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IGERT-TEECH: First IGERT Trainee Returns from Field Expedition


CSE grad student Andrew Huynh was the first IGERT Trainee to reach a foreign field site — in his case, Mongolia, as the human computation specialist on Albert Lin’s UCSD-National Geographic expedition in search of Genghis Khan’s unknown burial site. He returned in August, after providing updates to the expedition blog. Huynh’s research focuses on combining the application of machine learning to satellite images and human computation, or crowdsourcing.