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UW CSE’s game-changing hires in machine learning, “big data,” computer vision, and computer systems

A new booklet describes UW CSE’s  bumper crop of faculty hires:

  • Carlos Guestrin, Amazon Professor of Machine Learning in Computer Science & Engineering (machine learning)
  • Ben Taskar, Boeing Professor of Computer Science & Engineering (machine learning)
  • Jeffrey Heer, Associate Professor of Computer Science & Engineering (data visualization)
  • Emily Fox, Amazon Professor of Machine Learning in the Department of Statistics (machine learning)
  • Ira Kemelmacher-Shlizerman, Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Engineering (computer vision)
  • Ali Farhadi, Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Engineering (computer vision)
  • Shyam Gollakota, Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Engineering (computer systems)

Quoting the New York Times, “Although Stanford is considered the Hogwarts of techdom, UW has quietly established itself as the other West Coast nexus of the information economy.”

Read more here.

September 6, 2012