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Ingenuity Labs Research Institute

We are an interdisciplinary initiative at Queen’s University focused on combining Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Human Machine Interaction to create future intelligent systems and robotic machines that enhance human productivity, safety, performance, and quality of life.

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Xiaoyu Yang, Borealis AI 2021 Fellow

We are very proud to announce Xiaoyu Yang as one of the recipients of the Borealis AI 2021 Fellow. Xiaoyu is a PhD candidate working with researcher, Dr. Xiaodan Zhu, in the area of Natural language reasoning and incorporating external knowledge into neural networks. The Borealis AI Fellowship recipients, supported by Canada’s top researchers and …

Dr. Joshua Woods, Mitchell Professor, Intelligent Infrastructure Monitoring

A technological environment is a built environment. Dr. Josh Woods is rethinking how we can sense and measure how buildings “feel” – and reinvent how we relate to the structures we live and work in. He’s a faculty member in our Civil Engineering department; using AI and new ways of measuring materials, his work will …

Dr. Xiaodan Zhu, Mitchell Professor, Text Analytics and Machine Learning

Better language algorithms mean better AI and better machines. Dr. Xiaodan Zhu is at the forefront of this movement. As announced in January 2021, the Mitchell Professors are five engineering researchers, funded by a gift from Bruce Mitchell, Sc’68, DSc’20, to explore the frontiers of how humanity and machines coexist. The Mitchell Professors reside in …

Dr. Il-Min Kim – Using Neural Networks as Mathematical Solvers

Check out this video about Ingenuity Labs researcher Dr. Il-Min Kim discussing the use of Neural networks as Mathematical Solvers. Dr. Kim also Director of the Wireless Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (WAI Lab).

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Dr. Sidney Givigi – Controlling Robots with your Mind

Check out this video about Ingenuity Labs researcher Sidney Givigi, and his Autonomous Robots Research Group. The project is Controlling Robots with your Mind.

Podcast: In Conversation with Dr. Joshua Marshall

Listen to Dr. Joshua Marshall, Interim Director of the Ingenuity Labs Research Institute, talk about the lab’s collaborative approach to creating intelligent systems and robotic machines that enhance human productivity, safety, performance, and quality of life. This podcast was originally posted on the Research at Queen’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science website: In Conversation …

33rd Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence (Canadian AI 2020)

Story by Rohan Bhambhoria, PhD Candidate From May 13th to 15th, 2020, the 33rd Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence (Canadian AI 2020) was held jointly with the Computer and Robot Vision Conference (CRV). These events (AI·CRV 2020) brought together hundreds of leaders in research, industry and government, as well as Canada’s most accomplished students, showcasing Canada’s …

Podcast: Teaching Language to Computers with Dr. Xiaodan Zhu

Ingenuity Labs researcher Dr. Xiaodan Zhu discusses how his research at the frontier of artificial intelligence is helping computers better understand language, with wide ranging applications. This podcast was originally posted on the Research at Queen’s website: Teaching Language to Computers with Dr. Xiaodan Zhu

Podcast: Helping Robots Learn to Walk with Dr. Amy Wu

Ingenuity Labs researcher Dr. Amy Wu discusses her research interests that include mechatronics, human biomechanics, and wearable and assistive devices. One of Dr. Wu’s projects, Rando the Robot, is a low-cost bipedal walking robot with an open-source mindset, to expand accessibility to and involvement in walking robot education and research. This podcast was originally posted …

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Canadian AI Conference and the Computer and Robot Vision Conference

Our own Xiaodan Zhu is a Program Co-Chair of the 33rd Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence that will take place May 13 to 15, 2020. This conference is held jointly with the Computer and Robot Vision Conference and the event is being held remotely next week: https://www.caiac.ca/en/conferences/canadianai-2020/home http://www.computerrobotvision.org/ These are Canada’s premier conferences in AI …