Christian López, assistant professor of computer science, is featured in the latest issue of the newsletter published by the Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities in Information Technology.

The wide-ranging article covers his personal and academic background and his current projects, including his work with a university in his native Dominican Republic to create a system that automatically detects car accidents from traffic cameras using machine learning and computer vision. López says this will help reduce response times and save lives.

López, who serves as the Tapia 2020 Academic Workshops and Panels co-chair, also discussed what he’s looking forward to in this year’s Tapia Conference, which promotes diversity, connects undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, researchers, and professionals in computing from all backgrounds and ethnicities.

Read the full article.



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