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- November 19-20, 2016. I attended the CRA-W mentoring workshop.
- November 2016. I updated a post: Get to Know Security Games
- September 12, 2016. I gave the first CRCS seminar talk of Fall 2016 semester. Talk video:
- July 6 – July 8, 2016. I attended the 4th International Conference on Computational Sustainability (CompSust’16), and gave a talk on “Game Theory for Conservation”. Talk video:
- June – July, 2016. Our work on wildlife protection has been featured in
- Elsevier: AI springs into action in surprising places – Artificial intelligence is being used in everything from business intelligence to wildlife protection.
- CompSustNet blog: Computational Sustainability for Everyone: Poaching the Poachers with PAWS.
- National Geographic News: Rangers Use Artificial Intelligence to Fight Poachers.
- Los Angeles Times: More than boots and bullets: This app could help turn the tide on poaching.
- June 6, 2016. I attended the Artificial Intelligence for Social Good workshop co-sponsored by the Computing Community Consortium (CCC), White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), and Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). Our work on wildlife protection has been featured in the Environmental Sustainability session (see USC News).
- May 27 – June 3, 2016. I served as a coach in the USA Computing Olympiad Summer Camp and gave an enhancement lecture on security games.
- May 26, 2016. I visited Georgia Institute of Technology and gave a seminar talk on my research.
- May 20, 2016. My next steps are confirmed: June 2016 – June 2017: join Harvard CRCS as a postdoc, working with Prof. David Parkes and Prof. Barbara Grosz. Fall 2017: join CMU/Institute for Software Research as an Assistant Professor.
- April 22, 2016. Our work on wildlife protection has been featured in National Science Foundation News: Outwitting Poachers with Artificial Intelligence.
- April 19, 2016. I am a co-winner of the Best Research Assistant Award (2015-2016) in the Computer Science Department at the University of Southern California.
- April 8, 2016. I successfully defended my thesis! Thesis title: Towards Addressing Spatio-Temporal Aspects in Security Games