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VTCS news imageProgramming Team advances to World Finals in Morocco - 02 December 2014

The CS@VT programming team has advanced to the 2015 ACM-ICPC World Finals to be held May 16 - May 21 in Marrakech, Morocco.

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VTCS news imageCS@VT celebrates Spring 2014 Commencement - 24 June 2014

On Saturday, May 17, the Virginia Tech College of Engineering conferred degrees on the class of 2014, including approximately 115 Computer Science undergraduate students.  Graduate degrees were conferred at the Graduate Commencement on Friday, May 16.

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VTCS news imageCS@VT Celebrates Faculty, Staff, and Student Achievements at Spring Banquet - 30 May 2014

On Friday, April 25, a Spring Awards Banquet was held to recognize faculty, staff, and student achievements from the 2013/2014 academic year. 

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VTCS news imageCongratulations to Chris North on his COE Dean's Award for Research Excellence - 09 May 2014

Dr. Chris North was awarded the COE Dean's Award for Research Excellence.

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VTCS news imageCongratulations to Wenjing Lou on becoming a COE Faculty Fellow - 09 May 2014

Dr. Wenjing Lou became a COE Faculty Fellow at the College awards ceremony.

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VTCS news imageSpring 2014 Research Awards - 01 April 2014

Congratulations to CS Faculty who were awarded research funding in the spring of 2014.

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VTCS news imageCongratulations to Chris Barrett for being named Executive Director of VBI - 31 March 2014

Chris Barrett was recently named Executive Director of VBI.

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VTCS news imageVT Creative Computing alumna, Kunmi Otitoju, named one of the 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs - 24 March 2014

Kunmi Otitoju, (MS in CS from VT in 2007), was recently named one of this year's Forbes '30 Most Promising African Entrepreneurs' List. She built on her foundation in computer science (CS, Howard University, cum laude) and design to eventually found Minku Design in Barcelona.

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VTCS news imageCongratulations to Steve Edwards - Webcat reaches a milestone - 05 February 2014

Web-CAT service passes 1 millionth student program assignment milestone.

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VTCS news imageCongratulations to CS Affiliated Professor Mark Gardner - 05 February 2014

Dr. Mark Gardner was featured on VT News Today for his NSF Ignite project.

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VTCS news imageT.M. Murali acknowledged as an ACM Distinguished Scientist - 05 February 2014

T.M. Murali has been acknowledged as an ACM Distinguished Scientist!  

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VTCS news imageEli Tilevich receives IBM Faculty Award - 05 February 2014

Congratulations Dr. Eli Tilevich, on your recent IBM Faculty Award.

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VTCS news imageCarlo Del Mundo advances in the ACM Student Research Competition - 04 February 2014

Congratulations to Carlo Del Mundo and his faculty advisor Wu Feng, on the selection of Carlo as one of 6 finalists in the ACM Student Research Competition at Supercomputing 2013 last week.

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VTCS news imageDr. Kirk Cameron selected as an organizer for the 2014 IAFOE Symposium - 04 February 2014

Dr. Kirk Cameron has been selected as an organizer for the 2014 Indo-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium. Kirk was asked to chair  and organize a session on Green Approaches to Communication with an Indian computer scientist colleague.

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VTCS news imageWinter 2014 Research Awards - 04 February 2014

Congratulations to CS Faculty who were awarded research funding in the winter of 2013/2014.

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VTCS news imageSophomores present "cool topics" as part of the sophomore seminar - 20 November 2013

On November 19, 2013, students in the sophomore seminar class presented "cool topics" to CS student ambassadors, advisors, faculty, and each other.  As part of the sophomore seminar, students are assigned to a group which will decide on a "cool topic" to present towards the later part of the semester. 

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VTCS news imageT.M. Murali named ACM Distinguished Scientist - 19 November 2013

In 2012 Murali and his team also received the Best Paper Award at the ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedicine.

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VTCS news imageKirk Cameron to organize session on green computing at NAE-sponsored symposium - 08 November 2013

IAFOE session will focus on green approaches to communication.

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VTCS news imageWu Feng leads effort to support sequencing in the cloud - 01 November 2013

New software tools could lead to medical advancements.

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VTCS news imageEli Tilevich receives IBM Faculty Award - 01 November 2013

Tilevich receives 2013 IBM Faculty Award

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VTCS news imageWeb-CAT reaches impressive milestone - 28 October 2013

Web-CAT a community-driven web site

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VTCS news imageAlex Endert wins first annual IEEE VGTC Best Doctoral Dissertation Award - 24 October 2013

 Endert also won the 2012 Best Dissertation Award in the Department of Computer Science.

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VTCS news imageGrand prize winners of Yelp Dataset Challenge - 22 October 2013

Congratulations to current CS@VT grad student Ji Wang, CS@VT PhD graduate Sheng Guo, and U of Toronto grad student Jian Zhao!

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VTCS news imageDepartment graduates 32 PhD students in AY 2012-13 - 17 October 2013

Computer Science graduating 32 PhD students in AY 2012-13 is an impressive record.

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VTCS news imageOsman Balci receives SCS service award - 12 September 2013

Professor Osman Balci of computer science has been awarded the McLeod Founder's Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession by The Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS).

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