Lab Updates

New NSF award on deepfake discernment!

EAGER: DCL: SaTC: Enabling Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Improving Human Discernment of Audio Deepfakes via Multi-level Information Augmentation

     

Congratulations Dr. Alodadi! In person graduation , what a great feeling!

 

 

Prof. Janeja’s Talk at the Mozilla Foundations Teaching Responsible Computing Summit

July 28, 2021

An Adaptable ethics module for Data Science Education

 

National Workshop on Data Science Education -UC Berkeley , Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society

June 18 2021

Panel on Increasing Inclusion in Data Science – Efforts to increase the diversity of who is engaging in studying Data Science, Prof. Janeja, Data Scholar: Sadia Rahman along with Student research Olisa Okolo share the UMBC perspective

Congratulations to Dr. Faisal Quader for defending his dissertation

November 17, 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Faisal Quader for defending his dissertation in Fall 2020 titled “Anomaly Detection Across Multi Scale Temporal Data Streams For Human Behavior Modeling” Committee members: Dr. Aryya Gangopadhyay, Dr. Zhiyuan Chen, Dr. Andrea Kleinsmith, Dr. Wayne Lutters.

Congratulations to Dr. Mohammad Alodadi

October 2, 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Mohammad Alodadi for defending his dissertation in Fall 2020 titled “Knowledge Discovery Through Linking Multiple Heterogeneous, Unstructured Data Streams: A Case of Clinical Notes Mining”. Committee members: Dr. Aryya Gangopadhyay, Dr. Zhiyuan Chen, Dr. Nirmalya Roy, Dr. Michael Grasso (University of Maryland, School of Medicine).

Professor Vandana Janeja has been selected by ELATES at Drexel leadership program 2020-2021

June 22, 2020
Among 30 women faculty from 22 different institutions across the US and Canada, Professor Vandana Janeja was selected to join the incoming class for ELATES at Drexel® for their leadership program 2020-2021. They are leaders in biology, biochemistry; computer and information sciences; food sciences; geoscience; and diverse engineering disciplines. Each was nominated by her dean or provost and will contribute to institutional change initiatives as she expands her leadership skills.

Congratulations to Mohammad Alodadi for defending his proposal

May 22, 2019
Congratulations to Mohammad Alodadi for defending his proposal (May 2019) and advancement to Candidacy (Nov 2019)

Semester celebrations 2019 with the lab members

January 26, 2019
Semester celebrations 2019 (Left to right: Mary Oke, Henanksha Sainani, Jana Burns, Jay Early, Vandana Janeja, Faisal Quader, Mohammad Aloodadi)

Dr. Janeja Organized the Women in Data Science and High Performance Computing (WDSHPC18)

December 17, 2018
Honored to organize the Women in Data Science and High Performance Computing (WDSHPC18) December 17, 2018 at the 25th HiPC conference

Congratulations to Faisal Quader for defending his proposal (April 2018) and advancement to candidacy

April 18, 2018
Congratulations to Faisal Quader for defending his proposal on Behavior Analytics using On Board Diagnostics and distraction detection in Smart Cars

Dr. Janeja at Data Science Corps workshop at the McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University, Washington

December 7, 2017
Data Science Corps workshop at the McCourt School of Public Policy, in conjunction with the Data Science for Public Policy Program, December 7 – 8, Georgetown University, Washington DC: https://mccourt.georgetown.edu/DataScienceCorp#

CISCO Grant Awarded (Co-PI), 2017-2018

September 22, 2017
Dr. Janeja was awarded a new grant from CISCO (Co-PI), 2017-2018

Dr. Janeja to serve as a AAAS STPF fellow at the National Science Foundation (NSF)

September 1, 2017
September 1, 2017-August 31 2018, Served as an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science, Technology Policy fellow at the National Science Foundation in the Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Office of the Assistant Director.  https://www.nsf.gov/od/oia/activities/aaasfellows/bios/janeja.jsp

Congratulations to Dr. Ali Azari for joining CVS Health

August 22, 2017
Congratulations to Dr. Ali Azari for joining CVS Health as Senior Adviser of Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics, August 2017

