News from the Cornell NCRN node

  • NCRN-Cornell graduate student Anshumali Shrivastava joining Rice University in August 2015 Fri, May 29, 2015 - Anshumali Shrivastava, PhD student in Computer Science at Cornell University advised by Prof. Ping Li, and part of the NCRN-Cornell node since its inception, will join Rice University in August 2015 as assistant professor after graduation. He continues to pursue his research interests in Large Scale Machine Learning, Randomized Algorithms for Big Data, Graphs and Social Networks Mining.
  • The Cornell NCRN node welcomes Long Zhang as a postdoctoral fellow Wed, Apr 1, 2015 - The Cornell NCRN node welcomes Long Zhang as a postdoctoral fellow. Long is a statistician and data scientist who works on machine learning and statistical disclosure limitation. He comes to Cornell from the University of Florida, Gainesville, Department of Statistics where he completed his Ph.D. in December 2014. He will work with NCRN PIs John Abowd and Lars Vilhuber on  two NSF-funded projects (TC:…
  • Release of SIPP Synthetic Beta v6.0 announced, using NCRN-created, CED²AR-hosted codebook Fri, Mar 13, 2015 - The Census Bureau today announced the release of a new version of the SIPP Synthetic Beta, v6.0. The documentation for the new release is provided by the CED²AR-hosted SSB v6 codebook. For more information, see the Census Bureau’s announcement and more information on the VirtualRDC. The codebook for SIPP Synthetic Beta v6.0 can be found at
  • Summer 2015 student intern positions posted Thu, Mar 12, 2015 - See posting summary at
  • Release of CED²AR software release 2.6 Tue, Mar 10, 2015 - The Cornell NCRN node has released version 2.6 of the Comprehensive Extensible Data Documentation and Access Repository (CED²AR) software. The code is deployed at the main Cornell CED²AR repository at Interested users can download the source code from the Github repository at, and can try the software out either on the demonstration server at or by downloading…

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