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AAAI-24 AI for Social Impact Track Best Student Paper Award

AAAI — Feb 24, 2024

Marc Grimson et. al. "Scaling Up Pareto Optimization for Tree Structures with Affine Transformations: Evaluating Hybrid Floating Solar-Hydropower Systems in the Amazon"

Little by little, a bird builds its nest

Nature Computational Science — Jun 26, 2023

Free access pdf available.

Artificial Intelligence for Materials Discovery

Communications of the ACM — Mar 23, 2023

Episode 4: Meet research team member SARA

MRS Bulletin Materials News Podcast — Mar 18, 2022

AI powers autonomous materials discovery

Cornell Chronicle — Dec 17, 2021

[Video] SARA - the Scientific Autonomous Reasoning Agent

Cornell — Dec 17, 2021

[Video] DRNets can solve Sudoku, speed scientific discovery

Cornell Chronicle — Sep 16, 2021


Computational sustainability meets materials science

Nature Reviews Materials — Jul 26, 2021


[Video] Harnessing Math to Demystify Tipping Points

Quebec's 24 Hours of Science, Centre de Recherches Mathématiques — May 7, 2021

[Video] Harnessing Math to Demystify Tipping Points

International Day of Mathematics — Mar 14, 2021

Computational sustainability trailblazer honored

Cornell Chronicle — Mar 9, 2021


[Video] AI for Conservation, Bistra Dilkina

MD4SG Seminar — Oct 30, 2020

Many Rivers, Too Many Dams

The New York Times — Oct 2, 2020


How Birds Respond to Extreme Weather

NASA Earth Observatory — Aug 19, 2020

How Starfish, Snails and Salmon Fight Pandemics

The New York Times — Apr 17, 2020

Ornithology lab releases high-resolution migration maps

Cornell Chronicle — Mar 3, 2020


[Video] Top 10 Coolest Army Science and Technology Advances of 2019!

U.S. Army CCDC Army Research Laboratory — Dec 18, 2019


A Recap of CompSust DC 2019

Computational Sustainability Blog — Nov 5, 2019

Deep Learning Model Cuts Time to Produce Hi-Res. Land Cover Maps

Georgia Tech College of Computing — Jun 19, 2019

How many taxis can scan a city? Fewer than you'd think

Cornell Chronicle — Jun 11, 2019


Investing in leading minds—Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship

Microsoft Research Blog — Apr 30, 2019

Stefano Ermon recognized

How AI could save the environment

TechRepublic — Apr 19, 2019

[Video] Keynote - David Shmoys - Algorithms for the Operation and Design of Bike-sharing Systems

Laboratoire d'Informatique de Grenoble (LIG) — Feb 19, 2019


AI adjusts for gaps in citizen science data

Cornell Chronicle — Jan 25, 2019

New maps light up information on birds

Cornell Chronicle — Dec 4, 2018


Learning from the big picture

Nature Materials: News & Views — Nov 23, 2018

[Video] Motivate V5 720 30p 1

POMS Applied Research Challenge — Jul 31, 2018

[Video] The Point of a Ride - Short Documentary

Peter Gerard, Bicycle Film Festival, New York — Jul 31, 2018

[Video] Towards Globally Beneficial AI

IJCAI — Jul 19, 2018

Stefano Ermon: 2018 IJCAI Computers and Thought Award

[Video] Public Lecture: Counting on Conservation

International Statistical Ecology Conference (ISEC) — Jul 2, 2018

CS Undergrads build autonomous airship

Cornell CIS — May 29, 2018

Milind Tambe Receives IJCAI 2018 John McCarthy Award

USC Viterbi — May 23, 2018


New Research Unveils Bird Migration Strategies

Cornell Lab of Ornithology News Releases — May 8, 2018

You Are What Your Friends Eat

USC Viterbi School of Engineering — Apr 11, 2018

Phase Mapper: Accelerating Materials Discovery with AI

AI Magazine — Mar 23, 2018

Featured on the cover page

A new way to fight the spread of infectious diseases

USC Viterbi School of Engineering — Feb 8, 2018


[Video] Oceanic plastic trash conveys disease to coral reefs

Cornell Chronicle (CornellCast) — Jan 25, 2018


This AI Hunts Poachers

IEEE Spectrum — Jan 6, 2018

[Video] Predicting and Alleviating Road Flooding for Climate Mitigation

Data Innovation: Generating Climate Solutions — Nov 12, 2017

AI for Discovering Clean Energy Materials

Cornell Research — Oct 19, 2017

[Video] Computational Sustainability: Computing for a Better World

Microsoft Research — Oct 16, 2017

Bart Selman @ Microsoft Research India Workshop on AI and Social Good

[Video] Learning with limited supervision

USC Viterbi ISI Seminar Series — Sep 29, 2017

[Video] AI, People, and Society

Microsoft Research Faculty Summit 2017: The Edge of AI — Jul 18, 2017

[Video] AI for Earth

Microsoft Research Faculty Summit 2017: The Edge of AI — Jul 18, 2017

[Video] CompSust-2017 Doctoral Consortium on Computational Sustainability

CompSustNet — Jul 14, 2017

Includes a YouTube playlist for each day

[Video] Dr. Mary Lou Zeeman - Math, Tipping Points, and Planet Earth

MSRI / National Math Festival — May 15, 2017

The Coffee-Songbird Connection

Scientific American — Apr 18, 2017


Angela K. Fuller elected to "Fellow" in The Wildlife Society!

