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Siddha Ganju, a 2016 graduate of the MCDS program, has received an Outstanding Recent Alumni Award from Carnegie Mellon University for her professional success and service to her field.An AI researcher and deep learning architect for autonomous vehicle development and validation at Nvidia, Ganju appeared on the 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 list and has developed deep learning models for resource...

The orientation for incoming fall 2021 MCDS students will take place on Monday, August 23. To view the schedule of events, please click the link below.MCDS Orientation Schedule

A current MCDS student has been selected to share his latest research as an invited speaker at a TEDx conference. Kunal Khadilkar, who entered the MCDS student in the fall of 2019, will speak at the TEDxUWMadison event on Friday, April 16. Hosted by the University of Wisconsin, Madison, the virtual conference is built on the theme "Amplify. Instill. Act." According to the event website, the...