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VTCS news imageCS Senior, John Ryding, Wins C.T. Tate Distinguished Co-Op Award - 06 May 2011

For a third straight year, a computer science student has been awarded the prestigious C.T. Tate Distinguished Co-Op Award.

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VTCS news imageDrs. Heath, Pereria, and Grene Awarded Interdisciplinary NSF Grant - 01 May 2011

Drs. Lenny Heath, Andy Periera (VBI) and Ruth Grene (PPWS) were awarded a new NSG grant entitled “ABI Development: Representation, Visualization, and Modeling of Signaling Pathways in Higher Plants.” 
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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 imageCS@VT -- Gold Sponsor of Richard Tapia Conference - 08 April 2011

The CS Department was proud to send nine students to the 2011 Tapia Conference.

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VTCS news imageCS Graduate Students in the News - 01 April 2011

Congratulations to Gregory Wilson, Ramu Anadakrishnan, and Tingting Jiang on your recent research accomplishments!

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VTCS news imageSpring 2011 CSRC Career Fair - 03 March 2011

On Monday, February 21, the Computer Science Resources Consortium spring luncheon was held in Owens Banquet Hall at Virginia Tech, followed by the CSRC Spring Career Fair later that evening.  

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VTCS news imageGreg Gates, CS Junior, Wins Phi Beta Delta Speech Contest - 17 December 2010

Greg Gates won first place in the U.S. undergraduate category in Phi Beta Delta’s International Experiences Speech Contest. The contest was hosted on November 15, 2010,  by Phi Beta Delta International Honor Society as part of International Education Week. 

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VTCS news imageCS Sophomore, Derek Ong, Wins SMART Scholarship - 17 December 2010

Derek Ong, a sophomore computer science major, was recently awarded a Department of Defense sponsored SMART (Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation) scholarship. 

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VTCS news imageJacqueline Addesa, Finalist in CRA Competition - 17 December 2010

Computer Science and Mathematics double degree student Jacqueline Addesa was a finalist in the CRA’s Outstanding Undergrad Researcher Awards for 2011.

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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 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 imageSpring 2010 VTURCS Spring Symposium - 06 May 2010

The Spring Research Symposium 2010 took place on April 28th with 18 students presenting 13 different projects. Almost 100 people attended the event, including students, faculty, administrators, and industry representatives.

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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 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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