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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 imageComputer Science Student Research Accomplishments - 12 February 2010

The Department would like to congratulate and acknowledge the recent research accomplishments of Jacqueline Addesa, Gabriel Martinez, and Yinlin Chen.

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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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VTCS news imageFall 2009 Commencement Reception - 14 January 2010

The Department of Computer Science celebrated 2009 Fall Commencement for approximately twenty-three undergraduates and eighteen graduate students on Thursday, December 17, 2009.  December graduates, their friends and family, and CS faculty and staff attended the CS Commencement Reception.

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VTCS news imageTwo CS students receive ACM-W Scholarships to attend ACM CSCW 2010 Conference - 21 December 2009

Two Ph.D. students, Meg Dickey-Kurdziolek and Shaimaa Lazem, have recieved the Association for Computing Machinery Council on Women in Computing (ACM-W) scholarships to attend the 2010 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work.

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VTCS news imageCS Department Celebrates CS Education Week - 08 December 2009

The Department of Computer Science is celebrating National Computer Science Education Week, December 6-12.

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VTCS news imageNew Awards for October - 11 November 2009

Congratulations to CS Faculty members who have received new research funding in the month of October! CS faculty members received awards as principle investigators and as collaborative partners from the National Science Foundation, the Office of Naval Research, and the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Disease.

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VTCS news imageComputer Science Professor Naren Ramakrishnan named Distinguished Scientist - 06 November 2009

Ramakrishnan is one of 84 professionals worldwide to be recognized as a 2009 Distinguished Member by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

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VTCS news imageCS Graduate Student Guanying Wang wins “Best Paper Award” at MASCOTS ’09 symposium. - 06 November 2009

The IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Modelling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunications Systems (MASCOTS '09) was held this September in London, UK.

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VTCS news imageTHIS FRIDAY- Dr. Mendel Rosenblum speaking at CS Distinguished Lecture Series - 26 October 2009

"The Impact of Virtualization on Modern Computing Environments"
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VTCS news imageScientific American Article Features Work of CS Faculty - 26 October 2009

Computer Science faculty members featured in Scientific American.

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VTCS news imageCS Graduate Student Thomas Scogland Awarded 2009 NDSEG Fellowship - 17 September 2009

Thomas Scogland has been awarded a prestigious 3-year National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) fellowship.

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VTCS news imageCS faculty highlighted in HPCwire . - 28 July 2009

HPCwire posted an article on the release of the 5th annual Green500 listing, a ranking of the most energy-efficient supercomputers in the world.

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VTCS news imageVirginia Tech: A Major Presence at IEEE IPDPS 2009 - 24 July 2009

Virginia Tech, an emerging leader in high-end computing research, had a substantial presence at this summer's IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IEEE IPDPS), held May 25-29, 2009, in Rome, Italy.

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VTCS news imageC.S. Faculty Member Dr. Ali Butt to Participate in 2009 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium - 29 June 2009

Dr. Butt will join Eighty-eight of the nation’s brightest young engineers (between the ages of 30-45) at the NAE’s 2009 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium.

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VTCS news imageComputer Science Faculty Members honored with College of Engineering Faculty Awards - 12 May 2009

The Computer Science Department is proud to announce that two faculty members, Dr. Ali Butt and Dr. Adrian Sandu, are recipients of College of Engineering Faculty Awards.

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VTCS news imageC.S. Doctoral Candidate Invited To Be Speaker at CRA-W Grad Cohort - 08 May 2009

Tejinder Judge, a Ph.D candidate in the Department of Computer Science, was recently invited to be a speaker at the 6th annual CRA-W Grad Cohort held in San Mateo, CA. She is one of the eight student speakers invited to present at this workshop

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VTCS news imageCS PhD candidate Rajesh Sudarsan Awarded the Paul E. Torgersen Graduate Student Research Excellence Award - 15 April 2009

Rajesh presented his winning presentation entitled “A Scheduling Framework for Resizable Parallel Applications.”

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VTCS news imageCS student awarded 1st place in GSA Annual Research Symposium - 07 April 2009

Rhonda Phillips, a Computer Science PhD candidate, was awarded first place in the Engineering category of the recent Graduate School Association Annual Research Symposium.

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VTCS news imageCS Alumnus Appointed Chair of International Internet Engineering Task Force - 06 April 2009

CS Alumnus, Russ Housley, was appointed chair of the Internet Engineering Steering Group within the Internet Engineering Task Force, a premier technical standards body for the Internet.

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VTCS news imageComputer Science doctoral students win second prize in poster contest at National Academy of Engineering’s Grand Challenges Summit - 20 March 2009

National Capital Region Computer Science doctoral students, Jing (David) Dai, Arnold Boedihardjo, and Feng Chen were awarded second prize in the Security Category for their poster entitled "HOMES: Highway Operation Monitoring and Evaluation System."

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VTCS news imageDr. Back Recipient of NSF CAREER Award - 18 March 2009

 Dr. Godmar Back, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, has earned an NSF CAREER award to  research advanced browser and server execution environments that address the needs of next-generation cloud applications.

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VTCS news imageBarksdale Receives SREB Doctoral Award - 22 January 2009

Jeremy Barksdale, a Ph.D. student, has received a distinguished fellowship from the Southern Regional Education Board to pursue his doctoral work in human-computer interaction research.

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VTCS news imageCS Faculty Receive IBM Faculty Awards - 06 January 2009

Ali Butt and Wu Feng are recipients of IBM Faculty Awards for large-scale bioinformatics and computational biology (Feng) and  application-tailored distributed computing (Butt).

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