Alex Fink joined the Department of Computer Science in September 2020 as a senior grants and contracts analyst. Alex will support faculty and staff with financial and administrative activities and assist with pre and post award activities for faculty grants and contracts. Previously, Alex worked as the senior financial analyst at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, […]
“The value of monitoring queries goes beyond acute anxiety,” said Dr. Mark Dredze, the John C. Malone Associate Professor of Computer Science at Johns Hopkins University and study coauthor. “For instance, during the COVID-19 pandemic we first detected spikes in shopping for unproven therapies and shopping for guns using similar methods, and these can be further extended across public […]
Robots are taking on tasks in hospitals to reduce exposure risk for frontline health care workers, including operating ventilators, taking inventory and delivering PPE. Click here for to see the news story.
Peng “Ryan” Huang, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, is a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Early CAREER Award, which recognizes early stage scholars with high levels of promise and excellence. Ryan is known for his work on the reliability of next-generation operating and distributed systems. His five-year CAREER award will support […]
Alexander Szalay, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Physics and Astronomy, has been named a recipient of the 2020 Viktor Ambartsumian International Science Prize. Established in 2009, the prize—named for the famed Armenian astronomer regarded as the founder of theoretical astrophysics in the former Soviet Union—is awarded every two years to outstanding scientists from […]
The U.S. economy has been rocked by the coronavirus pandemic, with stock values crashing this year during the period between late February and late March, when states began issuing stay-at-home orders. One intrepid digital company saw its stock surge, however—Zoom Video Communications, Inc., which has more than doubled its individual stock price while the […]