Rising to the Challenge

More can change in one month than most of us had ever imagined. Across the world, we are seeing terrible tragedy, but also the heroic actions of medical workers who are doing all they can to save lives, and the daily sacrifices of service workers making sure we can keep Read more…

Moving Online

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Penn is doing its best to keep our students, faculty, and staff safe. This means adopting “social distancing” to the greatest extent possible, and trying to avoid activities that promote congregation. Sadly, this means the in-person and group activities that are a treasured part Read more…

Welcome Kristian Lum!

We are thrilled to announce the arrival of Kristian Lum to the CIS Department, as a Research Assistant Professor. Kristian holds a PhD in Statistical Science from Duke University, and joins us after spending a number of years at the Human Rights Data Analysis Group as Lead Statistician. Kristian is Read more…

Welcome Dinesh Jayaraman!

The Computer and Information Science Department is delighted to welcome Dinesh Jayaraman to our faculty. Dinesh joins is after doing postdocs at Facebook AI Research and the Berkeley AI Research Lab. He completed his PhD at the University of Texas-Austin. His research interests are in computer vision and robotics, and Read more…