The University of Toronto’s Geoffrey Hinton has been named one of three recipients of the prestigious A.M. Turing Award – dubbed by some “the Nobel Prize of computing” – for his decades-long work advancing the field of artificial intelligence.
March 27, 2019
Thanks to an historic gift to the University of Toronto from Gerald Schwartz and Heather Reisman, the soon-to-be built Schwartz Reisman Innovation Centre will accelerate innovation in Toronto and Canada by creating the country’s
March 25, 2019
The Toronto Region Board of Trade is awarding U of T University Professor Emeritus Geoffrey Hinton its Toronto Region Builder Award, in recognition of what it called his “visionary leadership.”
February 05, 2019
Two University of Toronto researchers – one a leading mathematician, the other an artificial intelligence pioneer – have been named to the highest rank of the Order of Canada, one of the country’s highest honours.
December 27, 2018
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Eight artificial intelligence researchers from the University of Toronto have been named AI chairs by the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research – part of the federal government’s bid to attract and retain top talent in Canada.
December 03, 2018
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When it came to launching a career, Enakshi Shah didn’t need to look far after graduating from the University of Toronto.
November 20, 2018
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We are entering the final stretch of 2018, and whether you’ve been working hard, playing hard – or both – there are lots of events in the next month to round out your year.
Here’s some of what’s happening:
November 01, 2018
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The University of Toronto can play a key role in not only developing economy-boosting automation and artificial intelligence technologies, but ensuring Ontario workers are in the best possible position to reap the rewards.
October 24, 2018
Nick Frosst, a researcher at Google Brain in downtown Toronto, didn’t require a master’s degree or PhD to launch a career in artificial intelligence research – all he needed was a chance meeting at a bar in Koreatown.
October 10, 2018
The University of Toronto’s Joseph Jay Williams is using computer science methods to enhance education.
October 09, 2018