Artificial Intelligence & Technology Office


Transform the Department of Energy into a world leading AI enterprise by accelerating research, development, delivery, demonstration and adoption of responsible and trustworthy AI.


Accelerate Machine Learning (ML) and AI-enabled capabilities through strategic portfolio alignment while scaling Department-wide use cases that advance the agency’s core missions; advocate for program offices; provide advice on trustworthy AI/ML strategies; and expand public, private and international partnerships, policy and innovations – all in support of National AI Leadership and Innovation.

April 7, 2022: U.S. Department of Energy Establishes Artificial Intelligence Advancement Council


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U.S. Department of Energy Joins Frontier Development Lab
AITO will partner with Frontier Development Lab to apply synergies between physics, simulation, and machine learning to clean energy, Earth science and climate resilience.
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DOE, AITO and SETI Grant
On Friday, April 29, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office (AITO) awarded a grant to SETI Institute.
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A Comprehensive Approach to Responsible and Trustworthy AI
This paper considers existing policy directives that speak to managing risks across the AI life cycle and provides further perspectives and practices to advance implementation.
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Ancient Art Meets AI for Better Materials Design
Ancient Japanese art of kirigami guides artificial intelligence (AI) technique for durable, wearable electronics.
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FY22 Program Plan and FY23 Forecast


The Department of Energy (DOE) has the mission of ensuring America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions. Artificial Intelligence (AI) (which encompasses machine learning (ML) for this program plan) is poised to be the most transformative technology of this, or perhaps any, generation in American history. Therefore, DOE must exercise its world-leading science and technology enterprise to propel the Department into a leadership position, capturing this opportunity for the American People.

Read the FY22 Program Plan and FY23 Forecast

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