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Prof. Hollingsworth Named General Chair of SC12

Jeff Hollingsworth is serving as the general chair of SC12 to be held in Salt Lake City during Nov. 2012. SC12 is the premier international conference for high-performance computing (HPC), networking, storage and analysis. The conference is expecting 10,000 attendees representing more than 50 countries and more than 350 exhibitors.

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Prof. Vipin Kumar, Distinguished Alumnus, Wins ACM SIGKDD 2012 Innovation Award

ACM SIGKDD announced that Prof. Vipin Kumar is the winner of its 2012 Innovation Award. Vipin received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland in 1982 under the guidance of Professor Laveen Kanal.

Prof. Kumar is currently William Norris Professor and Head of Computer Science and Engineering Department at the University of Minnesota.