Dr. Vora joins Verified Voting Board of Directors Verified Voting has been at the center of policy and legislative improvements leading to the use of paper records across the US.
Dr. Vora’s research group develops election audit algorithm and software package The Athena election audit algorithm and software package has been integrated into Arlo, the main election audit software tool used by election officials.
Dr. Caliskan awarded NIST grant to study biases in AI visual semantics NIST's Information Technology Laboratory has awarded Dr. Aylin Caliskan a one-year, $192,000 grant for 2021, as a single principal investigator.
Dr. Aviv’s research on smart phone passwords is mentioned in Fast Company Dr. Adam Aviv was quoted in the July 15 Fast Company article, “This technique was supposed to replace passwords. Turns out it’s surprisingly easy to hack,” which looks at research that he and his co-authors conducted on the security of LG’s knock codes.
Salon features Dr. Caliskan’s research Salon featured research conducted by Dr. Aylin Caliskan and graduate teaching assistant Akshat Pandey in the June 21 article “Uber, Lyft algorithms charged users more for trips to non-white neighborhoods.’’ Separately, Cheddar Business mentioned their research in this piece.
Dr. Caliskan receives DARPA grant DARPA Habitus Program has awarded Dr. Aylin Caliskan a 42-month, $330,000 grant to generate self-sustaining artificial intelligence models in low-resource languages that can automatically convert implicit collective associations and information to explicit knowledge.
Dr. Yerukhimovich receives NSF grant to study large scale secure computation Dr. Arkady Yerukhimovich has received a four-year National Science Foundation grant for the project “New Approaches for Large Scale Secure Computation.”
SEAS celebrates 2020 Commencement If you missed the live stream of the May 15 SEAS Graduation Celebration ceremonies, you can still watch them—and see photo albums and the faculty and staff congratulatory video—on the 2020 SEAS Virtual Graduation ceremonies page.
Dr. Hoffman and team launch COVID-19 educational web application Dr. Lance Hoffman and Dr. Jordan Selzer (GW Medical School) and their team have launched a COVID-19 educational web application aimed at equipping healthcare providers with the knowledge to manage their response to the pandemic.
Festival of Animation Welcome to the Festival of Animation Spring 2020, which has been going non-stop since 1990. This is your chance to see the projects for Computer Graphics, Computer Animation, Virtual Reality, and Computer Games courses as well as research. Hang out and mingle with other students and faculty and celebrate together the end of an eventful academic year. You will also have the chance to vote for the winners of the various categories.