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VTCS news imageDrs. Wu Feng, Heshan Lin and Joao Setubal Win NSF Award for Cloud Computing - 30 April 2011

Congratulations to Drs. Wu Feng, Heshan Lin, and Joao Setubal on their new NSF Award entitled "CiC (RDDC): Commoditizing Data-Intensive Biocomputing in the Cloud."

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VTCS news imageDr. T.M. Murali is the PI on NIH Award - 25 April 2011

Congratulations to Dr. T.M. Murali, along with Dr. John Tyson, Biological Sciences, and Dr. Jean Peccoud, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, on their new NIH R01 award entitled "Integrating Top-Down and Bottom-Up Models in Systems Biology with Application to Cell Cycle Control in Budding Yeast."

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VTCS news imageCS PhD Student Spencer Lee - Member of the 2011 XCaliber Award Team - 12 April 2011

Congratulations to CS doctoral student Spencer Lee.  Spencer is a member of the winning team that was awarded a 2011 XCaliber Award.

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VTCS news imageCS@VT 40th Anniversary Distinguished Award Recipients - 03 December 2010

While celebrating the Department's 40th Anniversary at a reception on November 13th, the department took a moment to recogize the recipients of the Distinguished Alumnus Award. The awards served as recognition of the significant impact these individuals have had on the CS@VT community.

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VTCS news imageFall 2010 CSRC Career Fair - 25 September 2010

On Monday, September 13, the Computer Science Resources Consortium fall luncheon and Career Fair were held in Owens Banquet Hall.   The CSRC events were part of a very good week for Computer Science majors thinking about future career opportunities.

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VTCS news imageDepartment's Graduates Rank High on WSJ Survey of Employers - 13 September 2010

Computer Science ranked 5th in a recent survey conducted by the Wall Street Journal of schools whose bachelor degree graduates were the best-trained and educated, and best able to succeed once hired.

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VTCS news imageC.S. Faculty Member Dr. Ali Butt joins NAE 2010 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium as organizer. - 30 August 2010

Dr. Butt, an attendee at last year's event, served as an organizer for this year's symposium.

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VTCS news imageDr. Ryder to Serve as ACM Vice President - 26 July 2010

Congratulations to CS Department Head, Dr. Barbara Ryder, who was recently elected to a two-year term as Vice President of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

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VTCS news imageThe Green500 List: Accelerators Raising the ‘Fuel Efficiency’ of Supercomputers - 09 July 2010

With the latest release of The Green500 List, accelerator-based supercomputers now occupy the top eight slots of the Green500, where the ‘fuel efficiency’ (or energy efficiency) of supercomputers is defined as ‘millions of floating-point operations per second’ (MFLOPS) divided by ‘watts’ (W) or MFLOPS/W.

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VTCS news imageSummer Research Awards - 09 July 2010

Congratulations to CS faculty who have recently been awarded research funding from NIH, BAE Systems, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, NSF, and the College of Engineering!

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VTCS news imageCongratulations to Denis Gracanin, member of the LumenHaus team, which won a Virginia Tech 2010 XCaliber Award. - 21 May 2010

LumenHaus team receives University's 2010 XCaliber Award for excellence in creating and applying technologies on a large scale team project.

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VTCS news imageSpring 2010 Commencement - 19 May 2010

On Saturday, May 15, the Virginia Tech College of Engineering conferred degrees on the class of 2010, including approximately 75 Computer Science undergraduate majors.  Graduate degrees were conferred at the Graduate Commencement on Friday, May 14.  Prior to the College of Engineering ceremony, Computer Science graduates, their guests and families, enjoyed a reception in the Torgersen Museum.  Several students were recognized for outstanding achievements and contributions, including Jeffrey Brabant, John Edstrom and Russell Wolf for undergraduate academic achievement, John Ed more

VTCS news imageDrs. Onufriev and Ramakrishnan Recipients of 2010 COE Dean's Awards - 13 May 2010

Virignia Tech's College of Engineering held its thirteenth annual engineering faculty reception, honoring two dozen of its faculty for various awards in teaching, reasearch, service, and outreach.

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VTCS news imageNDLTD Union Catalog Surpasses One Million Electronic Theses and Dissertations - 12 May 2010

The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) has announced that there are now over one million readily available electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) online worldwide.

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VTCS news imageDr. John Langford of Yahoo Research to Speak at CS Seminar Tomorrow - 11 May 2010

Dr. Langford will be presenting " The Foundations of Interactive Learning" this Wednesday, May 12, 2010 in 3100 Torgersent Hall at 11:15 A.M.

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VTCS news imageMary Miller Recognized as First Computer Science Inductee to the Academy of Engineering Excellence - 03 May 2010

Mary Miller, of Blacksburg, Va., who earned her master's degree in computer science from Virginia Tech in 1985, is a 2010 inductee into Virginia Tech's College of Engineering Academy of Engineering Excellence, joining an elite group of 97 individuals out of more than 55,000 living engineering alumni.

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VTCS news image2009-2010 UPE Inductions - 28 April 2010

On Thursday, April 15, 2010, Upsilson Pi Epsilon (UPE) held its 54th induction ceremony.   UPE inducted twenty new members to their VT chapter during the 2009/2010 academic year. 

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VTCS news imageHigh-performance computing reveals missing genes - 19 April 2010

Scientists from Computer Science and Virginia Bioinformatics Institute team up to locate missing genes using high-performance computing.

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VTCS news imageCongratulations to CS graduate students Anamary Leal, Chris Poirel, Greg Wilson, Patrick Butler, and Michael Stewart on recent fellowship awards! - 16 April 2010

The Department is proud to announce that it has been a very successful spring for several of our PhD students who received news of fellowship awards from the VT College of Engineering, National Science Foundation, and the Department of Defense. Please join the Department in congratulating our outstanding students on their awards--we are thrilled at their accomplishments!!

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VTCS news imageDepartment Receives Funding From Microsoft Research and NCWIT Computing Higher Education Seed Fund - 30 March 2010

The new NCWIT award of $15,000 will support a series of annual summer workshops offering networking and professional development opportunities to high school teachers aimed at recruiting a more diverse population of women and minority students into undergraduate CS studies.

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VTCS news imageVirginia Tech Scholar of the Week - CS Associate Professor T.M. Murali - 25 March 2010

T.M. Murali, associate professor of computer science, has been recognized by The Office of the Vice President for Research as this week's "Virginia Tech Scholar of the Week."

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VTCS news imageComputer Science Professor Roger Ehrich Honored with emeritus status - 25 March 2010

Professor of computer science, Roger Ehrich, has been conferred the "professor emeritus" title by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.

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VTCS news imageDr. Gregory D. Abowd speaking at CS Distinguished Lecture Series - 18 February 2010

Dr. Gregory D. Abowd of Georgia Tech will be speaking at the CS Distinguished Lecture Series.

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VTCS news imageWinter Research Awards - 16 February 2010

Congratulations to Drs. Fox, Butt, and Tilevich who have recently been awarded research funding.

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VTCS news imageDr. Yang Cao Receives NSF CAREER Award - 27 January 2010

Dr. Cao is the Department's latest recipient of the National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award for his proposal titled "Multiscale Stochastic Simulation for Complex Biochemical Systems with Visualization Tools."

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