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Cloud Enabled Social Media Analytics Framework for Crisis Management Artificial Intelligence and Data Engineering (AIDE)Research Center This project aims to develop a cloud-based computing framework that will systematically monitor, collect and integrate disaster and crisis-related data streams from diverse social network channels, and turn them into actionable intelligence in a knowledge-base for intelligent inferencing, crisis handling, … New 19 Jun. 2020
COVID Mali The George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science COVID Mali is a consortium of skilled engineers, designers, architects, and makers working on prototyping and refining PPE equipment and other medical supplies with localized raw materials in Bamako, Mali. Our team builds much-needed equipment including shields, gowns, prototypes for … Waiting for volunteers Health
Social Services
Public Safety
29 Apr. 2020
Disparities in Erdos Numbers Paul Erdos Admiration Society The goal of this project is to better understand disparities in the global distribution of Erdos Numbers. New Education
5 May. 2020
GraphLab and IDDP Mapping the Spread The George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science Dr. Howie Huang’s GraphLab, together with Dr. David Broniatowski and IDDP (Institute for Data, Democracy, and Politics) researchers, is working to map the prevalence and spread of attitudes towards COVID-19 on online social media platforms. They are examining repositories of … Waiting for volunteers 5 Apr. 2020
Machine Learning Algorithms for COVID-19 Data Analysis The George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science Dr. Huang’s GraphLab is working to understand the online attitudes towards COVID-19 on social media platforms, and also examine a collection of coronavirus related scholarly articles for actionable knowledges that benefit the flight against the outbreak. Waiting for volunteers Education
Health
Social Services
5 Apr. 2020
Mitigating Eviction Risk for Residents in the City of Dallas Child Poverty Action Lab This project is focused on understanding which communities in Dallas are disproportionately affected by eviction and how eviction is associated with various aspects of people and place. Analysis will help shape a strategy to support more Dallas families upstream of … In scoping phase Education
Social Services
3 Jun. 2020
Putting a face to IllinoisLegalAid.org's anonymous users Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO) IllinoisLegalAid.org will be used by over 3 million people in 2020. With a average website session of just under two minutes, Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO) has little understanding of the impact it makes on its users. ILAO seeks to … In scoping phase Other
22 May. 2020
Rapidly Deployable Breast Pump Ventilator to Combat Coronavirus The George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science A simple, bare bones ventilator using parts that are readily available at a total cost of ~$300. The heart of the system is a widely used breast pump with the airflow reversed. We believe that there are thousands of these … New Health
Social Services
9 Apr. 2020
Social Media for Public Health The George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science We are conducting several studies using social media to better understand public health trends and misinformation around COVID-19. Waiting for volunteers Health
Social Services
Public Safety
5 Apr. 2020
Test Project Test Organization x Waiting for volunteers Education
26 Jun. 2020
Washington DC COVID sitters The George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science This is an opportunity for members of the GW Medical School community only. We are looking for a volunteer project manager to coordinate temporary daycare services for families of faculty and healthcare workers in the GW Medical School community who … New Health
Social Services
Public Safety
5 Apr. 2020