Martha White

Martha White – Killam Accelerator Research Award

Machine learning and reinforcement learning

University of Alberta

The Killam Accelerator Research Awards are designed to address the needs of early-career researchers, helping support this group with targeted investment. 

Martha is an associate professor in the Department of Computing Science and this award will support her cutting-edge research on machine learning. This field of data analysis and decision-making is closely linked with artificial intelligence, one of the University of Alberta’s five signature research areas.

On winning the award:

“It’s an honor to be selected amongst so many great researchers at the University of Alberta,” said White of the recognition. “My research is pushed forward by an amazingly talented group of graduate students. We are a collaborative team, and this award will directly fund several of those researchers, allowing them to focus on these hard and important research questions.”

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