Accomplishments: Department of Computer Science

November 30, 2021
Hal Berghel, (Computer Science) has published an article, "The Online Disinformation Opera" in the December issue of IEEE Computer. This article looks at how the Internet and social media feed disinformation and fake news to nonreality-based communities.   
November 17, 2021
Mingon Kang and Euiseong Ko (both Computer Science) are the first and co-author on a new journal paper, "A Roadmap for Multi-Omics Data Integration using Deep Learning," in Briefings in Bioinformatics. The publication is achieved by the research collaboration with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. The paper reviews deep learning-based…
November 15, 2021
Mingon Kang (Computer Science), Ji Yoo (Medicine), and Jay Shen (Healthcare Administration and Policy) have been awarded a grant of $245,000 from the Minority Research Grant Program of Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The research team will use novel computational and clinical strategies, including a deep learning-based risk score…
September 28, 2021
Hal Berghe (Computer Science) published an article, "A Collapsing Academy, Part II: How Cancel Culture Works on the Academy," in the October 2021 issue of IEEE Computer.
September 8, 2021
Mingon Kang (Computer Science), Ji Yoo (Medicine), Brendan Morris (Electronic and Computer Engineering), Zhaohuam Zhu (Physics and Astronomy), Qiang Zhu (Physics and Astronomy), Mira Han (Life Sciences), Kazem Taghva (Computer Science), and Shashi Nambisan (Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction) were awarded National Science…
July 27, 2021
Mahdi Hajiali (Computer Science) will have a new study appear in the Proceedings of the 2021 Computing Conference, a highly ranked conference in the areas of computer science and computing. Collaborators included Mahdi Hajiali, Jorge Ramón Fonseca Cacho, and Kazem Taghva (all Computer Science). The study, “Generating Correction Candidates for OCR…
July 13, 2021
Euiseong Ko and Mingon Kang (both Computer Science) are a co-author and a corresponding author on a new conference paper, "PathCNN: Interpretable Convolutional Neural Networks for Survival Prediction and Pathway Analysis Applied to Glioblastoma," in International Society for Computational Biology (ISMB), which is a #1 ranked bioinformatics…
July 8, 2021
Mingon Kang (Computer Science) recently received $132,000 in grants from Institute for Information & Communication Technology Promotion in South Korea. The project, entitled “Cultivating of innovative ICT‐based interdisciplinary global talents for AI‐based big data research in microorganism genome,” conducts deep learning-based bioinformatics…
June 1, 2021
Mingon Kang (Computer Science) is a co-author on the journal paper,"Functional Coordination of BET Family Proteins Underlies Altered Transcription Associated with Memory Impairment in Fagile X Syndrome" in Science Advances. The publication is achieved by the research collaboration with Pohang University of Science and Technology and University of…
May 19, 2021
A number of undergraduate students were recognized during the office of undergraduate research (OUR) spring 2021 Virtual Undergraduate Research Symposium. They include: Elia Del Carmen Solano-Patricio (Public Policy and Leadership), who was awarded Best Podium Presentation Award in Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Her presentation was Police…
January 6, 2021
Euiseong Ko and Mingon Kang (Computer Science) are co-authors on a new article, "Prediction of Alzheimer’s disease-specific phospholipase c gamma-1 SNV by deep learning-based approach for high-throughput screening," published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. The publication is achieved by the…
December 4, 2020
David Damore (Political Science), Robert Lang (The Lincy Institute and Brookings Mountain West), and Fatma Nasoz (Computer Science) provide an analysis of voting on Question 1 and its consequences for higher education reform in their recent commentary piece "The Geography of Higher Education Reform" appearing in the Nevada Current.