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Amber Johnson is the First African American Woman PhD Graduate of Purdue’s Department of Computer Science

Amber Johnson is the First African American Woman PhD Graduate of Purdue’s Department of Computer Science

08-03-2019

Amber Johnson earned her PhD from Purdue CS and became the first African American woman to graduate from the doctoral program. Johnson’s research focuses on using data science in conjunction with electronic health records and determining best clinical practices for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD).


New software brings lower-resolution cryo-EM maps into focus

New software brings lower-resolution cryo-EM maps into focus

07-29-2019

Emap2sec has a deep convolutional neural network at the core of its algorithm. These networks are deep-learning systems primarily used to classify images, cluster them by similarity and perform object recognition. It works for protein structure identification in 3D maps as the information passes through layers of neural network.


Two Purdue CS Professors Awarded Facebook Probability and Programming Research Awards

Two Purdue CS Professors Awarded Facebook Probability and Programming Research Awards

07-01-2019

Computer Science Associate Professor Lin Tan and Assistant Professor Tiark Rompf were each awarded a Facebook Probability and Programming Research Award for their individual projects. Facebook rewards forward-looking research with $50,000 grants for projects exploring the intersection of programming languages and machine learning.


Purdue University launches new research center on programming principles and software systems

Purdue University launches new research center on programming principles and software systems

06-24-2019

Purdue University’s Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships announced the launch of a new research center that aims to connect fundamental research in programming languages and software engineering with domains such as artificial intelligence and cybersecurity. 


Purdue announces new computer science department head

Purdue announces new computer science department head

06-17-2019

Professor Dongyan Xu has been named the next head of the Department of Computer Science at Purdue University. He begins his position Sept. 1.


Protecting privacy at the ballot box: Secure multiparty computation work could do this and more

Protecting privacy at the ballot box: Secure multiparty computation work could do this and more

06-05-2019

Computer science and computer engineering researchers at Purdue (in both security and programming languages) are working together on a task to develop secure multiparty applications, making the technology accessible outside the realm of experts. The project, named HACCLE, recently was awarded grant funding by IARPA’s Homomorphic Encryption Computing Techniques with Overhead Reduction and will receive up to $10.7 million.


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