Dr. Gita Sukthankar’s lab developed the KPark mobile phone app, which now has more than 2,000 users. More information is available at www.kparkapp.com.
The UCF CCDC Team’s win at this year’s National Competition was referenced in a recent Forbes article. The full article can be read here.
Congratulations to Kien Hua for receiving $161,661 from NASA Shared Services Center for a project titled: “Fusing Human and Machine Intelligence for a Modern Spaceport with Efficiency and Enhanced Spaceflight Safety”.
During April, Dr. Mubarak Shah’s computer vision research was presented at two leading Brazilian academic / research universities. Presentations were made at the University of Sao Paulo (Universidade de Sao Paulo, USP) and the Technological Institute of Aeronautics (Instituto Tecnologico de Aeronautica, ITA.)
Congratulations also to Dr. Avelino Gonzalez, who has a newly opened exhibit on the Turing Test at the Orlando Science Center. A piece about this aired on September 17 on Channel 35 news.
Congratulations to CS PhD student Faraz Hussain and Dr. Sumit Jha, who have received the Best Paper award at the 4th IEEE International Conference
Dr. Charles Hughes will give an invited keynote talk at the “Emerging Multimedia Applications and Services for Smart Cities” Workshop, which is part of the ACM Multimedia Conference. The talk will be titled “Human Surrogates: Remote Presence for Collaboration and Education in Smart Cities”.
Congratulations to Dr. Ladislau Boloni, whose paper “Autobiography-based prediction in a situated AGI agent” received the Kurtzweil Best AGI Idea Prize 2014 at the Artificial General Intelligence conference (AGI-2014) in Quebec City.
UCF undergraduate Grant Hernandez is featured in an interview that may air on CNN talking about the security of the Nest thermostat, which can be seen in the following link: http://money.cnn.com/video/technology/2014/08/07/t-nest-thermostat-hack.cnnmoney/
Congratulations to Dr. Sumit Jha on receiving $215,035 in funding from the NSF for a project titled: XPS: EXPL: FP: Collaborative Research: Formal Methods Based Algorithmic Synthesis of More-than-Moore Nano-Crossbars for Extreme-scale Computing.