People and Technology

New GT-Microsoft Accessibility Research Seed Grant Program Announces Winning Proposals for 2021 Funding

Georgia Tech’s Center for 21st Century Universities (C21U) announced four winning proposals for a new accessibility-focused seed grant research program funded by Microsoft.

Associate Professor Elected SIGCHI President

Neha Kumar will serve a three-year term for the group, which is the premier international society for professionals and academics interested in human-computer interaction.

Assistant Professor Named 2021 Microsoft Research Faculty Fellow

The two-year fellowship recognizes innovative and promising early-career professors in the Americas who are exploring breakthrough research in computer science or a related field.

Georgia Tech Will Help Bring Critical Advancements to Online Learning as Part of Multimillion Dollar NSF Grant

Led by the Georgia Research Alliance, the National AI Institute for Adult Learning in Online Education (ALOE) is one of 11 new NSF institutes created as part of an investment totaling $220 million.

New Browser-Based Chart Builder Gives Line Graphs, Scatterplots Their Very Own Audio Track

Georgia Tech researchers have created a data visualization plus sonification approach lets users explore data with visual, auditory, or both modalities.

Virtual Counselor to Help Address Vaccination Hesitancy in Black Communities

Georgia Tech is participating in an NIH-funded project to help address vaccination hesitancy and increase Covid-19 vaccination rates.

Georgia Tech Top Contributor to Research at International Conference on Machine Learning

Georgia Tech researchers in the College of Engineering and College of Computing are presenting their work at the International Conference on Machine Learning (IMCL), which runs through Saturday.

Georgia Tech Faculty Hold Workshop to Improve Integration of Ethics into Courses

To help students begin thinking about ethics with regards to research, faculty at Georgia Tech – in conjunction with Mozilla – held the first workshop on integrating ethics and responsible computing into courses this summer.

This Robot Learned Table Tennis. The Approach Could Be a Game Changer for Future Robot Assistants

Humans aren't experts at everything, but they'd still like their robot assistants to perform better than they can. This novel training method does just that.

Assistant Professor Earns 2020 Salesforce AI Research Grant

Yang’s research, which is being led by her Ph.D. student Jiaao Chen, aims to alleviate dependence of supervised models on labeled data via data augmentation approaches.

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