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May 16 2017
ISP Alumni Steve Casner featured in the current issue of "Psychology Today" for his book "Careful"

Do cell phones distract? Know more about it in the book "Careful: A User’s Guide to Our Injury-Prone Minds"  by ISP Alumni Steve Casner.

There is an exclusive 2-page story published in the current issue of Psychology Today.

May 03 2017
ISP Graduation 2017

Mahdi Pakdaman, Lingjia Deng, Shaghayegh Sahebi and Philip Walker graduated this year from Pitt’s Intelligent Systems Program and earned their PhDs. Watch video coverage of the ceremonies, follow this weekend's events on social media and view the photo gallery

March 17 2017
Provost’s Mentoring Awards

Dr. Peter Brusilovsky, faculty member of the Intelligent System Program, won the Provost's Award for Excellence in Mentoring.

Read more on University Times

March 17 2017
Clues to the Relationship between Schizophrenia and Rheumatoid Arthritis

“There is a wealth of genomic data on both schizophrenia and rheumatoid arthritis. Analyzing it jointly with known protein interaction information could provide invaluable clues to the relationship between the diseases and also shed light on their shared roots,” said Madhavi Ganapathiraju faculty member of the Intelligent System Program in a study published in the npj Schizophrenia journal.

Read more on Universit Times

March 06 2017
Mellon Fellowship

Three ISP students won the Mellon Fellowship for the 2017-2018: 

March 06 2017
ISP Faculty awarded funding
  • The project entitled: “We Are Strong! Leveraging Information Technology to Empower Marginalized Communities,” by principal investigator Rosta Farzan, faculty member of the Intelligent System Program, has been awarded funding by the Office of the Provost
  • The NSF awarded Ervin Sejdic, faculty member of the Intelligent System Program, a five-year, $549,139 award to research on the analysis of swallowing disorders

Read more on University Times

November 15 2016
XPRIZE + Pittsburgh's AI Experts

Professor Diane Litman, director of the Intelligent System Program, is one of the featured speakers of IBM Watson AI XPRIZE, Pittsburgh on November 17, 2016.

More details on: http://bit.ly/2fVzJ62

October 28 2016
ACM TiiS Special Issue on Interactive Visual Analysis of Human and Crowd Behaviors

Dr. Yuru Lin, ISP faculty, is one of the guest editors of a new special issue call at ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems (TiiS)"Special Issue on Interactive Visual Analysis of Human and Crowd Behaviors."

More details can be found in the CFP.

September 27 2016
Former ISP student quoted by CNN

Dr. Bruce M. McLaren, Associate Research Professor of Human-Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University and former Intelligent System Program (ISP) student has been quoted for his PhD dissertation work within ISP on a CNN article. Read more on: http://edition.cnn.com/2016/09/24/world/robot-morality-machine-ethics/index.html

September 07 2016
ISP Student Won the Hattie Becich Award

Jeya Balaji Balasubramanian, Inteligent System Program student, got the 2016 Hattie Becich Award, the best teaching assistant award for the course 'BIOINF 2119: Probabilistic Methods in Artificial Intelligence' taught during Spring 2016 at DBMI.

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