In the Media
Bustamante Quoted in McCormick Article Discussing Namehelp Mobile
Fabián Bustamante, Associate Professor has been quoted in a recent article discussing Namehelp Mobile as a viable and improved Domain Name Service of the future. He also discusses how the freedom to choose the best DNS for your phone and carrier can change your mobile web experience.
Prof. Kristian Hammond & NU Alum Patrick McNally (Ph.D. 13') Quoted in WIRED Article
Kristian Hammond, Professor and NU Alum Patrick McNally (Ph.D. 13'), who is currently a Visiting Instructor in the Computer Science Dept at Pomona College are quoted in a WIRED online article, titled, "It’s Comedian vs. Computer in a Battle for Humor Supremacy" by Joel Warner and Peter McGraw, published on Tuesday, Aptil 1, 2014.
Choudhary's Social Intelligence Company, 4C, Announces $5M Series B Funding
Prof. Alok Choudhary has received major funding for his big data startup, 4C. The amount of $5 million from Chicago-based venture fund Jump Capital was awarded to the Social Intelligence Company based on 4C's platforms application of algorithms.
McCormick Symposium: “Computer Science Everywhere"
Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science is opening a dialogue and building collaborations to expand upon computational thinking at the University. On Thursday, November 14, these efforts began with “Computer Science Everywhere: Exploring Collaborations Between Computer Science and Other Disciplines at Northwestern.”
Choudhary quoted in AdExchanger Article
To Voxsup, an API partner company that mines social data to create interest segments for targeting, Twitter is broadening its reach as a publisher. “If I’m in my Twitter mobile app, of course Twitter can show me an ad, but say I’m in a gaming app, too,” commented Alok Choudhary, founder & CEO of Voxsup.
Wessels Elected 2013 Fellow of Optical Society of America
Bruce Wessels has been elected a 2013 Fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA), for his pioneering research in "Epitaxial Wide Gap Semiconductors and Devices, and Ferroelectric Oxides for Opto-Electronic and Electro-Optic Applications."
WIC Students Attend Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing
This year, Women In Computing (WiC) brought 11 students from NU to the 2013 Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing to Minneapolis, MN on October 2 - 5, 2013.