Researchers at the Cornell University Center for Advanced Computing (CAC), Texas Tech University, and Indiana University are engaged in a $298,000 NSF-funded EAGER grant designed to optimize future cyberinfrastructure projects.
Ranjit Singh, Ph.D. ’20, and Steven Jackson, associate professor of information science in Cornell Bowers CIS, examined how India’s biometrics-based identification system, Aadhaar, works for the country’s nearly 1.4 billion people.
Cornell researchers in natural language processing have found that the word lists packaged and shared amongst researchers to measure for bias in online texts oftentimes carry words, or “seeds,” with baked-in biases and stereotypes, which could skew findings.
While some returning students left behind long days at the beach and summer barbeques, the student entrepreneurs in the 2021 cohort of the Kessler Fellows program returned having completed 10-week internships with startups around the nation.
Cornell is one of only seven institutions across the U.S. that will receive a funding award from the National Institutes of Health through a program aimed at increasing minority faculty in the biomedical sciences.
Gifts totaling $10 million – $5 million from Steve Conine ’95 and his wife Alexi Conine ’96, and $5 million from Niraj Shah ’95 and his wife Jill Shah – will support construction of a new building for the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science.
A Cornell team won first place in the ALFRED Challenge (Action Learning From Realistic Environments and Directives) at the 2021 EAI@CVPR (Embodied Artificial Intelligence workshop at the Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition).