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When you’ve watched a movie or television show in the past, say Breaking Bad or Iron Man, have you ever wondered how scientifically correct it is? Ann Merchant, the deputy executive director for communications at the National Academy of Science (NAS), visited DU to talk about just that.
Electrical and computer engineering professor Mohammad Mahoor and PhD student Behzad Hasani introduce us to AffectNet, a facial expression recognition database. Their paper on AffectNet won the 2019 IEEE Transactions in Affective Computing Award for most influential paper.
This fall Dr. Peter Laz’s course Design Thinking in the Community tasked Engineering students with becoming problem solvers. Merging design thinking, human centered design, and engineering design concepts with community service and outreach, his students created programs and projects that solve real-world problems.
Chrissy Henderson recently earned her PhD in engineering for research on high-voltage electrical bushings. Learn more about Chrissy's research and how she got into the PhD program at DU.