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 1963.

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SAIL Releases a New Video on the History of AI at Stanford

The Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab has a rich history which you can learn about in a new video on AI at Stanford from 1962 to 2022. Click “Read More” below to see it.

Congratulations to Prof. Manning, SAIL Director,  for his Honorary Doctorate at UvA!

Professor Manning is being awarded by the the University of Amsterdam for his pioneering research contributions in the field of Natural Language Processing (NLP).

AI Lab celebrates 50th Anniversary of Intergalactic “Spacewar!” Olympics

Stanford’s Artificial Intelligence Laboratory celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Intergalactic “Spacewar!” Olympics, the world’s first video game tournament on Wednesday, October 20th.

Chelsea Finn Explains Moravec’s Paradox in 5 Levels of Difficulty in WIRED Video

Prof. Finn explains Moravec’s paradox, which is the observation that many things that are difficult for robots are easy for humans and vice versa, to a child, a teenager, an undergrad, a grad student and finally to a colleague.

Prof. Oussama Khatib’s Journey with Ocean OneK

A robotic diving system that looks like a Transformer? Ocean OneK can go to depths that would kill a human diver. WIRED spoke with Professor Oussama Khatib to understand how he and his team designed, built and tested this robotic diver.

Congratulations to Daphne Koller for Winning the 2022 Technical Leadership Abie Award

Congratulations to co-founder of Coursera and adjunct faculty member Daphne Koller for winning the 2022 Abie Award celebrating a woman or non-binary technologist who led or developed a product, process, or innovation that made a notable impact on business or society.

We Are Pleased to Welcome New Members of Our Faculty

Diyi Yang who focuses on Computational Social Science and Natural Language Processing

Sanmi Koyejo who focuses on Trustworthy Machine Learning for Healthcare and Neuroscience


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Diyi Yang
Diyi YangComputational Social Science, Natural Language Processing
Sanmi Koyejo
Sanmi KoyejoTrustworthy Machine Learning for Healthcare and Neuroscience

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Stanford AI Lab faculty and students enjoy chances to understand and solve the not-yet-doable pain points of industry. Get a chance to support and interact with SAIL’s brightest minds.

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