UW+Amazon Science Hub


March 27, 2024

34 new or updated datasets available on the Registry of Open Data on AWS

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Open Data Sponsorship Program makes high-value, cloud-optimized datasets publicly available on AWS. We work with data providers to: · Democratize access to data by making it available to the public for analysis on AWS · Develop new cloud-based techniques, formats, and tools that lower the cost of working with data · Encourage the development of…

March 18, 2024

Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition 2024 Workshop: RetailVision

Please see below information regarding an the Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition being held in Seattle this year! CVPR 2024 Workshop: RetailVision June 18th, 2024. Seattle, Washington Workshop Website: https://retailvisionworkshop.github.io/ Challenge Website: https://grocery-vision.github.io/cvpr2024.html Greetings CV/ML researchers! We are excited to announce the release of two unique data challenge tracks (ABV and TAL/STAL) in our…

February 13, 2024

Amazon Summer 2024 Amazon Opportunities

See below for a flyer for various open opportunities to intern at Amazon this summer! Opportunities are designed for PhD and Master’s students.

January 29, 2024

Amazon Research Awards 2024 Call for Proposals

The Amazon Research Awards has announced the winter 2024 call for proposals for Foundation Model Development. Proposals related to theory, practice, and novel new techniques are welcome, and will be reviewed for the quality of their scientific content, creativity, and potential for impact at scale. The deadline for submissions is 11:59 p.m. Pacific time on…

November 28, 2023

Maya Cakmak builds teachable robots to help humans

Through work supported via the UW + Amazon Science Hub, a research collaboration housed in UW’s Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, associate professor Maya Cakmak is researching a generation of robots that can be trained to not only grasp and handle heavy products but also turn to humans for help when needed.

June 29, 2023

UW + Amazon Science Hub announces 2023-24 Amazon Fellows; Faculty Research Awards

The UW + Amazon Science Hub, established in 2022 to advance innovation in core robotics, artificial intelligence technologies, and their applications, has awarded Amazon Fellowships to UW Engineering doctoral students Taewan Kim and Chuning Zhu for 2023-24. The Science Hub also announced support for five new research projects led by seven faculty from departments across the UW College of Engineering. Each project receives up to $100,000 in support from Amazon.

November 2, 2022

UW + Amazon Science Hub welcomes inaugural fellows

The UW + Amazon Science Hub is thrilled to welcome our first ever cohort of Amazon Fellows. The fellows, who are all UW doctoral students, will receive three quarters of funding to pursue independent research projects in robotics and adjacent areas in AI. They will also have an opportunity to take part in paid summer internships at Amazon where they can work directly with Amazon researchers to gain valuable industry insight and experience. Learn more about the fellows’ backgrounds and projects.

September 21, 2022

Amazon Research Awards 2022 Call for Proposals

The Amazon Research Awards has announced the fall 2022 call for proposals which covers four research areas: AWS AI, AWS Automated Reasoning, Prime Video, and Sustainability. This edition of the call for proposals reflects Amazon’s ongoing efforts to collaborate with researchers in a variety of areas, and provides grant recipients unrestricted funds and AWS promotional…

August 10, 2022

Amazon and University of Washington announce inaugural Science Hub faculty research awards

The UW + Amazon Science Hub, founded in February 2022 and housed in the University of Washington College of Engineering, has announced the recipients of its inaugural set of faculty research awards to advance artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics.

February 9, 2022

UW and Amazon announce creation of the Science Hub

The University of Washington and Amazon today announced the Science Hub, an effort that deepens the relationship between the two organizations and will advance innovation in core robotics, artificial intelligence technologies and their applications.