Focused ambitionsWhile hunger for an artificial intelligence that can think like a human remains unsated, AI continues to appear in our lives in smaller ways.
Prof. John Laird retires after a 36-year career in artificial intelligence at MichiganHe is the architect of Soar, one of AI’s most enduring general cognitive architectures.
AAAI Best Demonstration Award for developing an AI agent that learns tasks from natural language instructionsFrom a single training session, Rosie learns to carry out a new task without any further instruction.
Jule Schatz receives WISE Aspire, Advance, Achieve Mentoring Award
Jule is active in teaching and outreach activities to help broaden participation in the field of computer science and engineering.
Nine CSE graduate students recognized by NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
The nine students represent a broad range of research areas in the department.
John Laird recognized with prestigious College award for major contributions to AI and CS education
This award is the highest honor awarded to a faculty member by the College.
Recognizing a lifetime of achievement in cognitive systems
Laird has been an energetic contributor to AI and cognitive science for over 30 years
Prof. John Laird and CSE Alumna Shiwali Mohan receive award for research on learning in autonomous intelligent agents
The award is for papers that present ideas and visions that can stimulate the research community to pursue new directions, such as new problems, new application domains, or new methodologies.