• Data Journalism in the Years of Challenges
    Haiyan Jia, Department of Journalism and Communication discusses the increasingly important role of data journalism in communicating current social issues with five veteran journalists.
  • A Human Approach to Algorithm Design
    Eric Baumer’s work ranges from humanizing algorithmic designs to the socioeconomic inequities of Facebook and online data privacy.
  • Advancing Robotic Grasping, Dexterous Manipulation and Soft Robotics
    Jeff Trinkle and his colleagues work to advance intrinsically safe soft robots, the future of human machine collaboration.
  • Getting in Synch
    Systems software researcher finds ways to make supercomputers even more super.
  • SSCMDAT 2022 Materials Chemistry and Data Science Hackathon
    NEW PROPOSED DATE: January 20-22, 2022
The analysis of complex and massive datasets and the development of sophisticated computational models are essential to our understanding and prediction of complex phenomena and systems associated with personalized medicine, healthcare delivery, transportation systems, social networks, the human brain, global climate, and international economic development.


I-DISC members-professors Mooi Choo Chuah, Aparna Bharati, & Lifang from Lehighs Computer Science and Engineering Department are among some of the presenters this year.
Industrial and Systems Engineering Professor Frank E. Curtis was awarded the 2021 Lagrange Prize in Continuous Optimization, jointly given by the Mathematical Optimization Society (MOS) and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).
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