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Robustness in Social Media Studies

On Tuesday, February 4, Nan Zhang gave a talk on robustness in social media studies at DAISY 2020, a Workshop on Trans-disciplinary Data Science in the University of Florida. The...

Validity Concerns in Using Organic Data

An article co-authored by Heng Xu, Nan Zhang, and Le (Betty) Zhou was recently accepted for publication at the Journal of Management. In the article, we provide an overview of...

AMA Best Paper Award

Heng Xu and Nan Zhang recently received a Best Paper Award from the Consumer 360° Track of the 2019 American Marketing Association (AMA) Summer Academic Conference for paper “How Much Choice is Too Much? A Machine Learning Based Meta-Analysis of...

SIGMOD Research Highlight Award

Nan Zhang and coauthors (A. Asudeh, J. Augustine, A. Nazi, S. Thirumuruganathan, G. Das and D. Srivastava) recently received a Research Highlight Award from ACM SIGMOD for their paper “Efficient...

Postdoc Opening

The Robust Analytics Lab in the Kogod School of Business at the American University in Washington, D.C. is looking for an exceptional candidate to fill a postdoctoral fellow position. The initial term of this position is one year with the...

KCGC Annual Report

In 2018, the Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center (KCGC) welcomed new leadership, enjoyed significant intellectual growth, and developed strategic plan to focus on two aspects of cybersecurity research: human factors and data analytics. KCGC’s research on human factors aims to understand...

Panel on Methodological Advances for Research Using Organic Data @ SIOP 2019

Heng Xu and Nan Zhang participated as panelists in discussions of the recent methodological developments in research using organic data, a panel at SIOP 2019 organized by Professor Betty Zhou...

Presentation on “Privacy Disparity” @ Data & Society

Heng Xu and Nan Zhang visited Data & Society Research Institute in New York City and discussed how various privacy preserving techniques may disproportionately suppress information for minorities or mask...

Panel on Cybersecurity Challenges and Opportunities

Heng Xu, co-director of the Robust Analytics Lab, will join a panel of expert discussing “Into the Cyber domain. A view from Academia and industry” at an Embassy of Italy’s...