Catherine Havasi MIT AI Scientist in Portugal

The U.S. Embassy invited Dr. Catherine Havasi to Portugal for a series of lectures on “Practical Natural Language Processing.” Dr. Havasi, a technology strategist, AI researcher, and entrepreneur, currently serves as a visiting scientist at the MIT Media Lab. Her work at MIT has spanned the fields of computational creativity, transfer and meta learning, natural ...
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U.S.-Portugal MOU Establishes Pilot Program for Students and Entrepreneurs

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC February 12, 2019 Signing of the U.S.-Portugal Memorandum of Understanding To Establish a 12-Month Pilot Program To Build Intercultural Understanding and Provide Training at Innovative Organizations On February 11, Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Marie Royce and Ambassador Domingos Fezas Vital of the ...
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Conference “The U.S. and Portugal: a partnership for prosperity”

On June 4, 2018, the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon, with support from the Luso-American Development Foundation ( FLAD ), hosted the conference “The United States and Portugal:  A Partnership for Prosperity – Energy Security, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Engagement” at the Gulbenkian foundation in Lisbon. The one-day conference was opened with remarks by U.S. Ambassador George Glass, ...
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American Embassy and FCT sign grants to support FCT-Nova programs

As part of our ongoing collaboration with Nova University’s Faculty of Science and Technology (FCT-Nova), on October 17, Public Affairs Officer Todd Miyahira and Dean Fernando Santana signed two grants to support programs hosted at FCT-Nova . One of the grants will support FCT Challenge 2018 edition.  FCT Challenge is a competition for pre-university students fostering ...
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