In the Media
Prof. Peter Dinda and Prof. Gokhan Memik have been quoted in a recent article discussing their mobile technology project, funded by the National Science Foundation and Intel, which involves creating an emotion-sensing interface that allows phones to gauge user satisfaction.
Bryan Pardo, Associate Professor has been quoted in a recent article discussing the success of The Midwest Music Information Retrieval Gathering, which the Interactive Audio Lab and himself, hosted on Saturday, June 14, 2014, in the Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center at Northwestern University.
Aggelos Katsaggelos, Professor & AT&T Chair was quoted in an Chicago Tribune article, titled, "My Wife the Dentist and Other Misadventures with Speech-to-text Technology" by Eric Zorn, published on Thursday, June 12, 2014.
Kristian Hammond, Professor was one of the panelists for the 2014 Design:Chicago event on April 3 at the James Allen Center’s McCormick Auditorium, which focused on the theme of “Designers as Intra/Entrepreneurs.”
Kristian Hammond, Professor was used as an guest expert for an audio interview for the Market Place Morning Report, as part of the Marketplace Tech article, titled, "Chicago America's funniest city?" by Ben Johnson, published on Tuesday, Aptil 22, 2014.
Ken Forbus, Professor and Tom Hinrichs, Research Associate Professor have been quoted in a recent article discussing how Companion Cognitive Systems may have the ability for human-like learning in the future.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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."
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.