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Hong Xuan wins 2019 GW Research Days competition award

At the 2019 GW Research Days competition, CS graduate student Hong Xuan won an AccelerateGW I-Corps Site Grant for his project, “Deep Randomized Ensembles for Image Retrieval.” Hong is advised by Dr...

Samsara Counts’ research is featured in GW Today

CS senior Samsara Counts is the subject of the April 8 GW Today article “Computer Science for Social Good.” The article covers her effort to use deep learning methods to develop tools that help...

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Sen. Ron Wyden opens Election Verification Network conference at GW

The Election Verification Network held its annual conference at GW’s Science and Engineering Hall on March 14-15.

Dr. Vora testifies on electronic voting before Maryland House committee

On February 26, Dr. Poorvi Vora testified at a hearing on a bill limiting electronic delivery of absentee ballots in Maryland. The hearing was covered by WRC-NBC4, Washington, in the February 27...

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CS Summer Classes

Expand your skills in computer science through a CS Summer 2019 Online Class.

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Vint Cerf addresses the future of the Internet at GW

Vint Cerf kicked off the Computer Science Department's Internet Distinguished Speaker Series at GW with a March 19 discussion of the future of the Internet.

CS TraffickCam research featured on Gizmodo

Dr. Robert Pless’ (CS) TraffickCam research project was featured in the February 6 Gizmodo article “Researchers Create Hotel-Recognition System to Aid Human Trafficking Investigations.”

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Faculty Openings

The Department of Computer Science invites applications for two tenure-track positions and two professor of practice positions.

Dr. Caliskan quoted in Vox article

Dr. Aylin Caliskan was quoted in the January 23 Vox article “Yes, artificial intelligence can be racist.”

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Dr. Robert Pless awarded $1M grant to use computer science to tackle human trafficking

Dr. Robert Pless will use the grant to expand a machine-learning project that helps law enforcement identify specific hotel rooms where they suspect illegal activity has taken place.