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Prof. Joelle Pineau wins Governor General's Innovation Award

last modified 2019-05-16 16:33
CIM member Prof. Joelle Pineau will be honoured on May 29th in Ottawa as one of six recipients of the Governor General's Innovation Award, presented by the Governor General of Canada, former CIM-ite Julie Payette. Prof. Pineau co-directs the Reasoning and Learning Lab and has led the Facebook AI Research Lab since 2017. She was selected for her leadership in the innovative applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning to the field of personalized medicine. Her development of the "SmartWheeler" intelligent wheelchair and her application of reinforcement learning techniques have earned her much renown. For more details, see the McGill Reporter