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Samsung AI Researcher of the Year Award

Event Type
Other
Sponsor
Samsung
Date
Jul 31, 2021 - Aug 10, 2021   All Day
Contact
Hannah Gorrie
E-Mail
hpgorrie@illinois.edu
Phone
217-265-9848
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The "Samsung AI Researcher of the Year" recognizes promising researchers who have made outstanding research or contributions to the field of AI. We encourage highly-qualified individuals that meet the eligibility requirements to submit applications directly via the website.

Eligibility:

  • Faculty or research scientist at a university or public research institute.
      * Undergraduate and Doctoral Students are not eligible; however, post-doctoral researcher and
         research scientist can apply for the award.
  • A 3rd party nomination is not required to be considered for the award.
  • Applicant must be age 35 or under on August 10, 2021.
  • Research must be in the field of artificial intelligence.

Rewards and Obligations:

  • A plaque and monetary award of $30,000 USD.
  • Winners are required to give a presentation about their research at the 2021 Samsung AI Forum.
  • Award ceremony will be held during the Samsung AI Forum on November 1, 2021. This year the forum will be held online due to COVID-19.
  • The award ceremony, winner interviews, and awardee technical presentations will be pre-recorded.

Nominations are due by July 31, 2021. Submissions will be accepted through August 10, 2021.  Apply here

The application process is open to all eligible faculty/researcher, and a 3rd party nomination is not required to be consider for the award. 

Please contact Hannah Gorrie with any questions.

 

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