Recent News & Accomplishments
Aravind Srinivasan and Nan Wang are two of the authors of a Nature article on disease outbreaks that has been featured in Reuters , the International Herald Tribune , MSNBC , and elsewhere.
Subbarao Kambhampati , a PhD graduate of our department, has been made a Fellow of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI).
A paper by Arunchandar Vasan and Atif Memon received the best-paper award at the 34th Australian Software Engineering Conference (ASWEC 2004).
In NIST's 2004 Document Understanding Conference ,computer systems built by Bonnie Dorr 's team (for single-document summaries) and Dianne O'Leary 's team (for multi-document summaries) each ranked number 1, scoring higher than humans in some cases.
Bobby Bhattacharjee has been awarded a Sloan Fellowship .
Pete Stewart has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering , "for the development of numerical algorithms and software widely used in engineering computation."
The OWL web ontology language, derived from the SHOE language developed by Jim Hendler and colleagues, has been endorsed by the more than 400 companies in the W3C .
Bill Arbaugh was featured on CBS Evening News in connection with security issues in electronic voting machines.
Azriel Rosenfeld will receive an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.
Jeff Foster and William Pugh have both received Eclipse Innovation awards from IBM.