Almost 400,000 babies were born prematurely—before 37 weeks gestation—in 2018 in the United States. One of the leading causes of newborn deaths and long-term disabilities, preterm birth (PTB) is considered a public health problem with … Continue reading Can AI Help Doctors Predict and Prevent Preterm Birth?
Research & News
The Distinguished Lecture series brings computer scientists to Columbia to discuss current issues and research that is affecting their particular … Continue reading The Distinguished Lecture Series Explores the Latest in CS Research
The Data Science Institute (DSI) at Columbia University has awarded 2020 seed grants to research teams whose projects merge data science with traditional fields to solve pressing societal problems. DSI’s Seed Funds Program supports new … Continue reading Data Science Institute Seed Grants Support Interdisciplinary Research Across Columbia
Multidisciplinary collaborations across Columbia includes work by CS professors – Peter Allen and Paul Blaer’s scans of the Notre Dame cathedral and Steven Feiner’s augmented reality app of a 16th century manuscript.
Nine papers from CS researchers were accepted to the ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA20), held in Salt Lake City, … Continue reading Papers from the Theory of Computing Group Accepted to SODA 2020
Student & Alumni News
Ben Horowitz shares what makes for a great pitch, the qualities of successful entrepreneurs, and why you shouldn’t listen to your friends for career advice.
For this year’s Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award, three computer science students received honorable mentions – Lalita Devadas, Dave Epstein, and … Continue reading CS Undergrads Recognized by the Computing Research Association
Jim Kurose (PhD ’84) is recognized for his contributions to the design and analysis of network protocols for multimedia communication.
Zach van Schouwen (SEAS ’08) talks about how he gets things done and runs effective meetings by talking less.
Moawia Eldeeb (SEAS ’18) and Josh Augustin (SEAS ’18) created Pivot, a connected in-home gym. With seed funding, they built SmartSpot, a successful B2B forerunner of Pivot, which they sold to hundreds of gyms around … Continue reading CS Alumni part of Forbes 30 under 30