Center Spotlights

Wallace & Stanton Become Center Affiliates

Nov. 19, 2019

Steve Wallace

CCDS would like to welcome two new Center Affiliates: Professor of Practice Stephen Wallace and Professor Jeffrey Stanton! 

Steve Wallace

Professor Stephen Wallace is a Professor of Practice at the Syracuse University iSchool. Dr. Wallace is an executive-level practitioner and educator with over 35 years of experience designing, developing and delivering Information Technology solutions in Business and Healthcare based environments. He holds BS in Operations Management from Syracuse University, an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a Doctorate in Computing from Pace University.

Jeff Stanton

Professor Jeffrey M. Stanton received his Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut in 1997. He is a Professor of Information Studies at Syracuse University's iSchool. Dr. Stanton’s research focuses on organizational behavior and technology and he has also published on various topics related to research methods. He is the author of four books: Introduction to Data Science; Reasoning with Data: An Introduction to Traditional and Bayesian Statistics using R; Information Nation: Education and Careers in the Emerging Information Professions; and The Visible Employee.


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TRACE Team selected as Innovation Awardee

Sept. 12, 2019

DTC Award

We are proud to announce the TRACE team's selection as a 2019 TechConnect Defense Innovation Awardee!

The annual TechConnect Defense Innovation Awards recognize the top 15% of submitted Challenge technologies as ranked by the Selection Committee. We look forward to following the TRACE team as they present at Defense TechConnect's Innovation Summit & Showcase October 8-9th!


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Josh Introne Joins CCDS as Affiliate

Aug. 19, 2019

Josh Introne

Josh is an Assistant Professor in the School of Information Studies, and new faculty as of fall 2019. Josh is passionate about trying to make the world a better place through collective intelligence. His work adopts a sociotechnical perspective, blending techniques and theories from complex adaptive systems, data science, and human computer interaction. His recent projects include designing an online support platform for people living with HIV / AIDS, and examining how stories evolve in online discussions about vaccines. Josh is eager to collaborate with students and other researchers who share these interests.

Prior to his appointment at the iSchool, Josh was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Media and Information at Michigan State University. Dr. Introne holds Masters and Ph.D degrees from the Brandeis University Computer Science Department. During his graduate studies, he also worked as a scientist at Charles River Analytics to develop decision support platforms for a variety of government agencies. Following his graduate studies Josh was a post-doctoral fellow and research scientist at the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence, where he served as Chief Architect for the MIT Climate CoLab, a platform designed to crowdsource solutions to climate change. 


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Yatish Hedge: CCDS Researcher Discusses Illuminating 2016 and other Center Projects

June 6, 2016

Yatish Hegde

Hedge is a research staff member at the Center for Computational and Data Science (CCDS). He reflects on how his education and experience as a software engineer at Alcatel Lucent have given him the chance to better understand, engage and analyze different datasets and projects.

By Amanda Quick

Yatish Hedge is no stranger to working with large datasets. Since his first day on the job four years ago, Hegde has had the opportunity to work on various data-related projects while engaging with faculty from both the NLP and data science departments in the iSchool.

“One of the main opportunities is working with data,” said Hegde of his experience so far at the CCDS. “Students learn how to correct, analyze and collect data. The data is already here and they can work with all real datasets.”

Hegde graduated from the iSchool at Syracuse University with a master’s degree in Information Management in 2010. He also holds an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from R.V College of Engineering, according to his bio. Hegde’s education and work experience as a software engineer have prepared him to become a key research member of the CCDS.

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