Recent News & Accomplishments

 2006

John Shin, a senior CS major, is the college's Outstanding Undergraduate for 2006, and will be the student speaker at the college's graduation ceremony. View the transcript of Shin's Graduation Speech .  read more
Jandelyn Plane received the CMPS Thelma M. Williams Advisor of the Year Award for 2006  read more
Julian Mestre was awarded a Dean's Dissertation Fellowship for Fall 2006  read more
Sharma Chakravarthy (Ph.D. 1985 C.S.), a professor at U. of Texas at Arlington, is their College of Engineering's 2006 Excellence in Research awardee.  read more
Jack Minker is the recipient of the 2005 ACM/AAAI Allen Newell Award .  read more
Naresh Gupta (Ph.D. 1993 C.S.), a senior vice president of Adobe Systems, is the university's Distinguished International Alumnus for 2006.  read more
Ben Bederson won an IBM Faculty Award for his work on Piccolo .  read more
Amy Karlson was selected as a Microsoft Research Fellow.  read more
Jen Golbeck was named one of the "Top 10 People to Watch" by IEEE Intelligent Systems Magazine.  read more

 2005

Sujal Patel (B.S. 1996 C.S.), a co-founder of Isilon Systems, is the University of Maryland's Outstanding Young Alumnus for 2005.  read more