CCI Faculty Member Dr. Zhe He Recognized as Fellow of AMIA

iSchool Associate Professor and Researcher Dr. Zhe He was recognized as a Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association (FAMIA) on October 5th, 2021. The FAMIA Applied Recognition program was established in 2018 and recognizes professionals who have made significant contributions to the field of biomedical informatics and demonstrate an interdisciplinary understanding of the field. …

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FSU iSchool Alumna Recognized as Hazel Harvey Peace Endowed Professor of Children’s Library Services

FSU iSchool Alumna Dr. Daniella Smith has been awarded the Hazel Harvey Peace Endowed Professorship by the University of North Texas. After earning her Ph.D. from Florida State University, Dr. Smith joined the University of North Texas in 2010. She currently serves as the Director of the Information Science Ph.D. program. Her research interests include …

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STARS Catalyst Project Receives Grant from the National Science Foundation

The STARS Catalyst project, led by researchers from Temple, UNC Charlotte, NC State, Kent State, Morgan State, and FSU, was recently funded by the National Science Foundation to continue work started in 2005. The project, titled, “STARS: Catalyzing Action-Oriented Communities for Broadening Participation in Computing,” will be led by CCI Faculty members Ebrahim Randeree and …

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Maternal Healthcare Application for Haitian Women Receives Best Paper Award

iSchool Assistant Professor Dr. Yolanda Rankin and her team received the Best Paper Award in the Analytics track for the 2021 IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics (ICHI 2021). The paper titled, “Implementing community-based participatory design and mixed methods to capture and analyze mental models of no/low literate users” is a joint research effort with …

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CCI Professor and Graduate Student Publish Paper on Synthetic Data in AI

College of Communication and Information Professor Dr. Johnathan Adams alongside graduate student Ava Dodd had their paper titled “The Role of Synthetic Data in Aerial Object Detection” accepted to the International Conference on Marine, Aviation, Transport, Logistics and Trade to be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The paper is a culmination of the past two years …

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SCSD Graduate Student Awarded iThink Financial Community Foundation Scholarship

School of Communication Science and Disorders (SCSD) graduate student Shirin Khambalia was one of three college students awarded the 2021-2022 iThink Financial Community Foundation Scholarship for her leadership, commitment to her community, and career goals. The iThink Financial Scholarship program awards high school, college, and trade school students $2,500 to help support themselves financially throughout …

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McDowell to serve as CCI interim dean

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Original story published on Florida State University News on August 10, 2021.  Florida State University Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Sally McRorie has appointed Stephen McDowell to serve as interim dean of the College of Communication and Information. McDowell succeeds Larry Dennis, who has returned to the faculty after 12 years as …

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