Computer Science News
Professor Matthias Scheutz's findings on truth-telling in human-robot interactions are discussed in a piece on automated healthcare in the New Yorker.
Two new graduate programs at the School of Engineering are rising to meet the rapidly growing demand for computer engineers and data science experts.
Professor Matthias Scheutz is part of a group of researchers examining the ability of autonomous systems to assess their own work.
Tufts awarded 1,521 undergraduate degrees and 2,186 graduate degrees at this year's commencement ceremony. Former Steinway Musical Instruments CEO Dana Messina, E83, addressed graduates of the School of Engineering as part of its commencement ceremony, and retired CEO of DuPont Ellen J. Kullman, E78, A12P, gave the university-wide commencement address.
Bridge Professor Susan Landau and a group of cybersecurity experts wrote an op-ed on a proposed plan to grant law enforcement access to encrypted devices securely.
Professor Diane Souvaine has been elected chair of the governing body of the National Science Foundation.
Six rising juniors and eight rising seniors will work on engineering research projects this summer.
Computer science major Winnona DeSombre, A18, electrical engineering major Ryan Stocking, E18, and Tania Alarcón, a Ph.D. student in civil and environmental engineering, received awards for outstanding achievements in service, leadership, and civic engagement during their time at Tufts.
A new M.S. degree in human-robot interaction at Tufts is among the first of its kind in the nation.