Magazine article AI Magazine

Raj Reddy Receives the Vannevar Bush Award

Magazine article AI Magazine

Raj Reddy Receives the Vannevar Bush Award

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The National Science Board has named Raj Reddy of Carnegie Mellon University as one two recipients of The prestigious 2006 Vannevar Bush Award for his lifetime contributions to science and long-standing statesmanship in science on behalf of the nation. Reddy was honored at a dinner at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. on May 9. Raj Reddy is considered a national leader in transforming computer science from a disparate group of academic disciplines into an integrated field, built upon his seminal work in human-computer interaction, artificial intelligence, speech technologies, robotics and other integrated computing innovations. His work has helped the United States lead in a range of computer science developments. Reddy cochaired the President's Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC) in the late 1990s, laying the groundwork for a national policy to significantly increase federal investments in information technology research. Reddy founded the nation's first robotics laboratory at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), which recognized the interrelationships between artificial intelligence and robotics and allowed discoveries leading to some of the nation's most important new technologies. …

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