2050 RESEARCH

Our Mission

To support the company's medium- and long-term development on Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) in term of fundamental research, enhance independent innovation, accelerate the pace of realization of AGI, and at the same time focus on scientific and technological innovation in AGI-related topics to improve the theoretical and technological competitiveness of the enterprise.

Our Vision

Crossing the "Singularity", exploring the unknown, creating a better future, and becoming an outstanding scientific research organization for the future world!

Shuicheng Yan

Managing Director of 2050 Research

Fellow of AAAI, ACM, SAEng, IEEE, IAPR

Research Focuses

Foundation Models 2.0

Agent

New FM and its Applications

Training & Inference

Research on Explainability
and Other Aspects

Virtual Agent

Physical Agent

Featured Publications

Reinforcement Learning from Diverse Human Preferences

Wanqi Xue, Bo An, Shuicheng Yan, Zhongwen Xu

IJCAI 2024 Conference

August 2024

Keywords: Reinforcement Learning, Human Preferences, Human Feedback, Rewards

Exploring Diffusion Time-steps for Unsupervised Representation Learning

Zhongqi Yue, Jiankun Wang, Qianru Sun, Lei Ji, Eric I-Chao Chang, Hanwang Zhang

ICLR 2024 Conference

May 2024

Keywords: unsupervised representation learning, diffusion model, representation disentanglement, counterfactual generation

Synapse: Trajectory-as-Exemplar Prompting with Memory for Computer Control

Longtao Zheng, Rundong Wang, Xinrun Wang, Bo An

ICLR 2024 Conference

May 2024

Keywords: AI Agents, Large Language Models, Prompting

True Knowledge Comes from Practice: Aligning Large Language Models with Embodied Environments via Reinforcement Learning

Weihao Tan, Wentao Zhang, Shanqi Liu, Longtao Zheng, Xinrun Wang, Bo An

ICLR 2024 Conference

May 2024

Keywords: Reinforcement Learning, Large Language Models, Parameter-Efficient Fine-Tuning

Enhancing Video-Language Representations with Structural Spatio-Temporal Alignment

Hao Fei; Shengqiong Wu; Meishan Zhang; Min Zhang; Tat-Seng Chua; Shuicheng Yan

IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence

April 2024

Keywords: Videos, Semantics, Transformers

Featured Open Source

Skywork

Vitron

AgentStudio

PointCloudMamba

Skywork

2050 Talent Program

FOR THE BEST AND THE BRIGHTEST

Skywork 2050 Industrial PhD Program

(Open to All Nationalities)

About the Program

We offer you a unique blend of opportunities—a stimulating research career at 2050 Research coupled with the chance to pursue postgraduate education in Singapore leading universities. Candidates embark on a collaborative research journey, working on jointly-identified projects supervised by the Company qualified supervisor and universitites, thereby fulfilling their PhD requirements while making significant contributions to the industry.

Introduction

Candidate's Expectation

Selected candidates will be full-time salaried employees of the Company while pursuing full-time PhD studies at our partnering universities in Singapore (National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University). Besides working along with our research scientists to conduct groundbreaking research in the AGI field, focusing on Foundation Model 2.0 and Agents, candidates will collaborate closely with our interdisciplinary team to publish influential research findings in top-tiered conferences and journals, making significant impact on the AGI community.

Experience

Selection Criteria

  • Demonstrate a strong interest in a career in computer science.
  • Keen to study and perform research in areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Deep Learning, Game AI, Natural Language Processing, Reinforcement Learning, and Speech Recognition. (Preferably but not limited to);
  • Proficiency in differentiable programming frameworks such as PyTorch, TensorFlow, and JAX
  • Possessed Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Data science, or related fields is highly desirable.
  • Must meet the university's postgraduate admission and academic requirements.
  • For existing PhD candidates, must be 2 years or less into the postgraduate program.

Criteria

Rewards and Benefits

A monthly salary of SGD6,000, in
addition to Medical Insurance and many employment perks
Sponsorship of
tuition fee for 4 years
Conference and
travel allowances
Computing equipment
and GPU resources

Benefits

Application Submission

How to apply

Interested applicants should send the motivation letter, Curriculum Vitae, and publication list via email to Michelle (michelle@kunlun-inc.com).

Application Deadline

Our program is open throughout the year, and will be considered for the next nearest intake, following the university's academic calendar (August and January intakes).

Apply

EDB Industrial Postgraduate Program

(Open to Singapore Citizens/Permanent Residents)

About the Program

We offer you a unique blend of opportunities—a stimulating research career at 2050 Research coupled with the chance to pursue postgraduate education in Singapore leading universities. Candidates embark on a collaborative research journey, working on jointly-identified projects supervised by the Company qualified supervisor and universitites, thereby fulfilling their PhD requirements while making significant contributions to the industry.

Introduction

Candidate's Expectation

This program is a collaboration between Singapore's Economic Development Board and Skywork AI to develop a talent pool with critical R&D skillsets for the industry. Selected candidates will be full-time salaried employees of the Company while pursuing full-time PhD studies at our partnering universities in Singapore (National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University and Singapore University of Design and Technology).

Besides working along with our research scientists to conduct groundbreaking research in the AGI field, focusing on Foundation Model 2.0 and Agents, candidates will collaborate closely with our interdisciplinary team to publish influential research findings in top-tiered conferences and journals, making significant impact on the AGI community.

Experience

Selection Criteria

  • Open to Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents only.
  • Demonstrate a strong interest in a career in computer science.
  • Keen to study and perform research in areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Deep Learning, Game AI, Natural Language Processing, Reinforcement Learning, and Speech Recognition. (Preferably but not limited to);
  • Proficiency in differentiable programming frameworks such as PyTorch, TensorFlow, and JAX
  • Possessed Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Data science, or related fields is highly desirable.
  • Must meet the university's postgraduate admission and academic requirements.
  • For existing PhD candidates, must be 2 years or less into the current postgraduate program.

Criteria

Rewards and Benefits

A monthly salary of SGD6,000, in
addition to CPF, Medical Insurance, and many employment perks
Sponsorship of
tuition fee for 4 years
Conference and
travel allowances
Computing equipment
and GPU resources

Benefits

Application Submission

How to apply

Interested applicants should send the motivation letter, Curriculum Vitae, and publication list via email to Michelle (michelle@kunlun-inc.com).

Application Deadline

Our program is open throughout the year, and will be considered for the next nearest intake, following the university's academic calendar (August and January intakes).

Apply

Careers

Research Scientist

  • Full-Time Position
  • Location:Singapore

Research Internship (LLM)

  • Internship Position
  • Location:Singapore

Research Internship (Multimodal LLM, Text-to-Image)

  • Internship Position
  • Location:Singapore