Silvia Ferrari at Safer Internet Day 2024


LISC director Prof. Silvia Ferrari attended the Safer Internet Day 2024 in Rome, Italy from Feb. 5 – Feb. 6, 2024. During the event, experts from academia, institutes, and companies discussed the future challenges related to AI and its impact on children and young people. Prof. Silvia Ferrari gave a talk on the panel on Artificial Intelligence in the World: The Opportunities and Challenges. Follow the event using this link here!

Interview on LISC Developed Algorithms for Predicting Sports Teams’ Moves


LISC members Junyi Dong, Qingze Huo, Frank Kim, and Prof. Silvia Ferrari were recently interviewed for their work on developing algorithms to predict the in-game actions of volleyball players and for their current collaboration with the Big Red hockey team to expand the research project’s applications. Read the full Cornell Chronicle article and watch the accompanying Youtube video here!

Silvia Ferrari Appointed as Associate Dean for Cross-Campus Engineering Research


Congratulations to LISC Director Prof. Silvia Ferrari for her recently announced position as the inaugural Associate Dean for Cross-Campus Engineering Research at Cornell University and Cornell Tech! This newly created role is designed to develop impactful initiatives and cross-campus research partnerships leading to research centers of excellence spanning the Ithaca and New York campuses, with priority in research areas such as autonomy, robotics, urban technology, and neuroscience. Read more about her new administrative role in the Cornell Chronicle article here!

AMbiENtE Workshop at Cornell Tech


This summer, LISC director Prof. Silvia Ferrari co-organized the Autonomy and Mobility in Engineered and Natural Environments (AMbiENtE) Workshop hosted at Cornell Tech. Three distinguished speakers, John Albertson (Cornell), Anna Scaglione (Cornell Tech), and Carlo Ratti (MIT), delivered keynote talks on topics ranging from urban air quality and heat islands to smart cities and urban technologies, and electric power systems and information networks. LISC and its members contributed to and presented a total of eight posters from our various ongoing research projects during the event as well. Read the full Cornell Chronicle news article here!