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Shai Ben-David and Yaoliang Yu named to top Canadian chair program in AI

Monday, December 9, 2019

Cheriton School of Computer Science Professors Shai Ben-David and Yaoliang Yu have been named Canada CIFAR AI Chairs. They are among the 34 leading researchers in artificial intelligence and machine learning across Canada who form the third cohort of Canada CIFAR AI Chairs announced today.

photo of Professors Shai Ben-David and Yaoliang Yu

“Congratulations to the outstanding researchers who are joining the prestigious Canada CIFAR AI Chairs program,” said Dr. Alan Bernstein, CIFAR president and CEO. “Canada and CIFAR have a strong history in supporting AI research and talent, and this program will solidify our position as global leaders in AI.”

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