new NSF award: Domain-robust object detection through shape and context

Dr. Adriana Kovashka just received a new award from the National Science Foundation (through the Robust Intelligence program), entitled Domain-robust object detection through shape and context. Computer vision has made great advancements in object recognition and detection, but performance drops significantly when the data used at training and deployment time are very different. This is problematic because in many situations,...

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new NSF award: A Software and Hardware Co-Design for Addressing the Performance Bottlenecks in Secure Non-Volatile Memory

Congratulations to Computer Science faculty, Dr. Youtao Zhang (PI) and Dr. Xulong Tang (Co-PI) for their new NSF-funded project, entitled FoMR: A Software and Hardware Co-Design for Addressing the Performance Bottlenecks in Secure Non-Volatile Memory. Dr. Youtao Zhang Dr. Xulong Tang Modern computer systems increasingly integrate NVM (non-volatile memory) as part of main memory, e.g., the Intel Optane Persistent Memory module....

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Outstanding Undergraduate Award Recipient- Mirabel Reid

Mirabel Reid was selected as a co-winner of the 2019-2020 Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award for the Department of Computer Science.  This award is presented each year to the CS major or majors who best represent the Computer Science Department and its standards of excellence both inside and outside the classroom. Mirabel recently graduated with a double major in Mathematics and...

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Outstanding Undergraduate Award- Jacob Gilbert

Jacob Gilbert has been selected as a co-winner of the 2019-2020 Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award for the Department of Computer Science.  This award is presented each year to the CS major or majors who best represent the Computer Science Department and its standards of excellence both inside and outside the classroom.  Jacob's Pitt Experience Coming to Pitt, I really did...

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New hire: Malihe Alikhani

Malihe Alikhani is joining our department in August 2020 as an Assistant Professor. Her research interests are in the fields of Natural Language Processing and Cognitive Science with broader interests in Computational Social Sciences. My recent work has focused on understanding the structure of multimodal communication when language is combined with spatial representations, such as gestures and pointing in face-to-face conversations and...

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