The cloud computing service empowers students, helps them innovate to combat Parkinson’s disease, bullying by Professor Leontios J. Hadjileontiadis

My electrical and computer engineering students from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, finally received exposure for their work on the PROGNOSIS project when they placed at the Microsoft Imagine Cup 2015 World Finals.The PROGNOSIS project focused on how to find early prognostic indices of Parkinson’s disease from the everyday use of smartphones and smartwatches.

What looked almost impossible for my students in the beginning, Azure made possible. Azure can archive and analyze data features from many users, allowing for large-scale computing processes and implementation of predictive analytics.

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