The paper, by three Columbia researchers, describes CLKSCREW, a new class of fault attacks that exploit the security-obliviousness of energy management mechanisms. The attack does not require physical access to devices or fault injection equipment.
In a paper published in PNAS, they call for a holistic approach to data science, one that weaves statistics and computer science into a larger framework while considering context and responsibilities when using data. Subscription.
The Winner’s Curse—where newly discovered genetic effects are consistently overestimated and fail consistently to replicate in subsequent studies—afflicts every genome-wide … Continue reading Genome-wide association studies, minus the Winner’s Curse, are shown to be reliable and replicable
Eitan Grinspun and Changxi Zheng worked with MIT researchers to create InstantCAD, a plugin providing real-time feedback on how design changes affect performance. A paper describing InstantCAD will be presented at SIGGRAPH in August.
When 108,000 students enrolled in her inaugural online edX artificial intelligence course, Ansaf Salleb-Aouissi and two assistants divided up among … Continue reading Ansaf Salleb-Aouissi receives provost award to build MOOC chatbot
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A former student (PhD’11) of Henning Schulzrinne, Baset is now CTO Security for IBM Blockchain Solutions, where he helps develop security practices focused on concerns unique to blockchain.
Augmented reality headsets made by Meta overlay 3D holograms on real world so people can do tasks—send emails, write code—from virtual screens. Meta’s founder is Meron Gribetz, a former student of Steven Feiner.
A Columbia computer science master’s student has qualified to compete in the Cambridge 2 Cambridge (C2C) Cybersecurity Challenge to be … Continue reading Columbia student to compete in C2C Cybersecurity Competition
Kai-Fu Lee (BS’83) cofounded Sinovation Ventures and was formerly President of Google China; he gave SEAS’ 2017 commencement speech. Jingren Zhou (PhD’04, advisor Ken Ross) is Chief Scientist and Vice President of Alibaba Cloud, Alibaba.
Two Columbia Engineering PhD students, João P. Cerqueira (Electrical Engineering) and Thomas J. Repetti (Computer Science), have been named recipients … Continue reading João P. Cerqueira and Thomas J. Repetti earn Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship