Data Science

Engineering professor Shih-Fu Chang is developing technology to make visual search as effortless as typing keywords into a search engine. Image credit: Eileen Barroso/Columbia University

Engineering professor Shih-Fu Chang is trying to make visual search technology as effortless as typing a keyword like “Morningside restaurants” into Google.

Diagram representing the annual block-by-block building energy consumption in New York City, expressed in kilowatt hours per square meter. Developed by Columbia’s Professor Vijay Modi and Bianca Howard, a Ph.D. candidate in mechanical engineering.

Despite the limited laboratory space available in Manhattan’s dense urban environment, Columbia’s basic and applied scientists and engineers have long been at the forefr

Steven Bellovin. Image credit: Eileen Barroso/Columbia University

Steven Bellovin always had a knack for catching computer hackers—even before most people knew what they were.

Yechiam Yemini, professor of computer science

Image credit: Eileen Barroso/Columbia University

What’s the connection among such innovations as the iPod Touch, Blu-ray Disc technology, the cancer drug Erbitux, DirecTV and Adobe Illustrator’s paintbrush options?

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