Professor Yizhou Sun has been awarded the 2020 Amazon Research Award for her research on Accelerating Graph Neural Network Training. The Amazon Research Awards helps fund outstanding, innovative research proposals across machine learning, robotics, operations research, and more, while strengthening connections between Amazon research teams, academic researchers, and their affiliated institutions. The grant program provides $80,000 in cash and $20,000 in AWS Promotional Credits to academic researchers. Award announcement: