Engineering Equity: Chen’s Projects Focus on Inclusion of the Underserved
With two new projects funded by the NSF, Chien-fei Chen researches disparities in the accessibility and affordability of technology, energy, and transportation and is working to improve energy justice and urban navigation for underserved communities.
NICS Project Highlighted in Mars Podcast
In 2015, NICS partnered with Mars, Incorporated to create the Mars Advanced Research Virtual Environment Lab, or MARVEL. This partnership is featured in a new podcast, “Sparked by MARI,” in which Mars’ Chief Science Officer and Vice President of MARI, Abigail Stevenson, discusses MARI projects and their impacts on both the food industry and the world.
Beck Talks Universal Broadband for Podcast, Will Present Paper This Week
In a recent interview, Micah Beck, associate professor of computer science, discussed universal broadband service, and how to make it happen, on a podcast called The Hedge. He will present paper on the topic at the IEEE 19th International Conference on Mobile Ad Hoc and Smart Systems 2022 in Denver, Colorado.
Taufer Leads Group at UT Combining High Performance Computing and AI to Advance Data Sciences
Finding accurate neural networks for a specific scientific dataset or particular problem requires searching among thousands of neural networks on a large number of high-performance computing (HPC) resources. That could soon change thanks to research in HPC and AI being led by Michela Taufer.
Schuman is Featured Speaker at Grace Hopper Celebration
EECS Assistant Professor Catherine Schuman was a featured speaker at last week’s Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in Orlando, Florida, relating how she and her group of collaborators used neuromorphic computing to control a small, autonomous model race car.
CURENT Hosts IFEC 2022 Competition
The Center for Ultra-Wide-Area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Networks (CURENT) hosted the IEEE International Future Energy Challenge (IFEC) 2022, the largest international student competition in power electronics for innovation, conservation, and effective use of electrical energy, in the Min H. Kao Building on July 27-29.