People Welcome to Jeffrey Friedman, who will be working with Julia Lane as the Director of Operations and Business Development for the Coleridge Initiative at NYU from now until October 31, 2018.Congratulations to Nick Jones who has been awarded NYU’s… Continue Reading What’s Happening at CUSP: May 2018
April 9, 2018 Congratulations to NYU CUSP Professor Cordell Schachter, who was named to Government Technology News' Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers! Prof. Schachter was honored for his work as the NYC Department of Transportation Chief Technology Officer. Cordell Schachter… Continue Reading Professor Cordell Schachter named to Government Technology’s Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers
People Welcome Julien Baur, our new Postdoctoral Associate, who will be working with Drs. Greg Dobler and Federica Bianco as part of the Urban Observatory (UO) team. Julien is an accomplished cosmologist skilled in data science tools and their applications… Continue Reading What’s Happening at CUSP: April 2018
April 3, 2018 Welcome to data.tale()! data.tale() is a collection of stories written and researched by members of the CUSP community. These stories showcase the myriad ways that data can be used to better understand the world around us. As part… Continue Reading Announcing: data.tale()
March 6, 2018 Professor Constantine Kontokosta Professor Daniel Neill Congratulations to NYU CUSP Professors Constantine Kontokosta and Daniel Neill, who have been awarded the Marron Institute's inaugural seed grant award for their proposal "Making Local Governments' Housing Quality Maintenance Systems Fairer and More… Continue Reading NYU CUSP Professors Awarded the Marron Institute’s Inaugural Seed Grant Award
March 1, 2018 Tarek Arafat- MS Class of 2019 & Program Manager at the NYC DCAS Energy Management (DEM)- recently co-authored an article in BuildingEnergy Magazine by NESEA!The article, titled "Scale it Up: Monitoring-Based Demand-Side Operations for NYC Agencies, " examines… Continue Reading Graduate student Tarek Arafat (MS 19) explores “Monitoring-Based Demand-Side Operations for NYC Agencies”
People Welcome to Mario Graniero, a visiting scholar from Sapienza Universita di Roma. He will be here at CUSP through September working with Prof. Masoud Ghandehari. Research Congratulations to Zohreh (Mina) Zahiri, one of Prof. Debra Laefer’s UCD students, who… Continue Reading What’s Happening at CUSP: March 2018
February 26, 2018 How well do people label soft sounds in audio data? Does it depend on factors other than loudness, such as the type of sound? Does it matter for training/evaluating machine learning models?NYU CUSP Senior Research Scientist Justin… Continue Reading Investigating the Effect of Sound-Event Loudness on Crowdsourced Audio Annotations
People Welcome to Renato Assunção from the Computer Science Department at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), Belo Horzonte, Brazil, who will be working with Prof. Daniel Neill through the month of February. They are working on a paper together for… Continue Reading What’s Happening at CUSP: February 2018
People Congratulations to Debra Laefer, who was selected as a member of the American Delegation for the USA-Russia Symposium in May 2018 hosted by the Geo-Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Russian Society for Soil Mechanics,… Continue Reading What’s Happening at CUSP: January 2018
People Welcome to Ray Mohabir, a Tandon Undergrad who is working as a Digital Video Production Assistant with Debra Laefer. He is producing a digital video fly through of the O'Connell Street area of the 2015 LiDAR Dataset.Welcome to Sabrina… Continue Reading What’s Happening at CUSP: December 2017
People Karen Chapple, Professor of City & Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley, will visit us for the week of November 6 as part of her Fulbright Global Scholar award. Huy Vo will have two visiting students joining us:… Continue Reading What’s Happening at CUSP: November 2017
New York City has launched NYCx, a program that invites both local and global entrepreneurs, start up companies, and community organizations to use New York City as a testing ground for ideas and technologies that can positively impact all New Yorkers.
While urban systems demonstrate high spatial heterogeneity, many urban planning, economic and political decisions heavily rely on a deep understanding of local neighborhood contexts.
People Welcome to Ashley Joyner, our Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School work study student.Welcome to Nicolas Jeanrenaud, who will start as an Associate Research Scientist with the Data Facility.Three of our Master’s students – Jack Lundquist, Emily Hansen, and Unisse… Continue Reading What’s Happening at CUSP: October 2017