Recent News & Accomplishments


David Jacobs was selected as one of seven winners of the Honda Initiation Grant (HIG).  read more
Jessica Chang, who recently finished undergraduate degree, will present her paper "Broadcast Scheduling: Algorithms and Complexity" at the ACM-SIAM SODA conference in San Francisco in January 2008.  read more
Yuan Yuan 's work entitled "UnChannelize the Channels in WLANs" won second prize in the ACM Student Research Competition held at MobiCom 2007.  read more
Jessica Montgomery was selected to receive the Department's Semi-Annual Staff Award for the period January through June 2007.  read more
Richard (Matt) McCutchen won a GOLD medal at the International Informatics Olympiad . He placed 9th overall.  read more
Adam Porter and Atif Memon presented their research entitled " Automated Software Quality Assurance and Model-based Test-case Generation " at the 2nd Google Test Automation Conference. Click here to see the video.  read more
Lise Getoor gave a keynote talk at the Fifth International Workshop on Mining and Learning with Graphs in Florence, Italy.  read more
Julian Mestre has received a postdoctoral fellowship from the Humboldt Foundation.  read more
Lise Getoor gave an invited talk at the 22nd National Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Vancouver, BC.  read more
Growing interest in treemap visualizations for hierarchical data (electronic product catalogs, sales analysis, manufacturing quality control, supply chain supervision, etc.) have led to a successful licensing agreement for HCIL's Treemap 4.1 program to the HiveGroup, Inc. . The license, arranged by the UM Office of Technology Commercialization, brings $108,000 over three years and ensures that treemaps will be applied to a wide variety of applications.The treemap algorithm was originally developed by Ben Shneiderman , refined in collaboration with Catherine Plaisant , and later extended in...  read more