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Welcome to the Stanford AI Lab! The Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (SAIL) has been a center of excellence for Artificial Intelligence research, teaching, theory, and practice since its founding in 1962. For more information, please download the pdf of our brochure.

Recent News

IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Early Career Award

Congratulations to Jeannette Bohg, who was awarded the for winning the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Early Career Award.

IJCAI-18 Computers and Thought Award

Congratulations to faculty member Stefano Ermon, who was awarded the 2018 IJCAI Computers and Thought Award.

Best Paper Awards

SAIL won a number of best paper awards over the past year:

SAIL announces new research initiative funded by JD.com

SAIL is delighted to announce that JD.com, China’s largest retailer has agreed to establish the SAIL JD AI Research Initiative, a sponsored research program at the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab. The collaboration will fund research into a range of areas including natural language processing, computer vision, robotics, machine learning, deep learning, reinforcement learning, and forecasting.

New Faculty 

We are pleased to have two new faculty joining us, Chelsea Finn and Tengyu Ma, who will greatly add to our strength in theoretical machine learning, reinforcement learning, and robotics. (Chelsea will begin next year with a joint appointment in Electrical Engineering.)

Chelsea won the 2018 ACM Doctoral Dissertation award, and Tengyu was recognized as an honorable mention. Congratulations!

SAIL Affiliates Program Welcomes Newest Member: Google and DiDi 

The SAIL Affiliates Program is pleased to welcome Google, the largest internet-related technology company providing advertising, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware technologies and, DiDi, a major ride-sharing company that provides transportation services for close to 400 million users across over 400 cities in China. Google and DiDi joins existing members: Panasonic, UST Global, Tencent, Samsung, and Oppo.

Faculty & Research Scientists

Affiliated Faculty

Former & Emeritus Faculty