Media Spotlight

CIM members and students are often featured in news and media publications. Their contributions to fields of research and expert status make them valuable resources. Here is a sampling of recent news appearances.


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Prof. Benoit Boulet discusses the efforts to make Quebec carbon neutral by 2050 and the McGill Centre for Innovation in Energy Storage and Conversion (McISCE) which researches new technologies to help achieve that goal

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CIM students Elham Daneshmand, supervised by Prof. Hsiu-Chin Lin, and Haolun Wu, supervised by Prof. Xue (Steve) Liu, receive prestigious Borealis AI Fellowships

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CIM member Prof. Kaleem Siddiqi will co-direct the dual chair in Artificial Intelligence and Health/Digital Health Life Sciences funded by Le Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS) to advance understanding of Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.

Royal Society of Canada logo alongside Prof Joelle Pineau

Prof. Joelle Pineau elected as a fellow to the Royal Society of Canada in the Academy of Sciences for her remarkable scientific contributions

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CIM Director Prof. Derek Nowrouzezahrai selected as one of McGill's two new CIFAR AI Chairs

Five dignitaties at the official opening of the McGill Retail Innovation Lab

Prof. James Clark is a Research Co-Director of the McGill Retail Innovation Lab, which aims to transform the consumer retail experience using innovative new technologies. The official inauguration of the MRIL took place on Nov. 8, 2021.

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Prof. AJung Moon explains the ethical ramifications of robot AI in season 8 of the podcast Command Line Heroes

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Prof. AJung Moon, Director of the McGill Responsible Autonomy & Intelligent System Ethics (RAISE) lab is welcoming a humanoid robot to her group, thanks to funding from the Government of Canada through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF).

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Professor Inna Sharf, Director of the Intelligent Machines Research Center's Aerospace Mechatronics Laboratory, and her PhD student Eitan Bulka, discuss the state of aerospace research in Canada in light of the historic Ingenuity flight to Mars

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