On June 15, 2019, NYU researcher Yann LeCun and two colleagues were presented with the 2018 Turing Award for their work in the field of artificial intelligence. The award’s namesake, Alan Turing, was a pioneer in computing and AI who became an icon of the LGBTQ movement.
Congratulations to NYU professor and Tech Summit keynote speaker Yann LeCun, one of three researchers to receive the 2018 Turing Award. LeCun, Yoshua Bengio and Geoffrey Hinton, were honored with the $1 million “Nobel Prize of computing” in recognition of their work in AI deep learning.
The inaugural NYU Technology Summit celebrated the University’s collective accomplishments of using technology in innovative ways. NYU President Andrew Hamilton kicked off the day, followed by Len Peters, NYU IT CIO, and keynote speaker, Dr. Yann LeCun.
The organizers of the NYU Technology Summit are pleased to announce that the computer scientist and technology innovator, Dr. Yann LeCun, will be the keynote speaker at the Summit. Dr. LeCun is VP and Chief AI Scientist at Facebook and Silver Professor at NYU, affiliated with the Courant Institute and the NYU Center for Data […]