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Advancing Compiler Technology

Six papers reflecting multidisciplinary Northwestern Computer Science collaborations in compilers have been accepted into prestigious conferences this year.
Feb 20, 2024

Northwestern CS, YWCA Advance ‘Tech Lab’ Initiative

Supported by a Racial Equity and Community Partnership grant from Northwestern, Northwestern Computer Science and YWCA Evanston/North Shore are helping remove racial barriers in the technology field through the YW Tech Lab economic empowerment training program.
Feb 8, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Daniel W. Linna Jr. Joins Illinois Supreme Court AI Task Force

The task force aims to propose AI policy, guidelines, and court rules for the Illinois Judicial Branch and recommend AI implementation opportunities.
Feb 8, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

AI Professional Headshots Are Quick and Easy. But Should You Use One?

Professor Kristian Hammond was quoted in a story about AI headshot providers that give you the chance to get dozens of professional headshots with the click of a button, but also raise bigger questions.
Feb 8, 2024|from Washington Post

Centering Sound Artists in Generative Music

On January 26, researchers and sound artists discussed the design and implications of generative models in music.
Feb 7, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Prioritizing Ethics in the Computer Science Curriculum

Sara Owsley Sood will receive The Alumnae of Northwestern University’s Award for Curriculum Innovation, which recognizes and supports faculty who have innovative ideas for new courses, methods of instruction, and components of existing classes.
Feb 7, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Marcelo Worsley Named Jacobs Fellow

Awarded to highly talented, innovative, and interdisciplinary early and mid-career researchers, the Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship program is dedicated to improving the learning and development of children and youth worldwide.
Feb 6, 2024

Tracking Political Deepfakes: New Database Aims to Inform, Inspire Policy Solutions

The creators of the Political Deepfakes Incidents Database won the inaugural Northwestern Center for Advancing Safety of Machine Intelligence (CASMI) AI Incidents and Best Practices Paper Award and will present their findings at the Conference on Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence February 22-24 in Vancouver, Canada.
Jan 26, 2024|from Center for Advancing Safety of Machine Intelligence

Four Students Receive Honorable Mention in CRA Undergraduate Research Awards

Nadharm Dhiantravan, Joel Goh, Marko Veljanovski, and Garrett Weil made significant contributions to undergraduate research projects.
Jan 26, 2024

Furthering Connections at Argonne Visit Day

On January 9, Northwestern Computer Science welcomed collaborators from Argonne National Laboratory to discuss potential research intersections.
Jan 24, 2024

Profs Trade Notes as Law Schools Write Generative AI Policies

Professor Dan Linna discussed how institutions are grappling with the new technology.
Jan 19, 2024|from ABA Journal

Northwestern CS Announces Fall 2023 Outstanding Teaching Assistant and Peer Mentors

The quarterly department awards recognize exceptional service to the CS community.
Jan 19, 2024

Finnigan, Ankeny Named to MS Leadership Positions

Shelley Finnigan will serve as associate dean for master’s and professional education, while Casey Ankeny has been appointed assistant dean for TGS master’s programs.
Jan 18, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

New Book Presents Methodologies for Designing Embedded Systems Products

The textbook aims to guide undergraduate and graduate students in computer engineering, electrical engineering, and computer science who are pursuing an industry career in the design and implementation of embedded systems and Internet of Things applications.
Jan 11, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Building Community Among Early-Career Researchers in Theoretical Computer Science

The Northwestern CS Theory Group and Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago co-hosted the Junior Theorists Workshop held November 30 – December 1.
Jan 10, 2024
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