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Spring 2024 Student Capstone Projects
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Spring 2024 Student Capstone Projects

This month, students in the spring capstone class are presenting their capstones, the final step in completing their master’s programs in data science or biomedical data science. Their research applies artificial intelligence, machine learning and other data science models in the following projects. The capstone presentations will be held Thursday, May 2.

Ghosh and Shillingford paper awarded at International Internet of Things Conference

Ghosh and Shillingford paper awarded at International Internet of Things Conference

Uttam Ghosh,Ph.D., associate professor of cybersecurity, and Nadine Shillingford, Ph.D. chair and associate professor, computer science and data science, received Third Place, Best Paper in the Full Paper category at the Sixth IFIP International Internet of Things Conference.

Gupta $1.2 million AIM AHEAD grant to fund multimodal prostate cancer risk prediction and address health disparities

Gupta $1.2 million AIM AHEAD grant to fund multimodal prostate cancer risk prediction and address health disparities

Vibhuti Gupta, Ph.D., received a $1.2 million AIM AHEAD grant to leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning to develop a multimodal framework for prostate cancer risk prediction and address health disparities.

Gupta collaborative research to improve the quality of mHealth datasets for AI/ML applications in HCT research

Gupta collaborative research to improve the quality of mHealth datasets for AI/ML applications in HCT research

Vibhuti Gupta, assistant professor, computer science and data science, is representing Meharry SACS in a collaboration with the University of Michigan to develop a high quality mHealth dataset for AI/ML applications in HCT research and to share that processed data and developed methods with the research community.

Cao receives $2.2 million grant to support maternal health care for underserved women with SUD
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Cao receives $2.2 million grant to support maternal health care for underserved women with SUD

Aize Cao, Ph.D., receives 2.2 million grant to receives $2.2 million HRSA grant to develop a comprehensive data analytics infrastructure model to support maternal health care for underserved women with substance use disorders.

Gupta receives NSF CAP grant to pursue trustworthy artificial intelligence in medical systems

Gupta receives NSF CAP grant to pursue trustworthy artificial intelligence in medical systems

Vibhuti Gupta, Ph.D., assistant professor, computer science and data science, has received a National Science Foundation Expanding AI Innovation through Capacity Building and Partnerships (NSF CAP) grant. The two-year, $395,703 award will be applied to foundational and use-inspired advances in trustworthy artificial intelligence in medical systems.

Nguyen receives NSF HBCU Excellence in Research grant to use big data for pancreatic cells quantitation

Nguyen receives NSF HBCU Excellence in Research grant to use big data for pancreatic cells quantitation

Long Nguyen, Ph.D., assistant professor, computer science and data science, will pursue a novel approach to pancreatic cell quantitation thanks to a HBCU Excellence in Research grant from the National Science Foundation.

Sarker is awarded NSF HBCU EXCELLENCE in Research grant

Sarker is awarded NSF HBCU EXCELLENCE in Research grant

Bishnu Sarker, Ph.D., assistant professor, computer science and data science, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Historically Black Colleges and Universities – Excellence in Research (HBCU-EiR) grant. The $533,752 award will fund the project, “Developing a Knowledge Graph Driven Integrative Framework for Explainable Protein Function Prediction via Generative Deep Learning.”