BAIR Admissions

Announcement (9/23/20): Starting this year (i.e., Grad Admissions for students starting Fall 2021) the AI Admissions Committee will not consider GRE Scores in making decisions. BAIR believes in diversity leading to better research and decision making and welcomes applicants of all backgrounds to apply.

Graduate Admissions

Graduate Admissions happens through the various departments the BAIR faculty are affiliated with. Most BAIR faculty are affiliated with the EECS department, which houses the CS Division and the EE Division. Please make sure to choose the division and area that are right for you. To learn more about each area, you can check out some of the representative faculty webpages linked next to each area.

AI Areas in the CS Division:

CS: AI-BIO: Biology -- Ioannidis, Listgarten, Song

CS: AI-CV: Computer Vision -- Canny, Darrell, Efros, Kanazawa, Malik, Zakhor

CS: AI-DRL: Deep and Reinforcement Learning -- Abbeel, Levine

CS: AI-H: Human Interaction, Safety, Fairness -- Canny, Dragan, Hardt, Russell, Steinhardt

CS: AI-NLP: Natural Language Processing -- Bamman, DeNero, Hearst, Klein

CS: AI-ROB: Robotics -- Abbeel, Dragan, Goldberg, Levine, Tomlin

CS: AI-THY: ML Theory -- Bartlett, Hardt, Jordan, Recht, Steinhardt, Wainwright, Yu

CS: AI-SEC: Security, Synthesis, Verification -- Cheung, Popa, Song, Wagner

CS: AI-SYS: Software Systems, Engineering -- Gonzalez, Keutzer, Stoica


AI-related Areas in the EE Division (which goes by EECS in the application portal):

EECS: CIR: Control, Intelligent Systems and Robotics -- Arcak, Bayen, Goldberg, Ma, Recht, Sastry, Sojoudi, Tomlin, Zakhor

EECS: CVAI: Computer Vision and AI -- we recommend you instead apply to a more focused AI area under CS

EECS: IDNCS: Information, Data, Network, and Communication Sciences -- Jiao, Ma, Wainwright

EECS: SP: Signal Processing -- Lustig, Waller, Zakhor

For applying to CS or EECS, start here

Other departments BAIR faculty are affiliated with:

Mechanical Engineering

Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

Neuroscience

Psychology

School of Information

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Post-doc Opportunities

BAIR has many post-docs. Post-docs are recruited by individual faculty each following their own process. All faculty have webpages which could be a good starting point regarding their interests and how they might be reached.

Undergraduate Opportunities

BAIR has many undergraduate researchers. Undergraduate researchers are recruited by individual faculty each following their own process. All faculty have webpages which could be a good starting point regarding their interests and how they might be reached.

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