Zhang joins team of computer scientists to improve security of cyberphysical systems

Ning Zhang, assistant professor of computer science and engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering, is joining a multi-institutional team of computer scientists to improve and balance the real-time predictability and security of cyberphysical systems (CPS) with a three-year $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation. Zhang is one of five co-investigators on the project, […]

Carlson awarded fellowship to study how social media comments affect how news is reported

Taylor Carlson, assistant professor of political science in Arts & Sciences, has been awarded a Social Science Research Council Social Data Research Fellowship to study the extent to which user-generated content (i.e. comments) on social media platforms distorts information reported by mainstream news outlets. The fellowship comes with a $50,000 award. Read more about her project, “Leveraging User-Generated […]

Center of Regenerative Medicine receives grant from NIH to train fellows in regenerative medicine

The Center of Regenerative Medicine at the School of Medicine has received a five-year $1.2 million training grant from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to create an interdisciplinary program to train postdoctoral fellows in regenerative medicine. Farshid Guilak, the Mildred B. Simon Research Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and co-director of […]

Frieden receives grant for research on Apolipoprotein E

Carl Frieden, professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics at the School of Medicine, received a one-year grant totaling $100,000 from the BrightFocus Foundation for his research titled “Understanding APOE.”

Zacks receives grant to study memory and event cognition

Jeffrey M. Zacks, associate chair and professor of psychological and brain sciences in Arts & Sciences and professor of radiology at the School of Medicine, received a four-year $250,000 grant from the James S. McDonnell Foundation to study event cognition “in the wild.” This project will take the research into the world, where people actually experience events. Key […]
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