“Urban Informatics: From Pre- to Post-COVID” with Dr. Daniel T. O’Brien, Northeastern University

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https://vimeo.com/514061470 February 18, 2021 Urban Informatics: From Pre- to Post-COVID Abstract: Urban informatics is an inherently civic field--using data and technology to better understand and serve communities. The COVID-19 pandemic has put this mission in stark relief, calling on researchers and… Continue Reading “Urban Informatics: From Pre- to Post-COVID” with Dr. Daniel T. O’Brien, Northeastern University

“Using data science to address inequities in urban environmental health” with Dr. Jeanette Stingone, Columbia University

Dr. Jeanette Stingone

https://vimeo.com/513903304 February 12, 2021 Using Data Science to Address Inequities in Urban Environmental Health There is a large focus in biomedical research to integrate data science into the fields of medicine and healthcare to promote precision medicine and improve outcomes… Continue Reading “Using data science to address inequities in urban environmental health” with Dr. Jeanette Stingone, Columbia University

“Applications and Challenges of VR/AR in Future Urban Life” with Qi Sun, NYU CUSP & NYU Tandon CSE

Qi Sun

https://vimeo.com/511643057 February 5, 2021 Applications and Challenges of VR/AR in Future Urban Life Abstract: VR and AR have shown their great potentials as promising future media that would revolutionize our monitors and mobile phones. They have already benefited broad applications… Continue Reading “Applications and Challenges of VR/AR in Future Urban Life” with Qi Sun, NYU CUSP & NYU Tandon CSE

New COVID-19 model shows little benefit in prioritizing high-risk individuals for vaccination

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A research team led by NYU CUSP and NYU Tandon Institute Professor Maurizio Porfiri has developed a new theory & simulation platform that could prove invaluable in the fight against COVID-19 (Press Release via NYU Tandon School of Engineering). BROOKLYN, New York,… Continue Reading New COVID-19 model shows little benefit in prioritizing high-risk individuals for vaccination

NYU Tandon research to advance environmental sound classification wins IEEE Best Paper Award

Justin Salamon, former senior research scientist at the NYU Tandon's Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) and the Music and Audio Research Lab (MARL) at NYU Steinhardt, co-wrote the award-winning paper.

Research by Juan Pablo Bello, Director of CUSP, and Justin Salamon, Research Scientist at Adobe Research and former Senior Research Scientist at CUSP, has won the 2020 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Signal Processing Society (SPS) Signal Processing Letters Best… Continue Reading NYU Tandon research to advance environmental sound classification wins IEEE Best Paper Award

Juan Pablo Bello awarded IEEE Best Paper for research on data augmentation for environmental sound classification

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Congratulations to Juan Pablo Bello, Director of CUSP, who has received the 2020 IEEE SPS Signal Processing Letters Best Paper Award for his research on "Deep Convolutional Neural Networks and Data Augmentation for Environmental Sound Classification."Along with co-author Justin Salamon, a… Continue Reading Juan Pablo Bello awarded IEEE Best Paper for research on data augmentation for environmental sound classification

“Data Science for Co-Producing Resilient Urban Futures” with Dr. Timon McPhearson, The New School

Dr. Timon McPhearson

https://vimeo.com/511687842 December 11, 2020 Data Science for Co-Producing Resilient Urban Futures The scale, pace and intensity of human activity on the planet has fundamentally altered multiple earth systems and demands radical departures from the status quo to remain within planetary… Continue Reading “Data Science for Co-Producing Resilient Urban Futures” with Dr. Timon McPhearson, The New School

“FloodSense – Longitudinal Remote Urban Flood Monitoring” with Andrea Silverman, Charlie Mydlarz, Elizabeth Hénaff, and Tega Brain

https://vimeo.com/489909278 This seminar is co-sponsored by CUSP and the C2SMART Center. December 4, 2020 Floodsense - Longitudinal Remote Urban Flood Monitoring In New York City, sea level rise has led to a dramatic increase in flood risk, particularly in low-lying… Continue Reading “FloodSense – Longitudinal Remote Urban Flood Monitoring” with Andrea Silverman, Charlie Mydlarz, Elizabeth Hénaff, and Tega Brain

Trust and Distance in the Smart City with Eric Corbett, NYU CUSP

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https://vimeo.com/486058310 November 20, 2020 Trust and Distance in the Smart City American democracy is currently experiencing a crisis in trust as American’s trust in their government has decreased significantly over the past half-century. To restore trust in government, public officials… Continue Reading Trust and Distance in the Smart City with Eric Corbett, NYU CUSP

Design, Social Justice, Democracy, and Technology: A Conversation with Eric Corbett, CUSP Smart Cities Postdoctoral Associate

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Eric Corbett is a Smart Cities Postdoctoral Research Associate at NYU CUSP. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Savannah State University (a historically Black college) and a PhD in Digital Media from the Georgia Institute of Technology.… Continue Reading Design, Social Justice, Democracy, and Technology: A Conversation with Eric Corbett, CUSP Smart Cities Postdoctoral Associate