Team in the 1st World Mind Sports Games. Daniel holds degrees from Johns Hopkins University (MSE, Computer Science) and Caltech (B.S., Mathematics).

Related Content

Analysis

China’s Cognitive AI Research

July 2023

An expert assessment of Chinese scientific literature validates China's public claim to be working toward artificial general intelligence (AGI). At a time when other nations are contemplating safeguards on AI research, China’s push toward AGI… Read More

Data Brief

Counting AI Research

July 2022

Tracking the output of a country’s researchers can inform assessments of its innovativeness or assist in evaluating the impact of certain funding initiatives. However, measuring research output is not as straightforward as it may seem. Read More

Analysis

China’s Advanced AI Research

July 2022

China is following a national strategy to lead the world in artificial intelligence by 2030, including by pursuing “general AI” that can act autonomously in novel circumstances. Open-source research identifies 30 Chinese institutions engaged in… Read More

CSET's Daniel Chou provides an update on previous CSET research exploring China's security forces' AI research portfolio. Read More

Data Visualization

Map of China’s State Key Laboratory System

June 2022

China’s State Key Laboratory system drives the country’s innovation in science and technology. A key part of China’s aim to reduce its dependence on foreign technology, these labs conduct cutting-edge basic and applied research, attract… Read More

Data Brief

China’s Industrial Clusters

June 2022

China is banking on applying AI to biotechnology research in order to transform itself into a “biotech superpower.” In pursuit of that goal, it has emphasized bringing together different aspects of the development cycle to… Read More

New analytic tools are used in this data brief to explore the public artificial intelligence (AI) research portfolio of China’s security forces. The methods contextualize Chinese-language scholarly papers that claim a direct working affiliation with… Read More

In this proof-of-concept project, CSET and Amplyfi Ltd. used machine learning models and Chinese-language web data to identify Chinese companies active in artificial intelligence. Most of these companies were not labeled or described as AI-related… Read More

Analysis

China AI-Brain Research

September 2020

Since 2016, China has engaged in a nationwide effort to "merge" AI and neuroscience research as a major part of its next-generation AI development program. This report explores China’s AI-brain program — identifying key players… Read More