Recent News & Accomplishments
Vipin Kumar (Ph.D. 1982 C.S.) has been appointed Fellow of the ACM.
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 .
Martin Paraskevov, Mohammad Toossi, and Nikolas Coukouma won the 2005 ACM Mid-Atlantic USA Programming Contest .
Bonnie Dorr has been elected Vice President of the Association for Computational Linguistics .
Ashok Agrawala has been made a Fellow of the AAAS .
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.
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.
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.
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) .