SONY

RESEARCH AWARD
PROGRAM

Overview

Faculty Innovation Award

2016 Focused Research Award

FAQ

FACULTY INNOVATION AWARD

Global research and development at Sony enables us to foster innovative ideas, which could ultimately lead to future technology advancements and company growth. In order to speed up and expand the creation of new ideas, we would like to partner with universities. This partnership will help cultivate advanced concepts and fertilize our own research and development. The Sony Faculty Innovation Award provides up to $100K in unrestricted funds to conduct pioneering research in the areas listed below.

General Research of Interests

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Affective/Positive Computing
  • Knowledge-Based Information Extraction
  • Computational Neuroscience
  • Modular Neural Networks
  • Conversational Agent
  • Speech Recognition
  • Spoken Language Understanding
  • Active Vision
  • Multi-modal Sensor Data Fusion
  • Functional Image Sensing
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Multiple Sensor Networks
  • mm-Wave Wireless Communication & Radar System
  • Unlicensed Band (5GHz/2.4GHz) Co-existence
  • Autonomous-decentralized Wireless Network
  • AR / VR
  • Immersive Experience
  • Computational Photography
  • ADAS / Autonomous Driving
  • Electro-acoustic Transducer
  • Robotics