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The School of Computing stands in support of all of our students. At this hour, we extend our sincere sympathy for our students from Ukraine and neighboring countries, and any with family or friends affected by the conflict. We cannot imagine your worry and heartbreak.

We ask any students in this position to please reach out your professors and let them know if you need help. Counseling is available through the College of Engineering. Please contact Jiabao Gao at 801.581.6826 or jgao@sa.utah.edu if you need assistance during this difficult time.

Vivek Gupta receives prestigious Bloomberg Fellowship

Vivek Gupta, a PhD student working with Vivek Srikumar was selected as a recipient of the 2021-2022 Bloomberg Data Science Ph.D. Fellowship. Vivek will receive financial and professional support to pursue his research interests over the course of the academic year as he work towards the completion of his doctoral degree. He was one of 9 students selected this year.

The fellowship program is an extension of Bloomberg’s Data Science Research Grant Program, which has promoted relationship building between the company and academic researchers around the world in the fields broadly construed as AI, such as machine learning (ML), natural language processing (NLP), information retrieval (IR), recommender systems, time series analyses, and optimization. Working with the company’s CTO Office, more than 50 data scientists, machine learning engineers, and AI researchers participated in the review of more than 100 fellowship applications this year. They selected recipients on the basis of their outstanding proposals and academic references. Each of this year’s Fellows displayed exceptional novelty in their fields and delivered proposals of relevance to Bloomberg with significant business potential.

More details at the Bloomberg official blog post- https://www.techatbloomberg.com/blog/announcing-bloomberg-data-science-ph-d-fellowship-winners-2021-2022.