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12/13/18

Vasant G. Honavar, professor and Edward Frymoyer Chair of Information Sciences and Technology at Penn State, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He was elected by the AAAS Section on Information, Computing, and Communication for his distinguished contributions to research and leadership in data science.


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12/13/18

Penn State students have the opportunity to create solutions to real-world problems and gain hands-on experience with artificial intelligence technology and AI experts during the 2019 Nittany AI Challenge. Participating teams can compete for grant awards totaling $50,000. Proposals are due Jan. 29, 2019.
 

LionPlanner was awarded $30,000 from the Nittany AI Alliance during the 2018 Nittany AI Challenge. Left to right: Brad Zdenek, Benjamin Proto, Quinn Verbecke, Dylan Shoemaker, Christina Warren, Mathew Mancini, Michael Roos, Daren Coudriet and Tracey Huston.
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12/13/18

Penn State students have the opportunity to create solutions to real-world problems and gain hands-on experience with artificial intelligence technology and AI experts during the 2019 Nittany AI Challenge. Participating teams can compete for grant awards totaling $50,000. Proposals are due Jan. 29, 2019.
 


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12/13/18

After starting as a Penn State student nearly two decades ago, College of Information Sciences and Technology student marshal Jason Dohn is finally graduating with a


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12/03/18

If you can recognize structures around you while walking down a city street, you have your eyes to thank. Humans can automatically perceive 3D structure in the world by identifying lines, shapes, symmetries and the patterns and relationships between them in things like buildings, sidewalks and everyday objects. But can a computer be taught to do the same?


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11/26/18

Cyber Monday, the 24-hour online post-Thanksgiving shopping period during which consumers can snag exclusive deals and bargains, is one of the busiest days each year for online retail sales. In 2017, Cyber Monday was marked as the largest online retail sales day in U.S. history with $6.59 billion in online sales, according to Adobe Insights

When Nicholas Stannard, Shelly Gasperine and Georges Nkamicaniye graduated from the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) at Penn State in 2006, they didn’t have a large alumni network to draw from. The college, which opened its doors in 1999, had graduated its first class just three years earlier.
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11/13/18

Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) alumni (L to R) Sujay Patel, 2014; Georges Nkamicaniye, 2006; Shelly Gasperine, 2006; and Nicholas Stannard, 2006; shared their career and life advice with a group of current IST students who traveled to New York City to meet and network with them in early October


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11/12/18

Ryan Feng, a senior majoring in information sciences and technology, has completed three internships and participated in more than two dozen professional interviews. He is sharing his experience with fellow College of IST students as they navigate their career journey through a new Peer Career Assistant program


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11/09/18

Team recognized with outstanding paper award at top international security conference


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11/07/18

With technology like virtual reality and augmented reality growing in popularity, students like College of Information Sciences and Technology senior Adlan Ramly are helping to advance these interactive experiences at Penn State and around the world.

Ramly is president of the Penn State Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality (AR/VR) Labs, where he organizes students to circulate knowledge and utilize new technologies in the emerging world of virtual reality.

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