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Yann LeCun To Lead Facebook’s A.I. Effort

Posted on 12/12/13 in News

Facebook recently announced that Yann LeCun will be joining the company to direct a massive new effort to advance the field of artificial intelligence. LeCun is one of the most prominent artificial-intelligence researchers in the world. He is currently the director of NYU’s Center for […]

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Accepting Nominations for Blackwell-Tapia Prize

Posted on 11/15/13 in News

Established in 2002, the Blackwell-Tapia Conference honors the work of mathematicians David H. Blackwell and Richard A. Tapia who inspired a generation of African American and Latino/Latina students to pursue careers in the mathematical sciences. The seventh Blackwell-Tapia Prize will be presented at the 2014 […]

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Karina Edmonds Recognized for Leadership in Technology Transfer

Posted on 10/28/13 in News

Karina Edmonds received the University of Rhode Island’s President’s Award at the 2013 Eighth Annual Distinguished Achievement Awards & Gala on October 25, 2013. The award is given to individuals who demonstrate exceptional leadership in their field and who contribute to the betterment of their […]

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IPAM To Host Public Lecture on Sustainable Energy

Posted on 10/9/13 in News

On Monday, November 4, Dr. Emily Carter, Founding Director of the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment at Princeton University, will give an IPAM public lecture. The title of her talk is “Quantum Mechanics and the Future of the Planet.” She will describe the […]

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