Articles from November 2022

University of Iowa spearheads project to set ethical guidelines for youth and XR technology

University of Iowa computer scientist Juan Pablo Hourcade is assembling an interdisciplinary team of researchers to develop foundational ethical principles for conducting research with youth for extended reality (XR) technologies.
“The goal of this project is to proactively examine the ethical considerations for youth up front with guidelines so that new technologies can be developed responsibly.”

PhD Student Hankyu Jang paper Runner-up at ASONAM 2022

"Dynamic Healthcare Embeddings for Improving Patient Care" by Hankyu Jang, Sulyun Lee (Informatics PhD '22), D. M. Hasibul Hasan, Philip M. Polgreen, Sriram V. Pemmaraju and Bijaya Adhikari won the runner up prize for the best student paper award at the 2022 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Network Analysis and Mining (ASONAM 2022).
Bijaya Adhikari

Daily Iowan: Adhikari in "New artificial intelligence developed for radiology at the UI"

"Bijaya Adhikari said the public has concerns about AI. He said one concern is that AI will impact the quality of patient care, but he said it will not. He said another common concern about AI is that it will replace human labor and cause people to be laid off, but he also does not see this happening. He said AI will complement human expertise and inform healthcare providers of possible next steps in treatment."

Chipara receives ACM SenSys Test of Time Award

Associate Prof. Octav Chipara and his co-authors* received a Test Of Time Award at SenSys2022; which recognizes paper that are at least 10 years old and have had long lasting impact on networked embedded sensing system science and engineering.

PhD Student Jamil Gafur awarded GEM Fellowship

Jamil Gafur (3rd Year PhD Student) was awarded a GEM Employer Fellowship for the 2022-23 academic year.

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)and the University of Iowa co-sponsor this fellowship. As part of this program Gafur interned at the NREL in Summer 2022.

Jamil was kind enough to answer a few questions for us.