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Larissa Basso awarded 2020-2021 Dean’s Diversity Assistantship

The former U.S. Army healthcare sergeant and recent graduate of The George Washington University will pursue a master’s degree in computer science at Virginia Tech.

Spotlights from Computer Science in Washington, D.C., Area

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    DAC Student Spotlight: Akshita Jha
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    Akshita Jha’s primary research focuses on how to prevent automated machine learning models from exacerbating existing biases. What Jha likes best about being a student at the Discovery Analytics Center is the opportunity for discussions with other Ph.D. students on different research topics.

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    New master's degree for Innovation Campus
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    The master’s of engineering degree in computer science is designed to prepare graduates for mid-level and advanced positions in industries related to computing technology.

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    DAC Student Spotlight: Yi-Chun Chang
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    Chang’s interest in using social media analytics for detecting threats began as an undergraduate, inspired by some of the projects he worked on and participating in hackathons. Chang’s current project with Lu is a collaboration with a Maryland firm funded by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA).

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