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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 imageVTURCS Undergraduate Research and Capstone Symposium - 30 April 2013

On Thursday, April 25, the Computer Science Department held its 11th VTURCS Spring Symposium. Virginia Tech Undergraduate Research in Computer Science (VTURCS) encourages Computer Science undergraduate students to become involved in research. This year's symposium featured 26 projects, including nine capstone projects from the CS 4284 Systems and Networking Capstone course.

 

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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 imageUndergraduate Huanqing Liu selected for NCUR and ACC Meeting of the Minds - 26 March 2013

Second year computer science student Huanqing Liu was selected to present his research at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research and at the ACC's Meeting of the Minds.

 

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VTCS news imageBireswar Laha receives IBM Fellowship Award - 24 March 2013

PhD student Bireswar Laha, advised by Doug Bowman, has received an IBM Fellowship Award.

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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 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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VTCS news imageNaren Ramakrishnan featured in ASEE December issue of PRISM - 04 January 2013

Naren Ramakrishnan's research featured in the cover story on data analytics in the ASEE December issue of Prism.

 

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VTCS news imageAditya Prakash and co-authors win Best Paper Award at 21st ACM CIKM - 03 December 2012

Aditya Prakash, assistant professor of computer science, and his co-authors won the Best Paper Award at the 21st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management.

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VTCS news imageGraduate student Chun-Yi Su selected for Lawrence Scholar Program at Lawrence Livermore National Lab - 28 November 2012

Chun-Yi Su, a PhD candidate in computer science, has been selected for the Lawrence Scholar Program at Lawrence Livermore National Lab (LLNL).

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VTCS news imageMadhav Marathe named IEEE Fellow - 26 November 2012

In late 2012, Madhav Marathe, deputy director of the Network Dynamics and Simulation Science Laboratory and professor of computer science at Virginia Tech, of Blacksburg, Va., was named an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow.

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VTCS news imageDanfeng Yao wins best paper award at ICNP - 21 November 2012

Dr. Danfeng (Daphne) Yao, assistant professor of computer science and her collaborators at the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Michigan State University won the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP) 2012, held in Austin, Texas earlier in November.

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VTCS news imageEarly Fall 2012 Research Awards - 21 November 2012

Congratulations to CS Faculty who were awarded research funding in the early part of the fall 2012 semester from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the US Department of the Army.

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VTCS news imageTM Murali, PhD students Ahsanur Rahman and Chris Poirel, and David Badger win best paper award - 17 October 2012

TM Murali, PhD students Ahsanur Rahman (first author) and Chris Poirel, and group member David Badger won the Best Paper Award at the ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedicine 2012.

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VTCS news imageGraduate student Zalia Shams places second in graduate student poster competition at Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing - 10 October 2012

Zalia Shams, a PhD candidate in computer science, won second place in the graduate division of the poster competition at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing for her work entitled "Evaluating Students' Assignments by Running Their Test Cases Against Each Others' Code."

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VTCS news imageWu Feng and colleagues at Iowa State and Stanford investigate genome data - 04 October 2012

Wu Feng and co-PIs Srinivas Aluru (Iowa State) and Kunie Olukutun (Stanford) were awarded an NSF-NIH Big Data grant entitled "Genomes Galore: Core Techniques, Libraries, and Domain-Specific Languages for High-Throughput DNA Sequencing."

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VTCS news imageFeng and Sandu awarded grant for hardware/software co-design project - 27 September 2012

Dr. Wu Feng, PI, Dr. Adrian Sandu, co-PI, and co-PIs at Virginia Tech Eric de Sturler (Math), Chris Roy (AOE), Danesh Tafti (ME) and co-PIs at NC State Jack Edwards (ME), Hong Luo (ME), and Frank Mueller (CS) were awarded funding from the AFSOR Basic Research Initiative program.

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VTCS news imageDeborah Tatar co-PI for REU "Hands-on, Minds-on: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Understanding and Preventing Society Violence" - 24 September 2012

Dr. Deborah Tatar, along with colleagues in the Undergraduate Research Institute, Communication, Human Development, and Psychology, were awarded a $365,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for this REU.

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VTCS news imageSummer Research Awards - 21 August 2012

Congratulations to CS Faculty who were awarded research funding in the summer of 2012 from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

 

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VTCS news imageEli Tilevich seeks to improve portability of mobile device applications - 21 August 2012

Dr. Eli Tilevich, associate professor of computer science, recently received an award from the Microsoft Research Software Engineering Innovation Foundation (SEIF) for his work on mobile device applications. 

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