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Google AI - Faculty Research Awards


Google AI - Faculty Research Awards





Funding Level


Amount of Funding

Up to ~$190,000 CAD per grant 

Eligible Faculties

Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science

Arts and Science




September 30th, 2018


The Faculty Research Awards Program (Research Awards Program), supports academic research in computer science, engineering, and related fields. Through the program, Google funds world-class research at top universities, facilitate interaction between the company and academia, and support projects whose output will be made openly available to the research community. Awards are structured as unrestricted gifts to universities and are designed to support roughly the cost of one graduate student for one year of work.

Key areas include:

•Algorithms and optimization, Computational neuroscience, Cooling and power, Digital media processing, Geo/maps, Human-AI interaction, Human-computer interaction, Information retrieval and real time content, Machine learning and data mining, Machine perception, Machine translation, Mobile

•Natural language processing, Networking, Physical interfaces, Privacy

•Recommendation systems, Security, Social signal processing, Software engineering and programming languages, Speech, Structured data, extraction, semantic graph, and database management, Systems (hardware and software), Virtual / Augmented reality

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