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HCD Faculty in the News: Kurt Luther Receives NSF CAREER Award

March 21, 2017

HCD Faculty member, Kurt Luther, has been recognized by the National Science Foundation with a Faculty Early Career Development Award to study and improve the capabilities of crowdsourced investigations.

Luther will use an innovative expert-led crowdsourcing approach to collect data using a platform called CrowdSleuth. The software will assist collaboration between crowds and experts, such as journalists, historians, and law enforcement, as they attempt to discover new information and verify details of investigations.

Read more about it here.