MIMS Final Projects: 2023

Session 1: Tools for Sustainability and Productivity

Soil monitoring has become an increasingly prominent environmental measurement in climate change, water resource forecasting, land stability, and crop...
Advisor: John Chuang
A one-stop platform for college students to get information, action plans with incentives, measurement, progress tracking, and community building for (a more)...
Advisor: John Chuang
Explore the sustainability of electric vehicles (EV) and factors that contribute to the vehicles’ environmental impact.
Advisor: Marti Hearst

Session 2: Supporting Diverse Populations

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User account creation is often the first interaction with a digital product. How can we make this experience more inclusive of LGBTQ+ users?   
Advisor: Morgan Ames
Despite coming from different backgrounds, all of us share one common belief — if put to use the right way, technology can be a social enabler. With this...
Advisor: Kay Ashaolu
MYND is an app designed to empower users to be proactive about their mental health by monitoring the user’s mental wellbeing. The app will automatically check...
Applied data science and analysis in issues surrounding the housing crisis. Storytelling and data visualization to aid in ending evictions and restrictive...
Advisor: Morgan Ames

Session 3: Algorithmic Fairness and Social Impact

A user-friendly compilation of technology resources, tools, and exercises for organizations of all sizes and stages.  
Advisor: AnnaLee Saxenian
Product and policy for Egaleco, a fairness toolkit enabling machine learning practitioners in healthcare to identify bias in their models.
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UX research + design for Egaleco, a fairness toolkit enabling machine learning practitioners in healthcare to identify bias in their models.
Advisor: Morgan Ames
Algorithmic audit aimed at investigating the potential impacts of AI-based recruiting on diversity and inclusion.
Advisor: Morgan Ames
Reignites goal is to introduce potential donors to small, lesser known non-profits; making the discovery process easier and more reliable. This helps NPOs...
Advisor: Michael Rivera

Session 4: Innovations with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

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Synthetic-voice cloning technologies have seen significant advances in recent years, giving rise to a range of potential harms. From small- and large-scale...
Advisor: Hany Farid
Better recommendations for everyone, powered by graph neural networks
Advisor: Daniel Aranki
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Cracking the course transferring problem in a university system using NLP
Advisor: David Bamman
Foundation models (your favorite chatbot’s “brains”) are rife with errors. We benchmark their fact recall with a new multilingual test.
Advisor: David Bamman
Privacy Assistant is an intelligent writing assistant that flags instances of PII in your text and suggests a range of word alternatives by using privacy...
Advisor: Daniel Aranki