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Researchers release 3-D data tracking human interactions outside of coronavirus hotspots

A new article examines the recent NSF Rapid Research Award by CUSP Professor Debra Laefer that observes individual behaviors outside of COVID-19 hotspots (via Medical Xpress). In March, just as New York City began a strict lockdown, a team of 16… Continue Reading Researchers release 3-D data tracking human interactions outside of coronavirus hotspots

Researchers to Study Air Quality, Traffic, and Walkability in Downtown Brooklyn

Brooklyn Paper explores a new partnership between NYU CUSP, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP), and urban tech startups Walkspan and Aclima. Take a whiff of that! A group of researchers is planning to measure the air quality, walkability, and traffic patterns in Downtown… Continue Reading Researchers to Study Air Quality, Traffic, and Walkability in Downtown Brooklyn

Downtown Brooklyn Partnership Announces Latest Living Lab Cohort to Pilot Smart City Technologies

A new partnership between NYU CUSP, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP), and urban tech startups Walkspan and Aclima will use Downtown Brooklyn as a testing ground for technology that has the potential to make cities more livable (via Downtown Brooklyn Partnership). Downtown Brooklyn… Continue Reading Downtown Brooklyn Partnership Announces Latest Living Lab Cohort to Pilot Smart City Technologies

NYU Research Documenting What People Touch as They Move Through Virus-Laden World

Campus Technology explores new research on the spread of COVID-19 by CUSP Professor Debra Laefer. How does COVID-19 get transmitted? Researchers from New York University are out in the streets right now capturing examples of activities where people are coming into contact… Continue Reading NYU Research Documenting What People Touch as They Move Through Virus-Laden World

NYU researchers rush to capture human interactions with 3D data surfaces likely to carry COVID-19

Team from NYU Tandon School of Engineering and School of Global Public Health will share information gathered from New York City medical and transit locations with epidemiologists seeking to model the spread of the coronavirus throughout the world (press release… Continue Reading NYU researchers rush to capture human interactions with 3D data surfaces likely to carry COVID-19

The Ears Have It: An Interview with Research Assistant Professors Mark Cartwright and Charlie Mydlarz

Big Picture Science spoke to NYU CUSP Research Assistant Professors Mark Cartwright and Charlie Mydlarz about the Sounds of New York City (SONYC) project in a new podcast. What’s the difference between a bird call and the sound of a pile… Continue Reading The Ears Have It: An Interview with Research Assistant Professors Mark Cartwright and Charlie Mydlarz

Claudio Silva elected to inaugural IEEE Visualization Academy

Press release via NYU Tandon School of Engineering. Cláudio Silva, professor of computer science and engineering and co-director of the Visualization and Data Analytics (VIDA) research center at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering, was inducted into the inaugural cohort of the… Continue Reading Claudio Silva elected to inaugural IEEE Visualization Academy

Natural language interface for data visualization debuts at prestigious IEEE conference

Research from NYU Tandon’s VIDA Lab leads to a system that lets people use simple English to create complex machine learning-driven visualizations (via NYU Tandon). BROOKLYN, New York – The ubiquity and sheer volume of data generated today give experts in virtually… Continue Reading Natural language interface for data visualization debuts at prestigious IEEE conference