Aug 2015: Eric Xing has been awarded a NIH RO1 grant.

Aug 2015: Avinava Dubey has been recognized with IBM Fellowship.

Aug 2015: Xun Zheng has been recognized with a Siebel Scholarship.

Aug 2015: Jinliang Wei, Wei Dai, Aurick Qiao, Qirong Ho, Eric Xing, with co-authors Henggang Cui, Gregory Ganger, Phillip Gibbons and Garth Gibson, have received the best paper award in SOCC 2015. Paper title: Managed Communication and Consistency for Fast Data-Parallel Iterative Analytics.

Jul 2015: Mrinmaya Sachan, Avinava Dubey, Eric Xing, with co-author Matt Richardson, have received the runner up for best paper award in ACL 2015. Paper title: Learning Answer-Entailing Structures for Machine Comprehension.

Jul 2015: Petuum 1.1 has been successfully released.

June 2015: Qirong Ho has been recognized with a honorable mention in the ACM SIGKDD Doctoral Dissertation Award.

March 2015: Eric Xing serves as the founding director of Center for Machine Learning and Health, Carnegie Mellon University. Press coverage in CMU News,UPMC News, MedCityNews,CampusTechnology,90.5 WESA,HealthITInteroperability,Healthcare IT News, and many others.

Feb 2015: Seunghak Lee graduated with a PhD from our group and will be starting as a Project Scientist at Machine Learning Department, CMU.

Oct 2014: Ankur Parikh and Eric Xing, with co-authors Avneesh Saluja and Chris Dyer, have received the runner up for best paper award in EMNLP 2014. Paper title: Language Modeling with Power Low Rank Ensembles.

Aug 2014: Bin Zhao's video summarization work called LiveLight has been covered in CMU News, CBSNEWS, WIRED.CO.UK, VOA, WESA and many others.

Aug 2014: Bin Zhao graduated with a PhD from our group and will be starting as a Project Scientist at Machine Learning Department, CMU.

Aug 2014: Gunhee Kim has been recognized with a ACM SIGKDD Doctoral Dissertation Award.

Aug 2014: Mladen Kolar has been recognized with a honorable mention in the ACM SIGKDD Doctoral Dissertation Award.

Aug 2014: Pengtao Xie has been recognized with a Siebel Scholarship.

Aug 2014: Qirong Ho graduated with a PhD from our group and will be starting as an scientist at Institute for Infocomm Research, A*STAR, Singapore.

July 2014: Eric Xing has successfully organized ICML2014 as a program co-chair.

June 2014: Junming Yin has completed his post-doc with our group, and will be starting as an assistant professor at University of Arizona.

June 2014: Eric Xing has been promoted as a full professor.

Mar 2014: Avinava Dubey has been recognized with IBM Fellowship.

December 2013: Petuum, an open source distributed machine learning framework, has been successfully released.

December 2013: Gunhee Kim's work on Visualizing Brand Associations from Web Community Photos has been covered in CMU News, ScienceDaily, The Register, POP City, Futurity.

September 2013: Kriti Puniyani graduated with a PhD from our group, will be joining Google Zurich.

August 2013: Mladen Kolar graduated with a PhD from our group, will be joining as an assistant professor at University of Chicago's Booth School of Business

August 2013: Sinead Williamson completed her post-doc with our group, and will be starting as an assistant professor at University of Texas at Austin's McCombs School of Business.

July 2013: Former SAILING member Jun Zhu has been nominated as one of AI's 10 to watch.

March 2013: Former SAILING member Seyoung Kim was named a 2013 Sloan Research Fellow in the area of Computational and Evolutionary Molecular Biology

Nov 2012: Andre Martins has been recognized with an honorable mention in the SCS Dissertation Award.

July 2012 : Amr Ahmed has been recognized with a ACM SIGKDD Doctoral Dissertation Award.

July 2012 : Andre Martins has been recognized with an IBM Scientific Award.

July 2012 : Anuj Goyal has graduated with a Masters from our group, and has gone on to LinkedIn.

April 2012 : Eric Xing has been recognized with an IBM Open Collaboration Research Award.

Dec 2011: Kyung-ah Sohn has graduated with a PhD from our group, and will be starting as a research professor in Seoul National University, South Korea, in March 2012.

Dec 2011: Ross Curtis has graduated with a PhD from our gruop, and will be joining the DNA team of ancestory.com.

July 2011: Ankur Parikh, Wei Wu, Ross Curtis and Eric Xing have been awarded the best paper in Translational Bioinformatics at ISMB 2011. [award announcement] [paper pnk]

July 2011: Jacob Eisenstein has completed his post-doc with our group, and will be starting as an assistant professor at Georgia Tech's School of Interactive Computing in Jan 2012.

July 2011: Eric Xing and Fei-Fei Li were awarded an NSF grant for their project titled "Using Large-Scale Image Data fior Onpne Social Media Analysis.

June 2011: Jun Zhu has completed his post-doc with our group, and will be starting as an associate professor at Tsinghua University, China.

May 2011: Le Song has completed his post-doc with our group, and will be starting as an assistant professor at Georgia Tech.

April 2011: Ankur Parikh has been awarded a 3-year NSF Graduate Fellowship award.

April 2011: Jing Xiang has received a 2-year Alexander Graham Bell Canada PGS(D) award.

April 2011: Kriti Puniyani has been awarded the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship.

March 2011: Hetunandan Kamichetty has defended his thesis on "Structured Probabipstic Models of Proteins across Spatial and Fitness Landscapes".

March 2011: Amr Ahmed has defended his thesis on "Modepng Content and Users: Structured Probabipstic Representation and Scalable Onpne Inference Algorithms".

January 2011: Seyoung Kim has completed her post-doc with our group, and will be starting as an assistant professor at the Lane Center for Computational Biology at CMU

January 2011: Work done by Jacob Eisenstein and Eric Xing with Noah Smith and Brendan O'Connor on finding geographical lexical variation is on the news. Press coverage in the Associated Press, New Scientist, Philadelphia Inquirer, San Francisco Chronicle, Washington Post, Ars Technica, LA Weekly, and MSNBC.