Recent News & Accomplishments
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.
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.
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.
A paper by Atif Memon and his graduate students was selected as one of the outstanding papers of the 18th IEEE International Conference on Automated Software Engineering.
A paper by Jeff Carver and Vic Basili won the best-paper award at the 17th Brazilian Symposium on Software Engineering (SBES 2003).
Mema Roussopoulos , who got her undergraduate degree from our department, has accepted a position at Harvard University, as an assistant professor of computer science on the Gordon McKay endowment.
Ben Shneiderman 's book Leonardo's Laptop was a finalist in the Independent Publishers Book Awards 2003.
Vic Basili was a keynote speaker at the 2003 Software Management Conference.