Boston - SPA
His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Vice President of the Council of Ministers, and Minister of Defense, visited today IBM Watson Health Center in Boston, as a part of his visit to the United States of America.
During the visit, Senior Vice President of the Center David Kenny briefed HRH the Crown Prince on the artificial intelligence applications and improvement of the research performance on drugs using artificial intelligence.
After that, HRH the Crown Prince visited Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where he met with MIT President L. Rafael Reif.
During the visit, HRH the Crown Prince toured the institute and visited the Biomechatronics Laboratory that uses modern technology in the artificial limbs.
HRH the Crown Prince also visited the Innovation Forum held in the Institute, where he was briefed on the models of modern industrial innovations and selected technical products for a number of Saudi universities and companies within framework of research and scientific cooperation with the MIT. King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) has displayed the biometric magnetic sensor in the field of oil and gas exploration, and a project on smart cities for the use of alternative energy in various fields, including networks for internet of things, in addition to the introduction of a new generation of sensors to follow the status of the Red Sea and its creatures to maintain and protect the environment for future generations.