Recent News & Accomplishments
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.
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) .
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 .
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.
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.
Jennifer Golbeck has been selected as a DARPA Young Investigator. She has also received the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Graduate Award.
Lise Getoor has been selected as one of 11 finalists, nationally, for a Microsoft Faculty Fellowship.