Solving Urban Challenges Using Data: Toward a Data Skills Toolkit for Public Employees to Shape the Future

https://vimeo.com/430795262Online event co-hosted by CUSP & The GovLab at NYU Tandon.June 11th, 2020Co-Chairs:Victoria Alsina, Academic Director, NYU CUSPStefaan Verhulst, Chief Research & Development Officer, The GovLabSpeakers:Lilian Coral, Director/National Strategy + Technology Innovation, Knight FoundationLaura Kahn, Data Scientist, Accenture Federal ServicesAi Yamanaka, Data Analytics Program Manager in… Continue Reading Solving Urban Challenges Using Data: Toward a Data Skills Toolkit for Public Employees to Shape the Future

Public Interest Research in Data Management and Machine Learning with Associate Professor Bill Howe, University of Washington

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February 10, 2020 Public Interest Research in Data Management and Machine Learning With over 80% of the planet impacted by urbanization, metropolitan areas have become loci of influence socially, economically, and politically.  As cities grow in size and complexity, the… Continue Reading Public Interest Research in Data Management and Machine Learning with Associate Professor Bill Howe, University of Washington

Opportunities for Venture Development Support for NYU Faculty, PhDs and Researchers with Rebecca Silver, NYU Entrepreneurial Institute

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February 7, 2020 https://vimeo.com/395257660 Opportunities for Venture Development Support for NYU Faculty, PhDs and Researchers Abstract: In this session, learn about the myriad resources at NYU to help explore the commercial potential of your research through new venture creation. Resources presented will… Continue Reading Opportunities for Venture Development Support for NYU Faculty, PhDs and Researchers with Rebecca Silver, NYU Entrepreneurial Institute

Pension Reforms and their Implications for Establishment Survivals with Research Assistant Professor Daniela Hochfellner

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December 13, 2019 Pension Reforms and their Implications for Establishment Survivals (Paper by Daniela Hochfellner, Peter Berg, Marissa Eckrote, Mary Hamman, Matthew Piszczek, and Christopher Ruhm)Abstract: This paper adds to the overall empirical investigation of the effects of pension reform on employers. Using… Continue Reading Pension Reforms and their Implications for Establishment Survivals with Research Assistant Professor Daniela Hochfellner

Urban Modeling: From 3D Scanning To Numerical Wind Simulation with Professor Debra Laefer and Visiting Scholar Philipp Epple

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December 6, 2019 https://vimeo.com/378314871 Urban Modeling: From 3D Scanning To Numerical Wind Simulation 3D Laser Scanning have been applied to scan buildings in the last years. But the 3D laser building scanning is only one side of the work. The… Continue Reading Urban Modeling: From 3D Scanning To Numerical Wind Simulation with Professor Debra Laefer and Visiting Scholar Philipp Epple

Challenges and Opportunities for Autonomous Navigation of Micro Aerial Vehicles with Assistant Professor Giuseppe Loianno, NYU Tandon

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November 22, 2019 https://vimeo.com/377141154 Challenges and Opportunities for Autonomous Navigation of Micro Aerial Vehicles Flying Robots often called drones are starting to play a major role in several tasks such as search and rescue, interaction with the environment, inspection, patrolling… Continue Reading Challenges and Opportunities for Autonomous Navigation of Micro Aerial Vehicles with Assistant Professor Giuseppe Loianno, NYU Tandon

New Paths for Better Estimation of Populations: Realistic Enterprise or a Fool’s Errand? with Joseph J. Salvo

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November 8, 2019 https://vimeo.com/377143700 New Paths for Better Estimation of Populations: Realistic Enterprise or a Fool’s Errand? Abstract: It is hard to overstate the importance of population estimates for municipal decisions, especially regarding the planning and implementation of programs aimed… Continue Reading New Paths for Better Estimation of Populations: Realistic Enterprise or a Fool’s Errand? with Joseph J. Salvo

Understanding and Reversing the Tide of the Opioid Epidemic with Associate Professor Magdalena Cerda, NYU Langone Health

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October 18, 2019 Understanding and Reversing the Tide of the Opioid Epidemic Dr. Cerdá will present information on current trends in the opioid overdose epidemic, why it has emerged and how it is progressing. She will also share some new… Continue Reading Understanding and Reversing the Tide of the Opioid Epidemic with Associate Professor Magdalena Cerda, NYU Langone Health

TransFAT: Translating Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency into Data Science Practice 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 TransFAT: Translating Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency into Data Science Practice with Assistant Professor Julia Stoyanovich, NYU Tandon

Engineering Participants’ Motivation in Citizen Science for Environmental Monitoring 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 Engineering Participants’ Motivation in Citizen Science for Environmental Monitoring 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