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Artificial intelligence for the masses

Professor Rudolph Eigenmann, interim chair of the Department of Computer and Information Sciences and DSI DiCos Core Director, is part of a $20 million National Science Foundation-funded project to expand access to artificial intelligence.

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Blue Hen Stars

The latest issue of the University of Delaware Magazine features an in-depth look at UD’s data science prowess. The Magazine profiles leaders like DSI Founding Director, Cathy Wu (a pioneer in using Big Data to uncover the secrets of living organisms) and many of the DSI Resident Faculty.

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Antarctic telescope provides students with findings for analysis

This summer, the data gathered by the massive neutrino observatory in Antarctica, known as IceCube, provided a group of 16 undergraduate and graduate students from UD and five other institutions with the opportunity to contribute to the research. The students used supercomputers to analyze the data as they developed their own research and computer skills. The program was supported through an NSF grant, with Dr. Frank Schroeder (DSI Affiliated Faculty) a co-PI.

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With the IceCube Laboratory in the distance, UD physicist Frank Schroeder shovels a trench for cables leading to a radio antenna he deployed at the South Pole in January 2020. Photos courtesy of Frank Schroeder, Alan Coleman and the IceCube Collaboration

A ‘Hat Trick’ of Honors for Arthi Jayaraman

With a passion for polymer research and teaching, Arthi Jayaraman, DSI Faculty Council Member, often finds herself wearing a lot of hats. In the past year, three professional societies recognize her contributions to physics, chemistry, chemical engineering.

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In the past year, Arthi Jayaraman, Centennial Term Professor for Excellence in Research and Education in the College of Engineering, has been named a fellow of the American Physical Society, won an Impact Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and was appointed deputy editor of a journal published by the American Chemical Society. Photo by Evan Krape.

Digital Boot Camp Helps Researchers Expand Coding Skills

DSI Affiliated Faculty, Sunita Chandrasekaran and DSI Infrastructure Working Group member, Anita Schwartz were key organizers of the two-day digital boot camp hosted by the University of Delaware. The event helped 87 participating scientists ramp up their data analysis skills.

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