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Bansal receives prestigious ARO Young Investigator Award

July 31, 2018

Mohit Bansal, an assistant professor in the department of computer science, received the prestigious Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award from the U.S. Army Research Office (ARO) for 2018 — for his work on natural language processing and multimodal machine learning. As explained … Continued

Can a computer diagnose autism?

July 11, 2018

Martin Styner’s son Max was 6 by the time clinicians diagnosed him with autism. The previous year, Max’s kindergarten teacher had noticed some behavioral signs. For example, the little boy would immerse himself in books so completely that he shut … Continued

A Proposed Solution to the Password Reuse Problem

June 13, 2018

Password reuse across multiple sites creates major security risks. If an attacker can steal credentials and gain access to one account, he or she can also log into every other account that uses the same password. The threat doesn’t just … Continued

Fuchs receives honorary doctorate from TU Wien

May 24, 2018

Federico Gil Distinguished Professor Henry Fuchs was awarded an honorary doctorate by TU Wien in Vienna, Austria on May 8. Fuchs was recognized for his service to the scientific development of computer graphics, in particular in the fields of virtual … Continued

Bauer earns 2018 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

May 17, 2018

Doctoral student Lisa Bauer was awarded the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. Bauer was one of 2,000 fellowship awardees for 2018 selected from more than 12,000 applicants nationwide. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), launched in 1952, … Continued