10/03/2001 - Congratulations to Vicki Almstrum, who has just been elected to the ACM SIGCSE (Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education) Board of Directors. In the same election, Henry Walker, several times a visitor to our department, was elected SIGCSE Chair. Read more
09/26/2001 - Congratulations to Nina Amenta who received an NSF CAREER Award. Nina joined the department faculty in fall 1997 after serving as a post-doc at Xerox PARC. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley. Read more
09/18/2001 - Prof. J. Siekmann of the University of Saarbruecken , Germany writes today that "We have named one of the halls in the new AI building of the German Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) after Woody Bledsoe." Woodrow W. Bledsoe, Peter O'Donnell, Jr., Centennial Chair Emeritus in Computing Systems and Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, was internationally known for his work in automatic theorem proving and artificial intelligence. Woody passed away in 1995 after battling Lou Gehrig's disease for more than two years. Read more
08/25/2001 - Tivoli Center of Excellence in Systems Management faculty teaching grants for 2001 were awarded to the following CS Faculty: Integrated Simulation Environment for Real-time Network Monitoring (Intrusion Detection, Denial of Service) Aloysius Mok Seminar Series on Data Mining and Web Analysis Inderjit Dhillon Joydeep Ghosh Ray Mooney Lynn Stokes CS 373 Software Engineering Vicki Almstrum Read more
02/16/2001 - Professor Yale Patt, appointment in CS and ECE, has been awarded the ACM Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award. The citation reads: "For great ability, dedication, and success in developing computer science education, and for outstanding achievements as a teacher." He will receive the award at the ACM Awards Banquet in March 2001. Read more
10/21/2000 - Vicki Almstrum received well-deserved recognition by the College of Natural Sciences for her teaching ability when she was chosen as a recipient of the College of Natural Sciences Teaching Excellence Award. Read more
09/25/2000 - Congratulations to Martin D. F. Wong and Mohamed G. Gouda, both of whom received an IBM Faculty Partnership Award for 2000. Read more
08/01/2000 - Lorenzo Alvisi, Nina Amenta, Michael Dahlin, and Ana Gál were each awarded an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship. Established in 1955, Sloan fellowships provide support and recognition to outstanding young scientists who show promise of making fundamental contributions to new knowledge. Amenta and Dahlin were awarded Sloan Fellowships in 2000; Alvisi and Gál in 2001. Read more
02/28/2000 - Assistant Professor Calvin Lin has received an NSF CAREER Award. Visit Lin's homepage for more information. Read more
02/28/2000 - Doug Burger, Steve Keckler, and Calvin Lin have each received an NSF CAREER Award. Read more


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