Recent News & Accomplishments

 2005

Bonnie Dorr has been elected Vice President of the Association for Computational Linguistics .  read more
A paper by Lorin Hochstein , Jeff Carver, Forrest Shull , Sima Asgari , Victor R. Basili , Jeffrey K. Hollingsworth , Marvin V. Zelkowitz just won the award for best paper by a student lead author at SC'05 .  read more
Martin Paraskevov, Mohammad Toossi, and Nikolas Coukouma won the 2005 ACM Mid-Atlantic USA Programming Contest .  read more
Ashok Agrawala has been made a Fellow of the AAAS .  read more
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.  read more
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.  read more
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.  read more
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.  read more
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) .  read more
Daniel Dementhon has been selected as the next program manager for vision at NSF.  read more