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  Linh Phan Builds New Defenses for Cyber-physical Infrastructure
  Linh Phan, Assistant Professor in Computer and Information Science, has been developing new strategies to protect self-driving cars and other systems that exist in both the cyber and physical world from attack by intruders operating online. Her newest research, funded by a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation, is showing that even if an attacker manages to "get in" and briefly gain control over these systems, it isn't necessarily the end of the world.
 
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  Penn's FemmeHacks Invites Young Women into Coding World
 
Many women in programming, especially those just starting out, find hackathons to be intimidating, but FemmeHacks is different. FemmeHacks is an annual hackathon for trans and cis women and for those who identify as nonbinary or gender non-conforming. The event maintains the typical hackathon goal of collaborative coding but is designed to avoid the male-dominated, competitive environment that often comes with hackathons.
 
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  Translating the World's Languages
  Chris Callison-Burch first wondered how computers could be used to translate languages as a high school freshman while tinkering with his first computer and reading science fiction. Known for his knack for addressing bottlenecks and obstacles to advance computerized translation performance, Callison-Burch works at the intersection of linguistics and the computer science field of machine learning, using artificial intelligence to automatically learn from experience.
 
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  Senior Reeham Sedky Takes Home College Squash Association's Top Honor
  Reeham Sedky, senior in CIS, has been bestowed the 2019 Betty Richey Award by the College Squash Association (CSA). Named after one of the founders of the women's individual national tournament, the distinction - the CSA's most prestigious women's individual honor - is given each year to a women's college squash player who best exemplifies the ideals of squash in her love of and devotion to the game, her strong sense of fairness, and her excellence of play and leadership.
 
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