|Emory CS is Hiring Faculty!|
|Published Date: 2019-11-01|
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.
|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!
|Dr. Choi's live Interview at AWS re:Invent|
|Published Date: 2018-12-04|
Dr. Jinho Choi, an assistant professor of Computer Science at Emory University, has presented a cloud-based research platform called ELIT (Evolution of Language and Information Technology) at the AWS re:Invent 2018. ELIT brings the latest Natural Language Processing (NLP) technology into the cloud and makes it available through public web API. It also allows researchers to deploy their own models to the cloud so they can be accessed by anyone in the world. ELIT is developed by the NLP Research Group at Emory University.
The live interview about the ELIT project can be found at https://www.twitch.tv/videos/342459543
|2018 Evans Hall Speaker|
|Published Date: 2018-04-30|
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is pleased to announce the 24th annual Evans/Hall Lecture and Award Ceremony on Monday April 30th at 4pm in E208, Mathematics and Science Center, with reception following.
Our speaker this year will be Christine U.Lee of the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.
The Evans/Hall Lecture honors graduate and undergraduate students in the department and recognizes outstanding student accomplishments via the Trevor Evans Award, Deborah Jackson Award, Marshall Hall Award, Research Awards ,and Departmental Awards.