|Emory CS is Hiring Faculty for 2023!|
|Published Date: 2023-01-31|
Emory Computer Science has multiple faculty openings for 2023. Our tenure track search (all levels) is in Machine Learning, Intelligent Systems, Data Centric Computing, Human Centered Computing, and related areas. Click HERE for details. We are also hiring teaching faculty. Please email email@example.com for informal inquiries.
|Honors student wins Best Paper Award at KDD Health Day 2022|
|Published Date: 2022-08-29|
Olivia Song ('22) was honored with a Best Paper Award at the Health Day track of this year's prestigious KDD conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining in Washington, DC in August 2022. Her work, joint with Emory Profs. Carl Yang and Ymir Vigfusson, and two other collaborators, investigates how graph neural networks can be useful to discover the onset of novel epidemics, like an influenza outbreak, by analyzing population-level anomalies in anonymous cell phone metadata. Olivia led the research as an honors student in the Computer Science department at Emory. Click HERE for the full paper!
A huge congrats to Olivia from all at CS!
|Ymir Vigfusson recognized for innovative invention|
|Published Date: 2022-04-27|
Associate Professor Ymir Vigfusson was recognized with the "Innovation of the Year" award from Emory Office of Technology Transfer, for his novel invention that prevents cyberattacks even when components of an enterprise's IT framework are compromised. A full story is at https://scholarblogs.emory.edu/techtransfer/2022/04/ott-presents-the-2022-annual-celebration-awardees/
|Emory CS Team Wins Silver Medal at ICPC Division 1 Programming Contest|
|Published Date: 2022-04-04|
We are excited to announce that the Emory CS team "M||E" (pronounced "M or E") won the Silver Medal at the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) Southeast USA Regional Programming Contest for Division 1. ICPC is the largest programming contest and this is the third consecutive year that Emory teams have won a medal in Division 1, the most competitive division.
Congratulations to the team members: Alexandru Rudi (Junior), Samir Chowdhury (Junior), Carol Tang (Senior), and to the coach Professor Jinho Choi.
Try the problems out for yourself Here!
|Emora chatbot featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution|
|Published Date: 2021-09-20|
The Emora project, a chatbot designed to be a caring companion, is featured in the AJC, Atlanta's major newspaper. Click HERE for the full article!
Congrats to Jinho Choi and the entire Emora team!
|Emory students advance artificial intelligence with a bot that aims to serve humanity|
|Published Date: 2021-08-24|
A team of six Emory computer science students have developed a chatbot capable of making logical inferences that aims to hold deeper, more nuanced conversations with humans than have previously been possible. Christened "Emora," the chatbot has been designed to help first-year college students navigate a new way of life. Click HERE for the full article!
|Deja Vu: Emory team finalists again in Amazon Alexa Prize competition|
|Published Date: 2021-07-21|
A team of six Emory CS students has reached the final round for Amazon's Alexa Prize Socialbot Grand Challenge, a global competition among universities to create a chatbot that advances the field of artificial intelligence. The winner of the 2021 challenge will be announced in mid-August. The Emory University team won first prize in 2020.
The Emory team is headed by graduate students Sarah Finch and James Finch, along with faculty advisor Jinho Choi, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Sciences. This year's team is a diverse group of graduate and undergraduate students who are interested in dialogue systems and natural language processing. They are excited to bring the next iteration of Emora to life, putting in place new ideas and strategies that build on top of their efforts that led them to win last year’s Alexa Prize.
Let's wish them luck as they compete in the final round! The entire article can be found here