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Dr. Aruna Balasubramanian on “Is the mobile web experience improving?”

Dr. Aruna Balasubramanian presented the first Spring STEM lecture online on Wednesday, March 2, 2022. Dr. Balasubramanian and her research team use various metrics to measure web performance and user experience. As webpage load times are critical, her research team

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“Is the Mobile Web Experience Improving?” Presented by Dr. Aruna Balasubramanian

Curious about how well your phone is performing in terms of web access? Spend an hour with our STEM speaker, Dr. Aruna Balasubramanian from the Department of Computer Science to learn about “Is the Mobile Web Experience Improving?” Date/Time: Wednesday,

Posted in Computer Science, Research, STEM, Technology

Dr. Fusheng Wang on “EyeCanDo: Eye Gaze-based Technology to Enable Communication for ALS patients”

On February 16, 2021, Dr. Fusheng Wang presented the development of his and his team’s EyeCanDo app, which is used to enable amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients to communicate freely using an eye gaze based technique. Dr. Wang discussed how

Posted in Computer Science, Research, Technology

Dr. Carlos Simmerling on “Using computer simulations to model the SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein and block COVID-19 infection”

On September 22, 2020, Dr. Simmerling discussed the use of computer models to complete the currently unknown, pivotal regions of coronavirus spikes.  Knowing more about these pivotal regions of coronavirus spikes could help with identifying drugs that have the potential

Posted in Chemistry, Computer Science, COVID-19, Events, Research

STEM Speaker Series: “Using computer simulations to model the SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein and block COVID-19 infection” with Dr. Carlos Simmerling

Curious about how scientists develop drugs for COVID-19? Spend an hour with our STEM speaker, Dr. Carlo Simmerling from the Department of Chemistry, and Laufer Center for Physical and Quantitative Biology to learn about “Using computer simulations to model the

Posted in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, COVID-19, STEM

STEM Speaker Series: “Representing Knowledge through Word and Graph Embeddings” with Dr. Steven Skiena

Interested in word and graph embeddings?  Spend an hour with our STEM speaker, Dr. Steven Skiena from the Department of Computer Science, to learn about “Representing Knowledge through Word and Graph Embeddings.” Date/Time: Tuesday, February 11 from 1pm-2pm Location: Special

Posted in Computer Science, Engineering, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, STEM

Dr. Heather Lynch on “How many Adélie penguins are there? and other mysteries solved by satellites”

On September 18, Dr. Heather Lynch, of the Department of Ecology and Evolution, presented the first lecture of the fall 2018 University Libraries STEM Speakers Series with her talk, “How many Adélie penguins are there? and other mysteries solved by

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Dr. Xiaojun Bi on Computational Interaction in Post-PC Computing Research

On May 1, Dr. Xiaojun Bi, from the Department of Computer Science, presented his innovative research on computational interaction for designing software user interfaces and interaction technology.   From historical use of typewriters to modern day use of virtual keyboards,

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University Libraries Presents: STEM Speaker Series, Dr. Xiaojun Bi

University Libraries is pleased to announce its fourth lecture of the Spring 2018 STEM Speaker Series given by Dr. Xiaojun Bi, Department of Computer Science.   Title: “Computational Interaction in Post-PC Computing” Date/Time: Tuesday, May 1, 2018 from 1pm-2pm Location:

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Dr. Anurag Purwar on Innovating and Inventing Mechanical Motion Generating Devices

On April 19, the final lecture of the spring 2017 University Libraries STEM Speakers Series, Dr. Anurag Purwar engaged audiences with his talk, “Innovating and Inventing Mechanical Motion Generating Devices” in the Special Collections Seminar Room, second floor of the

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