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You Lu

You Lu is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science.  He is advised by Bert Huang. Lu’s research interests are structured prediction, probabilistic graphical models, variational inference, and deep generative models.

Virtual Shop Clusters – A New Layout Concept for a Ship Repair and Maintenance Facility

DAC Student Spotlight: Thomas Lux

Thomas Lux does not hesitate when it comes to setting long-term goals. “After graduation I would like to work somewhere that allows me to devote my time to pursuing research in artificial general intelligence,” he said. “I can easily see myself at an industry/government lab, in academia, or in a small startup. I will be […]

Focus on Huijuan Shao…..a DAC alumnus interview

Since graduating in 2016 with a Ph.D. in computer science, Huijuan Shao has transitioned from academia to industry. For nine months, she was a research associate at George Washington University where she developed regular expression models with Java to extract clinical variables from cancer pathology reports and tuned queries performance in PostgreSQL when searching from […]

Focus on Andrew Hoegh…..a DAC alumnus interview

After Andrew Hoegh graduated from Virginia Tech with a Ph.D. in statistics in 2016, he headed northwest to Bozeman, Montana, to join Montana State University as assistant professor of statistics. That same year, there was more good news for Hoegh. “Bayesian Model Fusion for Forecasting Civil Unrest,”  which he co-authored with his DAC advisor Scotland […]

Focus on Alex Endert…..a DAC alumnus interview

While a student at DAC, Alex Endert (Ph.D. computer science 2012) worked with his advisor Chris North on a user interaction technique for visual analytics (semantic interaction) that helped adjust analytic models by computing on simple, well-understood interactions. For example, by highlighting a phrase of text or grouping a pile of documents adjusts underlying algorithms […]

Scotland Leman receives W.J. Youden Award

Congratulations to Scotland Leman, DAC faculty member and associate professor in the department of statistics, on receiving the W.J. Youden Award in Interlaboratory Testing. Dr. Leman was presented with the award at the 2016 Fall American Statistical Association Technical Conference. The award recognizes the authors of publications that make outstanding contributions to the design and/or […]

DAC faculty and students attend AAAI-19 conference to discuss their research

Discovery Analytics Center faculty Bert Huang and Chandan Reddy and two Ph.D. students were in Honolulu, Hawaii, last week, sharing their research with attendees at the Thirty-Third AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence. Chidubem Arachie and You Lu, both in the Department of Computer Science, presented spotlight talks on studies they collaborated on with Huang, who […]

DAC Student Spotlight: Moeti Masiane

Moeti Masiane’s initial interest in analyzing data grew even stronger when earning a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of the District of Columbia and then a master’s degree from Norfolk State University. As he began to consider going on to a Ph.D. program in the same field, he was drawn to Virginia […]

DAC Student Spotlight: Ming Zhu

Ming Zhu learned about machine reading comprehension — making computers understand sophisticated natural language and be able to answer questions about what was read — while taking a graduate course at Carnegie Mellon University. “After building a state-of-the-art Neural Question Answering (QA) model from scratch based on a research paper, my confidence grew in believing […]