Sage NEON deployment to the Konza LTER site in Kansas

In April 2022, 4 Sage nodes (3 Wild Waggle Nodes and 1 Waggle Blade Node) were deployed with an array of sensors (thermographic camera, air quality sensor, etc.) to collect data to better our understanding of smoke and wildfire detection. Thermal imaging was used to understand how air temperature can be used to detect smoke […]

Pedestrian Count for Crosswalk Violations

Hi, I am Pratool Bharti, an assistant professor in Computer Science department at Northern Illinois University (NIU). Before joining NIU, I worked for 2 years in a Florida based startup as a research and development manager. There, my role was to design and build computer vision and machine learning based yard management system that automatically […]

Argonne’s Big Data Camp Goes Virtual

For five days last July, fourteen high school students attended a virtual coding camp sponsored by Argonne National Laboratory’s Educational Programs and Outreach and the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), co-taught by laboratory scientists and informal learning educators, and focused on learning techniques for probing and analyzing massive scientific datasets. And while the COVID-19 pandemic […]

World Watchers

An article from Northwestern University about the relationship between the Sage project and the university though the Northwestern-Argonne Institute of Science and Engineering. The project seeks to deploy nodes to collect real time data to used for research across the country.