Carnegie Mellon University

Center for Informed Democracy & Social - cybersecurity (IDeaS)

CMU's center for disinformation, hate speech and extremism online

IDeaS Center for Informed Democracy & Social-cybersecurity

Awards

Lt. Col. Ryan Kenny, USA, wins 3rd place in the AFCEA International Cyber Edge Writing Contest for his essay titled "Precision-Guided Marketing and the Future of Information Operations."  The essay will appear in Signal.

April 2021

Knight Fellow Aman Tyagi received his PhD in March 2021 with his dissertation titled "Challenges in Climate Change Communication on Social Media."

March 2021

Graduate Student Capt. Iain J. Cruikshank receives a doctorate for his thesis, "Multi-view Clustering of Social-based Data."

July 2020

Graduate Student Lt. Col. David Beskow receives a doctorate for his thesis, "Finding and Characterizing Information Warfare Campaigns."

March 2020

Graduate Student Sumeet Kumar receives a doctorate for his thesis, "Social Media Analytics for Stance Mining - A MultiModal Approach with Weak Supervision."

May 2020

IDeaS Center co-director Kathleen M. Carley was named in Guide2Research's 2020 Ranking of Top 1000 Scientists in the field of Computer Science and Electronics.

Prof. Carley ranked 286 in the world ranking and 189 in United States. 

The full world ranking is available here; the full ranking for United States is available here.

May 2020

IDeaS Center co-director Kathleen M. Carley named in SAGE Ocean's 50+ women to follow in computational social science.

October 2018