Stony Brook Department of Computer Science Professor Xiaojun Bi and his collaborators won Best Paper at ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST 2019) a premier conference in the technical Human Computer Interaction community. The award-winning paper, entitled TipText: Eyes-Free Text Entry on a Fingertip Keyboard, covers their invention of this new text entry system. Only one percent of submissions to UIST 2019 were selected to receive Best Paper awards.

I. Memming Park, Stony Brook’s 2019 Discovery Prize winner, built his first artificial neural network when he was in middle school. That long-held interest in how the brain works influenced his award-winning research titled, “Personalized Landscape of Unconsciousness.”

Memming Park and his research group

Memming Park (far left standing) and members of his research group and coma project team

A $1.14 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to research 3D computational pathology has been awarded to a team led by Fusheng Wang, associate professor in the Departments of Biomedical Informatics and Computer Science and an affiliated faculty member of the Institute for AI-Driven Discovery and Innovation.