In the latest issue of U of T Magazine, Professors Alán Aspuru-Guzik and Helen Tran share their vision for a future where AI and robotics are used to create new, more sustainable materials at an ever-accelerating pace.
“What we really want are autonomous labs that can make decisions as they go along", says Aspuru-Guzik. “A new field is being born – the field of accelerated science.”
“I see myself as a molecular architect,” says Tran. “We design these molecules one at a time...Instead of finding out, years from now, that these (materials) are a nuisance, what if we made them from sustainable materials from the beginning?”
Read the full article in U of T Magazine.