In the Media
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.