National Academy of Engineering Elects 84 Members and 22 Foreign Members

Yann A. LeCun is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering.

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected 84 new members and 22 foreign members, announced NAE President C.D. (Dan) Mote Jr. today.  This brings the total U.S. membership to 2,281 and the number of foreign members to 249. … Individuals in the newly elected class will be formally inducted during a ceremony at the NAE’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 8, 2017. … [It includes] LeCun, Yann A., director, AI Research, Facebook, New York City.  For developing convolutional neural networks and their applications in computer vision and other areas of artificial intelligence.

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