The Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab (SAIL), founded in 1963 by Professor John McCarthy, continues to be a rich, intellectual and stimulating academic environment. Through multidisciplinary and multi-faculty collaborations, SAIL promotes new discoveries and explores new ways to enhance human-robot interactions through AI; all while developing the next generation of researchers. Our staff of dedicated professionals provide support to our academic and research groups, functioning as SAIL’s backbone. SAIL staff support helps our researchers, visiting scholars and students to advance new discoveries and innovation. All these groups working together add to the depth and breadth of our cutting-edge research.
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Welcome to the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab
The Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab (SAIL) was founded by Prof. John McCarthy, one of the founding fathers of the field of AI. While the discipline of AI has transformed in many fundamental ways since its inception in the 1950s, SAIL remains a proud leading intellectual hub for scientists and engineers, an education Mecca for students, and a center of excellence for cutting edge research work.
We are located on the second floor of the Gates Computer Science Building.
Gates Computer Science Building
Stanford, CA 94305-9010
If you are a prospective Ph.D. student, please apply via the CS admissions process.
For general inquiries, please contact Nelly Elespuru.
Prof. Chris Manning SAIL Director
tel: (650) 723-7683
Nelly Elespuru Assoc. Director of Operations
tel: (650) 498-9324
Brian Habekoss SAIL Website Questions
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Joseph Huang Executive Director
Jill Wu School of Engineering
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