Sidney D'Mello

CU Boulder study creates tool to read essays

Jan. 2, 2024

A new AI tool can read college essays — and it has the potential to change the way admissions are run at colleges and universities nationwide by reducing bias and improving efficiency.

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Researchers see AI as a possible tool in college admissions

Dec. 13, 2023

This artificial intelligence tool, designed by a team at CU Boulder, may be able to help admissions officers sort through tens of thousands of essays and recognize prospective students who might previously have gone unrecognized.

An illustration of two people talking in an futuristic autonomous vehicle

Is the World Ready for Self-Driving Cars?

Nov. 27, 2023

Autonomous vehicles are hitting the road in cities across the U.S. Can they be trusted? Researchers from the Department of Computer Science weigh in. External link to the Coloradan Alumni Magazine.

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Humans and computers work together for tutoring success

Nov. 2, 2023

The University of Colorado Boulder was chosen to join the new Learning Engineering Virtual Institute (LEVI) in order to double the rate of middle school math learning within five years by building a hybrid human-AI tutoring platform that will reach over 275,000 diverse, low-income students.

Rosy Southwell and Cooper Steputis demonstrate the use of a functional near-infrared spectroscopy device in D'Mello's lab

New $20 million center to bring AI into the classroom

Aug. 26, 2020

Sidney D’Mello will lead the five-year project, which will bring together a team of researchers from nine universities from across the country in a close collaboration with two public school districts, private companies and community leaders.