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Peter Ramadge, CSML director, recognized for outstanding teaching along with three faculty members
May 24, 2022

The detailed lecture notes that Ramadge distributes every week are legendary. They have proved to be indispensable to the many students who have taken his courses over the years since Ramadge, whose scholarship focuses on signal processing and machine learning, joined the faculty in 1984.

Projects from CSML students showcase innovative thinking and diversity of disciplines
May 23, 2022
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Written by Sharon Adarlo

The Center for Statistics and Machine Learning held its annual undergraduate poster session earlier this month. Hosted virtually, 124 students participated in the event and hailed from 13 departments and centers, including African American Studies, chemical and biological engineering, and ecology, just to name a few. CSML feted the poster session participants with a celebratory in-person event on May 12th

Videos: DataX Data Scientists Discuss their Role and Impact in Research
May 13, 2022

Data scientists Brain Arnold and Jose Garrido Torres, supported by the Schmidt DataX Initiative, are featured in a new series of videos talking about their role and impact in research with Princeton University scholars.

Olga Russakovsky, Peter Ramadge, Chi Jin, Bartolomeo Stellato receive innovation funds
May 4, 2022

Olga Russakovsky's project is “Toward complete interpretability of computer vision models." Chi Jin's project is “Demystifying partial observability in reinforcement learning" and Bartolomeo Stellato's project is “Learning task-specific optimizers for real-time autonomous systems.” All three are CSML-affiliated faculty. Peter Ramadge, the director of CSML, received funds for his project “Using machine learning to model and analyze human language and communication." More details in the article.

CSML Alumni Profile: Eugene Tang leverages data science, from financial markets to New Yorker cartoons
May 4, 2022
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Written by Sharon Adarlo

On the CSML undergraduate certificate, Eugene Tang said the curriculum gave him a solid foundation to learn more complex topics. “The field of machine learning has been changing so rapidly. What was the state-of-the-art when I was in college is no longer the case. And with the certificate curriculum laying an excellent foundation, that's helped me quickly pick up the new stuff,” he said.

Princeton to host workshop for US Research Software Engineer Association
April 22, 2022

The US Research Software Engineer Association (US-RSE) is set to hold its first face-to-face workshop on April 26th and 27th. Held at Princeton University and sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the US-RSE Community Building Workshop will bring together research software engineers from universities, industry, and research laboratories across the country, plus a few more from abroad, to chart a path forward for the swiftly expanding group. 

CSML Alumni Profile: Stefan Keselj leverages machine learning in video search and computer vision
April 13, 2022
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Written by Sharon Adarlo

After he graduated from Princeton, Stefan Keselj joined Google as a software engineer for the company’s Video Understanding in Google Search team. He worked at the search engine giant for two and a half years. “The goal of that team was to leverage video understanding technology to make better video features and to make video ranking better on Google Search,” said Keselj. 

Eight Research Projects Receive DataX Funding
March 25, 2022
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Written by Sharon Adarlo

Eight new interdisciplinary research projects have won seed funding from Princeton University’s Schmidt DataX Fund, marking the third round of grants undertaken by the fund. The fund, supported through a major gift from the Schmidt Futures Foundation, provides grants to explore using artificial intelligence and machine learning to accelerate discovery.

The eight funded projects involve 13 faculty across seven departments and programs, from computer science to Near Eastern studies.

CSML faculty featured in Robotics issue of EQuad News
March 21, 2022
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Written by Sharon Adarlo

Professors Olga Russakovsky, Naomi Ehrich Leonard, Ryan Adams, Jaime Fernandez Fisac and Anirudha Majumdar are featured in the latest issue, which focuses on how robotics is spurring innovation and making inroads into our everyday lives.

Open workshop allows scholars to turbocharge research with modern tools
March 15, 2022
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Written by Sharon Adarlo

On March 4th, DataX sponsored part one of a workshop on cloud computing with a focus on setting up an integrated development environment for local and cloud computing.Twenty people attended, both in person and via Zoom. Part two of the workshop will be on April 1st, which will show attendees on how to build virtual machines in Microsoft Azure and access these using PyCharm. Read more about the March 4th workshop and how to register for the next one.