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Congratulations ISP Faculty Dr. Lin for funding from Adobe Research

Congratulations ISP Faculty Dr. Yu-Ru Lin recently received funding from Adobe Research to support her work in data science and computational social science. The funding will provide the resources to help Dr. Lin and her team to investigate research topics including visualization for interpretable artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques for understanding human social behavioral patterns and outcomes. This gift will also help build and strengthen the collaboration between Adobe Research and School of Computing and Information at Pitt.

Remembering Professor Janyce Wiebe

It is with great sadness that we announce the December 10 passing of Professor Janyce Wiebe, CS/ISP faculty since 2000 and ISP (Co-)Director between 2002-2016.  Professional and family announcements can be found at the following links: 

https://www.aclweb.org/portal/content/remembering-janyce-m-wiebe-acl-fellow

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/postgazette/obituary.aspx?n=janyce-marbury-wiebe&pid=190990138

Congratulations to three ISP faculty members for their Pitt Innovator awards from the University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute

Congratulations to three ISP faculty members for their Pitt Innovator awards from the University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute - Professors Gregory F. Cooper, Vanathi Gopalakrishnan, and Xinghua Lu

The Pitt Innovator Awards are given to faculty or students who submit invention disclosures to the University via the Innovation Institute, that have resulted in licensing or optioning deals. These deals provide funding to teams for developing prototypes that can subsequently be validated and commercialized through entrepreneurship. 

Congratulations ISP Faculty member for receiving Pitt Cyber Accelerator Grants

Congratulations ISP Faculty member  Dr. Kevin Ashley and ISP student Jaromir Savelka for receiving Pitt Cyber Accelerator Grants for project title: "Annotating Machine Learning Data for Interpreting Cyber-Crime Statutes"

Pitt Cyber Accelerator Grants (PCAG) provide initial funding for novel and innovative projects that advance Pitt Cyber’s mission: to bring the breadth of one of the world’s leading public research universities to bear on the critical questions of networks, data, and algorithms, with a focus on the ever-changing gaps among law, policy, and technology.

To know more: click here

ISP Faculties' and student's publication featured in the Year-In-Review session at AMIA

Congratulations to ISP Faculties Drs. Wiebe, Dr. Hwa and Dr. Hochheiser and ISP student Gaurav Trivedi, for their NLPReViz Paper was featured in the Year-In-Review session at AMIA this year 
https://symposium2018.zerista.com/event/member/537724


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