Recent News & Accomplishments
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 .
Pete Stewart has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering , "for the development of numerical algorithms and software widely used in engineering computation."
Bobby Bhattacharjee has been awarded a Sloan Fellowship .
In NASA's current Mars mission, the 3D visualization that they used to manage the orientation of the spacecraft was built using Ben Bederson 's open-source Togl tool kit.
Jeff Foster and William Pugh have both received Eclipse Innovation awards from IBM.
Vic Basili will receive an honorary degree from the University of Sannio, Benevento (BN), Italy, "for his continual, outstanding contributions to Software Engineering."
Jeff Foster and Michael Hicks have both received NSF Career awards.
Azriel Rosenfeld will receive an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.
Ben Shneiderman has won the IEEE Book Award for 2003 for his book, Leonardo's Laptop: Human Needs and the New Computing Technologies .
Work by Cornelia Fermuller and Yiannis Aloimonos has been highlighted in New Scientist and CNN , and was Yahoo New's top technology item on October 30.