Artificial Intelligence

Jessie Yang and Cong Shi win second place in NATO Innovation Challenge

U-M IOE faculty have been awarded second place at the NATO Innovation Challenge for their presented solution that integrates optimization and human factors for autonomous decision making. |Short Read

New U-M Aerospace Engineering Professor Vasileios Tzoumas Received Best Paper Award in Robot Vision

New U-M Aerospace Engineering Professor Awarded ICRA Best Paper Award in Robot Vision for research paper written during his career at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)|Short Read
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Fairer AI for long-term equity

Prof. Mingyan Liu is a key member of a project to mitigate bias in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning systems for long-term equitable outcomes.|Medium Read
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Demba Komma awarded Microsoft Research Ada Lovelace Fellowship for research on IoT localization technologies

Komma, a PhD student, is working to develop robust low powered localization technology for Artificial Intelligence enabled Internet of Things in locations where GPS is limited or blocked. |Short Read
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SambaNova, founded by alumnus Kunle Olukotun, emerges from stealth mode with AI-accelerated HPC system

Co-founded by alumnus Kunle Olukotun, the company has announced product and system-as-a-service solutions for AI-intensive applications.|Short Read
Anhong Guo

Incoming faculty Anhong Guo named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in Science

This distinction recognizes young researchers with exceptional promise who are having an impact on the world.|Short Read
Shivam Barwey receives 2020 J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Award

Shivam Barwey receives 2020 J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Award for GPU-based library

Aerospace PhD candidate Shivam Barwey receives 2020 J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Fellowship Award for developing a GPU-based library for turbulent reacting flow solvers, making him the first Aerospace student to win the award since 2016.|Short Read

Jessie Yang and Cong Shi receive funding from AFOSR for human-autonomy teaming

U-M IOE professors receive AFOSR funding to further their research on human-autonomy teaming.|Short Read
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New research teaches AI how people move with internet videos

The project enables neural networks to model how people are positioned based on only partial views of their bodies, like perspective shots in instructional videos or vlogs.|Medium Read
Prof. Chad Jenkins

Before we put $100 billion in AI

An op-ed on developing artificial intelligence to serve the common good by Chad Jenkins.|Short Read
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AI-powered interviewer provides guided reflection exercises during COVID-19 pandemic

The virtual interviewer uses therapeutic writing techniques to help users cope with difficult situations.|Short Read
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Research on human biases in AI learning earns best student paper award

The project demonstrated that a certain bias in humans who train intelligent agents significantly reduced the effectiveness of the training.|Medium Read