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 30, 2023

Seminar in Atmospheric Sciences & Climate Dynamics – Prof. Dale Durran

Dr. Dale Durran, Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington, will be presenting an exciting lecture about AI models for weather pattern forecasting on December 6th! The lecture is available to the public and we encourage everyone interested to attend! Information regarding the lecture below: How Much Attention Does an Atmospheric Scientist Need?…

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.

July 10, 2023

UW + Amazon Science Hub Career Panel Lunch & Learn

UW + Amazon Science is excited to host an on-campus lunch & learn session for graduate students to hear from a panel of Amazon Scientists discuss their career journeys as well as possible career pathways at Amazon. UW + Amazon Science Hub Career Panel Lunch & Learn Date: Monday, October 9thTime: 12:30pmLocation: Zillow Commons (CSE2…

UW + Amazon Science Hub Robotics Roundtable and Research Showcase

UW + Amazon Science Hub invites PIs, fellows, and Amazon scientists to participate in a showcase and roundtable of the work accomplished and planned for the Science Hub. The event will be held in-person at the Burke Museum on Friday, September 22 with registration beginning at 8:30am (welcome remarks begin at 9:00am). Event Program 8:30AM…

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.

March 31, 2023

Statistical Machine Learning & Causal Inference Roundtable

UW + Amazon Science Hub invites UW faculty, UW graduate students, and Amazon scientists to participate in a roundtable on statistical machine learning and causal inference. This event will include short research talks, networking, and opportunities to build and deepen connections between UW and Amazon.  The event will be held in-person on UW’s Seattle campus…

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