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VTCS news imageDr. Naren Ramakrishnan Selected to Attend CRA's CCC Leadership in Science Policy Institute - 30 June 2011

Dr. Naren Ramakrishnan has been selected to attend the CRA's CCC Leadership in Science Policy Institute in November in Washington.

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VTCS news imageDr. Wenjing Lou Joins CS Faculty - 15 June 2011

Dr. Lou will be joining our Northern Virginia Center faculty in August 2011.  Her research focus is in the area of cybersecurity.

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VTCS news imageC.T. Lu Elected Vice Chair of ACM SIGSPATIAL - 13 June 2011

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VTCS news imageCS Senior Participates in Linux Orchestra World Tour - 02 June 2011

Andrew Street, a graduating CS senior, was unable to attend his college commencement ceremony because he was on a world tour with the Virginia Tech Linux Laptop Orchestra!

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VTCS news imageSpring 2011 Commencement - 18 May 2011

On Saturday, May 14, the Virginia Tech College of Engineering conferred degrees on the class of 2011, including approximately 60 Computer Science undergraduate majors.  Graduate degrees were conferred at the Graduate Commencement on Friday, May 13.

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VTCS news imageCS Students Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa - 18 May 2011

On Friday, May 13, Virginia Tech's Mu Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa held its Spring 2011 initation ceremony in McBryde 100. 

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VTCS news image2010-2011 Upsilon Pi Epsilon Inductions - 11 May 2011

On Thursday, April 28, 2011, Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) held its 55th induction ceremony.   UPE inducted thirty-one new members to their VT chapter during the 2010/2011 academic year.

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VTCS news imageCS Capstone Class Engages Tech Companies for Enhancing Educational Experience - 10 May 2011

Spring 2011 saw the successful completion of a new Systems & Networking Capstone class (CS 4284), the main goal of which is to impart a hands-on project development experience to the students.

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VTCS news imageCS Senior, John Ryding, Wins C.T. Tate Distinguished Co-Op Award - 06 May 2011

For a third straight year, a computer science student has been awarded the prestigious C.T. Tate Distinguished Co-Op Award.

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VTCS news imageCS PhD Student Shuaiwen "Leon" Song Third Place Finalist - Paul E. Torgersen Awards - 04 May 2011

Shuaiwen "Leon" Song recently placed third among PhD finalists in the College of Engineering's Paul E. Torgersen Research Excellence Competition.

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VTCS news imageVTURCS Holds 10th Annual Spring Symposium - 02 May 2011

Virginia Tech Undergraduate Research in Computer Science (VTURCS) encourages Computer Science undergraduate students to become involved in research. 

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VTCS news imageDrs. Heath, Pereria, and Grene Awarded Interdisciplinary NSF Grant - 01 May 2011

Drs. Lenny Heath, Andy Periera (VBI) and Ruth Grene (PPWS) were awarded a new NSG grant entitled “ABI Development: Representation, Visualization, and Modeling of Signaling Pathways in Higher Plants.” 
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VTCS news imageDrs. Wu Feng, Heshan Lin and Joao Setubal Win NSF Award for Cloud Computing - 30 April 2011

Congratulations to Drs. Wu Feng, Heshan Lin, and Joao Setubal on their new NSF Award entitled "CiC (RDDC): Commoditizing Data-Intensive Biocomputing in the Cloud."

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VTCS news imageDr. Naren Ramakrishnan Receives 2011 Alumni Award for Excellence in Research - 25 April 2011

Dr. Ramakrishnan is being recognized for his work in data mining in diverse areas such as intelligence analysis, systems biology, sustainability, and recommender systems.

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VTCS news imageDr. T.M. Murali is the PI on NIH Award - 25 April 2011

Congratulations to Dr. T.M. Murali, along with Dr. John Tyson, Biological Sciences, and Dr. Jean Peccoud, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, on their new NIH R01 award entitled "Integrating Top-Down and Bottom-Up Models in Systems Biology with Application to Cell Cycle Control in Budding Yeast."

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VTCS news image3D Interaction Group wins Grand Prize and Best Paper award at 2011 IEEE 3DUI Symposium - 14 April 2011

Members of the 3D Interaction Group, including several graduate students and faculty advisor Dr. Doug Bowman captured both the Grand Prize, for a second consecutive year, and the Best Paper Award at the 2011 IEEE 3DUI Symposium in Singapore.

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VTCS news imageDr. Layne Watson, and recent alumna, Dr. Rhonda Phillips, win Best Paper Award - 13 April 2011

Dr. Layne Watson, professor, and Dr. Rhonda Phillips, a recent graduate of the computer science department, co-authored a paper with Dr. Randy Wynne, professor of Forestry and Remote Sensing, that received the Best Paper Award at the 19th High Performance Computing Symposium. 

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VTCS news imageDr. Ali Butt receives NetApp Faculty Fellowship - 13 April 2011

Dr. Ali Butt, assistant professor of computer science, was recently awarded a NetApp Faculty Fellowship. 

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VTCS news imageCS PhD Student Spencer Lee - Member of the 2011 XCaliber Award Team - 12 April 2011

Congratulations to CS doctoral student Spencer Lee.  Spencer is a member of the winning team that was awarded a 2011 XCaliber Award.

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VTCS news imageCS@VT -- Gold Sponsor of Richard Tapia Conference - 08 April 2011

The CS Department was proud to send nine students to the 2011 Tapia Conference.

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VTCS news imageComputer Science Open House - 04 April 2011

As part of its ongoing 40th anniversary celebration, the Department of Computer Science hosted an open house on Friday, March 25. 

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VTCS news imageCS Graduate Students in the News - 01 April 2011

Congratulations to Gregory Wilson, Ramu Anadakrishnan, and Tingting Jiang on your recent research accomplishments!

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VTCS news imageSpring 2011 CSRC Career Fair - 03 March 2011

On Monday, February 21, 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.  

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VTCS news imageGreg Gates, CS Junior, Wins Phi Beta Delta Speech Contest - 17 December 2010

Greg Gates won first place in the U.S. undergraduate category in Phi Beta Delta’s International Experiences Speech Contest. The contest was hosted on November 15, 2010,  by Phi Beta Delta International Honor Society as part of International Education Week. 

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VTCS news imageCS Sophomore, Derek Ong, Wins SMART Scholarship - 17 December 2010

Derek Ong, a sophomore computer science major, was recently awarded a Department of Defense sponsored SMART (Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation) scholarship. 

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