This is a guest blog by Nick Heim, P.E.
Today, I would like to highlight some of the themes discussed in Episode 033 of the AEC Engineering and Technology Podcast, where Rob Otani, CTO at Thornton-Tomasetti, and I discussed how AI (artificial intelligence) and ML (machine learning) are revolutionizing engineering design and construction.
If you find this summary interesting, check out the full-length episode!
1. Understanding the Core Essence of AI Applications in Engineering
- The foundation of impactful AI applications lies in an in-depth understanding of the field’s intricacies.
- One of the most valuable things we can do is to utilize AI tools to address tangible, persistent engineering issues.
- Those entrenched in the day-to-day operations, grappling with repetitive tasks, possess the acumen to pinpoint areas requiring innovative solutions.