Meet the Innovators Under 35

Olga Russakovsky, Princeton University

2017 Innovator Under 35: Employed crowdsourcing to vastly improve computer-vision system

Olga Russakovsky, Assistant Professor, Princeton University

Dr. Olga Russakovsky is an assistant professor in the computer science department at Princeton University. Her research is in computer vision, closely integrated with machine learning and human-computer interaction. She completed her PhD at Stanford University and her postdoctoral fellowship at Carnegie Mellon University. She was awarded the PAMI Mark Everingham Prize as one of the leaders of the ImageNet Large Scale Visual Recognition Challenge, received an NSF Graduate Fellowship, and was named one of the top 35 innovators under 35 by MIT Technology Review. In addition to her research, she cofounded the Stanford AI Laboratory’s outreach camp SAILORS to educate high school girls about AI. She then cofounded and continues to serve as a board member of the AI4ALL foundation, dedicated to educating a diverse group of future AI leaders.


Innovators Under 35
individuals whose superb technical work promises to shape the coming decades through the development of new technology or the creative application of existing technologies to solve problems.