From the Newscenter...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
Fri, 19 Oct 2018
Since its inception in 2017, the consortium has expanded the number of member companies and created a pool of skilled data science students to assist companies on short notice.