Mila (research institute)

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Coordinates: 45°31′50″N 73°36′50″W / 45.530477°N 73.613881°W / 45.530477; -73.613881 Mila (originally Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms) is a research institute in Montreal, Quebec. Since 2017, Mila is the result of a partnership between the Université de Montréal and McGill University with École Polytechnique de Montréal and HEC Montréal. Mila has been founded by Yoshua Bengio, a Turing award winner and one of the founders of the field of deep learning.[1][2][3]

Besides Bengio, its faculty members include Joëlle Pineau and Doina Precup. Some of its graduates include Hugo Larochelle and Ian Goodfellow.

Mila is both a research and educational institution, providing postdoc and internship positions, and granting PhD and Master's degrees in machine learning.


  1. ^ "Fathers of the Deep Learning revolution receive 2018 ACM A.M. Turing Award". Retrieved 2019-07-17.
  2. ^ "Massive new centre for AI research opens in Montreal - Montreal |". 2019-01-28. Retrieved 2019-07-15.
  3. ^ Desmond, John (2018-06-22). "Executive Interview: Yoshua Bengio of MILA, University of Montreal". AI Trends. Retrieved 2019-07-17.

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