Israel’s Technion ranks Europe’s best university in the field of artificial intelligence for the second year

The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology campus on Mount Carmel, Haifa. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, the country’s university of science and technology, has been ranked Europe’s top institution in the field of artificial intelligence (AI), for the second consecutive year, according to a world ranking by the computer establishments.

The Haifa-based Technion-Israel Institute of Technology was selected 16th globally in AI and 10th globally in the learning systems subfield by CSRankings, a metrics-based ranking of the world’s top IT institutions entire. Tel Aviv University was ranked 6th in the field of AI after the German Max-Planck Society and ahead of the University of Edinburgh and the University of Oxford.

“The Technion continues to establish its position as the leading research institution in Israel and Europe in key areas of artificial intelligence, thanks to the unique work environment that exists in this field at the Technion,” said Shie Mannor. , co-director of Tech .AI, the Technion’s artificial intelligence center.

Tech.AI researchers work on the application of advanced AI methodologies and tools in a number of fields, including data science, medical research, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, architecture and biology.

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“Consolidating the Technion’s position as a pioneer and world leader in the field of AI and disseminating the knowledge gained in this process to the commercial world in all its aspects, are very important national tasks”, commented Professor Assaf Schuster , co-director of Technology. AI.

The Technion said it is also building its own AI community for students and researchers to deepen collaborations with industry and academia.

Last month, the Technion and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem announced a partnership agreement with IBM Research to fund research for the advancement of new AI solutions in Israel.

Mary I. Bruner