Research Seminar with Assistant Professor Julia Stoyanovich, NYU Tandon

October 11, 2019 https://vimeo.com/366251690 TransFAT: Translating Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency into Data Science Practice Abstract: Data science technology promises to improve people's lives, accelerate scientific discovery and innovation, and bring about positive societal change. Yet, if not used responsibly, this same… Continue Reading Research Seminar with Assistant Professor Julia Stoyanovich, NYU Tandon

Research Seminar with Professor Maurizio Porfiri, NYU Tandon

October 11, 2019 https://vimeo.com/365850312 Engineering Participants’ Motivation in Citizen Science for Environmental Monitoring Abstract: In recent years, we have witnessed rapid growth in citizen science, where the non-professional public engages in various research fields, such as ecology, structural biology, astronomy, and… Continue Reading Research Seminar with Professor Maurizio Porfiri, NYU Tandon

Research Seminar with Martina Balestra, Chenglu Jin, and Kim Mahler

September 20, 2019 Using Attractor Dynamics to Understand Self-Organization in Wiki Work https://vimeo.com/365859422Martina BalestraAbstract: Online peer-production is characterized by complex work dynamics across scale. But the relationship between behavior at the localized and collective levels is under-studied and, as a result,… Continue Reading Research Seminar with Martina Balestra, Chenglu Jin, and Kim Mahler

An Introduction to GovLab with Beth Simone Noveck, Stefaan Verhulst, Andrew Young, and Victoria Alsina (GovLab)

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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)

The Circular City & The Promise of Circular Data with Shaina Horowitz and Andre Correa d’Almeida, New Lab

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

Buildings, Systems, and Energy: A Closer Look at the Interrelations with Dr. Semiha Ergan, NYU Tandon

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April 26, 2019 Abstract: Impact of buildings on the total energy consumption in the U.S. is well-known. The electricity consumption of buildings accounts for nearly three quarters of the total electricity consumption in the U.S. and Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC)… Continue Reading Buildings, Systems, and Energy: A Closer Look at the Interrelations with Dr. Semiha Ergan, NYU Tandon

Predictive Analytics for Child Welfare: A Case Study from Allegheny County, PA with Professor Tim Maloney, Auckland University of Technology

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April 23, 2019 Professor Maloney will give a detailed ‘walk through’ of the Allegheny Family Screening Tool (AFST), a child welfare predictive risk model (PRM) built by an international team led by the Centre for Social Data Analytics (CSDA). Since it… Continue Reading Predictive Analytics for Child Welfare: A Case Study from Allegheny County, PA with Professor Tim Maloney, Auckland University of Technology

Data and AI in Cities: An Inside Perspective of Analytics at NYC MODA with Amen Ra Mashariki, Head of Urban Intelligence at UrbInt.com

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Data and AI in Cities: An Inside Perspective of Analytics in the NYC Mayor's Office of Data Analytics (MODA) April 19, 2019 Ever since the creation of NYC's Mayor's Office of Data Analytics (MODA) in 2013 through executive order, many… Continue Reading Data and AI in Cities: An Inside Perspective of Analytics at NYC MODA with Amen Ra Mashariki, Head of Urban Intelligence at UrbInt.com

Improving Transparency at MTA New York City Transit Using Service Performance Dashboards with Alla Reddy, MTA

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Improving Transparency at MTA New York City Transit Using Service Performance Dashboards April 5, 2019 On June 29, 2017, New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed an executive order declaring a state of emergency for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority… Continue Reading Improving Transparency at MTA New York City Transit Using Service Performance Dashboards with Alla Reddy, MTA

The Resiliency of Pittsburgh with Grant Ervin, Chief Resiliency Officer of Pittsburgh PA

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The Resiliency of Pittsburgh March 29, 2019 From its previous history as the center of steelmaking and heavy industry, Pittsburgh has emerged as a cosmopolitan center of technology, entrepreneurship and education. As part of the direction of improving the environment… Continue Reading The Resiliency of Pittsburgh with Grant Ervin, Chief Resiliency Officer of Pittsburgh PA

NSF’s Cyber-Physical Systems and Smart and Connected Communities Programs with Jonathan Sprinkle, National Science Foundation

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NSF’s Cyber-Physical Systems and Smart and Connected Communities Programs March 15, 2019 Abstract: This talk will explore the NSF programs of Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) and Smart and Connected Communities (S&CC) and their respective visions, details of the solicitations regarding submissions of… Continue Reading NSF’s Cyber-Physical Systems and Smart and Connected Communities Programs with Jonathan Sprinkle, National Science Foundation

Data Science for Smart Grids and Beyond with Yury Dvorkin, NYU Tandon

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https://vimeo.com/332852658 Data Science for Smart Grids and Beyond March 13, 2019 Abstract: This tutorial presentation will describe cutting-edge decision-making problems that arise in the area of smart electric power grids. These problems are motivated by the recent technological advances in… Continue Reading Data Science for Smart Grids and Beyond with Yury Dvorkin, NYU Tandon