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Compounding Crises: Gun Preparation Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 12, 2020

The threats of the COVID-19 pandemic do not end with viral infection. As public health researchers with a focus on gun violence, we are particularly concerned about increased risks of gun suicide, unintentional shootings and domestic violence shootings during these challenging times. Yet most government data on gun violence, another public health crisis, is available […]

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Raman Arora receives NSF CAREER Award

March 30, 2020

Raman Arora, CLSP member and assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, is a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Early CAREER Award, which recognizes early stage scholars with high levels of promise and excellence. Raman’s five-year CAREER award will support his project, “Understanding Inductive Biases in Modern Machine Learning,” which will focus on developing […]

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Hynek Hermansky receives 2020 IEEE James L. Flanagan Speech and Audio Processing Award

July 5, 2019

Hynek Hermansky, the Julian S. Smith Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of the Center for Language and Speech Processing (CLSP), has been named the recipient of the 2020 IEEE James L. Flanagan Speech and Audio Processing Award. Administered through IEEE’s Technical Field Council, this award is given annually in recognition of outstanding contributions […]

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Mounya Elhilali promoted to professor

June 12, 2019

Mounya Elhilali, a member of the Center for Language and Speech Processing who is a Charles Renn Faculty Scholar that joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2008 as an assistant professor, was recently promoted to professor from associate professor. ECE Department Chair Ralph Etienne-Cummings describes Elhilali as part of a “new breed […]

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Speech recognition software and machine learning tools are being used to create diagnostic test for Parkinson’s Disease

March 27, 2019

Diagnosing Parkinson’s Disease is tricky. Instead of the blood tests and imaging used to help detect other diseases, such as cancer, diabetes, and heart problems, clinicians must rely on observations of the way patients move and speak, which is an often long and painstaking process. Laureano Moro Velazquez wants to change that. A post-doctoral student […]

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