Augustin Chaintreau, a professor of computer science, is leading a team of professors and students who are creating an ethics curriculum for Columbia’s computer science classes.
Blei is one of 16 outstanding theoretical scientists to win this prestigious award, which provides $500,000 over five years to support the long-term study of fundamental questions.
A four-year, $360,000 award will support Jana’s research into incorporating machine learning methods to improve methods for finding and fixing software bugs before they become security vulnerabilities.
Carol Mason and Mihalis Yannakakis were elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding research achievements. Membership in the Academy is one of the highest honors in science.
Cybercrime is an escalating worry for government, business, and civic society, but a researcher at the Columbia Data Science Institute is developing a computer security technique that could help thwart cyber attacks.