• Amazon expands its Alexa Fund Fellowship to a total of 18 universities, up from 4 last year

    3 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Amazon announced this morning a further investment in voice technology with an expansion of its Alexa Fund Fellowship to 14 new universities, up from only 4 in 2017, the Fellowship's first year. The program, which is designed to support conversational A.I. and speech science research, is now coming to 18 total universities, including new additions, MIT, Dartmouth and Cambridge.
    Under the banner of the Alexa Fund Fellowship are two programs: The Alexa Graduate Fellowship, focused on fostering education by PhD and post-doctoral students on topics like machine learning, speech science, and...
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  • Amazon's Alexa Fund Fellowship adds 14 more universities

    Amazon's Alexa Fund Fellowship adds 14 more universities

    3 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    Amazon today announced the expansion of the Alexa Fund Fellowship, adding 14 new university partners, including MIT, University of Cambridge, and Dartmouth University. As part of the expansion, the Alexa Graduate Fellowship and Alexa Innovation Fellowship were also introduced. Participating education institutions will use the funding to support nov...
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