Liyan Xie has been selected as a 2020 EECS Rising Star to attend an intensive workshop in November. The workshop is open to graduate students and postdoctoral researchers and is aimed at increasing the numbers of women interested in pursuing academic careers in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science (EECS.) Xie, a Ph.D. student in… Continue reading Student Selected for Competitive Workshop for Females in Engineering and Computer Science
Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech (ML@GT) and School of Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) Ph.D. student Xinshi Chen is being recognized for her work in machine learning with a prestigious fellowship. Chen specializes in principled machine learning research with a focus on learning-based algorithm design and deep learning structured data. Her work has garnered the attention… Continue reading Google Awards ML@GT Student for Outstanding Machine Learning Research
A mathematician by trade, Molei Tao, typically uses mathematics to design algorithms and solve physical science problems like how planets move. Recently, he became attracted to machine learning, an area that according to him, contains numerous interesting problems that are mathematically exciting and can benefit from modern mathematical tools. This year, Tao published his first… Continue reading Tao Wins Best Paper Award at Artificial Intelligence and Statistics Conference
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
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
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.
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
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
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 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.