Francine Berman Selected as a Fellow by the National Academy of Public Administration

Francine Berman, the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Hamilton Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, has been selected by the National Academy of Public Administration for inclusion in its 2020 Class of Academy Fellows, in recognition of her years of public-focused service and expertise.

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Dan Gruen

Dan Gruen is a cognitive scientist who uses a variety of qualitative and quantitative methods to add a human centered perspective to HEALS projects.  He focuses on issues around AI explainability, clinical reasoning, and patient behavioral change   He joined RPI after a career in IBM Research where he served in multiple scientific and leadership roles.  He has also consulted on user experience issues to companies in a range of industries. 

Health INCITE COVID Campus Reopening Summer Projects Final Review: COVIDMINDER (20 Aug 2020)

Please join us for a final review of our IDEA Health INCITE COVID Campus Reopening Summer Projects. During this half-hour our students presented their Summer 2020 work on COVIDMINDER, Data INCITE's COVID monitoring application (initiated in early 2020).

NOTE: Recording of these group presentations were split into two half-hour recordings.

Health INCITE COVID Campus Reopening Summer Projects Final Review: COVID WarRoom/COVID Back-to-School (20 Aug 2020)

Please join us for a final review of our IDEA Health INCITE COVID Campus Reopening Summer Projects. During this half-hour our students presented their Summer 2020 work on the COVID WarRoom and COVID Back-to-School predictive modelling apps.

NOTE: Recording of these group presentations were split into two half-hour recordings.

Health INCITE COVID Summer Projects Final Review: COVID Twitter (20 Aug 2020)

In this exploratory study, we scrutinize a database of over 1 million tweets collected across the first five months of 2020 to draw conclusions about public attitudes towards the preventative measure of mask usage during the COVID-19 pandemic. In recent months, a body of literature has emerged to suggest the robustness of trends in online activity as proxies for the epidemiological and sociological impact of COVID-19.

Health INCITE COVID Campus Reopening Summer Projects Final Review: De Densification (19 Aug 2020)

Please join us for a final review of our IDEA Health INCITE COVID Campus Reopening Summer Projects. During this hour our students presented their Summer 2020 work on campus "de-densification" and WiFi monitoring, including building and campus flow, classroom occupancy, and "SafeStudent" applications.

NOTE: Recording of these group presentations were split into two half-hour recordings.

Health INCITE COVID Campus Reopening Summer Projects Final Review: WiFi Monitoring (19 Aug 2020)

Please join us for a final review of our IDEA Health INCITE COVID Campus Reopening Summer Projects. During this hour our students presented their Summer 2020 work on campus "de-densification" and WiFi monitoring, including building and campus flow, classroom occupancy, and "SafeStudent" applications.

NOTE: Recording of these group presentations were split into two half-hour recordings.

Fall 2020 URP Opportunity

Fall 2020 brings several paid opportunities to work on a cutting edge AI-Security research project. Preferable to have experience (course or internship) in one or more of the following areas:  Machine Learning, NLP, Text Corpus Annotation, Linear Algebra, Deep Learning, Python Scripting, neo4j, Security.