|Emory CS is Hiring Faculty!|
|Published Date: 2020-03-31|
The Emory Computer Science Department has multiple faculty openings at all levels, in Intelligent Systems, Data Centric Computing, Quantum Computing and related areas. Please let us know if you are interested in more details (firstname.lastname@example.org). The ad is also available here.
|Winter School on Quantum Computing at Emory Jan 8-10, 2020|
|Published Date: 2020-01-08|
Computer Science and Physics are pleased to host a Winter School on Quantum Computing covering foundations programming (using IBM Qiskit), and applications, Jan 8-10, 2020 on the Emory campus. Participants are accepted on a first-come first-served basis.
Registration is free but required, please register via: https://forms.gle/kBJRWUPwJbbbzzhs8
|Computer Science and Informatics Program Information Webinar|
|Published Date: 2019-12-06|
Computer Science and Informatics Program
Friday, December 6, 2:00-4:00p EST (UTC-5)
Ground-breaking research opportunities with world-class professors in Bioinformatics, Computer Systems, Data Analytics, Intelligent Systems and more
Innovative curriculum, including concentrations in Computer Science, Biomedical Informatics, Data Science and Computational Science.
Outstanding institutional and academic resources including a comprehensive funding and support package for PhD and 50% tuition scholarship for MS students.
Holistic and Inclusive admission process
Prospect registration to receive application fee waiver ($75)
Application deadline: January 1, 2020
|Emory Team Wins Secure Genome Analysis Competition|
|Published Date: 2019-10-29|
A team of researchers from Emory University recently won 1st place in the iDash ’19 Genome Privacy and Security Competition blockchain track. The competition (http://www.humangenomeprivacy.org/2019/), which is in its sixth year, has become a flagship event in data privacy and security. This year, 105 teams from across the world competed in 4 tracks. The blockchain track seeks to develop smart contracts on a blockchain network to share gene-drug interaction data in a distributed way. Congratulations to Mark Ma (PhD Student), Yang Cao (Past Postdoc, now at Kyoto U), and Dr. Li Xiong (PI) for their trailblazing work!
|Emory Team selected for the Alexa Prize Socialbot Grand Challenge|
|Published Date: 2019-06-05|
Jinho Choi and his group of students are one of 10 teams worldwide selected to compete in Amazon's Alexa Socialbot Grand Challenge 2019 to advance human computer interaction. Emory's chatbot, called Emora, is designed to be a "social companion" in addition to be a smart conversational agent. This selection, among 375 competing applications from 15 countries this year, comes with $250K and device support, to possibly become the socialbot technology in future Alexa devices. Details are available here. Congratulations to Jinho and the Emora team!
|Emory Students Win Southeast Programming Contest!|
|Published Date: 2019-01-28|
The “M || E” student team from Emory Computer Science have won the 2018 ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (Southeast USA Region) https://ser.cs.fit.edu/ser2018 for Division 2. There were 82 teams in this division, and the Emory team won 1st place by 125 points. The contestants were:
Jose Coves (Senior undergraduate)
Chenxi Xu (Sophomore undergraduate)
Liyan Xu (First year Masters)
Jinho D. Choi (Coach: Assistant Professor)
This is the second consecutive year that the Emory team has won this contest. Teams from Emory University have consistently been in top-3 for the last four years. All credit is due to the students (and their coach) who invested their time, effort, and enthusiasm to prepare for this contest -- congratulations!