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 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.
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
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
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
Please join us in congratulating our very own, Professor Frank Dellaert for this amazing and very well deserved honor. Source: Paper Recognized for Enduring Contributions to Robotics | College of Computing Frank Dellaert, a professor in the Georgia Institute of Technology’s College of Computing, will receive the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)… Continue reading Paper Recognized for Enduring Contributions to Robotics, Machine Learning, and Computing