Open calls for positions and projects

Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program (WASP) is Sweden’s largest ever individual research program, a major national initiative for basic research, education and faculty recruitment. The total budget for the program is more than 3.5 billion SEK, and major goals are more than 50 new professors and more than 300 new PhDs within AI, Autonomous Systems and Software. The ambition is to advance Sweden into an internationally recognized and leading position in these areas, and WASP is now taking a step by launching a first broad investment in Artificial Intelligence. The offering includes several different positions to build and […]

WASP Professors Awarded Prestigious Prizes

Johan Håstad has received the Knuth prize, that is awarded for outstanding contributions to the foundations of computer science. The Knut prize is awarded to individuals for their overall impact in the field. Professor Håstad receives the prize for his contributions to the areas of encryption, optimization, parallel computing and complexity theory. The Knuth Prize is named after Donald E. Knuth, an American computer scientist and mathematician, and author of the fundamental work ‘The Art of Computer Programming’. The prize is awarded by ACM SIGACT and by IEEE Computer Society’s Technical Committee on the Mathematical Foundations of Computing, two major research organizations within […]

NTU Singapore gives extra power to WASP

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation is donating SEK 50 million to Nanyang Technological University, NTU, in Singapore. The donation will provide financing for 25 young researchers from all over the world to spend one year in Singapore and one year in Sweden.   The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation is donating SEK 50 million to the Wallenberg-NTU Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowships, in which promising young researchers from all over the world are financed for one year at the Nanyang Technological University, NTU, in Singapore and one year at any one of the five Swedish universities that are involved in Wallenberg […]

Martin Danelljan defends first WASP associated doctoral thesis

  Martin Danelljan has defended his thesis titled ‘Learning Convolution Operators for Visual Tracking’ June 11th 2018. Computer vision is a research area attracting more attention than ever before, as a consequence of an increased focus on autonomous vehicles and interest in artificial intelligence and machine learning. The technology of computer vision for autonomous systems made the transition from research lab to practical use a few years ago. It is used in cars to discover pedestrians that suddenly appear or road signs, in flying vessels that scan for people in need of help in disaster areas, and in mobile phone […]

Call for Graduate Course Proposals

WASP announces call for graduate course proposals in Machine Learning and in Mathematics for AI For the complete calls and information on how to submit your proposal, follow the links to the announcements:   WASP AI/MLX seeks proposals for PhD level courses in AI/ML WASP AI/Math Call for Graduate Courses in Mathematics for AI