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Kogod Business Briefing: Robust Analytics

Nan Zhang, co-director of the Robust Analytics Lab, discussed the importance of ensuring robustness in the data analytics process in Kogod Business Briefing on February 13, 2019.

How your friends affect your privacy on Twitter

Among the existing solutions for protecting privacy on social media, a popular doctrine is privacy self-management, which asks users to directly control the sharing of their personal information through privacy...

Privacy disparity? Addressing privacy concerns in health disparity research

Background: Most research on identifying and understanding health disparities focused on measurement strategies and analytics design over administrative and survey data. What has received less attention, however, is the complex...

Polishing Up Data Privacy Protections

Nan Zhang, co-director of the Robust Analytics Lab (RAL), was recently featured in Kogod News discussing the implications of data protection regulations like the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation...

Heng Xu won the Operational Research Society’s Stafford Beer Medal for 2018

Heng Xu was recently awarded The Operational Research Society’s Stafford Beer Medal for 2018 for her paper:

SIGMOD 2019 Paper: Compact Data Representation with Bounded Rank Regret

Selecting the best items in a dataset is a common task in data exploration. However, the concept of “best” lies in the eyes of the beholder - different users may...

Key to Security and Privacy

Heng Xu, co-director of the Robust Analytics Lab (RAL), was recently featured in Kogod News discussing why cyber risk awareness is so essential, yet often lacking, for preventing data breaches....

AU Ed Talk: Data in the everyday

Heng Xu, co-director of the Robust Analytics Lab, will deliver one of the four AU Ed Talks in this year’s All American Weekend. Her talk, “Data in the Everyday”, will...

Privacy-Preserving Framework for Publishing Electronic Healthcare Records

In the 2018 Connections in Smart Health Workshop, Nan Zhang and collaborators presented a poster on their recent progress for an NSF-sponsored collaborative research project on “Privacy-Preserving Framework for Publishing...