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What if we could predict cyberbullying and intervene before it escalates? Researchers have created a tool that uses linguistic and social features from earlier comments to forecast hostility presence and intensity on Instagram. The tool can predict cyberbullying up to 10 hours before it will occur...
The College of Science is now accepting nominations for Undergraduate Summer Research Stipends for summer 2018. This program allows undergraduates to do paid research with College of Science faculty over the summer. The value of the stipends is $5,000 each. Faculty may nominate students from any...
What is it like to sell your startup as an undergraduate? “I didn’t imagine that I would be in this position when we started two years ago,” said Brendan Batliner (CS 3rd year). “We were college freshmen with interests in entrepreneurship and now we’ve sold our first company together.” Batliner...
The Department of Computer Science at Illinois Institute of Technology seeks applications for tenure-track positions starting in Fall 2018, with a preference for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, although extremely highly-qualified candidates may be considered for appointment at...
Noor Afshan Fathima, India Online graduate student in computer science, has been selected for the 2017 Asia-Pacific Google Women TechMakers Scholars Program. She will receive $1,000 and funding for a scholars’ retreat at Google’s campus in Seoul, South Korea. The Women Techmakers Scholars...
A total of 51 girls attended this year’s Middle-School Discovery Camp for Girls, held July 10-20 on campus and led by Vida Winans, senior instructor of computer science. Now in its eighth year, the camp is designed to help underrepresented populations explore programming in a supportive...
Soren Spicknall, coterminal student who is earning a B.S. in computer science and M.A.S. in data science, has been selected as a Microsoft Civic Tech fellow. For the next 18 months, Spicknall will work with government agencies, community organizations, and civic tech leaders to drive sociopolitical...
The College of Science has chosen eight students to receive this year’s CoS undergraduate summer research stipends. The selected students, nominated by Illinois Tech faculty, will each earn $5,000 for 10 weeks of research with Illinois Tech faculty members this summer. The stipends are funded...
Last fall, Aron Culotta, assistant professor of computer science, and Libby Hemphill, associate professor of communication and information studies, began work on a project about cyberbullying entitled “Cyberbullying Early Warning and Response System.” Their project is part of the Nayar Prize, which...
Eunice Santos gave the featured address during the first Women in Data Science and Engineering (WDSE) workshop at the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering on April 22 in San Diego. Santos is the Ron Hochsprung Endowed Chair of Computer Science, department chair, and...

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