Korean researchers practically swept the board in the global challenge on AI-based image and video compression. Two teams from Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) won 1st and 2nd places at the Challenge on Learned Image Compression (CLIC), a global AI video compression competition hosted by renowned computer vision society, Computer Vision Pattern Recognition (CVPR).
Neil Hayes, MD, MS, MPH, division chief of Hematology and Oncology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, is among recipients of the 2020 Team Science Awards from the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) for his contributions to developing The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), a groundbreaking multisite project to understand cancer at its molecular level through genome sequencing and extensive data analysis.
From shy ferns to idle meerkats and bathing king eiders, the Seventh BMC Ecology Image Competition has produced an eclectic array of images that showcase the beauty and diversity of life on our planet, as well as its intricate relationships and risks. All images are open access and available for use under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license.
Viviana Gradinaru is the 2020 grand prize winner of the Science & PINS Prize for Neuromodulation for her work to develop better delivery vectors and light-sensitive proteins that together enable precise, minimally invasive alteration of nerves.
Karabi Bezboruah has won the 2020 United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) International Excellence in Teaching/Training Award. Bezboruah, an associate professor in the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs (CAPPA), said the award is an honor for The University of Texas at Arlington because it is recognized globally.
Neville Sanjana, Ph.D., Core Faculty Member at the New York Genome Center, Assistant Professor of Biology, New York University, and Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Physiology, NYU School of Medicine, is the recipient of a 2020 Technology Impact Award from the Cancer Research Institute (CRI). Dr. Sanjana received this award to support his research study utilizing a new, high-throughput approach to overcome T-cell immunosuppression in pancreatic cancer.
A radical proposal to use the laws of physics before, not after, machine learning computations are performed has won a DOE Early Career award for a Sandia researcher.
Astrophysicist Vicky Kaspi is awarded the Bakerian Medal and Lecture for her research on neutron stars and their utility for constraining basic physics
The Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS) is proud to announce that Ph.D. candidate Piotr Roztocki was selected as a 2020 Paul Baran Young Scholar by the Marconi Society, which honors the world's most innovative young engineers in Information and Communications Technology (ICT).
Engineering Research Center for Advanced Technologies for the Preservation of Biological Systems to be established at the University of Minnesota.