NIJ grant awarded to study the impact of gunshot detection technology.
We will be studying the impact of gunshot detection technology on gun violence in Kansas City and Chicago using synthetic control methods. Joint w/ Eric Piza (PI) and Jeremy Carter, $503,305. 2020-2021.
Through our NSF SCC grant, we are running a randomized controlled trial of harmspot policing in Indianapolis to reduce crime, traffic crashes, bring greater awareness of drug addiction treatment centers, and improve trust in policing.
Congrats to Raghavendran Vijayan for defeding his M.S. thesis
Raghavendran Vijayan successfully defended his thesis on "Forecasting retweet count during elections using graph convolution neural networks." The work is accepted in DSAA 2018 and he will be joining Palo Alto Networks as a Staff Engineer.
Our paper "Does Predictive Policing Lead to Biased Arrests? Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial" (joint w/ Jeff Brantingham and Matthew Valasik) has been published in Statistics and Public Policy.
NSF REU grant awarded to fund undergraduate reasearch in data science
The REU in Data Science of Risk and Human Activity (PI Mohler and co-PI Mohammad al Hasan) funds 8 students each summer to perform data science research at IUPUI. The next application period will be early winter 2018.