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A ‘cautionary tale’ about location tracking

A ‘cautionary tale’ about location tracking

April 8, 2022

A new study out of the University of Rochester shows that data collected from your acquaintances and even strangers can predict your location.

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DESI’s quest to map the expanding universe begins

DESI’s quest to map the expanding universe begins

May 28, 2021

Rochester researchers are key members of an international collaboration to create a 3D map of the universe, which will help unravel the mysteries of dark energy.

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Social distancing has stabilized, but failed to reverse, the spread of COVID-19

Social distancing has stabilized, but failed to reverse, the spread of COVID-19

May 11, 2020

According to a new study by data scientists, social distancing measures like closing schools and restaurants sharply decreased the doubling rate of confirmed cases, but COVID-19 is still spreading.

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Ehsan Hoque named an ‘emerging leader’ by National Academy of Medicine

Ehsan Hoque named an ‘emerging leader’ by National Academy of Medicine

May 8, 2020

The director of Rochester’s Human-Computer Interaction Lab is one of ten leaders selected to work with the organization on “sparking transformative change to improve health care for all.”

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Rochester cosmology group has all eyes on dark energy

Rochester cosmology group has all eyes on dark energy

November 25, 2019

Rochester’s newly formed cosmology group is at work to create the most detailed 3-D map of the universe ever seen.

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From intern to data scientist, in a new University role

From intern to data scientist, in a new University role

October 29, 2019

The link between data science and communications may not always seem so clear cut, but Harrison Frank ’19 is bringing his expertise in pattern recognition and strategic problem-solving to the University’s communications efforts as the new data scientist and design researcher.

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Using machine learning to understand climate change

Using machine learning to understand climate change

October 10, 2019

In a vast ocean where direct observational data is scarce, Rochester researchers are using data science to understand how shallow coastal waters and deep oceans contribute to the methane found in the atmosphere.

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What do you do when your motor melts? The solution lies in data

What do you do when your motor melts? The solution lies in data

July 9, 2019

Last year, Rochester’s Solar Splash team didn’t even make it to the college championships solar and electric boating. This year, a renewed focus on data science saw the team take home awards for innovation and most improved team.

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A prescription for physician frustration

A prescription for physician frustration

April 11, 2019

Jesse Wang’s dual doctorates in medicine and translational biomedical science will position him to ease the burdens of e-records for his fellow physicians. His prototype of a virtual assistant is a finalist in the American College of Physicians’ “Innovation Challenge.”

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Can the laws of physics untangle traffic jams, stock markets, and other complex systems?

Can the laws of physics untangle traffic jams, stock markets, and other complex systems?

March 22, 2019

Gourab Ghoshal is using the fundamental laws of physics to untangle the complex systems behind human behavior, urban planning, and social networks.

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