News for the GT Computing Community
March 31, 2017
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Institute for Data Engineering and Science Hosts First Event
More than a hundred members of the local data science community gathered in the Klaus Bldg. this week to celebrate the launch of Georgia Tech's Institute for Data Engineering and Science (IDEaS). Executive Vice President of Research Stephen E. Cross provided welcoming remarks and discussed the importance and value of interdisciplinary research at Tech. Click here to see photos from the event.


Bo Knows Neural Network Training
  • Bo Xie presents at machine learning workshop
  • Highlights method to improve outcomes
  • March 30
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GT Computing Undergrad Finding Balance 
  • Ecclesia Morain pursues game design, film, & magic!
  • March 27
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Lecturer Lends Voice to Annual Capitol Hill STEM Advocacy Event
  • Mary Hudachek-Buswell joins annual congressional visit
  • March 27
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IC Ph.D. student receives NSF fellowship
  • Katie Cunningham receives funding
  • Focusing on computing education research
  • March 23
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Fake news successfully mitigated in social media study
  • School of CSE partners with Georgia State
  • The Stack
  • March 24
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People of the ACM -– Blair MacIntyre
  • Q&A about what's next in virtual and augmented reality  
  • March 21
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Ga. Tech Student Finds Himself in a Tiny Argentinian Village
  • Ishbir Singh shares his positive experience studying abroad
  • WABE-FM Atlanta
  • March 21
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Forget Scaling, Moore's Law Panel Talks Power Consumption
  • Tom Conte participates in SXSW panel
  • Electronic Design
  • March 20
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 Bits & Bytes

• The Institute for Information Security & Privacy's Spring 2017 Demo Day Finale is set for April 13 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Klaus Bldg., Room 1116. Student teams will compete for $10,000 in cash prizes in this TED-style event. Registration is required.

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April 6
GVU Center/Serve-Learn-Sustain Brown Bag
Ed Cutrell, Microsoft
Explorations in the Design and Use of Technology for Underserved Communities
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
TSRB Ballroom
April 7
School of CSE Distinguished Lecture
Daniel Keim, Univ. of Konstanz
The Power of Visual Analytics: Unlocking the Value of Big Data
11 a.m. - noon
TSRB Auditorium
April 7
Cybersecurity Lecture Series
Yanick Fratantonio, Ph.D. candidate Univ. of Calif., SB 
Cloak & Dagger: From Two Android Permissions to Complete Control of the UI Feedback Loop
Noon - 1 p.m.
Petit Microelectronics Research Bldg., MIRC #102
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