Published by Google AI Blog
Authored by by Negar Saei, Program Manager, University Relations
In March 2020 we introduced the Research Scholar Program, an effort focused on developing collaborations with new professors and encouraging the formation of long-term relationships with the academic community. In November we opened the inaugural call for proposals for this program, which was received with enthusiastic interest from faculty who are working on cutting edge research across many research areas in computer science, including machine learning, human-computer interaction, health research, systems and more.
Today we are pleased to announce that in this first year of the program we have granted 77 awards, which included 86 principal investigators representing 15+ countries and over 50 universities. Of the 86 award recipients, 43% identify as an historically marginalized group within technology. Please see the full list of 2021 recipients on our web page, as well as in the list below.
We offer our congratulations to this year’s recipients, and look forward to seeing what they achieve!
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John Dickerson, University of Maryland – College Park, Nicholas Mattei, Tulane University
Fairness and Diversity in Graduate Admissions
Mor Nitzan, Hebrew University
Learning representations of tissue design principles from single-cell data
Nikolai Matni, University of Pennsylvania
Robust Learning for Safe Control