The prestigious 2020 Infosys Prize in Engineering and Computer Science was awarded to Hari Balakrishnan, the Fujitsu professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, co-leader of the Networks and Mobile Systems Group within CSAIL, and co-director of MIT’s Center for Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing, for his outstanding contributions to science and research.
MIT CSAIL researchers showed that the vaccines’ effectiveness may vary depending on a person’s race, and said that the vaccines should be tested robustly across populations with diverse genetic backgrounds.
It’s no secret that algorithms run the world, powering everything from Google’s search results to Uber’s car-pool capabilities. But farther under the hood are a more fundamental set of algorithms that underpin computing: if Google PageRank is the engine, these algorithms are the parts it’s built from.
Scientists working at the intersection of AI and cancer care need to be more transparent about their methods and publish research that is reproducible, according to a new commentary co-authored by CSAIL's Tamara Breoderick.
On November 17, 2020 the Schwarzman College of Computing and Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Lab hosted a special Hot Topics in Computing event featuring a fireside talk with former Google CEO & Chairman, and Co-Founder, Schmidt Futures, Eric Schmidt.
On March 20, 2020, Dr. Michael Z. Lin of Stanford University provided a virtual presentation on the basic biology of coronaviruses and the disease COVID-19, projections for the current epidemic, and review of medications currently in clinical trials.
On October 16, 2019, Prof. David Patterson, UC Berkeley professor emeritus, Google distinguished engineer, and RISC-V Foundation vice-chair, gave a Dertouzos Distinguished Lecture at CSAIL / MIT, entitled 'Domain Specific Architectures for Deep Neural Networks: Three Generations of Tensor Processing Units (TPUs).'
Septmeber 18, 2019 - Prof. Yoshua Bengio, Prof. University of Montreal, and Scientific Director, Mila, gave a Dertouzos Distinguished Lecture at CSAIL entitled 'Learning High-Level Representations for Agents'