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VTCS news imageFeng Serves as Program Vice-Chair for ICPP 2008 - 24 August 2008

Wu Feng, Associate Professor, has been appointed Program Vice-Chair for the 37th International Conference on Parallel Processing, in the OS and Resource Management technical track.

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VTCS news imageVT students' digital modeling research in the spotlight - 24 August 2008

Vidhya Dass and Elisabeth Brennan recently made news developing a computational model to predict the Tidal Basin cherry blossoms bloom.

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VTCS news imageGraduate Recruiting Weekend - 24 August 2008

The Department of Computer Science hosted its annual Graduate Recruiting Weekend on March 14-15.

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VTCS news imageVT and RNET Receive NSF Grant for Genome Sequencing with a SmartNIC - 24 August 2008

Wu Feng of the Departments of Computer Science (CS) and Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Virginia Tech, and Gerald Sabin  and V. “Nagu” Nagarajan (pictured at left) of RNET Technologies recently received a National Science Foundation Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant.

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VTCS news imageInvestment in Excellence Scholarships - 24 August 2008

The Department of Computer Science is proud to announce the creation of a general scholarship fund for our undergraduate majors. 

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VTCS news imageCGI Creates CS Scholarship - 24 August 2008

CGI, a member of the CS Department's industrial affiliates program, the CSRC, has created an endowed scholarship for undergraduate CS majors.

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VTCS news imageResearchers unveil landscape of human-pathogen protein interactions - 24 August 2008

Researchers at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) and the Department of Computer Science at Virginia Tech have provided the first global analysis of human proteins interacting with viral proteins and proteins in other pathogens.

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VTCS news imageNSF and NASA support CS research - 24 August 2008

Adrian Sandu, associate professor at the CS department at Virginia Tech in collaboration with  I.M. Navon of Florida University, have received funding of $350,000 from NSF for research entitled "Solution of Inverse Problems with Adaptive Models."

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VTCS news imageFall 07 UPE Inductions - 24 August 2008

Virginia Tech Upsilon Pi Epsilon inductions were held on Monday, December 3, 2007. 

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VTCS news imageCS Grad Student gives seminar at Cornell - 24 August 2008

Matthew Curtis-Maury, a Computer Science graduate student advised by Dr. Dimitrios Nikolopoulos, gave an invited seminar in the Computer Systems Lab (CSL) seminar series at Cornell University on November 20.

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VTCS news imagePerez-Quiñones panelist in NSF-funded workshops - 24 August 2008

Dr. Manuel A. Perez-Quinones will participate as a panelist in the NSF-funded Academic Workshops for Underrepresented Faculty and Senior Graduate Students, scheduled for 11/30/07 – 12/2/07 in College Station, Texas, home of Texas A&M.
 

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VTCS news imageSC/07 - 22 August 2008

Virginia Tech had a strong presence at SC/07, the International Conference for High-Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, held November 10-16 in Reno, NV.

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VTCS news imageBarbara Ryder to head CS department. - 07 August 2008

 

Barbara G. Ryder, professor of computer science at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, will become the computer science department head at Virginia Tech, starting in fall 2008.

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VTCS news imageSystem X news story - 08 July 2008

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VTCS news imageCS Professor invited to NAE 2008 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering - 07 July 2008

Kirk Cameron, associate professor of Computer Science at Virginia Tech, was one of the eighty-two of the nation’s brightest young engineers invited to participate in the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) 2008 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium.

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VTCS news imageVT softball team victory - 01 April 2008

On Wednesday, March 26,the Virginia Tech softball team defeated the U.S. National Softball Team, 1-0, in an exhibition game at Hall of Fame Stadium. Our department is proud to have Morgan Harris, CS student and one of last semester’s Scholars of the Future, in the softball team. “It was unbelievable winning against the players you grow up watching on TV but thankfully they still let us all get their autographs after the game,” Harris said.

The VT softball team huddled with the olympic team after the game

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VTCS news imageGanesh Narayanaswamy receives Outstanding Graduate Student Award - 27 March 2008

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VTCS news imageGraduate Recruiting Weekend - 11 March 2008

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