November 13, 2017

Scientist Kate Marvel Provides Some Answers on Climate Change and Sustainability

Kate Marvel, an associate research scientist at NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and the Columbia Engineering School, is among a phalanx of researchers across the University who concentrate on climate change, adaptation, and sustainability.
November 13, 2017

Where Is All That Carbon Dioxide Going?

Concurrent with the announcement that human carbon emissions reached a new peak this year, Galen McKinley, a researcher at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, discusses the difficulties of tracking the sources and destinations of carbon dioxide.
November 13, 2017

Columbia University Awarded $14 million Grant to Develop Machine-translation System

A research team led by Kathleen McKeown, founding director of the Columbia University Data Science Institute, is designing a computer system that can process, translate and summarize documents from different languages into English.
November 12, 2017

Experts Call for Ethics Rules to Protect Privacy, Free Will as Brain Implants and AI Merge

In a new essay in Nature, Columbia neuroscientist Rafael Yuste joins more than two dozen researchers in calling for ethical guidelines to cover the evolving use of computer hardware and software to enhance or restore human capabilities.
November 9, 2017

Data Science Institute Develops Method to Allow Mobile Users to Tap Into RF-Spectrum

New sensors developed at Columbia will allow mobile and wireless-device users to tap into available, unused radio-frequency channels, enabling future communication systems to flexibly share the spectrum.