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May 9, 2017

CS graduate student Binyi Chen and Professor Stefano Tessaro received the "Best Paper Award" at EUROCRYPT 2017 in Paris, one of the two top-tier yearly conferences in cryptography devoted to all aspects of cryptology. 

May 9, 2017

For their project titled, "Defending Cyber-Physical Systems Using Federated Learning of Physical Models," Professors Giovanni Vigna and Christopher Kruegel have been awarded a $2 million grant by the Office of Naval Research. 

May 9, 2017

Timely new research by Assistant Professor William Wang is attempting to determine if machines can do a better job of spotting fake news than human beings. To that end, Wang created LIAR, the largest-ever database of fake news; in an effort to train machines to automatically detect deception.

April 24, 2017

In an article titled "Google Can Finally Understand Your Drunk Texts," Assistant Professor William Wang comments on the design of Tacotron -- Google's newest artificial intelligence program. Tacotron is an end-to-end generative text-to-speech model that synthesizes speech directly from characters. Prof. Wang is a natural language processing expert who is familiar with Google's Tacotron research.

April 24, 2017

Assistant Professor Rachel Lin has received the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for her work on the topic, "Obfuscation from a Complexity Theoretic Perspective." 

The extremely competitive NSF CAREER award makes it possible for an assistant professor in science or engineering to launch an ambitious research program.

 

April 20, 2017

Professors Chandra Krintz and Elizabeth Belding talk with the Pacific Coast Business Times about their respective efforts to benefit rural and remote communities through big data and wireless technology. Read the full story here.

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