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Good Power

Former IBM CEO Ginni Rometty ('79) spoke about her life, approach to leadership, and her views on how to bring about positive change to communities locally and around the world during an April 25 event.
May 30, 2023|from C-SPAN

Examining Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency in Socio-Technical Systems

Professor Jessica Hullman is a program co-chair of the ACM FAccT conference and co-writer of a play making its premiere at the event.
May 30, 2023

2023 CS Annual Award Winners

Northwestern CS recognized 16 faculty, staff, and students with annual department awards.
May 26, 2023

Showcase Highlights Exemplary Undergraduate Student Research

On May 3, Northwestern Computer Science hosted the annual event, featuring presentations by Angela Davis, Amil Dravid, Bob Guo, Richard Jo, Peizhi Liu, and Ruiqi (Jerry) Xu.
May 26, 2023

New Book Introduces the AI Technologies Leading to Transformational Scientific Discovery

The collection of chapters by leading scientists aims to inspire and benefit professionals, researchers, and students in all fields of science and engineering.
May 23, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

How Researchers are Using Artificial Intelligence to Help Patients Understand Their Health

CASMI visiting researcher Francisco Iacobelli and his team are designing an intelligent tutoring system for breast cancer survivors with low-literacy skills.
May 22, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

Building Mentoring Relationships and Peer Networks at CRA-WP Grad Cohort for Women

Six PhD students received support from CRA-WP and Northwestern Computer Science to attend the community-building conference last month.
May 22, 2023

Professor Jack Tumblin Retires After 22 Years at Northwestern

A pioneer in computational photography, tone mapping, and the application of camera systems as measurement instruments, Tumblin leaves a lasting legacy in the department.
May 22, 2023

Prioritizing the Ethical Dimensions of Computer Science

A student-led initiative aims to embed ethics throughout the Northwestern Computer Science curriculum.
May 19, 2023

Northwestern CS Welcomes New Teaching-Track Faculty Members

New faculty of instruction include David Demeter, Anastasia Kurdia, and Rachel Trana.
May 19, 2023

David Krasowska and Kirill Nagaitsev Awarded DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowships

The four-year fellowship is awarded to doctoral students solving complex science and engineering problems using high-performance computing.
May 18, 2023

PhD Alum Modibo Camara Wins ACM SIGecom Doctoral Dissertation Award

The award recognizes an outstanding dissertation in the field of economics and computation.
May 18, 2023

Supporting Mental and Emotional Health Within Computer Science Education

Computer science PhD student Mara Ulloa earned a Social Justice Mini-Grant for her work with nonprofit We All Code to co-design digital mental health interventions for students learning to code.
May 10, 2023

Doctoral Student Vaidehi Srinivas Receives Presidential Fellowship

Seven Northwestern University graduate students earned the highly competitive, prestigious fellowship.
May 10, 2023

Student-Designed Avatar Makes Public Debut at Panel, Theatrical Production Is Next

A group of students advised by Professor Kristian Hammond introduced Elizabeth, a digital avatar powered by ChatGPT, during Chicago Innovation’s “AI vs. IQ” panel discussion on the future of artificial intelligence.
May 9, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News
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