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CSE receives $720K grant to enhance recruitment of women in computer science
Researchers hope to see a greater number of women pursuing careers in computing and a better experience for them during their time at U-M.
CSE doctoral student Tara Safavi receives Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship
The fellowship will advance her work in inferring relational world knowledge in machines with explicit and implicit representations.
Seven papers by CSE researchers presented at AAAI 2021
Twelve students and faculty co-authored papers spanning several key application areas for AI.
Prof. Danai Koutra recognized as rising star with ACM SIGKDD Award
The Rising Star Award is based on an individual’s whole body of work in the first five years after the PhD.
Computer scientists employ AI to help address COVID-19 challenges
Five multidisciplinary research teams are working on projects to assist with the coronavirus outbreak and to help find solutions to pressing problems.
Nine CSE graduate students recognized by NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
The nine students represent a broad range of research areas in the department.
Danai Koutra named Morris Wellman Professor
Koutra specializes in advancing network methods to speed up a variety of big data applications.
CSE faculty funded for three precision health projects
The CSE faculty include Prof. David Fouhey, Prof. Danai Koutra, Prof. Rada Mihalcea, and Research Scientist Veronica Perez-Rosas.
Best Student Paper Award for work on faster network classification for machine learning
Comparing graphs the team’s tool is up to an order of magnitude faster than competitive baselines.
CAREER Award for deeper insights into interconnected data: from neurons to web searches
Danai Koutra earned the award for her proposal to innovate the way we use networks to understand the world and speed up our technology.
Encouraging careers in research
Organizers hoped to equip students with the knowledge and skills they need to successfully apply to a graduate program.
Army Award to speed up distributed methods over networks
Danai Koutra has earned an Army Young Investigator Award to speed up graph methods for distributed applications.
Personalized knowledge graphs for faster search and digital assistants
Graphs that are customized, stored locally, and able to change over time can enable faster and more accurate searching and digital assistants
Finding meaning in varied data
Jie Song devised a method to combine summarized datasets that group information by incompatible units.
Study maps careers of CS PhDs using decades of data
The researchers identified movement between industry, academia, and government work, tracked the growth of important organizations, and built predictive models for career transitions and employer retention.
“Stitching” together a web user from scattered, messy data
Even though we interact with different web services in different ways, there are clues in the data that can indicate trends and identify a unique profile.
CSE graduate student earns NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for research on data mining
Tara Safavi’s research focuses on scalable and adaptive data mining algorithms using tools like hashing and sampling.
Movie design for specific target audiences
Researchers are working to design a successful movie that will attract the interest of a targeted demographic by leveraging user ratings, reviews, and product characteristics.
Social interaction patterns provide clues to real life changes
The identified changes in social media behavior may point to real events and changes, some of which can benefit from intervention.
Danai Koutra receives 2016 SIGKDD Doctoral Dissertation Award
The annual SIGKDD doctoral dissertation award recognizes excellent research by doctoral candidates in the field of data mining and knowledge discovery.
Eleven New Faculty Join CSE
We’re building a bigger, better CSE.