From the Newscenter...
Tue, 22 May 2018
Someone is fidgeting in a long line at an airport security gate. Is that person simply nervous about the wait? Or is this a passenger who has something sinister to hide? University researchers are using data science to analyze more than 1 million facial expressions and more accurately detect deception based on facial and verbal cues.
Tue, 13 Feb 2018
A multidisciplinary team of University doctors, engineers, and musicians is working together to create an immersive, customized experience that brings cognitive-behavioral therapy to a patient's smartphone.
Wed, 18 Oct 2017
Medical Center researchers are reaching for new tools, such as algorithms, machine learning, computer simulations, and mobile technologies, to both improve care and identify new therapies for complex, multi-system diseases like Parkinson’s.
Tue, 19 Sep 2017
In recognition of a gift from University trustee Stephen Biggar ’92 and his wife, Elisabeth Asaro-Biggar ’92—both former varsity soccer players— the entryway to Genesee Hall and the Boehning Varsity House will be named the Big “R” Atrium.
Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced $20 million in state support for the creation of a Rochester Data Science Consortium at the University of Rochester, with Harris Corporation as the consortium’s first partner.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017
Launched in 2016, the institute serves as a hub, bringing together researchers in fields such as public health and political science, with experts in machine learning and data mining.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017
Dedicated during Meliora Weekend last fall, Wegmans Hall will open for researchers this year and will become the home to the Goergen Institute for Data Science.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017
Climate scientists and computer scientists are working together to understand what drives the global climate system—from deep in the ocean to high in the sky.