Text IQ started as co-founder Apoorv Agarwal’s (PhD ’14) Columbia thesis project titled “Social Network Extraction From Text.” The algorithm he built was able to read a novel, like Jane Austen’s “Emma,” for example, and understand … Continue reading From Thesis Project to a Multi-Million Dollar Company
Most people take for granted that when they speak, they will be heard and understood. But for the millions who live with speech impairments caused by physical or neurological conditions, trying to communicate with others … Continue reading Fadi Biadsy (PhD ’11) Develops Tool to Help People with Atypical Speech Patterns
The Jonathan Gross Prize honors students who graduate at the top of their class with a track record of promising … Continue reading Five CS graduates awarded the Jonathan Gross Prize
As valedictorian of the Class of 2019, Alexandre Lamy will receive Columbia Engineering’s highest academic honor. Lamy will also be awarded the School’s Illig Medal and speak at Engineering Class Day on May 20.
CompilHer is an educational technology podcast with the aim of encouraging high school girls to pursue computer science in college … Continue reading A Podcast on Women in CS by Women in CS
Learn the science behind movie magic in this talk with Nora Wixom BC’13, a visual effects director at Lucasfilm. Nora will be talking about the technology used to create the computer graphics and visual effects … Continue reading The Art and Science of Star Wars
Looking around corners is one of the most dangerous parts of war for infantry. Ravn builds heads-up displays that let soldiers and law enforcement see around corners thanks to cameras on their gun, drones or elsewhere.
Hundreds joined DevFest for a week of workshops that ended with an 18-hour hackathon. In its ninth year, the event gathered technologists … Continue reading DevFest Returns For A Week Of Learning And Coding
Tomer Aharoni (GS ’19) will present “Nagish”, a software that helps people with hearing and speech difficulties communicate over the … Continue reading CS Student to Present at Google Cloud Next ’19
A Columbia team has advanced to the world finals of the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). They will go to … Continue reading Columbia Advances To ICPC World Finals
Kara Schechtman (CC ‘19) has been selected as one of the recipients of the Senator George J. Mitchell Scholarship Program to pursue a … Continue reading Exploring The Intersection Of AI And Philosophy
The Computing Research Association (CRA) awarded Serina Chang as one of four awardees of the 2019 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award. … Continue reading CS Undergraduate Students Recognized By The Computing Research Association
Wu gave a lightning talk, “Life of a Machine Learning Dataset”, at the conference last July. She was selected out of … Continue reading Rachel Wu (SEAS ’19) Chosen To Present At Google’s Annual Women Engineers Summit
Hwang spent the summer working for the Natural Language Text Processing Lab (NLP) and the Data Science Institute (DSI) on … Continue reading CS undergrad, Alyssa Hwang (SEAS ’20), Presented Her Research at Columbia, Harvard and Stanford Research Conferences