Artificial Intelligence at SFU

Access SFU’s multidisciplinary expertise in artificial intelligence to solve your business, societal and environmental challenges.

The Big Data Hub provides a platform for the public and private sector to share best practices, projects and insights into how big data and AI are being used to create innovative and equitable solutions to challenging problems.

#4 in Canada for AI capabilities

#1 in British Columbia for AI capabilities

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Access Multidisciplinary AI Expertise

Partner with SFU to find the right experts to solve your challenges. SFU’s AI researchers work with industry, the public sector, and community groups to use data, machine learning, design techniques, mathematics and statistics to accelerate innovations and create novel solutions to all kinds of problems across diverse sectors. 

Harness our expertise in:

  • Artificial intelligence

  • Data engineering

  • Natural language processing

  • Big data analysis 

  • Data management 

  • Statistical analysis 

  • Business analytics

  • Data mining

  • Visual analytics 

  • Complex & predictive modelling 

  • Machine learning 

  • Visual computing (including computer vision) 

Researchers Use AI to Successfully Detect Signs of Anxiety

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Dispelling the Power of Fake News Through Mainstream Media

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SFU-led Team Fights Drug-resistant Tuberculosis With Artificial Intelligence

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Applying AI Responsibly 

Developing and deploying AI raises questions about bias, security, equity and interpretability. Our experts can help you establish your own responsible AI strategy and principles.

AI Researcher Works to Integrate Useful and Safe Robots Into Society

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Forbes Names Computing Science Professor One of Five People Building Our AI Future

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Using AI To Solve Challenges for Different Sectors

  • Community

  • Media

  • Environment 

  • Security (including Cybersecurity)
  • Finance

  • And more

  • Health 

Collaboration Partners

  • The Artificial Intelligence Network of British Columbia  (in conjunction with the Canadian Technology Digital Supercluster)
  • ICBC
  • BC Ministry of Health
  • National Research Council Canada
  • Texas Advanced Computing Center
  • Canada Border Services Agency
  • Statistics Canada
  • And more
  • Fraser Health Authority
  • Terramera

Partner with SFU

If you're interested in working with SFU AI leaders, email us to start the conversation.

AI Innovations at SFU

SFU Researchers Help Develop AI tool for Speedy COVID-19 diagnosis

Yagiz Aksoy, School of Computing Science, SFU

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Virtual Reality Training to Launch for Healthcare Workers in BC

Dr. Steve DiPaola, School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT), SFU

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Virtual Reality and AI to Teach English

Bertrand Lee, Director, SFU's English Language and Culture Program (ELC)
Virtro, supported by SFU VentureLabs

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Taking New Media to New Creative Levels with AI

Kıvanç Tatar, School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT), SFU, PhD and multi-media artist

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AI and "Human" Chatbots

Steve DiPaola, School of Interactive Art and Technology (SIAT), SFU

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Faisal Beg, School of Engineering, SFU

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Artificial Intelligence Robot Reduces Waste Contamination at SFU

Vivek Vyas, Student, SFU’s School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering and Hassan Murad, Co-Founder, Intuitive AI

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Intelligent Haptronic Solutions (IHS)

SFU VentureLabs

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MetaOptima Technology Inc.

Maryam Sadeghi, Co-Founder and CEO, MetaOptima Technology Inc., SFU Alumni

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Custom Built AI Solution for Healthcare's Biggest Problems

Anoop Sarkar, PhD, SFU

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eTreat Medical Diagnostics Inc.

SFU VentureLabs

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Bio Conscious

SFU VentureLabs

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Big Data Approaches for Synergy between Artificial Intelligence and Clinical Brain Imaging

Sam Doesburg, Biomedical Physiology, Kinesiology, SFU, Urs Ribary, Behavioural and Cognitive Neuroscience Institute, SFU, Casily Vakorin, Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology, SFU

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Artificial Intelligence Powers Clinical Decision Making

Michael Irvine, Patrik Tan, Matt Ptoma
Fraser Health Hackathon, held in partnership with Simon Fraser University

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SFU HPC Cluster Turns Heads in Research and AI

Super Computer Cedar, SFU

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Yasutaka Furukawa, School of Computing Science, SFU

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Judy Zaichkowsky, Beedie School of Business, SFU

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Ghassan Hamarneh, School of Computing Science, SFU

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