UAV- guided service delivery, combined with 5G communication networks, provides new methods to supply real-time services for disaster management systems and e-healthcare monitoring. However, the networks that serve UAVs still face issues of low service and delays due to limited resources. Dr. Uttam Ghosh, associate professor of cybersecurity, and colleagues used machine learning techniques to develop a solution.
A grant from the NASA Minority University Research and Education project is funding a new Meharry summer program designed to expose underrepresented high school students to NASA research and data science tools.
Dr. Long Nguyen and colleagues used wearable technology data and introduced a model withlong-short term memory and deep neural network to identify and predict COVID-19 stages. Their work helps identify patients that will need hospital treatment, prioritizing hospital resources, while still caring for other patients at home.
Meharry Medical College is expanding its academic computational science programs with a new Biomedical Data Science Ph.D. at the School of Applied Computational Sciences.
Fortune S. Mhlanga, dean, School of Applied Computational Sciences, welcomes Troy Tazbaz, senior vice president, Industry Business Unit at Oracle, as a member of the School’s Advancement Council.
A significant constraint on the growth of the EV market is the absence of reliable and accessible data on charging prices. Addressing these data issues can help shape charging behaviors. Dr. Tim Coburn and colleagues made one of the first attempts to explore real data for EV charging.
The School of Applied Computational Sciences welcomes two new members of its faculty and staff – Uttam Ghosh, Ph.D., associate professor of cybersecurity, and Alessandra Jones, associate dean of business and finance.
Jumpstart Health Investors, alongside leading limited partners, announce the launch of Jumpstart Nova, the first venture fund in America to invest exclusively in Black-founded and led companies at the forefront of health care innovation.
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) recently asked the American public to help make science and technology inclusive and benefit all Americans. David Lockett, grants proposal development and awards management specialist, is among a group of early career voices that accepted the challenge.
Dr. Bishnu Sarker explored a new technique to automate protein annotations by learning numerical representation of proteins from a biomedical knowledge graph leveraging the power of generative adversarial network (GAN).
The School of Applied Computational Sciences recently welcomed Drs. Damien Clark, Eugene Levin and Bishnu Sarker as members of its faculty.
The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) has awarded the School of Applied Computational Sciences (SACS) a RCMI supplement grant of $363,750.
On September 15, 2021, the first all-civilian crew launched into orbit aboard the SpaceX rocket ship. David Lockett, grants proposal development and awards management specialist at Meharry’s School of Applied Computational Sciences, was present for the historic event. Lockett, a VIP guest, was invited by Sian Proctor, Ph.D., who herself made history with the launch…
Meharry Medical College’s School of Applied Computational Sciences (SACS) has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) grant award in the amount of $671,411 to create a high-performance computing network with two supercomputers.
Dean Fortune Mhlanga announces department chairs, faculty, enrollment management staff, and research faculty and staff for the School of Applied Computational Sciences.
SACS Research and Development recently hit a major milestone in its support of the Clinical and Translational Research Center’s data refreshes for the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network (PCORnet).
With the supercomputer addition to the data resources of the School of Applied Computational Sciences, Meharry Medical College is positioned to take a giant step forward in improving clinical care, innovative research and health care education.
The faculty and staff of the School of Applied Computational Sciences is thrilled to welcome Meharry’s first cohort in the School’s history. They began their first course—Computer Programming Foundations for Data Science—on Aug. 5. “We have spent months looking forward to this moment and we are so excited to have these students enrolled,” says Fortune…
Thanks to a grant from the American Cancer Society, Vibhuti Gupta, assistant professor, computer science and data science, will build tools that empower cancer researchers to investigate the etiologic association of viruses with cancer, the understanding of which is still in preliminary stages.
From mobile apps to the sharp increase in telehealth during the coronavirus pandemic, digital health technologies have become an important aspect of health care. As the use of these tools increases and the technology itself evolves, it is important to understand if and how they are adopted. Vibhuti Gupta, Assistant professor of computer science and…
Technological advancements in health care are intended to aid caregivers and their care recipients. But, do caregivers take advantage of this support in managing their own and their care recipient’s health?
SACS is representing Meharry on the COVID-19 Consortium of HCA Healthcare and Academia for Research Generation (CHARGE).
Meharry Medical College today announced the launch of its School of Applied Computational Sciences (SACS) which will offer Master of Science degrees in Data Science and Biomedical Data Science, beginning in August 2021.
The Research and Development faculty at Meharry’s School of Applied Computational Sciences are contributing to the COVID-19 response by applying data science expertise and first-class resources to several discovery efforts aimed at fighting the coronavirus.