PhD student Brian A. Smith developed the RAD—racing auditory display—to enable people who are visually impaired to play the same racing games sighted players play, with the same level of speed, control, and excitement.
Three Columbia computer science graduate students have qualified to compete in the 2018 world finals of the Association for Computing … Continue reading Columbia team to compete in ACM-ICPC World Finals in Beijing
Akinola was selected for his work on human-in-the-loop robot learning, and is one of ten students to receive the two-year fellowship, which covers tuition for two academic years and provides a stipend and travel allowance.
Nilforoshan was selected for his research with Eugene Wu on NLP techniques to generate automated writing feedback, and for his work with Jure Leskovec (Stanford) on the relationship between the food people eat and their environment.
AI talent is expensive, scarce, and hard to retain, making it tough for startups and small companies to compete with … Continue reading NYC company, with an assist from Columbia online teaching, is training AI talent in places few other companies think to look
Dingzeyu Li was one of eight PhD students selected to the Doctoral Symposium organized by the User Interface and Software … Continue reading Dingzeyu Li, lead author of best paper at UIST, selected to UIST Doctoral Symposium
The timing isn’t great—mid-semester with early projects coming due and midterms beginning—but still they come; 37 from Columbia and Barnard … Continue reading 37 from Columbia and Barnard attend bigger-than-ever Grace Hopper Celebration
A former student of Kathy McKeown and now an MIT professor, Barzilay developed novel solutions for multi-document summarization along with new algorithms for identifying paraphrases. Her work was integrated as part of Columbia’s Newsblaster system.
In this interview, Adrian Tang describes how the CLKSCREW attack exploits the design of energy management systems to breach hardware … Continue reading Devices shown to be vulnerable via remote CLKSCREW attack on energy management system
Of 200 applicants, Pai was one of sixteen to receive this $3K scholarship to increase STEM diversity. Selection was based on academic achievement and an essay on an inspiring female leader. Pai’s subject: Ansaf Salleb-Aouissi.
Sharon Chen has already built two successful websites: ClickPA to help teenagers in Palo Alto more easily find local events and activities, and Wordcradle to motivate writers to set and meet target goals.