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Safeguard the Vote, CS’s Avi Rubin, The Hub

October 13, 2020

Nov. 3, 2020, is going to test the machinery of our elections as they’ve never been tested before. We are conducting an experiment with our voting process for the most high-stakes election of our time—in the midst of a pandemic. This is a perfect storm. In the past, security experts have worried about weaknesses in […]

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Hopkins Engineer Eli Sherman named 2020 Google Machine Learning Fellow

October 12, 2020

Eli Sherman, a PhD candidate in the Department of Computer Science, has been chosen as a 2020 Google PhD Fellow.  He is one of 54 doctoral students from around the globe to receive a fellowship. Sherman’s research in machine learning and healthcare prompted him to apply for the competitive fellowship. He is particularly interested in […]

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Virtual hackathon makes history with over 70 projects submitted

October 8, 2020

Nearly 300 students representing 67 colleges and universities from around the country participated in the Department of Computer Science’s first virtual hackathon “HopHacks,” held September 11 through 13. The online competition received 72 project submissions, the most ever received by the hackathon. Held biannually, the 36-hour student-run hackathon is typically held on JHU’s Homewood Campus; […]

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CS’s Soudeh Ghorbani wins Facebook Faculty Research Award

September 29, 2020

Have you ever had to wait for an online application to load for what seemed like an eternity? Why do we sometimes have to wait so long to make a Zoom call or to see the results of a Google search?  It’s because the apps run on cloud infrastructure that is experiencing congestion. Facebook is […]

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CS’s Susan Hohenberger wins Best Paper Award at CRYPTO 2020

September 10, 2020

Susan Hohenberger, a research professor in the Department of Computer Science, along with co-authors Venkata Koppula, a postdoctoral researcher at the Weizmann Institute of Science, and Brent Waters, a professor at the University of Texas at Austin and a distinguished scientist at NTT Research, took home a Best Paper Award at CRYPTO 2020, the field […]

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