SCS Student Awards
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Amazon Research Awards
– The ARA program funds projects conducted primarily by Ph.D. students or post docs, under the supervision of the faculty member awarded the funds. The Amazon Research Awards (ARA) program offers awards of up to $80,000 to faculty members at academic institutions worldwide for research in the areas of : Computer vision, Fairness in artificial intelligence, Knowledge management and data quality, Machine learning algorithms and theory, Natural language processing Online advertising, Operations research and optimization, Personalization, Robotics, Search and information retrieval, Security, privacy and abuse prevention. To encourage collaboration and the sharing of insights, each funded proposal team is assigned an appropriate Amazon research contact.


  • Jason Hong, HCII, 2019
    –Designing Alternative Representations of Confusion Matrices to Evaluate Public Perceptions of Fairness in Machine Learning
  • Oliver Kroemer, RI, 2019
    –Robust Manipulation Strategies for Delta-Robot Arrays
  • Changliu Liu, RI, 2019
    –Hierarchical Motion Planning for Efficient and Provably Safe Human-Robot Interactions



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