Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (amii)
About the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute
amii attracts technology-focused companies and researchers from around the world
The Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (amii) performs advanced research and development in the field of machine learning and artificial intelligence. Based in Edmonton, amii is one of three artificial intelligence hubs in Canada.
amii is affiliated with the University of Alberta and has helped make the university one of the world’s top five machine learning and artificial intelligence research organizations according to csrankings.org.
amii is home to over 120 staff, students and researchers, including renowned researcher Richard Sutton, one of the founding fathers of modern computational reinforcement learning. University of Alberta graduates working through amii are often hired by leading technology firms and top universities.
amii has established a reputation for excellence in machine learning that has attracted interest and partnership from some of the world’s biggest players in this field.
DeepMind (Google), Royal Bank of Canada, and Mitsubishi Electric have all opened new research labs in Edmonton to partner with amii researchers. In addition, Google Brain, Google Research, Microsoft Research, IBM Research and Volkswagen Data Lab conduct collaborative research through amii.
For those seeking solutions, collaboration, partnership and investment opportunities, amii shows that Alberta is a premier destination where great ideas can compete globally.
University of Alberta Computer Science Highlights
- 1st Computing Science Department in Canada 1964
- Top 5 in the world in the field of Core AI & ML (csrankings.org)
- Academic origins of Google DeepMind’s AlphaGo
- 40+ faculty members ~20 working directly on artificial intelligence or machine learning
- 500 undergraduate students, 225 graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and research associates
University of Alberta alumni have been recruited at major tech companies including:
- Mitsubishi Electric
- Electronic Arts (EA)