Events
2015

 

  • 2015 Fall, Sabbatical Visit, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, MA (host: Professor John Quackenbush)
  • 01/2015, In collaboration with Dr. John Quackenbush at Harvard, Dr. Wei Ding received an $200,000 award from NVidia to work on advanced data mining to discover disease subtypes in cancer.
  • 05/2015, Dr. Wei Ding received a $67,500 award from TCL for her data mining research.
  • 12/2014, Dr. Wei Ding received a $18,000 award from NCWIT for her activities on women in science.
  • 08/2015, KDLab PhD Candidate Yahui Di has received a travel fellowship award to the 2015 Climate Informatics Conference.
  • 06/2015, KDLab PhD Candidate Jacky Yu has received the Oracle Doctoral Fellowship.
  • 01/2015, KDLab undergraduate student Melissa Cruz has received the Oracle Fellowship award.
  • 05/2015, KDLab Yang Mu became a PhD with an award of outstanding achievement in Computer Science of College of Science and Mathematics, UMass Boston.
2014

 

2013

 

  • 05/2013, KdLab PhD candidate Henry Lo has received the Randall Malbone Scholarship award of the Computer Science Department, UMass Boston
  • 04/2013, KDLab PhD candidate Henry Lo has been offered an internship in MITRE's data analytics group as a computer scientist.
  • 03/2013, KDLab PhD student Joseph Cohen, awarded, 2013 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.
  • 03/2013, selected for funding, PI, $305,268, "Analysis of the Wet Chemistry Data From the Phoenix Lander Mission Aided by Machine Learning," NASA.
  • 02/2013, elevation to the grade of IEEE Senior Member.
2012

 

  • 7/2012, KDLab student Joseph Paul Cohen was invited to attend GE Inaugural Student Research Summit.
  • 06/2012, received a special service award from the International Society of Applied Intelligence, the 25th International Conference on Industrial, Engineering and Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems
  • 04/2012, received an NSF award for "Supporting U.S.-Based Students to Attend the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2012)."
  • 03/2012, KDLab student Henry Lo received the NSF EAPSI fellowship.
  • 03/2012, received a sub-award for the DOE project "A Prototypical Ontology-supported Intelligent Geospatial Feature Discovery System (iGFDS) for Proliferation Detection"
  • 01/2012, awarded, Pi2 mini-grant proposal for Women-In-Science is sponsored by the College of Science and Mathematics.
2011

 

  • 11/2011, KDLab student Jacky Yu has received an NSF student travel award to attend the conference ICDM 2011 to present his paper.
  • 11/2011, received a best research paper award at the 23rd IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI 2011)
  • 10/2011, KDLab student Joseph Cohen received the student travel award to attend the conference ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2011 to present his paper.
  • 07/2011, KDLab student Yang Mu has received two student travel awards to attend the conferences IJCNN 2011 and SSTD 2011.
  • 07/01/2011, Our NSF proposal "Supporting US-Based Students to Attend the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2011)" is funded (PI Wei Wang, Co-I Diana Cook & Wei Ding)
  • 06/27/2011, Our proposal to the UMass President's Science and Technology (S&T) Fund for the Collaborative Data Mining Center is funed in the amount of $110,000
  • 05/18/2011, Spatial Data Mining Team (Max Ward, Jacky Yu, Priyanka Das) recevied a Research Symposium Prize
  • 05/10/2011, KDLab student Joseph Cohen received Tanimoto Award
  • 03/16/2011, KDLab student Joseph Cohen received UMass Boston Undergraduate Research Award
  • 03/03/2011, hosted the memorial service for Bill Miller
2010

 

  • 11/2010, awarded, "Women in Computer Science Workshop" during Computer Science Education Week 2010, CAITE, UMass Amherst (with Deborah Boisvert)
  • 11/2010, our DOE proposal was awarded (Co-Investigator with Project Scientist Robyn Hannigan).
  • 11/2010, our proposal to the UMass President's 2010 Science & Technology (S&T) Initiatives was selected for funding (Co-Investigator with PI Hong Liu).
  • 11/04/2010, received a service award at the ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2010.
  • 07/29/2010, successfully hosted a one-day Tech Savvy Computing Camp at UMass Boston.
  • 07/2010, our NASA outreach proposal entitled "Outreach: Crater Seeker for Mars and Beyond" has been selected for award.
  • 07/08/2010, received a best paper award at the 9th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics.
  • 05/14/2010, congratulations to Jue Wang to win third prize at the Graduate Symposium, Computer Science Department, UMass Boston
  • 05/13/2010, congratulations to Jue Wang to successfully defend her Master's thesis.
  • 05/03/2010, received the Best Overall PhD Work Award bewtween 2007 and 2010, Computer Science Department, University of Houston
  • Feb 4, 2010, congratulations to Max Choly for his award on the Undergraduate Research Funding at UMass Boston.
  • Jan 28, 2010, awarded, "Charting a new MAP: A Tool for Student Engagement, Learning Outcomes Assessment, and Retention," Program of Instruction Innovation, College of Science and Mathematics, PI, (Co-Is: Dr. Roger Blake and Dr. Bill Campbell).
  • Jan 28, 2010, awarded, "Women Undergraduate Mentoring Program (WUMP)," Program of Instruction Innovation, College of Science and Mathematics, PI, (Co-Is: Dr. Nurit Haspel and Dr. Betty O'Neil).
  • Jan 24, 2010, awarded, to attend the CDC/CMD-IT/CAHSA/AccessComputing 2010 Academic Career Workshop, March 5-7, 2010 in Houston, Texas.
2009

 

  • 10/14/2009-10/16/2009, attended and presented at the NASA AISR PI Meeting and CIDU conference on Intelligent Data Understanding
  • 09/30/2009, hosted the first meeting of Women in Science (Co-Host: Dr. Nurit Haspel and Dr. Betty O'Neil)
  • 09/11/2009, presented at the Teaching with Technology at UMass Boston (Host: Dr. Eleanor Kutz)
  • 06/15/2009-08/26/2009, Visiting Scientist at the Lunar and Planetary Institute (Host: Dr. Tom Stepinski)
  • 03/27/2009, selected for funding, $285,163 for 3 years, "Automatic Detection of Sub-Kilometer Craters in High Resolution Planetary Images," NASA Applied Information Systems Research (AISR) element of the Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Science.
  • 03/13/2009, two internal grants awarded, UMass Boston Proposal Development Grant and Joseph P. Healey Grant
2008

 

  • 11/4/2008 - 11/7/2008, received a best poster-presentation award at ACM SIGSpatial 2008, Irvine, CA
  • April 2008, awarded, ISSO proposal "Computer-aided Detection of Sub-Kilometer Craters in High Resolution Planetary Images"