Can Machine Learning Change How We Diagnose Fatty Liver Disease? An interdisciplinary team, led by Computer Science Professor James Hahn, was awarded $2.2M from the National Institutes of Health to determine whether 3D optical scans could show a direct correlation between body shape and liver health. Read the full article.
The National Security Agency has awarded Ms. Elyse Nicolas a grant to host The GenCyber GW Middle School Girls Cybersecurity Camp during summer 2022 The National Security Agency has awarded Ms. Elyse Nicolas (CS) a grant to host The GenCyber GW Middle School Girls Cybersecurity Camp, a 5 day virtual day-camp for 32 middle school girls during summer 2022.
Introducing Dr. Kinga Dobolyi Dr. Kinga Dobolyi has joined the Department of Computer Science as an associate professor of practice.
Dr. Hahn receives $2.2m NIH grant Dr. James Hahn has received a four-year, $2.2 million National Institutes of Health R01 grant for the project “Advancing 3D optical body surface scan technology to assess physiological and psychological effects in highly obese population.”
Dr. Caliskan publishes article for Brookings Institution “AI and Bias” series On May 10, the Brookings Institution published the article “Detecting and mitigating bias in natural language processing,” authored by Dr. Aylin Caliskan.
Dr. Arkady Yerukhimovich spoke to WJLA-ABC7 about continuing cybersecurity threats WJLA-ABC7 spoke to Dr. Arkady Yerukhimovich about continuing cybersecurity threats in its May 12 news report “Personal data of DC police leaked by Russian-speaking ransomware gang.”
GW team places 15th in national 2021 Cyber Power Rankings The GW team [email protected], comprised of CS Scholarship for Service students Colin McKenzie and Phoebe Chang, placed 15th nationally in the 2021 Cyber Power Rankings after competing against nearly 700 teams.
Intro to Engineering summer course for high schoolers; register by May 15 SEAS will offer a three-week, three credit Introduction to Engineering course, beginning June 7, for high school students. The course provides a hands-on project and experiment-based introduction to the various disciplines within engineering and applied science. Learn more and register.
GW Monumental Alumnus: Bill Charles Westenhofer Mr. Westenhofer, M.S. ’95, is an Academy Award-winning visual effects supervisor.
Two new Gateway to Computer Science programs The Department of Computer Science will launch a graduate certificate and a Master’s degree in applied computer science this fall, both aimed at eliminating academic barriers for students interested in computer science.