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Samsung AI Researcher of the Year Award

Event Type
Jul 31, 2021 - Aug 10, 2021   All Day
Hannah Gorrie
Originating Calendar
Computer Science Department Events Calendar

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.


  • 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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