WILLIAM B. SMITH
Assoc. Teaching Prof.
Asst. Teaching Prof.
Harvard Medical School
DAISY members win Best Paper award at IEEE CompSAC 2023 for paper titled 'Adversarial Human Context Recognition: Evasion Attacks and Defenses.' Congratulations! Read More.
Professor Elke Rundensteiner receives the prestigious IEEE Test-of-Time Award for her groundbreaking and durable contributions to visual data analytics! Read More.
Congratulations to our many DAISY members who got papers accepted at IEEE 2023! Read More.
Congratulations to DAISY member Walter Gerych for passing his PhD Dissertation Defense "Working With What You've Got: Leveraging Mislabeled Datasets And Improving Imperfect Pretrained Models"! Walter is now starting a position as a postdoc at MIT CSAIL.
Congratulations to DAISY member Ricardo Flores for passing his PhD Dissertation Defense "Multi-modal Models for Depression Screening"! Ricardo has accepted a postdoctoral research position at Sanofi Pharmaceutical Company focusing on AI for pharmaceuticals and healthcare.
Congratulations to DAISY member Jidapa Thadajarassiri for passing her PhD Dissertation Defense "Knowledge Amalgamation from Heterogeneous Pre-Trained Models"! Congratulations Dr. Jida!
On April 17th Professor Rundensteiner spoke with the Worcester Business Journal about the power and risks of using AI in healthcare applications. Read More
Congratulations to DAISY students for winning in the Data Science finals of GRIE 2023! Ricardo Flores took home 2nd place with Yao Su, Joshua DeOliveira, and Peter VanNostrand tied for 3rd! Great job all!
Congratulations to DAISY students Joshua DeOliveira, Ricardo Fores, Nicholas Josselyn, and Peter VanNostrand for advancing to the finals of GRIE 2023!
Congratulations to DAISY member Xika Lin for passing her PhD Dissertation Defense "Frequent Pattern Mining Analytics"! Congratulations Dr. Lin!
On November 16th 2022, DAISY member Oluseun Olulana received the prestigious American Association of University Women's International Doctoral Degree Fellowship. Congratulations Olu! Read More
On August 10th 2022, Noura Alghamdi successfully completed her PhD dissertation defense, congratulations Dr. Alghamdi!
WPI features DAISY research into AI depression screening of voice recordings Read More
Congratulations to Walter Gerych and Jadipa Thadajarassiri for winning first and third place at WPI's Graduate Resesearch Innovation Exchange! See their award photo in the carousel below!
Congratulations to Walter Gerych, Kevin Hickey, and Jadipa Thadajarassiri for being selected to advance to the finals of WPI's Graduate Research Innovation Exchange! Read More
WPI features DAISY member Kathleen Cachel's work to make AI more fair through addressing bias in automated rankings Read More
Congratulations to DAISY member Walter Gerych for being selected to present his work in an oral presentation at AAAI 2022!
Professor Elke Rundensteiner is named WILLIAM B. SMITH PROFESSOR!
WPI wins $3 Million Award To Launch Graduate Program Preparing Data-Driven Leaders To Build A More Sustainable And Just Future Read More
DAISY PhD graduate Dr. Susmitha Wunnava was the featured speaker at WPI's Class of 2021 commencement. Susmitha now moves on with her career as a Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School pursuing her dream of working in medical analytics. Congratulations, Susmitha!
Former DAISY student Dr. Manasi Vartak is now founder and CEO of AI start-up Verta which aims to bring the latest in data science research into the business world by estabilishing best practices for deploying machine learning. Verta has just secured a $10 million Series A round of funding, Read More.
We are always looking for bright, motivated, and hard-working graduate and undergraduate students to join our group and work on projects with us to develop data-centric solutions and systems that solve pressing problems in healthcare, medicine, science, or engineering with societal impact. If you are interested, please contact Elke Rundensteiner at rundenst [at] wpi [dot] edu.
Our group has been recognized many times over the years from best papers/posters to competitions to TA awards. For a full list, please click the following link.
We are grateful to have been supported by many funding agencies over the years. In addition to our ongoing projects, please refer to the following full list of funding sources.
Selected Recent Publications.