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Finding Ethical Solutions in Tech

At Fordham University, we build world-class data and technology degree programs with ethics in mind. That means our graduates have both the tools and vision to create innovative solutions to our toughest societal challenges.

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Faculty That Are Solving Problems

Business faculty - Yilu Zhou

Yilu Zhou
Associate Professor of Information Technology, Gabelli School of Business

Professor Zhou used machine learning to create an algorithm that analyzes and flags inappropriate content in mobile apps aimed at children.

Damian Lyons

Damien Lyons
Professor, Computer and Information Science

Professor Lyons worked with Fordham students and the Bronx Zoo to adapt gaming technology to track endangered toads in Tanzania.

Apostolos Filippas

Apostolos Filippas
Assistant Professor of Information Technology, Gabelli School of Business

Professor Filippas' research focuses on the economics of technology and includes the development of a model that explains the way social media platforms can facilitate the spread of untrue or harmful information through “influence trading.”

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