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VTCS news imageVT GPU Computing Workshop a sold out success - 02 September 2013

Virginia Tech Department of Computer Science and NVIDIA collaborated to host a two-day live, hands-on GPU Computing workshop in mid-August.

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VTCS news imageDoug Bowman Co-Leads DARPA Robotics Challenge team - 16 August 2013

Doug Bowman, professor of computer science and director of the Center for Human-Computer Interactions, is co-leading a team that has advanced to the second phase of the futuristic Robotics Challenge.

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VTCS news imageDoug Bowman honored by Georgia Tech with a GVU Impact Award - 24 July 2013

Professor Doug Bowman was awarded a Georgia Tech Graphics, Visualization, and Usability Center's (GVU) Impact Award for "research leadership in the field of Human-Computer Interaction."

 

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VTCS news imageHuijuan Shao wins best student paper at AAAI-2013 - 19 July 2013

PhD candidate Huijuan Shao and her co-authors win best student paper award at AAAI 2013 (Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence).

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VTCS news imageCal Ribbens promoted to full professor - 05 June 2013

Congratulations to Cal Ribbens who was promoted to full professor.

 

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VTCS news imageWu Feng promoted to full professor - 05 June 2013

Congratulations to Wu Feng who was promoted to full professor.

 

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VTCS news imageCS@VT Celebrates Spring 2013 Commencement - 31 May 2013

On Saturday, May 18, the Virginia Tech College of Engineering conferred degrees on the class of 2013, including approximately 95 Computer Science undergraduate students.  Graduate degrees were conferred at the Graduate Commencement on Friday, May 17.

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VTCS news imageDenis Gracanin part of interdisciplinary team working with the VT Center for Autism Research - 30 May 2013

Associate professor Denis Gracanin is a summer scholar-in-residence studying "Neuroeconomics of Social Decision Making in Autism Spectrum Disorders."

 

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VTCS news imageWenjing Lou, Tom Hou, Hui Li, and CS graduate students win Best Paper Award at ASIACCS - 19 May 2013

Co-directors of the Complex Networks and Security Research Lab, Drs. Wenjing Lou, associate professor of computer science, and Tom Hou, professor of electrical and computer engineering, along with Hui Li (Xidian University, China) and CS graduate students Wenjai Sun, Bing Wang, Ning Cao, and Ming Li received a best paper award for "Privacy-Preserving Multi-keyword Text Search in the Cloud Supporting Similarity-based Ranking" at ASIACCS.

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VTCS news imageKirk Cameron wins Rising Star Award from Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council - 17 May 2013

On May 16, 2013, professor Kirk Cameron won the Rising Star Award from the Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council (RBTC).  The award was presented during the RBTC's TechNite. 

 

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VTCS news imageICAT showcases student and faculty research - 06 May 2013

Students from CS 1124 Media Computation and CS 4644 Creative Computing Studio students presented their work at the ICAT Day held on May 6, 2013. 

 

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VTCS news imageAli Butt awarded funding from Oak Ridge National Labs - 05 May 2013

Associate professor of computer science Ali Butt was awarded funding from Oak Ridge National Labs (ORNL) for his proposal entitled "A Staged Data Delivery Tool for HPC."  Butt is the sole PI on this award. 

 

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VTCS news imagePhD student Austin Cory Bart places 2nd in graduate Student Research Competition at SIGCSE 2013 - 04 May 2013

PhD student Austin Cory Bart placed 2nd in the graduate Student Research Competition at SIGCSE 2013.  Cory's work was entitled "Wacky Writing: Enhancing the XO Laptop Platform to Motivate Creative Writing by Children."  Bart's advisors on this project are Lori Pollock at the University of Delaware and Eli Telivich (VT). 

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VTCS news imageEmergency preparedness iOS app VTGemini created by CS@VT team - 02 May 2013

Professor Osman Balci (director of the Mobile Software Engineering Lab), CS graduate student Kyle Schutt, and Carl Harris (alumnus and chief technology architect for Communication Network Services) worked with the Office of Emergency Management and the Virginia Tech Police Department to create VTGemini, an emergency preparedness iOS app.

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VTCS news imageCS@VT Celebrates Faculty, Staff, and Student Achievements at Spring Banquet - 30 April 2013

On Friday, April 26, a Spring Awards Banquet was held to recognize faculty, staff, and student achievements from the 2012/2013 academic year.

 

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VTCS news imageWu Feng and PhD student Balaji Subramaniam win Best Paper Award at ACM/SPEC/ICPE - 24 April 2013

Associate professor of computer science Wu Feng and PhD student Balaji Subramaniam won a best paper award at the ACM/SPEC/ICPE conference (Association of Computing Machinery/Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation/International Conference on Performance Engineering).

 

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VTCS news imageSteve Edwards' CS 1 course named 1 of "10 Technology Courses We Wish We Took in College" - 07 April 2013

Steve Edwards' CS 1 course, CS 1114 Intro to Software Design, was recently named as one of 10 top technology courses "We Wish We Took in College."  You can read the article at TechSchool.com.

 

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VTCS news imageLibby Bradford receives Dean's Award for Outreach Excellence - 03 April 2013

Libby G. Bradford, Director of External Relations and Undergraduate Studies, received a Dean's Award for Outreach Excellence at the Dean's Awards for Excellence Ceremony at The Inn at Virginia Tech on April 2, 2013.

 

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VTCS news imageAli Butt named College of Engineering Faculty Fellow - 03 April 2013

Associate Professor Ali Butt was named a College of Engineering Faculty Fellow at the Dean's Awards for Excellence ceremony held at The Inn at Virginia Tech on April 2, 2013. 

 

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VTCS news imageDanfeng Yao receives three year grant from the Office of Naval Research - 21 March 2013

Dr. Danfeng Yao received a three year grant from the Office of Naval Research for her project titled "Real-Time Anomaly Detection and Quantitative Assurance For Securing Systems."

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VTCS news imagePaper by Alexey Onufriev selected as featured article in Nucleic Acids Research - 16 March 2013

Alexey Onufriev's paper, "Automating pK prediction and the preparation of biomolecular structures for atomistic molecular modeling and simulations," was selected as a featured article in Nucleic Acids Research.

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VTCS news imageWinter 2013 Research Awards - 10 March 2013

Congratulations to CS Faculty who were awarded research funding in the winter of 2012/2013 from the Air Force, the Army, DARPA, L-3 Stratus, ONR, NSF and The SI.

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VTCS news imageCS@VT is part of NCWIT's Pacesetters Program - 18 February 2013

With CS Department Head Dr. Barbara Ryder as the department's executive champion, CS@VT renewed its membership in the National Center for Women in IT (NCWIT) Pacesetters program.

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VTCS news imageSteve Edwards wins Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award - 15 February 2013

Steve Edwards, associate professor of computer science, received one of the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia (SCHEV) awards for Virginia Outstanding Faculty on February 12, 2013.

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VTCS news imageMadhav Marathe accepted to attend the CRA CCC Science Policy Institute - 07 January 2013

Madhav Marathe was accepted for participation at the second offering of the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) Leadership in Science Policy Institute (LiSPI) in Washington, DC.

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