EECS NEWS

Approaching AI with Common Sense in Mind

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence
Divisions: Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Research
Primary Category: Research

Jennie Rogers Receives Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Systems
General Category: Honors and Awards
Primary Category: Honors and Awards

Hammond Discusses the Ethics of AI Text Generators in Wired

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source: Wired
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: McCormick in the Media
Primary Category: McCormick in the Media

Alumnus Sanjay Sood Named ‘40 Under 40’ by Crain’s

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source: Crain's Chicago Business
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: McCormick in the Media
Primary Category: McCormick in the Media

Berry, Sahakian Appointed to New Leadership Positions

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Divisions: Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering
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Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Announcements
Primary Category: Announcements

Kristian Hammond Named Inaugural Osborn Professor

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence
Divisions: Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Announcements
Primary Category: Announcements

Crain’s Selects Two Northwestern Companies as Chicago’s Most Innovative

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source: Crain's Chicago Business
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: McCormick in the Media
Primary Category: McCormick in the Media

Samir Khuller Named Barris Chair of Computer Science

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Announcements
Primary Category: Announcements

Women in Computing Members Attend 2018 Grace Hopper Celebration

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Undergraduate, Events
Primary Category: Undergraduate

MS in Artificial Intelligence Program Welcomes Inaugural Class

Affiliations: Artificial Intelligence, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Graduate
Primary Category: Graduate

Northwestern Engineering Launches New Deep Learning Lab

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences
Divisions: Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Announcements
Primary Category: Announcements

Computer Science Moves to Seeley G. Mudd Building

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Announcements
Primary Category: Announcements

Northwestern Hosts Cross-layer Computing Summer School: Circuits to System

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Divisions: Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering
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Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Graduate, Education, Events
Primary Category: Events

Special Quarter Brings Together Top Researchers in Data Science and Online Markets

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Leadership, Systems
General Category: Intersection, Research, Education, Graduate
Primary Category: Research

Empowering Undergraduates at the Intersection of Design and Computer Science

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Design
General Category: Education
Primary Category: Education

New Student Group Innovates for Social Change

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Undergraduate
Primary Category: Undergraduate

Alumnus Akshat Thirani Named to Crain’s “20 In Their 20s” for 2018

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science, Farley Center for Entrepreneurship
Divisions: Computer Science
Source: Crain's Chicago Business
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: McCormick in the Media
Primary Category: McCormick in the Media

Senior John Franklin Named Co-op Student of the Year

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Engineering, Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Undergraduate
Primary Category: Honors and Awards

New App Replaces Passwords with Gestures

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Systems
General Category: Research
Primary Category: Research

Northwestern CS to Host Workshop on Online Markets

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Systems, Leadership
General Category: Events
Primary Category: Events

Inverse-Design Approach Leads to Metadevices

Affiliations: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Electrical Engineering, Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Design, Energy and Environment, Materials
General Category: Research
Primary Category: Research

Ken Forbus Receives Inaugural Herbert A. Simon Prize

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence
Divisions: Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Leadership, Systems
General Category: Honors and Awards, Faculty Honors
Primary Category: Honors and Awards

Narrative Science Receives Chicago Innovation Award

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence
Divisions: Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Leadership, Systems
General Category: Faculty Honors, Honors and Awards
Primary Category: Honors and Awards

New MS in Artificial Intelligence to Prepare Leaders in Emerging Technology

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Announcements
Primary Category: Announcements

How Computer Scientists and Journalists Can Win the Fight Against Fake News

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Events
Primary Category: Events

Women in Computing Join Grace Hopper Celebration

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Undergraduate, Graduate, Events
Primary Category: Events

Northwestern to Host Conference on Future of Video Games

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Events
Primary Category: Events

Aravindan Vijayaraghavan Receives NSF Honor for Young Faculty

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Honors and Awards, Faculty Honors
Primary Category: Honors and Awards

Survey Explores Human Understanding of Computer Arithmetic

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Systems, Leadership
General Category: Research, Announcements
Primary Category: Research

Fused Imaging Reveals Sixth-Century Writing Hidden Inside Bookbinding

Affiliations: Computer Science, Materials Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Materials
General Category: Research
Primary Category: Research

Midwest Music and Audio Day Unites Engineers and Musicians

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Events
Primary Category: Events

Sarah Lim Wins Student Research Competition

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership, Systems
General Category: Undergraduate, Honors and Awards
Primary Category: Honors and Awards

Bringing Virtual Reality into Focus

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Energy and Environment, Design, Leadership, Systems
General Category: Graduate, Research
Primary Category: Research

BuildHer Connects Female Hackers

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Events
Primary Category: Events

New Extension Improves Inflight Wi-Fi

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Systems
General Category: Research
Primary Category: Research

Michael Rubenstein Receives Sloan Research Fellowship

Affiliations: Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Leadership, Systems
General Category: Honors and Awards, Faculty Honors
Primary Category: Honors and Awards

Emeritus Professor Gilbert Krulee Passes Away

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Announcements
Primary Category: Announcements

Making A.I. Systems that See the World as Humans Do

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Systems
General Category: Research
Primary Category: Research

New Tool Promotes Collaboration and Productivity

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Segal Design Institute
Divisions: Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Leadership, Systems
General Category: Education, Research
Primary Category: Research

Alumni Startup PhenixP2P Reaches Finals of TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Honors and Awards
Primary Category: Honors and Awards

