On September 6, Huangpu Academy, which was jointly founded by Baidu and the National Engineering Laboratory for Deep Learning Technology and Application, held the 3rd graduation ceremony in Beijing, with 65 students graduating. The academy is dedicated to cultivate "chief AI architects" for all walks of life in China.
These 65 architects come from companies and institutions of various industries, including the National Satellite Meteorological Center, SAIC General Motors Corporation Limited, Baosteel Zhanjiang, BOE, Chengdu SinoRail Electronics, and ICBC.
Adding the 65 students, the Baidu Huangpu Academy has together cultivated 135 high-end talents in the AI industry, becoming the "Huangpu Military Academy", a West Point in China, for cultivating industrial AI talents.
The first industry-level deep learning platform in China that has open sources, leading technology, and complete functions, the PaddlePaddle, provides comprehensive technical development support to Huangpu Academy.
Currently, the PaddlePaddle has gathered more than 2.1 million developers, who serve more than 90,000 companies.