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VTCS news imageT.M. Murali named ACM Distinguished Scientist - 19 November 2013

In 2012 Murali and his team also received the Best Paper Award at the ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedicine.

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VTCS news imageFall 2013 CSRC Career Fair - 15 November 2013

On Monday, September 16, the Computer Science Resources Consortium had its fall luncheon and Career Fair. This fall's career fair, held in the Commonwealth Ballroom of the Squires Student Center, was the largest since the dot.com boom, with 84 companies attending.

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VTCS news imageZalia Shams wins John Vlissides Award at SPLASH 2013 - 08 November 2013

CS grad student wins the 2013 John Vlissides Award.

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VTCS news imageKirk Cameron to organize session on green computing at NAE-sponsored symposium - 08 November 2013

IAFOE session will focus on green approaches to communication.

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VTCS news imageJi-Sun Kim wins 2nd place award at Grace Hopper Research Competition - 01 November 2013

This is the 2nd year in a row a CS@VT grad student has placed in the Student Research Competition.

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VTCS news imageWu Feng leads effort to support sequencing in the cloud - 01 November 2013

New software tools could lead to medical advancements.

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VTCS news imageEli Tilevich receives IBM Faculty Award - 01 November 2013

Tilevich receives 2013 IBM Faculty Award

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VTCS news imageWeb-CAT reaches impressive milestone - 28 October 2013

Web-CAT a community-driven web site

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VTCS news imageAlex Endert wins first annual IEEE VGTC Best Doctoral Dissertation Award - 24 October 2013

 Endert also won the 2012 Best Dissertation Award in the Department of Computer Science.

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VTCS news imageGrand prize winners of Yelp Dataset Challenge - 22 October 2013

Congratulations to current CS@VT grad student Ji Wang, CS@VT PhD graduate Sheng Guo, and U of Toronto grad student Jian Zhao!

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VTCS news imageDepartment graduates 32 PhD students in AY 2012-13 - 17 October 2013

Computer Science graduating 32 PhD students in AY 2012-13 is an impressive record.

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VTCS news imageOsman Balci receives SCS service award - 12 September 2013

Professor Osman Balci of computer science has been awarded the McLeod Founder's Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession by The Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS).

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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 imageJessie Eaves receives UOPD Customer Service Certificate - 24 July 2013

On July 12, Jessie Eaves received a certificate for her completion of the University Organizational and  Professional Development's (UOPD) Customer Service training. 

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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 imageSee May 18 commencement through the eyes of Google Glass - 03 June 2013

Recent CS graduate Tam Ayers tried out Google Glass at the College of Engineering's May 18 ceremonies.

 

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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 imageDr. Mary Miller named 2013 Distinguished Alumna by the College of Engineering at VT - 19 May 2013

Dr. Mary Miller, named 2013 Distinguished Alumna, was recognized at the College of Engineering's commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 18.  She had the honor of addressing the undergraduates at their commencement ceremonies. 

 

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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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