Recent News & Accomplishments

 2007

Jack Minker's paper, Developing a Computer Science Department at the University of Maryland , was published in the IEEE Annals of the History of Computing.  read more
Katrina LaCurts and Morgan Dixon received Honorable mentions for the 2008 Outstanding Undergraduate Award from the Computing Research Association.  read more
Julian Mestre's paper, "Adaptive Local Ratio", was selected Best Student Paper for SODA 2008. Julian recently received his Ph.D. in August.  read more
Louis Wasserman's research project in circuit complexity theory was selected to be a Regional Finalist in the Siemens Westinghouse competition. Louis Wasserman is a high school student working with Dr. Gasarch.  read more
Aravind Srinivasan and his co-inventors have been awarded a U.S. patent on fault-tolerant routing of data in networks.  read more
The Symposium on Software Engineering honoring Emeritus Professors Victor Basili and Marvin Zelkowitz was held October 6, 2007 in the Computer Science Instructional Center. Pictures: http://www.cs.umd.edu/special-events/sse-2007/ Presentations: http://webapps.cs.umd.edu/sse07/presenters.php  read more
Atif Memon has been invited to serve on a National Academy of Sciences Panel as an expert in the area of Computer Science and Information Technology, for the Pakistan-U.S. Science and Technology Cooperative Program , sponsored by United States Agency for International Development (USAID).  read more
Amitabh Varshney delivered a joint plenary keynote on "Visualization and Persuasion" at the Symposium on Volume Graphics and Symposium on Point-based Graphics Sep 2 - 4.  read more
Lise Getoor gave an invited talk at the 3rd Workshop on Combining Logic and Probability at the University of Kent, Cantebury, UK.  read more
Aravind Srinivasan was an invited speaker at the SAGA 2007 conference held at ETH Zurich.  read more