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‘University at Albany Week’ Airs on WAMC’s The Academic Minute

Five UAlbany Faculty Members Share Research on the NPR-Affiliated Station

Top left to right: Wendy Turner and Igor Lednev. Bottom left to right: Tolga Soyata, Siwei Lyu, Mariya Zheleva. 

ALBANY, N.Y. (Dec. 13, 2018) – WAMC Northeast Public Radio featured five UAlbany faculty members this month for its “University at Albany Week” on The Academic Minute.

The Academic Minute highlights research from colleges and universities around the world, featuring a different professor each day.

University at Albany Week

Monday, Dec. 3: Radio Spectrum, featuring Mariya Zheleva, Department of Computer Science, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Tuesday, Dec. 4: Understanding Why Anthrax Outbreaks Occur, featuring Wendy Turner, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences

Wednesday, Dec. 5: Improving Brain-Computer Interfaces, featuring Tolga Soyata, Department of Computer Engineering, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Thursday, Dec. 6: Scanning Blood Spatters at Crime Scenes, featuring Igor Lednev, Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences

Friday, Dec. 7: Detecting ‘DeepFake’ Videos, featuring Siwei Lyu, Department of Computer Science, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

The Academic Minute is hosted by Lynn Pasquerella, president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, and produced by WAMC’s David Hopper.

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