Machine Learning Student Earns Electrical Engineering Award for a Second Time

Andrew McRae, a Ph.D. student in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) has been recognized with the Colonel Oscar P. Cleaver Award for a second time. McRae is just one of two students to be a double Cleaver Award recipient. “A Ph.D. program is long and tedious and often seems futile. This award… Continue reading Machine Learning Student Earns Electrical Engineering Award for a Second Time

Two Ph.D. Students Recognized as 2021 Apple Scholars – A First for Georgia Tech Students

Machine learning Ph.D. students Joanne Truong and Andrew Silva have been recognized as 2021 Apple Scholars. The program honors the contributions of emerging leaders in engineering and computer science at the graduate and post-graduate level. Truong and Silva are members of the program’s second cohort and are the first Georgia Tech students to be awarded… Continue reading Two Ph.D. Students Recognized as 2021 Apple Scholars – A First for Georgia Tech Students

Nine Machine Learning Faculty Members Win Teaching Awards

Nine faculty members at the Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech (ML@GT) were recognized by the Georgia Tech Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) for receiving outstanding responses on the Course Instructor Opinion Survey (CIOS). The awards honor excellence in teaching for spring and fall 2020. Three faculty members – Siva Theja Maguluri, Matthieu Bloch,… Continue reading Nine Machine Learning Faculty Members Win Teaching Awards

Two Machine Learning Students Named 2021 NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Two Georgia Tech machine learning Ph.D. students, Caleb Ziems and Kevin Tynes Jr., have been recognized as fellows of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP). NSF GRFP recognizes outstanding students in NSF-supported STEM fields who are pursuing research-based master’s or doctoral degrees at an accredited United States institution. Ziems and Tynes… Continue reading Two Machine Learning Students Named 2021 NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Assistant Professor Named to IEEE’s AI’s 10 to Watch List

Diyi Yang, an assistant professor at the Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech (ML@GT) and School of Interactive Computing has been named to IEEE’s The Future of AI: AI’s 10 to Watch 2020 list. The list recognizes 10 young academics who have demonstrated outstanding achievements in artificial intelligence. Yang has distinguished herself by pioneering an… Continue reading Assistant Professor Named to IEEE’s AI’s 10 to Watch List

ML@GT Awards First-Ever Doctorate in Machine Learning from Georgia Tech

In early December, Harsh Shrivastava became the first person to be awarded a doctorate in machine learning from Georgia Tech. “It’s a special, happy feeling to be the first recipient of a ML Ph.D. degree. I am much obliged to my advisor, thesis committee members, friends and academic staff of Georgia Tech for their help… Continue reading ML@GT Awards First-Ever Doctorate in Machine Learning from Georgia Tech

New Podcast and Video Series Seeks to Highlight AI Researchers Stories Over Stats

With accolades showered upon them, seemingly perfect educational pedigrees, and conversations focused mostly on their groundbreaking work, it’s hard to remember that artificial intelligence (AI) researchers are real people. They’re people who take ballet classes as an adult, who suffer from anxiety, and love art. They’re also people who feel giddy over fresh flowers, have… Continue reading New Podcast and Video Series Seeks to Highlight AI Researchers Stories Over Stats

ML@GT Students Learn Valuable Skills from Internships Despite Participating Remotely

Summertime is usually a time when students from the Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech (ML@GT) are dispersed around the world interning at prestigious companies. While a global pandemic kept them from working out of shiny corporate offices and labs, however, students were able to still remotely intern for companies like Facebook, Qualcomm, Microsoft Research,… Continue reading ML@GT Students Learn Valuable Skills from Internships Despite Participating Remotely

ML@GT Expands Natural Language Processing and Data Science Research with New Faculty Hires

At the start of the 2020 fall term, Wei “Coco” Xu, Alan Ritter, Shihao Yang, and Jing Li will join the Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech (ML@GT) as faculty members. Xu and Ritter join as the center continues to expand its footprint in the natural language processing field. “We are happy and excited to… Continue reading ML@GT Expands Natural Language Processing and Data Science Research with New Faculty Hires

ML@GT to Present Nine Papers at Competitive Machine Learning Conference

The International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) received nearly 5,000 submissions for its 2020 conference and accepted 1,088 papers. Machine Learning Center at Georgia Tech (ML@GT) researchers authored nine accepted papers. The papers explore topics like privacy, semantics in predictive agents, data science, and artificial intelligence. One paper, Boosting Frank-Wolfe by Chasing Gradients, proposes a new state-of-the-art algorithm for constrained… Continue reading ML@GT to Present Nine Papers at Competitive Machine Learning Conference