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Graduates

Congratulations to Dr. Rachel St. Clair, Ph.D.

Congratulations to Rachel St. Clair who successfully defended her doctoral dissertation “Preserving Knowledge in Simulated Behavioral Action Loops” on Friday, March 18, 2022.

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Graduates

Congratulations to Dr. Alex Clark, Ph.D.

Congratulations to Alex Clark who successfully defended his doctoral dissertation on Friday, February 25, 2022. Alex’s dissertation was completed under the guidance of Drs. Elan Barenholtz & William Hahn and William Alexander (Committee member) and entitled “Behavioral Analysis of Deep Convolutional Neural Networks for Image Classification.””

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Graduates

Congratulations to Dr. Dimitri Falco, Ph.D.

Congratulations to Dr. Dimitri Falco who successfully defended his Ph.D. in Complex Systems and Brain Sciences in August. Dimitri’s dissertation was completed under the guidance of Dr. Steven Bressler and entitled “A comparison of task-relevant node identification techniques and their impact on network inferences: Group-aggregated subject-specific and voxel wise approaches”.

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Robotics

Astro the Robot Dog

At the MPCR lab, we are using deep-learning based artificial intelligence to bring Astro, a quadruped robotic dog, to life!
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MPCR Recieves One Million Dollar Donation to Build The Rubin and Cindy Gruber Sandbox

The 2019 Presidential Gala celebrated the announcement of a one million dollar gift to establish the Rubin and Cindy Gruber Sandbox in the FAU library. This 3,400 sq. foot space will house the MPCR lab and invite students, faculty and industry partners from every discipline to learn about and develop research in artificial intelligence and deep learning.

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Outreach Education

Overview of 2018 Short Course

In 2018 we piloted our Introduction to Deep Learning Summer Short Course, and we were blown away by the responses of our participants! Those involved with the course reported learning an incredible amount and enjoyed the experience. Here are some of the feedback we received:

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Awards

MPCR Undergraduates Won Awards at FAU's WAVE Entrepreneurial Research Competition!

Congratulations Evita Conway, Stephen Hoover, Michael Kleiman, Emily Stark, Elan Barenholtz and William Hahn!

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