Research by PhD student Karla Badillo-Urquiola and CS assistant professor Pamela Wisniewski describes the use of participatory design methods to redesign TikTok (or Musical.ly) to help keep kids safe online.
The video, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cryh1ydwnFM&sns=em, is a report shown on Fox 35 News (on July 25) that describes the work of CS assistant professor and CRCV faculty member Dr. Ulas Bagci and Computer Science PhD Student Rodney LaLonde’s work on using artificial intelligence to detect lung cancer.
Dr. Pamela Wisniewski’s research on teen safety, and teen monitoring apps is the subject of an article in Gizmodo
Research developed at UCF’s Center for Research on Computer Vision (CRCV) enables counting crowds from photographs, see https://www.fastcompany.com/3067376/fast-cities/the-science-and-politics-of-counting-the-crowds-at-the-inauguration-and-womens-m .
Congratulations to Dr. Shaojie Zhang and his CS PhD student Ardalan Naseri for their paper “Multiplexed labeling of genomic loci with dCas9 and engineered sgRNAs using CRISPRainbow”, which was published online today in Nature Biotechnology
Congratulations to Dr. Ladislau Boloni for receiving a grant for $37,882 from MosaixSoft, Inc. for a project titled “Investigating the Configuration and Visualization of a Private Cloud”.
Congratulations to Dr. Hassan Foroosh on receiving $14,268 from the Florida High Tech Corridor matching grants program for a project titled: “Rapid Automated 3D Terrain Modeling from Airborne Data”.
Congratulations to Dr. Kenneth Stanley for receiving $10,000.00 plus $22,000.00 from Soar Technology, Inc. for a project titled “Soar Tech HyperNEAT Collaboration (DoD STTR Phase I)”.
Congratulations to Dr. Gary T. Leavens for receiving $320,000.00 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a project
Congratulations to Dr. Lotzi Boloni for receiving $150,311.20 in new funding from the NSF for a project titled “CHS: Medium: Collaborative Research: Social Learning in Mixed Human-Robot Groups for People with Disabilities” (joint with Drs. Behal, Hancock, and Maboudou)