Recent News & Accomplishments

 2005

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) .  read more
Naresh Gupta, one of our PhD graduates, has become a senior vice president of Adobe Systems.  read more
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.  read more
Jennifer Golbeck has been selected as a DARPA Young Investigator. She has also received the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Graduate Award.  read more
Dana Nau will be an invited speaker at the Twentieth National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-05).  read more
Dianne O'Leary will receive an Honorary Doctor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo. The award ceremony will be in October 2005.  read more
David Mount has received the award for the best teacher in the University of Maryland's College of Computer, Mathematics, and Physical Sciences (CMPS).  read more
Lise Getoor has been selected as one of 11 finalists, nationally, for a Microsoft Faculty Fellowship.  read more
Satyandra Gupta , an affiliate professor in our department, will be an invited speaker at the 2005 ACM Symposium on Solid and Physical Modeling (SPM).  read more
Chiu Yuen Koo , Michael Furr , Fusun Yaman , Julian Mestre , Seungjoon Lee, and Srinivasan Parthasarathy will receive Dean's Fellowship Awards.  read more