Research Associate Professor Daniel Neill recently gave an invited plenary talk on "Machine Learning and Event Detection for Population Health" at the 2nd Annual Conference on Machine Learning for Science and Engineering. The conference highlighted advances in research that utilize… Continue Reading What’s Happening at CUSP: July 2019
Gridsmart speaks with Adjunct Associate Professor Cordell Schachter, CTO of NYC DOT, in a new podcast. Handling both technology and telecom as CTO of New York City DOT, Cordell Schachter has seen it all. In an effort to make travel safer for all NYC… Continue Reading POLICYSMART 43: How to Move the Biggest City in America with Cordell Schachter, CTO of NYC DOT
Rufei Sheng and Zhu WangNYU CUSP Graduate Student Rufei Sheng is part of a winning team for the NYU 2nd Annual Innovators in Aging Award!The NYU Aging Incubator invited students to submit innovative ideas for tools or resources that would significantly… Continue Reading Graduate Student Rufei Sheng Wins NYU 2nd Annual Innovators in Aging Award
Congratulations to NYU CUSP Professor Debra Laefer, whose paper "Laser scan-based structural assessment of wrought iron bridges: Guinness Bridge, Ireland" was awarded the Manby Prize by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) 2019 Publishing Awards! The 2019 ICE Publishing Awards… Continue Reading Paper by Professor Debra Laefer awarded the 2019 Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Publishing Awards Manby Prize
Research Assistant Professor Elizabeth Hénaff was recently selected for The Marron Institute’s Second Annual Seed Grant Award for her proposal on “The Impact of Flooding on the Urban Microbiome and City Residents’ Exposure to Sewage Pathogens.” The research team, which… Continue Reading What’s Happening at CUSP: June 2019
Yusu Qian Urwa Muaz Two papers by NYU CUSP Class of 2019 Graduate students were accepted by the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) 2019 Student Research Workshop!Yusu Qian and Urwa Muaz's paper "Reducing Gender Bias in Word-Level Language Models Using a… Continue Reading Papers by CUSP Graduate Students Yusu Qian and Urwa Muaz accepted at 2019 Association for Computational Linguistics Student Research Workshop
NYU CUSP and NYU MARL's Sounds of New York City (SONYC) project is featured by WBUR, with interviews from Postdoctoral Researcher Graham Dove and Research Scientist Mark Cartwright. New York's biggest civic complaint is noise. And though the city's sounds are part of what… Continue Reading Noise Is New York City’s Biggest Civic Complaint. Researchers Are Trying To Help Turn It Down
It’s not news—climate change is real—but the matter gets more urgent by the day. Using state-of-the-art tech and cutting-edge measures, NYU is innovating when it comes to saving energy on its campuses and developing sustainable practices to be used everywhere.… Continue Reading Half Empty or Half Full?
Developed by the New York University’s Marron Institute of Urban Management and the NYU Urban Intelligence Lab in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, Associate Professor Constantine Kontokosta announced today the launch of the NYC Energy & Water Performance Map.Covering six years of data,… Continue Reading Professor Constantine Kontokosta releases new NYC Building Energy & GHG Interactive Map
An Introduction to GovLab May 17, 2019 The GovLab’s mission is to improve people’s lives by changing the way we govern using new technology. Our goal is to strengthen the ability of institutions – including but not limited to governments… Continue Reading An Introduction to GovLab with Beth Simone Noveck, Stefaan Verhulst, Andrew Young, and Victoria Alsina (GovLab)
https://vimeo.com/335906133 The Circular City & The Promise of Circular Data May 10, 2019 Abstract: New Lab, from its headquarters in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, is on a mission to scale frontier technologies. This talk will focus on one of New Lab's… Continue Reading The Circular City & The Promise of Circular Data with Shaina Horowitz and Andre Correa d’Almeida, New Lab
Senior Research Scientist Charlie Mydlarz and Research Scientist Mark Cartwright discuss the Sounds of New York City (SONYC) Project's efforts to monitor, analyze, and mitigate urban noise pollution in this article by David Owen of The New Yorker. (...)A few weeks… Continue Reading Is Noise Pollution the Next Big Public-Health Crisis?
Postdoctoral Researcher Vincent Lostanlen recently spoke at “Artificial Intelligence in Audio Processing: Applications, Advancements, and Trends," an event featuring speakers who explored recent advancements in AI and deep learning for audio, as well as the impact this work will have on the future… Continue Reading Birdvox Machine Listening for Bird Migration Monitoring with Postdoctoral Researcher Vincent Lostanlen
NYU CUSP's Associate Professor Constantine E. Kontokosta, PhD, PE, has been selected as a Google AI Impact Grantee (Press Release via New York University). The Institute will partner with FDNY to apply Artificial Intelligence to emergency response.New York University’s Marron Institute… Continue Reading NYU CUSP & NYU Marron Institute’s Constantine E. Kontokosta is a Google AI Impact Grantee
Eve Marenghi MS Class of 2019 Hometown: Westchester, NY Degree: Urban Informatics, M.S. What was your journey to your master’s degree like? I earned my undergraduate degree in math at the University of Virginia and embarked on a career as… Continue Reading Made in Brooklyn with MS Class of 2019 Candidate Eve Marenghi