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A tribute to Prof. Jan Wiebe from her NLP family

A tribute to Prof. Jan Wiebe from her NLP family - NAACL-HLT 2019

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Congratulations to ISP Faculty Dr. Kovashka for Amazon Research Award

Congratulations to ISP Faculty Adriana Kovashka on being selected for an Amazon Research Award! Her proposal "Functional objects: How objects foreshadow film plots and explain advertisements" has been chosen to receive funding.

 Read more here: http://sci.pitt.edu/news/01-28-2019/

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. 

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