Along with as team of researchers from Columbia University led by Dr. Salleb-Aouissi, Anita Raja will begin work on a NSF IIS grant entitled "EAGER: Collaborative Research: Advanced Machine Learning for Prediction of Preterm Birth". Description of this 2 year grant can be found at
Anita has accepted the position of Associate Dean for Research and Graduates Programs and Professor of Computer Science at the Cooper Union in Manhattan. She will begin her new position in August 2014.
DAIR member Rashedul Hasan successfully defended his dissertation entitled "A Topology-aware Approach for the Emergence of Social Norms in Multiagent Systems". Hasan will begin his new role as Assistant Professor of Practice in the Department of Computer Science at University of Nebraska at Lincoln in August 2014! Congratulations Hasan on a job well done and Best Wishes!