People and Technology

With $1 Million on the Line Team Icarus to Compete in Finals of Drone Racing Competition

Georgia Tech's drone competition team, Team Icarus, will compete in the finals of the AlphaPilot Challenge this fall in the hopes of winning $1 million.

IC's Dhruv Batra Named PECASE Winner, One of Three at Georgia Tech

The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the United States government to outstanding scientists and engineers beginning independent research careers.

IC Researchers Earn 2018 IJRR Paper of the Year for Impactful Robotics Research

With the award comes a $1,000 prize. Boots attended the Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS) conference in the Freiburg, Germany, this week, where he accepted the award on behalf of his team.

Georgia Tech Team Wins New Fetch Robot at ICRA's FetchIt! Mobile Manipulation Challenge

A team of Georgia Tech master’s and Ph.D. students, advised by Sonia Chernova, won the challenge by successfully assembling three kits with its robot in 39 minutes.

Queer in AI Fosters Inclusion in the Research Community

College of Computing alumnus and Google AI Resident Rapha Gontijo Lopes co-founded Queer in AI in 2018 to create a community for queer researchers and to raise awareness of LGBTQIA+ issues in AI and machine learning (ML).

Georgia Tech Student Leads Creation of the First High-resolution Land Cover Map of the US

A Microsoft team, led by CSE Ph.D. researcher Caleb Robinson, created the first high-resolution land cover map of the contiguous US.

IC Researchers Awarded Outstanding Study Design Paper Award at ICWSM-19

The paper, titled A Social Media Study on the Effects of Psychiatric Medication Use, was presented by IC Ph.D. student Koustuv Saha and included fellow IC Ph.D. student Benjamin Sugar and IC Assistant Professor Munmun De Choudhury.

Diakopoulos Forges a Path to Combine Journalism and Artificial Intelligence

Co-founder of Georgia Tech's Computational Journalism program is releasing a book about the connections between AI and journalism and looks back on his time at Georgia Tech.

Artificial Intelligence Agents Begin to Learn New Skills from Watching Videos

Using video and existing data, Georgia Tech researchers are teaching artificial agents how to do a variety of tasks more efficiently.

Georgia Tech Faculty Organizes First Data Science for Social Good Workshop

Students from around the world came to Georgia Tech in April for the first Data Science for Social Good Workshop.

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