Cornell DNR Blog — Apr 10, 2017


And the Winners of the Big Data Innovation Challenge Are...

The World Bank News — Mar 27, 2017

Stanford Sustain team won the Food Security award

Awards for Computational Sustainability Papers at AAAI-17 and IAAI-17

Computational Sustainability Blog — Mar 22, 2017

CompSustNet members Xiaojian Wu, Daniel Sheldon, and Stefano Ermon won best paper awards in the CompSust track; Douglas Fisher gave a senior member summary talk.

Innovations in building intelligent cities

Princeton University — Mar 13, 2017

[Video] HEALER: Using AI to Raise HIV Awareness among Homeless Youth

AAAI Video Competition — Feb 12, 2017

Winner: Best Video and Best Student Video


New Weiss fellows and teaching award recipients honored

Cornell Chronicle — Feb 9, 2017

Steven Strogatz recognized

2017 Festival: Dr. Mary Lou Zeeman, Bowdoin College

2017 National Math Festival — Jan 24, 2017

[Video] Japanese Company Replacing 34 Employees with Artificial Intelligence

CNN Newsroom — Jan 6, 2017

Prof. Milind Tambe talks about Artificial Intelligence, jobs and social good.


[Video] Taking a Big Data Approach to Estimating Species Abundance

TDWG 2016 Annual Conference — Dec 7, 2016

To Help The Poorest Of The Poor, First You Have To Find Them

Oregon Public Broadcasting — Dec 6, 2016

Machine-Learning Software Scans Satellite Images to Find Hidden Poverty

Scientific American — Dec 1, 2016


Computing cost-effective wildlife corridors

Mongabay Wildtech — Nov 11, 2016

[Video] Economics of Sustainable Coffee

Cornell Lab of Ornithology — Nov 7, 2016

I Had to Run

Data that moves you, DataCrunch — Nov 1, 2016

When animals share, conservation is affordable

Cornell Chronicle — Oct 27, 2016

[Video] AI for Poverty Mapping

The White House Frontiers Conference (National Track) — Oct 13, 2016

Prof. Ermon speaks at 2:14:45

Materials To Do Anything Under The Sun

Cornell Engineering Magazine — Sep 17, 2016

In New York, It's a Crush to Find a Citi Bike During Rush

The Wall Street Journal — Sep 15, 2016

Meet The Technology Tackling Poverty From Space

Headlines for the Hopeful — Sep 8, 2016

[Video] Combining satellite imagery and machine learning to predict poverty

Stanford Sustainability and Artificial Intelligence Lab — Aug 15, 2016


Data Science Fellowship Delivers Results for Refugees Resettling in Atlanta

Georgia Tech College of Computing News — Aug 2, 2016

Bistra Dilkina (Georgia Tech) is a co-director of Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) - Atlanta

[Video] Harnessing artificial intelligence to target conservation efforts

World Economic Forum — Jun 26, 2016

[Video] 4th International Conference on Computational Sustainability (CompSust-2016)

CompSustNet — Jul 8, 2016

Includes a YouTube playlist for each session

State of North America's Birds 2016

eBird — Jun 16, 2016


Advanced game theory goes to work for homeland security

GCN Emerging Technology — Jun 7, 2016

[Video] Green Security: How AI can help protect endangered wildlife, fish, forests

CCC Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Social Good — Jun 7, 2016

Milind Tambe's talk in the Environmental Sustainability Panel


[Video] Understanding and Managing Ecosystems through Artificial Intelligence

CCC Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Social Good — Jun 7, 2016

Tom Dietterich's talk in the Environmental Sustainability Panel


State of North America's Birds 2016: More Than One-Third in Need of Conservation Action

All About Birds — May 20, 2016


[Video] Computational Sustainability @ GT

CCC Computing Research Symposium — May 9, 2016

Bistra Dilkina's poster presentation, CCC Symposium on Computing Research to Address Societal Needs.


[Video] Computational Sustainability: Computational Methods for Sustainable Development

CCC Computing Research Symposium — May 9, 2016

Carla Gomes' Keynote address, Computing in the Physical World session, CCC Symposium on Computing Research to Address Societal Needs.


Outwitting poachers with artificial intelligence

NSF — Apr 22, 2016


[Video] Save the Wildlife, Save the Planet: Protection Assistant for Wildlife Security (PAWS)

Feb 1, 2016

AAAI'2016 best application video