Emirates Information Company – MBZUAI ranks thirtieth globally in AI, CV, ML and NLP

ABU DHABI, June 20, 2022 (WAM) — Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) was ranked 30th globally in its focus areas including Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Vision (CV), Learning machine (ML) and natural language processing (NLP), in the CSRankings list.

The MBZUAI ranking places it ahead of several renowned research universities in the world, such as the University of Michigan, Georgia Tech and the University of Toronto in North America; Imperial College London, EPFL, Max Planck Society in Europe; the University of Tokyo, the National University of Seoul and the University of Sydney in Asia Pacific. MBZUAI can now claim to be the highest ranked CS institution in the Arab world, the Middle East and Africa (the CSR ranking includes Israel as part of Europe).

After two years since the university’s establishment, MBZUAI has been ranked 127th globally among institutions conducting research in computer science, including AI, systems, theory, and “interdisciplinary” fields such as robotics, infographics, visualization, and more. The ranking places MBZUAI alongside institutions such as Notre Dame, University of Liverpool, Weizmann Institute of Science, Osaka University, Ecole Normale Supérieure and other prestigious schools.

The Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and President of MBZUAI, Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber said: “In 2019, Abu Dhabi established the world’s first university dedicated to AI research with the aim to enhance and benefit from advanced technology capabilities in line with our leaders’ vision for the future and roadmap. established in the UAE Strategy for Artificial Intelligence 2031. Today, MBZUAI reached a milestone by ranking 30th globally by CSRankings in AI, Computer Vision, Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing, placing it alongside global research universities elite, has not been achieved without the vision, guidance and support of management and the sincere efforts of the MBZUAI team.

Achieving this recognition is a demonstration of the UAE’s commitment to developing a knowledge-based economy, promoting AI-driven research and innovation, as well as empowering young people to become future leaders in this strategic sector.”

CSRankings or computing rankings are “designed to identify institutions and professors actively involved in research in various areas of computing, based on the number of publications by professors that have appeared at the most selective conferences in all areas of computing”, according to the CSRankings website. Association.

CSRankings is considered a reliable source for rankings of institutions conducting research in these areas of scientific research.

“Attracting this caliber of faculty is a testament to our research ambitions and the freedom we offer to innovate. We are a new university, with a strong culture of scientific research which is reflected in the CSR rankings we have achieved in just two years. to create an unparalleled environment here in Abu Dhabi to attract more talent and inspire impactful research as we grow,” said MBZUAI President Professor Eric Xing.

Translated by: Mervat Mahmoud.


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