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DAC Student Spotlight: Shruti Phadke

The relevance of Tanushree Mitra’s research and its socio-psychological aspect attracted Shruti Phadke to the Discovery Analytics Center in Fall 2017 while she was earning a master’s degree in computer science at Virginia Tech. “I have always been inclined to work in interdisciplinary fields so the opportunity to work with Dr. Mitra seemed like a […]

DAC students working virtually at summer internships across the country

A national pandemic that forced the closing of physical offices has not stopped graduate students at the Discovery Analytics Center from working remote internships at companies, research laboratories, and other institutions across the country. For many students, summer internships help further their own research as they gain real world experience. Following is a list of DAC students […]

Tanushree Mitra among first to receive research grant providing access to Facebook data

Tanushree Mitra, assistant professor of computer science in the College of Engineering and a faculty member at the Discovery Analytics Center, has received a Social Media and Democracy Research Grant, giving her access to Facebook data to study how misinformation and other problematic content spread on the platform. This is the first time Facebook has given academics access to its […]

Summer months take DAC students to professional internships and jobs across the country

A number of graduate students at the Discovery Analytics Center have opted for internships and jobs at companies and national laboratories across the country this summer as a way of both benefiting their own research and gaining real world experience. Following is a list of where they are for the next few months: