Category Archives: Achievement

Two Demos To Be Showcased at ACM SenSys’19

Two demos were accepted for presentation at ACM SenSys’19 in New York City, NY, in November 2019. A demo led by Joseph DeChicchis, titled Adaptive AR Visual Output Security Using Reinforcement Learning Trained Policies, demonstrates how reinforcement learning-based policies for … Continue reading

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Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates Students Presenting Their Work on Edge Computing and Augmented Reality

Two summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates students have presented their summer projects at the Duke University REU showcase. Courtney Johnson presenting his summer research on precision eye tracking for Magic Leap performance and user experience optimization. Jovan Stojkovic, Duke ECE … Continue reading

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2019 NCWIT Seed Fund Award

Prof. Gorlatova is part of a Duke University team that received a 2019 National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) Seed Fund award to support further engagement of undergraduate women in systems and networking research. The award was presented … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Students Presenting Their Work on Next-generation Augmented Reality at Duke University Undergraduate Research Showcases

Three undergraduate students have presented the results of their independent studies in CS and ECE poster sessions and demonstrations here at Duke University. Michael Glushakov presented a poster and a demo of his work on edge computing-supported augmented reality with … Continue reading

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Academic Job Market: One Experience

This post is intended as a “sample point”, and a bit of informal guidance, for people who are on the academic job market, or will be going on it soon. Throughout the different phases of the job market, I’ve relied … Continue reading

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Academic Job Market in 13 Hotel Room Views

My academic job market experience  I took pictures of the views from all but one of the hotel rooms I’ve stayed in, during my interviews, February-April of this year. Gorgeous continent’s urban and not-so-urban areas. Nights and days, storms and … Continue reading

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2017 IEEE Fog World Congress

IEEE Fog World Congress was a blast. It takes a lot to put together an inaugural conference on a new topic — the organizing committee did a great job putting the event together. Moderating the Fog and Edge from the Practitioners’ … Continue reading

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Running collection, November 2017

This year I have been fortunate to be able to add 4 new states to the collection of the states where I ran at least a mile: Georgia, Nebraska, Iowa, and Indiana. With the addition of Sweden and Denmark to … Continue reading

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2017 Triathlon Age Group National Competition

The Nationals, the first ones for me, are an experience to be savored. There is a sense of achievement in getting to this race — I’ve worked towards this qualifying-only race for 5 years, after all. 

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Lesser-known Differences between Academia and Industry

The Chronicle recently published an interesting opinion piece that mentions several aspects of working in academia that may not be as evident as commonly discussed ones. Having worked in industry and academia, I appreciated the commentary. There are indeed relatively … Continue reading

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