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2019 Gerald M. Masson Fellows

September 18, 2019

  Who could have predicted that two inspiring engineers from the same middle school, located thousands of miles away from Baltimore, Maryland, would reunite years later while studying computer science at the same university? Yet this remarkable coincidence is exactly what happened to 2019 Gerald M. Masson Fellows Michelle Shu and Xiang (Lisa) Li. “It […]

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The future of machine learning in healthcare, CS’s Suchi Saria

September 16, 2019

Suchi Saria, John C. Malone Assistant professor of computer science, and a team of researchers, provide a roadmap to accelerate safe, ethically responsible applications of machine learning in healthcare in recent paper published in Nature Medicine. “Many groups are publishing papers using data to show potential, but in order to see actual benefits in patient […]

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CS’ Chenxi Liu Named 2019 Google AI Fellow

September 11, 2019

Chenxi Liu, a PhD student in Computer Science is among 54 students selected as 2019 Google AI Fellows. Ten years ago, Google created the PhD Fellowship Program to recognize and support outstanding graduate students who are doing exceptional research in Computer Science and related fields who seek to influence the future of technology, according to […]

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New Teaching Faculty Join Computer Science Department

September 5, 2019

This fall, two new teaching faculty will join the Department of Computer Science: David Hovemeyer, associate teaching professor, and Ali Madooei, lecturer. Hovemeyer earned his doctorate in Computer Science from the University of Maryland. Prior to joining Hopkins, Hovemeyer taught at Vassar College and York College of Pennsylvania. His research interests include static analysis, systems […]

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Girl Scouts earn robotics badge at inaugural workshop

September 3, 2019

What do Girl Scouts and robots have in common? Helping people. Gopika Ajaykumar, a second-year PhD student in computer science and member of the Johns Hopkins Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare, provided examples on how robots are working alongside people at the Maryland Science Center’s inaugural Girls Scouts Robotics Workshop on June 1, 2019. […]

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New Data Science course attract undergrads to computer science major

August 28, 2019

Data science is growing at a rapid rate. Companies are now looking for professionals who can examine large amounts of data to execute business decisions quickly. “It is a very useful and applicable set of skills that one can put under their belt in preparation for future careers,” said Anand Malpani PhD ‘17, assistant research […]

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WSE alum pursues career in online news media

August 27, 2019

News consumption is vastly changing, due to technology and the 24-hour news cycle. People aren’t rushing to newsstands or watching cable programming for the latest on current events. Cleve Pasarell ’04 (BS), decided to choose a career in online media after seeing the demand for traditional news platforms diminish. Media is an uncommon field for […]

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