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Google awards Tulane professor for work promoting diversity and fairness in AI systems
Artificial intelligence experts from Tulane University and the University of Maryland have received a Google Scholar Research Award to develop better ways of promoting diversity and fairness in a variety of pipeline and selection problems, including hiring, graduate school admission and customer...
Sep 24, 2020 - Tulane Today staff

As Climate Week draws to a close, Tulane faculty are reflecting on what they have learned through their lectures and participation in climate change events across the country over the past week. One emerging theme is the growing demand for a climate-educated workforce. With global economies...

Sep 22, 2020 - Barri Bronston

A team of researchers at Tulane University used Google search data to examine trends in mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic, and based on that search, say panic attacks could be affecting millions. The study was led  by Michael Hoerger, an assistant professor of psychology in the Tulane...

Sep 21, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Bruce C. Gibb, a professor of chemistry at the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering, has received a rare and coveted National Science Foundation (NSF) Special Creativity Extension Award.   The two-year NSF Creativity Extension honor will be for his NSF-funded project titled “...

Sep 10, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Hepatocellular carcinoma is a common liver cancer with poor prognosis. With symptoms not discovered until later stages, it is considered the most fatal malignant liver cancer worldwide. But a research team in the Tulane University Department of Biomedical Engineering is developing a novel cancer...

Sep 02, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University will team up with partners in Louisiana and Israel to lead one of the country’s three inaugural U.S.-Israel Energy Centers aimed at improving the safety, efficiency and sustainability of offshore natural gas production. The five-year, $27 million initiative of the U.S. Department...

Aug 31, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Nicholas Mattei, an assistant professor of computer science who specializes in artificial intelligence, is the recipient of two recent awards. Mattei received an IBM University Research Award for research that will help the next generation of AI technologies to learn, adapt and decide in complex...

Aug 03, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Panic disorder is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States, with nearly 5 percent of the population suffering attacks that cause extreme disruption in their daily lives. The cause of panic disorder is not fully understood, but it is likely attributable to altered neuronal...

Jul 29, 2020 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University researcher is part of team of scientists evaluating the hazards associated with submarine landslides beneath the Indian Ocean that are associated with the East African Rift System, a seismically and volcanically active series of continental fractures. Geophysicist Cynthia...

Jul 20, 2020 - Roger Dunaway

Anneliese Singh is just one day into her tenure as Tulane University’s first Associate Provost for Diversity and Faculty Development, but she has already hit the ground running and has her sights set on challenging the campus culture to create a more diverse, equitable and inclusive community.  ...

Jul 20, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University researchers are teaming up with the U.S. Army Research Office on a machine learning project that could pave the way for small, mobile quantum networks and possibly lead to unbreakable, secure communication systems, quantum computers and enhanced radar. As part of the research,...

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