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Graduate Student Uses Abstract Math and Computing to Improve Machine Learning

Graduate Student Uses Abstract Math and Computing to Improve Machine Learning

“For me, math has always been applicable,” said Sara Jamshidi, a graduate student studying mathematics.

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Impact Beyond the Lab

Impact Beyond the Lab

Science outreach promotes understanding and awareness of current research by the public and has become essential for scientists and the broader research community. Government-funded grant programs require explicit plans to benefit the public via broader impacts, including outreach, and scientists are evaluated based on these impacts throughout their careers. While Penn State places a strong emphasis on promoting community engagement by researchers, new graduate students lack training in developing successful outreach programs.

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