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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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VTCS news imageICAT 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. 

 

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VTCS news imageAli 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. 

 

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VTCS news imagePhD 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). 

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VTCS news imageEmergency 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.

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VTCS news imageCS@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.

 

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VTCS news imageVTURCS 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.

 

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VTCS news imageWu 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).

 

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VTCS news image2013 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.

 

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VTCS news imageSteve 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.

 

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VTCS news imageLibby 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.

 

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VTCS news imageAli 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. 

 

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VTCS news imageRising 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.

 

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VTCS news imageCS 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. 

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VTCS news imageUndergraduate 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.

 

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VTCS news imageBireswar Laha receives IBM Fellowship Award - 24 March 2013

PhD student Bireswar Laha, advised by Doug Bowman, has received an IBM Fellowship Award.

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