computer science

Plays well with humans
Published Winter 2019
In the not-too-distant future, robots might assist us at home, school, hospitals, and workplaces. Roboticists and ethicists want to ensure they do so effectively, and help rather than hurt—even if it's just our feelings. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Data science
JHU launches new institute dedicated to data-driven discoveries
Published Nov 18, 2019
TRIPODS Institute brings together mathematicians, statisticians, theoretical computer scientists, and engineers to further the next generation of data analysis
Science+Technology
Look what's missing
Published Oct 10, 2019
The reference genome, used as a representative sample of the human genome, lacks genetic material found in individuals of African descent
Tony baseball
Published Summer 2019
Anton Dahbura has combined his love of America's pastime and computer science to develop programs that help baseball teams identify the best available athletes / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Engineering
'Mixed reality' makes for better surgeons
Published May 17, 2019
PhD student Ehsan Azimi has developed an augmented reality headset to help brain surgeons train for high-risk operations
Engineering
Hopkins hosts Robotics Industry Day
Published March 28, 2019
Event brings together current students, alumni, and industry professionals for project showcase, networking
Mind games
Do you see what AI sees?
Published March 22, 2019 Video
Artificial intelligence can be fooled by abstract images—but can humans see why?
Hophacks
HopHacks participants tackle new 'Civic Hack' challenge
Published Sept 24, 2018
Students use technology to create solutions for homelessness, crime, medical emergencies
Misinformation operation
Study: Russian trolls fueled vaccine debate
Published Aug 24, 2018
Findings suggest much of the Twitter discussion about vaccines may be linked to 'malicious actors' with 'hidden agendas'
Network news
Building big data storage
Published June 7, 2018
Team led by astrophysicist Alex Szalay receives $1.8M to build network that could transform how scientists store, access data