Ghassan Alregib’s Team (ECE) is hosting and running the IEEE VIP Cup in 2017 on the topic of “Traffic Sign Detection under Challenging Conditions”

Professor Ghassan Alregib's team was been selected to be the team hosting and running the IEEE VIP Cup in 2017 on "Traffic Sign Detection under Challenging Conditions." The topic is at the intersection of autonomous vehicles and machine learning. Not only it is attractive to the industry and the research communities but also the undergraduate students; the … Continue reading Ghassan Alregib’s Team (ECE) is hosting and running the IEEE VIP Cup in 2017 on the topic of “Traffic Sign Detection under Challenging Conditions”

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

Welcome new faculty member, Tuo Zhao, to the School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE)

Welcome Dr. Tuo Zhao, who joined an assistant professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech, started January 2017 His current research focuses on developing a new generation of optimization algorithms with statistical and computational guarantees, as well as user-friendly open source software for machine learning and scientific … Continue reading Welcome new faculty member, Tuo Zhao, to the School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE)

Welcome new faculty member, He Wang, to the School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE)

Welcome Dr. He Wang, a new faculty member in the Georgia Tech's H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE). He Wang joined the School in January 2017 as an assistant professor. His research interests are in the areas of revenue management, supply chain and logistics, and statistical learning. His current research focuses on the interface … Continue reading Welcome new faculty member, He Wang, to the School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE)