Tong will speak at Engineering Class Day May 14, when he will receive the Illig Medal, the highest honor awarded an engineering undergraduate. Tong is the second CS major in a row to be valedictorian.
With millions of AI professionals needed, we need to reach beyond elite schools, says Sameer Maskey (PhD’08, advisor Julia Hirschberg), writing in Forbes. His company Fusemachines trains AI engineers in Nepal and other developing countries.
“How wonderful would it be if the growth of scientific and technological innovation would come along with more equality and … Continue reading Not the usual hackathon: Five Columbia students travel to Rome for the Vatican’s VHacks competition
A PhD candidate advised by Shree Nayar, Smith is the creator of RAD (racing auditory display), which uses audio cues so players who are visually impaired can play existing video racing games.
Maynard Marshall Ball has been selected to receive a two-year IBM PhD Fellowship for the 2018-19 and 2019-2020 academic years. … Continue reading Maynard Marshall Ball awarded IBM PhD Fellowship
Unequal parts hackathon and learnathon—the emphasis is solidly on learning—the annual DevFest took place last month with 1300 participants attending. … Continue reading DevFest draws 1300 beginner, intermediate, and experienced coders
PhD student Brian A. Smith developed the RAD—racing auditory display—to enable people who are visually impaired to play the same racing games sighted players play, with the same level of speed, control, and excitement.
Three Columbia computer science graduate students have qualified to compete in the 2018 world finals of the Association for Computing … Continue reading Columbia team to compete in ACM-ICPC World Finals in Beijing
Akinola was selected for his work on human-in-the-loop robot learning, and is one of ten students to receive the two-year fellowship, which covers tuition for two academic years and provides a stipend and travel allowance.
Nilforoshan was selected for his research with Eugene Wu on NLP techniques to generate automated writing feedback, and for his work with Jure Leskovec (Stanford) on the relationship between the food people eat and their environment.
AI talent is expensive, scarce, and hard to retain, making it tough for startups and small companies to compete with … Continue reading NYC company, with an assist from Columbia online teaching, is training AI talent in places few other companies think to look
Dingzeyu Li was one of eight PhD students selected to the Doctoral Symposium organized by the User Interface and Software … Continue reading Dingzeyu Li, lead author of best paper at UIST, selected to UIST Doctoral Symposium