The National Science Foundation has selected UT Austin for the National NSF AI Institute for Foundations of Machine Learning:

https://news.utexas.edu/2020/08/26/ut-austin-selected-as-home-of-national-ai-institute-focused-on-machine-learning/

We congratulate Rachel Ward and her Co-PI's at the Departments of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering for winning this exceptionally competitive Institute Grant.