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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 imageCS grads Michael Stewart, Nathan Self, Siroberto Scerbo and Chris Frisina featured in the Roanoke Times - 09 May 2014

Congratulations to Michael, Nathan, Siroberto and Chris on the Roanoke Times article which mentions their Radious startup company.

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VTCS news imageCory Bart awarded NSF Graduate Fellowship - 11 April 2014

Congratulations Cory, on your award of a NSF Graduate Fellowship! This is a great honor for you and for the department. Great job!

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VTCS news imageAlumna Dr. Mary Miller named Business Woman of the Year - 10 April 2014

Dr. Miller was just named Business Woman of the Year by the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce.

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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 Zalia Shams for winning the 2014 SIGCSE Competition - 20 March 2014

Congratulations Zalia (and advisor Steve Edwards) on your success at the SIGCSE Student Research Competition in early March.

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VTCS news imageSpring 2014 CSRC Career Fair - 17 February 2014

On Monday, February 17, the Computer Science Resources Consortium had its spring luncheon and Career Fair.

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VTCS news imageCongratulations Ji-Sum Kim who placed 2nd in the ACM GHC Grad Student Research Compeition - 05 February 2014

Congratulations to Ji-Sum Kim, recent PhD graduate who placed 2nd in the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Grace Hopper Celebration Grad Student Research Compeition.

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VTCS news imageCS PhD 2012 graduate Alex Endert winner of the first annual IEEE VGTC Best Doctoral Dissertation Award - 05 February 2014

Alex Endert (and advisor Chris North), winner of the first annual IEEE VGTC Best Doctoral Dissertation Award. The award was presented at the IEEE VIS Conference in October 2013.

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VTCS news imageTwo Virginia Tech Ph.D. students named NUMA finalists - 04 February 2014

Two of our Ph.D. students, Siroberto Scerbo and Felipe Bacim, have been named finalists in the Nokia Ubimedia Mindtrek Awards (NUMA).

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VTCS news imageQualifier 2013-2014 Announced - 26 December 2013

Ph.D. Qualifying Examinations for 2013-2014 have been announced. This exam is one of the two ways to score points for the "excellence in depth" component of the Ph.D. qualifying process. Based on student interest, the faculty offer exams in several areas for this academic season. Please register with the chairperson of your exam area as soon as possible. Good luck to everybody!

 

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VTCS news imageFall 2013 CSRC Career Fair - 15 November 2013

On Monday, September 16, the Computer Science Resources Consortium had its fall luncheon and Career Fair. This fall's career fair, held in the Commonwealth Ballroom of the Squires Student Center, was the largest since the dot.com boom, with 84 companies attending.

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VTCS news imageZalia Shams wins John Vlissides Award at SPLASH 2013 - 08 November 2013

CS grad student wins the 2013 John Vlissides Award.

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VTCS news imageJi-Sun Kim wins 2nd place award at Grace Hopper Research Competition - 01 November 2013

This is the 2nd year in a row a CS@VT grad student has placed in the Student Research Competition.

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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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VTCS news imageVT GPU Computing Workshop a sold out success - 02 September 2013

Virginia Tech Department of Computer Science and NVIDIA collaborated to host a two-day live, hands-on GPU Computing workshop in mid-August.

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VTCS news imageHuijuan Shao wins best student paper at AAAI-2013 - 19 July 2013

PhD candidate Huijuan Shao and her co-authors win best student paper award at AAAI 2013 (Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence).

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