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VTCS news imageDanfeng 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."

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VTCS news imagePaper 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.

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VTCS news imageCS@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.

 

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VTCS news imageWinter 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.

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VTCS news imageCSRC 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.

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VTCS news imageSpring 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.

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VTCS news imageCS@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.

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VTCS news imageSteve Edwards wins Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award - 15 February 2013

Steve Edwards, associate professor of computer science, received one of the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia (SCHEV) awards for Virginia Outstanding Faculty on February 12, 2013.

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VTCS news imageFour CS@VT students recognized for "Creativity on Campus" - 06 February 2013

Four computer science students were recognized for their "Creativity on Campus" by the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology (ICAT).

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VTCS news imageJody Humphreys receives Leadership Excellence Certificate - 24 January 2013

Jody Humphreys, administrative assistant to Dr. Barbara Ryder and CS@VT staff member, received a Leadership Excellence Certificate from the University Organizational and Professional Development Office.

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VTCS news imageCS Department celebrates December 2012 Commencement - 15 January 2013

The Department of Computer Science celebrated 2012 Fall Commencement for approximately twenty-three undergraduates and eighteen graduate students on Thursday, December 20, 2012.

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VTCS news imageVT MIT program ranks third in the United States - 15 January 2013

US News & World Report's Best Online Education publication ranks VT's MIT program as third in the nation.

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VTCS news imageMadhav Marathe accepted to attend the CRA CCC Science Policy Institute - 07 January 2013

Madhav Marathe was accepted for participation at the second offering of the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) Leadership in Science Policy Institute (LiSPI) in Washington, DC.

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VTCS news imageNaren Ramakrishnan featured in ASEE December issue of PRISM - 04 January 2013

Naren Ramakrishnan's research featured in the cover story on data analytics in the ASEE December issue of Prism.

 

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VTCS news imageAlumnus Hussein Ahmed named one of GAP 50 Entrepreneurs in 2012 - 13 December 2012

A 2010 graduate of the CS@VT PhD program, Dr. Hussein Ahmed was named as one of the 2012 50 GAP Award Winners by the Center for Innovative Technology.

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VTCS news imageAditya Prakash and co-authors win Best Paper Award at 21st ACM CIKM - 03 December 2012

Aditya Prakash, assistant professor of computer science, and his co-authors won the Best Paper Award at the 21st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management.

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VTCS news imageGraduate student Chun-Yi Su selected for Lawrence Scholar Program at Lawrence Livermore National Lab - 28 November 2012

Chun-Yi Su, a PhD candidate in computer science, has been selected for the Lawrence Scholar Program at Lawrence Livermore National Lab (LLNL).

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VTCS news imageMadhav Marathe named IEEE Fellow - 26 November 2012

In late 2012, Madhav Marathe, deputy director of the Network Dynamics and Simulation Science Laboratory and professor of computer science at Virginia Tech, of Blacksburg, Va., was named an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow.

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VTCS news imageDanfeng Yao wins best paper award at ICNP - 21 November 2012

Dr. Danfeng (Daphne) Yao, assistant professor of computer science and her collaborators at the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Michigan State University won the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP) 2012, held in Austin, Texas earlier in November.

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VTCS news imageEarly Fall 2012 Research Awards - 21 November 2012

Congratulations to CS Faculty who were awarded research funding in the early part of the fall 2012 semester from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the US Department of the Army.

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VTCS news imageCS@VT graduates return to Haiti to teach the next generation of computer science teachers - 14 November 2012

Three graduates of the CS@VT program returned to their native country of Haiti to work and to teach the next generation of computer science teachers. Mario Eliezer Calixte (BS 2010, MAEd 2012), Fabrice Marcelin (BS 2010 and MS 2012) and Jennifer Alexandra François (BS 2010) taught two training sessions for Haitian teachers.

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VTCS news imageSteve Edwards is the CIDER Teacher of the Week - 04 November 2012

Steve Edwards is the CIDER (Center for Instructional Development and Educational Research) teacher of the week.  The goal of the Teacher of the Week program is to recognize effective, engaged, and dynamic teachers. You can view the Teacher of the Week on the main CIDER web page.

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VTCS news imageTM Murali, PhD students Ahsanur Rahman and Chris Poirel, and David Badger win best paper award - 17 October 2012

TM Murali, PhD students Ahsanur Rahman (first author) and Chris Poirel, and group member David Badger won the Best Paper Award at the ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedicine 2012.

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VTCS news imageGraduate student Zalia Shams places second in graduate student poster competition at Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing - 10 October 2012

Zalia Shams, a PhD candidate in computer science, won second place in the graduate division of the poster competition at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing for her work entitled "Evaluating Students' Assignments by Running Their Test Cases Against Each Others' Code."

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VTCS news imageWu Feng and colleagues at Iowa State and Stanford investigate genome data - 04 October 2012

Wu Feng and co-PIs Srinivas Aluru (Iowa State) and Kunie Olukutun (Stanford) were awarded an NSF-NIH Big Data grant entitled "Genomes Galore: Core Techniques, Libraries, and Domain-Specific Languages for High-Throughput DNA Sequencing."

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