Recent News & Accomplishments
V.S. Subrahmanian 's IMPACT and STORY projectsboth received honorable mentions in Computerworld 's Horizon Awards for innovative software.Of the 28 projects to receive awards, these were the only university projects.
Vipin Kumar , a 1982 Ph.D. graduate of our department, has been appointed William Norris Professor and Head, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota.
A paper by B. Stroe, S. Dasgupta and V.S. Subrahmanian was a finalist for the best paper award at the 2005 Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS) conference.
FindBugs , a software defect detection tool, has been downloaded more than 100,000 times, with more than 10,000 downloads in each of the past three months.
Daniel Dementhon has been selected as the next program manager for vision at NSF.
Naresh Gupta, one of our PhD graduates, has become a senior vice president of Adobe Systems.
Rance Cleaveland , Professor of Computer Science at The State University of New York at Stony Brook , is joining as Professor of Computer Science and Executive and Scientific Director of the Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering .
Steven Salzberg , senior director of bioinformatics at The Institute for Genomic Research (TIGR) , will be the Horvitz Professor of Computer Science and will direct the university's new Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (CBCB) .
Jim Hendler will be the third recipient of AAAI's Robert S. Engelmore Memorial Lecture award. Â Previous winners are Ed Feigenbaum and Larry Hunter.
Dana Nau will be an invited speaker at the Twentieth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-05).