Duncan Watts to Discuss Computational Social Science at CS+X Colloquium

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Events
Primary Category: Events

WildHacks Unites Nearly 500 Student Hackers

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Undergraduate, Events
Primary Category: Events

Northwestern Wins Programming Contest, Advances to World Finals

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Systems, Leadership
General Category: Events, Undergraduate, Honors and Awards
Primary Category: Undergraduate

Four Entrepreneurship Lessons from 4C Founder Alok Choudhary

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Education, Research
Primary Category: Research

Three Ways Machine Learning Will Disrupt Transportation

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Systems
General Category: Education, Events
Primary Category: Events

TweetCast Predicts Your Vote

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Systems
General Category: Research
Primary Category: Research

Wilensky Wins 2016 Excellence in Design Award

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas:
General Category: Faculty Honors, Honors and Awards
Primary Category: Honors and Awards

Brenna Argall’s Plans for an Autonomous Wheelchair Profiled in Crain’s

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source: Crain’s Chicago Business
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: McCormick in the Media
Primary Category: McCormick in the Media

Making Computers Reason and Learn by Analogy

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Systems
General Category: Research
Primary Category: Research

Students Present Projects from Inaugural ‘Internet of Things’ Course

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Systems, Leadership
General Category: Education, Events, Undergraduate
Primary Category: Education

NUvention: Web + Media Students Present Web-based Startups

Affiliations: Computer Science, Farley Center for Entrepreneurship, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Education, Undergraduate, Events, Graduate
Primary Category: Education

Students Use NetLogo to Model Traffic, Religion

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Systems, Leadership
General Category: Education, Events, Undergraduate
Primary Category: Education

Northwestern Announces Plans for Major Expansion in Computer Science

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Information Technology
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Announcements
Primary Category: Announcements

Conference Brings Together Computational Photography Experts

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Events
Primary Category: Events

Students Learn to Combat Hackers

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Systems, Leadership
General Category: Undergraduate, Education
Primary Category: Education

Ed Lazowska Discusses New Roles for Computer Science

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Events
Primary Category: Events

Dean’s Seminar Series Presents Ed Lazowska

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Events
Primary Category: Events

Abraham Flaxman to Discuss Disease Study at CS+X Colloquium

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Events
Primary Category: Events

Martin Wainwright Discusses Big Data Algorithms at CS+X Colloquium

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Events
Primary Category: Events

Martin Wainwright to Discuss the Interface of Statistics and Optimization at CS+X Colloquium

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Events
Primary Category: Events

Brenna Argall Receives CAREER Award

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Faculty Honors
Primary Category: Honors and Awards

Understanding Inflight WiFi’s Poor Performance

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Systems
General Category: Research
Primary Category: Research

Detecting Hidden Malicious Ads

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Systems
General Category: Research
Primary Category: Research

Detective Scientists Discover Ancient Clues In Mummy Portraits

Affiliations: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering
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Strategic Areas: Materials
General Category: Research
Primary Category: Research

Why Schools Need to Introduce Computing in All Subjects

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Education
Primary Category: Education

Engineering Flow

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Education, Research
Primary Category: Education

EECS 111 Brings Programming to All Majors

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Undergraduate, Education
Primary Category: Education

Code Not Included: The Philosophy of Computer Science

Affiliations: Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Undergraduate, Education
Primary Category: Education

Mark Guzdial Calls for Computer Literacy at CS+X Colloquium

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Events
Primary Category: Events

Mark Guzdial to Discuss Computer Literacy at CS+X Colloquium

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Events
Primary Category: Events

Using FM to Improve Wireless Networks

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Systems
General Category: Research
Primary Category: Research

Downey Contributes to Search Engine for Scientists

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Systems
General Category: Research
Primary Category: Research

Research Shows Cuba’s Internet Issues

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Systems
General Category: Research
Primary Category: Research

Graduate Wins Second Place in ACM Student Research Competition

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Undergraduate, Honors and Awards
Primary Category: Undergraduate

$6.5 Million Gift Supports Growth in Computer Science

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Honors and Awards, Announcements
Primary Category: Announcements

Conference Highlights Importance of Spatial Learning in Undergraduate STEM Education

Affiliations: Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
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Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Events
Primary Category: Events

Kristian Hammond Named Technologist of the Year

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Honors and Awards
Primary Category: Honors and Awards

Northwestern Named Sixth Most Innovative University in the World

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Divisions: Computer Engineering, Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Honors and Awards
Primary Category: Announcements

NetLogo Now Available on the Web

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Systems
General Category: Research
Primary Category: Research

New App Sheds Light on Phone Usage

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Systems
General Category: Research
Primary Category: Research

Atlasify: Search Using Maps

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Design, Systems
General Category: Announcements, Research
Primary Category: Research

Students Use NetLogo to Plan Mars Mission, Model New Societies

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Events, Education, Undergraduate, Graduate
Primary Category: Education

Team Develops Faster, Higher Quality 3-D Camera

Affiliations: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Energy and Environment
General Category: Research
Primary Category: Research

New Book Provides Foundations for Application of Agent-Based Modeling

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Systems, Leadership
General Category: Announcements
Primary Category: Announcements

McCormick Undergraduate Named KPCB Fellow

Affiliations: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Divisions: Computer Science
Source:
Strategic Areas: Leadership
General Category: Honors and Awards, Undergraduate
Primary Category: Undergraduate

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