School of Science announces Top 100 Students for 2018
INDIANAPOLIS – With 41 students on this year’s Top 100 list, nearly half of the students recognized are enrolled in the School of Science. This year’s Top 100 honorees were recognized at the annual awards dinner where the Top 10 students and Top student were also named.
A panel of alumni, faculty and staff select the top students based on nominations by faculty and staff. The students who were selected show strength in scholastic achievement, collegiate and co-curricular activities and civic/community service.
IUPUI Faculty To Inspire The Next Generation Of Minority STEM Professionals
Computer Science Faculty member, Dr. James Hill along with School of Education and School of Science faculty were recently approved for a five year 1.5 million dollar grant to help bridge the gap of minority teaching professionals in the STEM field. This grant was awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), and while most NSF continuing grants span for 3 years, the faculty were able to secure an additional 2 years.
CS grad students research accepted at High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing conference.
INDIANAPOLIS- Computer Science PhD students Yuankun Fu and Feng Li (advised by Professor Fengguang Song) submitted research on the performance analysis and optimization of In-situ integration of simulation with data analysis: zipping applications up.
IUPUI field-data study finds no evidence of racial bias in predictive policing
INDIANAPOLIS - While predictive policing aims to improve the effectiveness of police patrols, there is concern that these algorithms may lead police to target minority communities and result in discriminatory arrests. An IUPUI School of Science computer scientist conducted the first study to look at real-time field data from Los Angeles, CA and found predictive policing did not result in biased arrests.
Ambition drives computer science students into business
There's more to artificial intelligence -- AI -- than robots taking over the world. Zachary Balda and Brandon Boynton say what they do is machine learning, a subset of AI. Word choice aside though, it kind of sounds like they're helping machines replace the need for a human brain.
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CS grad students take second place in Indiana Medicaid Data Challenge
INDIANAPOLIS - The IUPUI team of Wen-Hao Chiang, Junfeng Liu, Ziwei Fan and Bo Peng under the guidance of Computer Science Assistant Professor, Dr. Xia Ning presented a comprehensive pattern analysis for new insight to better support future Medicaid program and public health decisions. They integrated the aggregated Medicaid information data of the past five years with third-party data from multiple sources, including the local census and economic data on county levels and city levels and incorporated machine-learning techniques in their analysis.