Andrew Ng

Computer Scientist

1976 –

50

Who is Andrew Ng?

Andrew Y. Ng is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Electrical Engineering by courtesy at Stanford University, and he works as the Director of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab. He is chairman of the board of Coursera, an online education platform that he co-founded with Daphne Koller.

He researches primarily in machine learning and deep learning. His early work includes the Stanford Autonomous Helicopter project, which developed one of the most capable autonomous helicopters in the world, and the STAIR project, which resulted in ROS, a widely used open-source robotics software platform.

Ng is also the author or co-author of over 100 published papers in machine learning, robotics and related fields, and some of his work in computer vision has been featured in a series of press releases and reviews. In 2008, he was named to the MIT Technology Review TR35 as one of the top 35 innovators in the world under the age of 35. In 2007, Ng was awarded a Sloan Fellowship. For his work in Artificial Intelligence, he is also a recipient of the Computers and Thought Award.

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Born
1976
United Kingdom
Also known as
  • Andrew Y. Ng
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Doctorate, University of California, Berkeley
    ( - 1993)
  • Carnegie Mellon University
Employment
  • Stanford University
Lived in
  • United States of America

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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