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Rochester to advance research in biological imaging through new grant

Mon, 22 Feb 2021

A multidisciplinary collaboration will create a new light-sheet microscope on campus, allowing 3-D imaging of complex cellular structures.


Faculty recognized as AS&E data science fellows

Thu, 02 Jul 2020

Physicist Gourab Ghoshal and electrical and computer engineer Gonzalo Mateos received alumni-supported fellowships to use data science in exploring their fields.


Social distancing has stabilized, but failed to reverse, the spread of COVID-19

Mon, 11 May 2020

According to a new study by data scientists, social distancing measures like closing schools and restaurants sharply decreased the doubling rate of confirmed cases, but COVID-19 is still spreading.


From intern to data scientist, in a new University role

Tue, 29 Oct 2019

The link between data science and communications may not always seem so clear cut, but Harrison Frank ’19 is bringing his expertise in pattern recognition and strategic problem-solving to the University’s communications efforts as the new data scientist and design researcher.


New training in AR/VR tech gives Rochester doctoral students an edge

Wed, 18 Sep 2019

A $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation will establish a structured, well-rounded training program for University scholars applying augmented and virtual reality in health, education, design, and other fields.


A prescription for physician frustration

Thu, 11 Apr 2019

Jesse Wang’s dual doctorates in medicine and translational biomedical science will position him to ease the burdens of e-records for his fellow physicians. His prototype of a virtual assistant is a finalist in the American College of Physicians' "Innovation Challenge."


Three Rochester teams compete for $1M Hult Prize

Fri, 22 Feb 2019

Three teams of Rochester graduates and current students have reached the regional finals of the world's largest social entrepreneurship competition.


Will data science and smartphone apps predict if you are telling the truth?

Fri, 30 Nov 2018

Imagine if lie-detection apps became widely available on everyone’s phones or computers. Computer scientist Ehsan Hoque will use a new $1 million grant to explore the benefits and ethical risks of this type of tech.