Recent News & Accomplishments

Paperlens, co-authored by Bongshin Lee , Ben Bederson , and two Microsoft researchers, tied for first place in the IEEE InfoVis 2004 contest.
Ray Miller has been designated as a Fellow by the Computing Sciences Accreditation Board, "in recognition of his outstanding professional volunteer contributions to computing sciences and accreditation".
Jim Hendler is joining the editorial board for Science . He is the only computer scientist on this board.
Evan Golub 's paper was the first runner-up for the Best Paper Award at the 20th Annual Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges, Eastern Conference.
V.S. Subrahmanian has been made the new director of UMIACS .
The Computer Science department at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern will award Vic Basili an Honorary PhD in Natural Sciences (dr.rer.nat h.c.). The award ceremonywill bein January 2005.
Amol Deshpande, who will be joining our faculty this spring, co-authored the paper that received the best-paper award at VLDB 2004 (the 30th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases).
Lee Spector, a PhD graduate of our department, has been made a Fellow of theInternational Society for Genetic and Evolutionary Computation, and was one of two gold-medal winners in the GECCO-2004 Human Competitive Results contest.
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.
Kavita Khurana, a Computer Science/Business undergraduate, has received a 2004 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship .