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PhD student, Wasifur Rahman, in collaboration with BUET, wins UbiComp Distinguished Paper Award

September 21, 2020

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The National Academies feature ROC HCI Lab

September 1, 2020

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Twitter mirrors attitudes and feelings about COVID19

July 23, 2020

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Chen Ding welcomes, inspires undergraduate researchers

May 20, 2020

Over the last 16 years, Chen Ding, professor of computer science, has offered research internships to at least 48 undergraduates. He welcomed eight of them into his research group last summer alone.

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Michael Scott Receives William H. Riker University Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching

May 20, 2020

 

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Ehsan Hoque named an ‘emerging leader’ by National Academy of Medicine

May 12, 2020

Ehsan Hoque, a University of Rochester expert in human-computer interaction, is one of 10 new emerging leaders selected by the National Academy of Medicine to collaborate with the organization on “sparking transformative change to improve health care for all.”

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PhD student Laasya Bangalore wins Curtis Award

April 28, 2020

Second-year PhD student Laasya Bangalore was selected as one of the winners of the 2020 Edward Peck Curtis Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student.  Laasya has been recognized by faculty as going above and beyond the expectations for a graduate TA. Professor Venkitasubramaniam noted, “I can say, without a doubt that she went above and beyond what was required as a teaching assistant and I could not have run this class without her assistance and support.”

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The CS Department mourns the loss of Professor Randal Nelson

April 28, 2020

Professor Randal NelsonProfessor Randal C. Nelson passed away unexpectedly on April 19, 2020 at the age of 61.

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PhD student Lele Chen Awarded the Barnard Fellowship

April 27, 2020

Second-year Ph.D. student Lele Chen (supervised by Professor Chenliang Xu) was awarded the Arts, Sciences and Engineering Donald M. and Janet C. Barnard Fellowship in recognition of his strong research record, as well as his clear commitment to mentoring, outreach, and service to the department and field. His work has resulted in 10 papers (8 published and 2 under review), where he is either the first author or co-first author. He is among the co-authors for an additional 3 papers that are currently under view. His recent work won the Best Paper Award at VRCAI 2019, a flagship conference on Virtual Reality organized by ACM SIGGRAPH.

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9 CS Seniors Inducted to Phi Beta Kappa

April 17, 2020

9 CS Seniors were inducted to Phi Beta Kappa this year. Founded in 1776, PBK is the nation's oldest academic honor society.

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Rochester Fifth in Computer Vision

January 13, 2020

In January 2020, the CS Rankings reports showed that, in the area of computer vision, the University of Rochester was ranked in the top five for 2019 in the United States, trailing only Carnegie Mellon University, Stanford, University of Central Florida (which has a big computer vision center led by Mubarak Shah), and UC Berkeley. 

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Luo to be Editor-in-Chief

January 1, 2020

On January 1, 2020, Professor Luo begins his three-year term as the editor-in-chief of the IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (TMM).

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