Dellaert Wins Test of Time Award for a Second Time This Year

For the second time this summer, Frank Dellaert has been awarded a Test of Time Award. This time, the award comes from Robotics Science and Systems (RSS) and recognizes Dellaert’s papers, Square Root SAM and Square Root SAM: Simultaneous localization and mapping via square root information smoothing. The latter is co-authored by Michael Kaess, an… Continue reading Dellaert Wins Test of Time Award for a Second Time This Year

Batra and Davenport Honored with Prestigious Science Award from the White House

In early July, President Donald J. Trump awarded top scientists and engineers with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineering (PECASE). Three Georgia Tech faculty members have been named recipients. Dhruv Batra, Mark Davenport, and Matthew McDowell were three of the 12 researchers recognized from the state of Georgia. PECASE is “the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to… Continue reading Batra and Davenport Honored with Prestigious Science Award from the White House

Devi Parikh gives a seminar to celebrate her IJCAI 2017 Computers and Thought Award.

ML@GT hosted a special a seminar & a reception to celebrate Devi’ Parikh’s IJCAI's 2017 Computers and Thought Award. She will give a talk about her work and there will be a reception to celebrate her award. Date/Time: 9/5/2017 @ 3-4pm with a reception following to celebrate this award. Location: The Engineered Biosystems Building (EBB),… Continue reading Devi Parikh gives a seminar to celebrate her IJCAI 2017 Computers and Thought Award.

ML@GT Faculty Receive Best Short Paper Award at EMNLP 2017

A recent work from School of Interactive Computing faculty Dhruv Batra and Stefan Lee and collaborators Satwik Kottur and José Moura at Carnegie Mellon University has been recognized as the Best Short Paper at the 2017 Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) conference. The work, titled "Natural Language Does Not Emerge 'Naturally' in Multi-Agent… Continue reading ML@GT Faculty Receive Best Short Paper Award at EMNLP 2017

Meet These Incredible Women Advancing A.I. Research, including our very own Devi Parikh

Our own Devi Parikh was featured as one of the "Incredible Women Advancing A.I. Research" by Forbes. Congrats to Devi. Devi Parikh is an Assistant Professor in the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech and a Visiting Researcher at Facebook AI Research (FAIR). After receiving her masters and Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering… Continue reading Meet These Incredible Women Advancing A.I. Research, including our very own Devi Parikh

Devi Parikh (IC) Awarded the Prestigious 2017 IJCAI Computers and Thought Award

Congrats to Devi Parkih of the School of Interactive Computing (IC) for being awarded the prestigious IJCAI Computers and Thought Award for 2017.  This award is presented every two years by International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) and is considered to be "the premier award for artificial intelligence researchers under the age of 35” to recognize outstanding young scientists… Continue reading Devi Parikh (IC) Awarded the Prestigious 2017 IJCAI Computers and Thought Award

Karen Liu (IC) awarded the Google Research Award for 2017.

Karen Liu of School of Interactive Computing was awarded the Google Faculty Research Award for 2017. Her project is entitled “Closing the “Reality Gap”: A Machine Learning Approach to Contact Modeling” and aims to accurately compute contact states (sticking, sliding, or breaking) and contact forces such that the simulated results match the real world phenomena.… Continue reading Karen Liu (IC) awarded the Google Research Award for 2017.

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.

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

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