Carnegie Mellon University

Congratulations to the recipient of the 2021 Dickson Prize in Science, Dr. Geoffrey HintonDr. Hinton is a former CMU faculty member and a co-winner of the 2018 ACM Turing Prize, an honor that is often described as the “Nobel Prize for Computer Science.” Over the past four decades, his pioneering research in neural networks has helped us understand how machines can learn from experience. His work contributed to technology that has enabled many recent successes in artificial intelligence, including speech recognition, language translation and computer vision, among others.

As part of the University Lecture Series, Dr. Hinton will receive his award and present the annual Dickson Prize in Science lecture this coming spring, 2022.

Stay tuned for more information about Dr. Hinton and his upcoming award ceremony and lecture.

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Lucy Shapiro
Virginia and D.K. Ludwig Professor of Developmental Biology, Stanford University
Recipient of the 2020 Dickson Prize in Science