|Wenjing 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.
|Dr. 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.
|Kirk 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.
|ICAT showcases student and faculty research - 06 May 2013|
Students from CS 1124 Media Computation and CS 4644 Creative Computing Studio students presented their work at the ICAT Day held on May 6, 2013.
|Ali 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.
|PhD 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).more
|Emergency 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.more
|CS@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.
|VTURCS 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.
|Wu 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).
|2013 VA/DC Award for Aspirations in Computing - 17 April 2013|
The Virginia/Washington, D.C., affiliate of the National Center for Women in IT held its second annual Award for Aspirations in Computing ceremony March 23 at the Virginia Tech Research Center in Arlington, Va., honoring a high school teacher and 14 high school students for their efforts to, respectively, teach and learn computer science.
|Steve Edwards' CS 1 course named 1 of "10 Technology Courses We Wish We Took in College" - 07 April 2013|
Steve Edwards' CS 1 course, CS 1114 Intro to Software Design, was recently named as one of 10 top technology courses "We Wish We Took in College." You can read the article at TechSchool.com.
|Libby Bradford receives Dean's Award for Outreach Excellence - 03 April 2013|
Libby G. Bradford, Director of External Relations and Undergraduate Studies, received a Dean's Award for Outreach Excellence at the Dean's Awards for Excellence Ceremony at The Inn at Virginia Tech on April 2, 2013.
|Ali Butt named College of Engineering Faculty Fellow - 03 April 2013|
Associate Professor Ali Butt was named a College of Engineering Faculty Fellow at the Dean's Awards for Excellence ceremony held at The Inn at Virginia Tech on April 2, 2013.
|Rising Junior Elena Nadolinski wins Microsoft Scholarship - 02 April 2013|
Rising Junior Elena Nadolinski is the winner of a 2013-2014 Microsoft Scholarship. Recipients are chosen based on their academic record and a desire to make contributions to the software industry. After attending the NCWIT Summit in Tucson, Arizona, Nadolinski will travel to her internship at Microsoft in Redmond, Washington. Microsoft is a member of the CSRC.
|CS grad student Kevin Buffardi receives 2013 GTA Excellence Award - 01 April 2013|
CS PhD candidate Kevin Buffardi received the Virginia Tech Graduate Teaching Excellence Award for 2013. With this award, he received a $1000 cash prize from the Virginia Tech Alumni Association.more
|Undergraduate 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.
|Bireswar Laha receives IBM Fellowship Award - 24 March 2013|
PhD student Bireswar Laha, advised by Doug Bowman, has received an IBM Fellowship Award.more
|Danfeng 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."more
|Paper 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.more
|CS@VT team takes top prize at IDT Programming Competition for second year in a row - 11 March 2013|
Innovative Defense Technologies (IDT) held the final round of its annual High School and Collegiate Programming Contest on Saturday, March 2, at the Virginia Tech Research Center in Arlington, VA.
|Winter 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.more
|CSRC makes $75K donation to Investment in Excellence Scholarship - 03 March 2013|
The CS Department's corporate partners program, the Computer Science Resources Consortium (CSRC), made a $75,000 donation to the Investment in Excellence Scholarship fund in December 2012.more
|Spring 2013 CSRC Career Fair - 02 March 2013|
On Monday, February 18, 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. At the luncheon, company representatives, faculty, and invited students heard presentations from undergraduate and graduate students working on a variety of research projects.more
|CS@VT is part of NCWIT's Pacesetters Program - 18 February 2013|
With CS Department Head Dr. Barbara Ryder as the department's executive champion, CS@VT renewed its membership in the National Center for Women in IT (NCWIT) Pacesetters program.more