Seminars

ML@GT Seminar by Irfan Essa on “The New Machine Learning Center at GA Tech”

Title: “The New Machine Learning Center at GA Tech: Plans and Aspirations” Speaker: Irfan Essa (and the ML@GT Team) Date/Time: March 1, 2017, 12n – 1pm (Lunch at 11:30am) Location: Marcus Nanotechnology Building 1117-1118 (Map) Abstract: The Interdisciplinary Research Center (IRC) for Machine Learning at Georgia Tech (ML@GT) was established in Summer 2016 to foster… Continue reading ML@GT Seminar by Irfan Essa on “The New Machine Learning Center at GA Tech”

Awards · Faculty

Devi Parikh (IC) awarded the Google Research Award for 2017.

Devi Parikh of School of Interactive Computing was awarded the Google Faculty Research Award for 2017. Her project is entitled “Making the V in VQA Matter: Elevating the Role of Image Understanding in Visual Question Answering” and aims to counter language biases and elevate the role of image understanding in Visual Question Answering (VQA). She describes… Continue reading Devi Parikh (IC) awarded the Google Research Award for 2017.

Awards · Faculty

Mark Davenport (ECE) awarded the Prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship for 2017

Congratulations to Professor Mark Davenport of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) for being awarded the prestigious Sloan Fellowship for 2017. The following note from Steve McLaughlin, the chair of ECE, describes both the award and Mark’s efforts in this space.  Congrats Mark.  Please join me in congratulating Mark Davenport on receiving a 2017 Sloan… Continue reading Mark Davenport (ECE) awarded the Prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship for 2017

Awards · Faculty

Yao Xie (ISyE) Awarded Prestigious NSF CAREER Award for 2017

Congrats to Professor Yao Xie from ISyE for being awarded the NSF Career Award for 2017. Yao Xie, an assistant professor in Georgia Tech’s Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE), has been awarded a CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The CAREER award is NSF’s most prestigious award in support of… Continue reading Yao Xie (ISyE) Awarded Prestigious NSF CAREER Award for 2017

Events

Create-X/ML@GT Session on Deep Startups in Machine Learning

Join us for a DEEP STARTUPs, a Create-X Idea Series chat with Krishna Bharat (Georgia Tech Alum, PhD, 1996), Google Distinguished Research Scientist (until 2016), now a Tech Executive in the Silicon Valey, working with many folks on a variety of projects. Krishna is also the creator of Google News, a service that automatically indexes over… Continue reading Create-X/ML@GT Session on Deep Startups in Machine Learning

Awards

Congrats to Dhruv Batra for being Awarded the ONR YIP 2017

We are pleased to announce that one of our newest faculty members, Dhruv Batra, who recently joined the School of Interactive Computing, is the recipient of the ONR Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award. The ONR YIP is a highly competitive and prestigious award for early-career researchers whose scientific pursuits show outstanding promise for supporting the… Continue reading Congrats to Dhruv Batra for being Awarded the ONR YIP 2017

Seminars

ECE Seminar: Greg Diamos (Baidu) on “Challenges and Opportunities in Deep Learning”

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering Seminar  Title. Challenges and Opportunities in Deep Learning Speaker: Greg Diamos (Baidu’s Silicon Valley AI Lab (SVAIL)) Date/Time/Location: Thursday, February 23rd from 11:00 – 12:00 PM in Van Leer C341 Abstract: Just this year, deep learning has fueled significant progress in computer vision, speech recognition, and natural language processing. We have… Continue reading ECE Seminar: Greg Diamos (Baidu) on “Challenges and Opportunities in Deep Learning”