New Members Joined the Team

August 15, 2017
2017-Welcome to new students beginning work with me: Henanksha Sainani (MS), Abu Zaher Md. Faridee and Michael Walsh (PhD)

Congratulations to Prathamesh Walkikar and Suraksha Shukla for Successful Master’s Thesis Defense

April 22, 2017
Congratulations to Prathamesh Walkikar (Dec. 2016) and Suraksha Shukla (April 2017) for successful Master’s Thesis Defense

Congratulations to Dr. Ali Azari for Successfully Defending His Dissertation

December 5, 2015
Congratulations to Dr. Ali Azari for successfully defending his dissertation, Dec, 2015, Celebration Dinner (Left to Right) Mary Oke, Yanan Sun, Prathamesh Walkikar, Mohammad Aloodadi, Josephine Namayanja, Ali Azari, Vandana Janeja, Faisal Quader

U.S Army Corps of Engineers Grant Award

September 20, 2015
Dr. Janeja received new grant from the U.S Army Corps of Engineers, awarded September 2015.

NSF Grant Award

June 1, 2015
 Dr. Janeja was Awarded National Science Foundation Grant, June 2015 ‘Integrating Cybersecurity with Undergraduate IT Programs’, Link: http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1515358&HistoricalAwards=false

NSF Sponsored Security Education Workshop Invitation

May 29, 2015
Dr. Janeja was Invited to the NSF sponsored Security Education workshop at Atlanta, GA, May 2015, https://www.gtisc.gatech.edu/

Celebration, May 2015

May 22, 2015
Celebration , May 2015, Faisal Quader, Ali Azari, Yanan Sun, Josephine Namayanja, Vandana Janeja, Akshay Grover, Jay Gholap, Mohammad Alodadi and Anuja Kench

Dr. Yanan Sun and Dr. Josephine Namayanja Graduation Ceremony

May 21, 2015
Congratulations to Dr. Yanan Sun (Data Scientist at Booz Allen Hamilton) and Dr. Josephine Namayanja (Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Boston):  Graduation May, 2015

Josephine Namayanja, PhD, Featured in Class of 2015

May 1, 2015
Josephine Namayanja, PhD, featured in class of 2015: http://www.umbc.edu/classof2015/josephine-namayanja.html

Congratulations to Josephine Namayanja and Ali Azari on advancing to PhD candidacy

November 6, 2014
Congratulations to Josephine Namayanja and Ali Azari on advancing to PhD candidacy 11/6/2014

IEEE Big Data conference 2014 Presentation

October 27, 2014
Josephine Namayanja presents her research at IEEE Big Data conference 2014,

ACM SIGKDD 2014 Presentation

August 24, 2014
Dr. Janeja presented research paper at the ACM SIGKDD 2014 Workshop, ODD2 Outlier Detection & Description under Data Diversity at New York on August 24, 2014.  The paper presented work with Dr. Yanan Sun on “STOUT: Spatio-Temporal Outlier detection Using Tensors”

NSF/DIMACS Workshop Invitation

June 17, 2014
Invited to the NSF/DIMACS Workshop for Aspiring PIs in Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace at San Diego on June 17, 2014

Faisal Quader at the poster session at the International Conference on Cyber Security at Stanford

May 30, 2014
Faisal Quader at the poster session at the Third ASE International Conference on Cyber Security at Stanford, California, May 30th 2014, Presenting our work on “Computational models to capture Human Behavior in Cybersecurity Attacks”

Celebrate Yanan and Lei

April 25, 2014
Celebrating with Yanan and Lei on their successful defense (Picture on 4/25/14, From left: Faisal, Yanan, Vandana, Lei, Ahmed (Advisor: Dr. Karabatis), Josephine, Mohammad and Ali). All work and some fun

Congratulations Dr. Sun (Health Integrity) and Dr. Shi (Facebook)

April 18, 2014
Congratulations Dr. Sun (Health Integrity) and Dr. Shi (Facebook) on their successful PhD graudation