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Former Microsoft AI Head Harry Shum Returns to Academia, Takes New Position With Tsinghua University

Shum will speak at China’s Tsinghua University in Beijing, where he will formally assume a Dual-Professorship position with the prestigious school’s Institute for Advanced Study.

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Tsinghua University Launches Institute For AI; Hires Google’s Jeff Dean As Advisor

China’s prestigious Tsinghua University is opening a dedicated AI research centre. The Tsinghua University Institute for Artificial Intelligence will be led by Dean Bo Zhang (张钹) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Tsinghua Director of Academic Committee Andrew Chi-Chih Yao (姚期智), a Turing Award Laureate. The announcement was made at today’s Tsinghua-Google AI Symposium in Beijing.