UTCS alum Eileen Boerger has been elected to the Software & Information Industry Association’s (SIIA) Software Division Board of Directors to serve a two-year term. SIIA is the principal trade association and a leading voice for the software, digital content, ed-tech and financial information industries.
One of the challenges of working as a computer scientist and engineer at Sandia National Laboratories is to not be distracted by the breadth of innovative work that goes on. In any given week, I am exposed to topics and research in network and computer security, robotics, and exascale computing, to name a few.
2004 UTCS Ph.D. graduate Luay Nakhleh has been awarded a 2012 Guggenheim Fellowship.
UTCS alum Paul Taele has been awarded an NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute (EAPSI) fellowship for 2012. Paul will carry out research in beyond-surface sketch recognition and interaction techniques in Taipei, Taiwan, with Dr. Mike Chen in the Mobile, Social & HCI Research Lab at National Taiwan University.
UTCS alumnus Dr. Donald Porter has been selected to receive the prestigious National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program award, an award that recognizes promising young faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholar through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of both education and research.
(Re)Connect, an evening networking reception, brought together UTCS alumni, select UTCS students and FoCS partners on February 1, 2012 for an energetic and effective recruiting, mentoring and networking opportunity at the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center.
As many of you know, Taylor Hall has been demolished to make way for the new Bill & Melinda Gates Computer Science Complex, due to open in December 2012. Original bricks from UTCS's old home, Taylor Hall, have been salvaged, mortar and all!
UTCS graduate Ken Calvert was elected to IEEE Fellow "for contributions to internet topology and active networks."
Students and staff from Department of Computer Science constructed a model of Taylor Hall entirely out of Lego’s. Taylor has been demolished to make way for the new Gates Computer Science Complex. Check out the surprise ending to this video. The model is amazing!
Former UTCS student Don Towsley is the recipient of the 2007 IEEE Koji Kobayashi Computers and Communications Award.