Research stay at Brown university
Katarzyna Michalowska, one of the NorwAI PhD students and researcher at SINTEF Digital is halfway into a one-year research stay at Brown University in the United States as a part of the NorwAI project. Katarzyna shares her experiences so far from working with the CRUNCH group at Brown.
Canadian internships for NTNU students
Associate professor Özlem Özgöbek (photo) will lead the new a partnership between the University of Waterloo in Canada and NTNU starting in 2023. Students and PhD’s from both Norway and Canada will be exchanged to work with researchers and university business partners to focus on talent development in artificial intelligence (AI) .
A new team of research assistants has started at NorwAI
A new team of research assistants will continue our work with Kaia-The Social Robot
NorwAI will continue the research on Social Robotics. This semester three new research assistants have joined us and will develop new features and conduct extensive benchmarks to test Kaia against the state of the art.
Nordic Probabilistic AI School 2022
The third edition of Nordic Probabilistic AI School, or ProbAI for short, was held in Helsinki on June 13-17. More than 180 participants, lecturers, and organizers from all over the world, and among them representatives from NorwAI, met at the University of Helsinki’s Kumpula campus for 5 days of lectures on probabilistic programming tools, probabilistic models, deep generative models, latent variable models, sampling-based inference, and some of the latest research in the field of probabilistic machine learning.
FEMAIS, the mentorship initiative for female AI students was kicked-off on April 28th
FEMAIS is a pilot mentoring scheme for female AI students at NTNU, that was initiated by NorwAI and the Norwegian Open AI Lab. Experienced professionals from our partners joined as mentors for the 15 students who applied to participate. On April 28th we organized the kick-off in Trondheim.
Successful PhD thesis defence for Lemei Zhang
Cooperation with PERSEUS adds new PhD students to NorwAI
The Horizon 2020 funded PERSEUS programme, in an interdepartemental effort by IE Faculty at NTNU, has generously awarded NorwAI with additional PhDs. The students will start their work in 2022.
Projects in NorwAI - The human robot
The two "summer research assistants" Christian Riksvold and Lars Ådne Heimdal at NorwAI have spent the summer weeks getting to know the very latest generation of robots.
For more details on the development of the dialogue system in the project: Furhat Dialogue System