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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Congratulations to Jeannette Bohg, Zakir Durumeric, and Chelsea Finn for being selected as winners of this year’s Sloan Research Fellowships!

The fellows are “early-career scholars represent[ing] the most promising scientific researchers working today. Their achievements and potential place them among the next generation of scientific leaders in the U.S. and Canada.”

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 Oussama Khatib on Receiving the Title of Knight of the National Order of Merit of France!

Congratulations to Oussama Khatib on receiving the title of Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite (English: Knight of the National Order of Merit) from the government of France.  The French order of merit was established in 1963 with support from Charles de Gaulle.  Membership in this order is awarded by the President of France. 

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.

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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