Recent News & Accomplishments
Jonathan Katz gave a week-long course on Zero Knowledge: Foundations and Applications in Bertinoro, Italy.
Jik-Soo Kim and Taiga Nakamura received awards in the ACM Student Research Competition for their posters and presentations Employing Peer-to-Peer Services for Robust Grid Computing" and "HPCBugBase: An Experience Base for HPC Defects", respectively, at the SC06 conference.
Lise Getoor gave an invited talk at the Machine Learning Symposium at the New York Academy of Science.
Jessica Chang was chosen as a Philip Merrill Presidential Scholar for 2006-07.
Dianne O'Leary was named a Distinguished Scientist of the ACM.
Justin Domke and Yiannis Aloimonos 's paper, " A probabilistic notion of camera geometry ", received a best paper prize at the 2006 Photogrammetric Computer Vision Conference in Bonn, Germany.
Adam Porter gave a lecture on his research at Google's first ever Conference on Test Automation. Click here to view the lecture, entitled " Distributed Continuous Quality Assurance " using Google Video.
Jik-Soo Kim 's paper, " Resource Discovery Techniques in Distributed Desktop Grid Environments ", received a best paper award at the International Conference on Grid Computing in Barcelona, Spain. The paper was co-authored by Pete Keleher , Beomseok Nam , Michael Marsh , Bobby Bhattacharjee , and Alan Sussman .
V.S. Subrahmanian was a winner of a 2006 Computerworld Horizon Award for the Opinion Analysis System software developedhere at Maryland in partnership with the University of Naples in Italy. Article
Jonathan Katz was invited to give a lecture in the "Cryptography and Security" session at the 2006 SIAM Conference on Discrete Mathematics .