Accolades

Andrew Head

Created: Apr 04, 2014 by Tasha N. Rauso
Accolades

Alumni Andrew Head received a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention for his work in Human Computer Interaction.


William C. Garrison III, Yechen Qiao,

Created: Mar 06, 2014 by Tasha N. Rauso
Updated: Mar 06, 2014 by Tasha N. Rauso
Accolades

Graduate students William C. Garrison III, Yechen Qiao, and Professor Adam J. Lee won an Outstanding Paper Award for their work entitled, "On the Suitability of Dissemination-centric Access Control Systems for Group-centric Sharing," in Proceedings of the Fourth ACM Conference on Data and Application Security and Privacy at CODASPY.



Rakan Maddah

Created: Mar 04, 2014 by Tasha N. Rauso
Updated: Mar 04, 2014 by Tasha N. Rauso
Accolades

Congratulations to graduate student Rakan Maddah on receiving an Andrew Mellon Predoctoral Fellowship for the academic year 2014-2015.


Professor Diane Litman

Created: Feb 24, 2014 by Tasha N. Rauso
Updated: Feb 24, 2014 by Tasha N. Rauso
Accolades

Congratulations to Professor Diane Litman for winning the Winter 2014 Google Research Award for her project entitled,"Peer Review Search & Analytics in MOOCs via Natural Language Processing". The grant covers tuition for a graduate student and provides both faculty and students the opportunity to work directly with Google researchers and engineers.


John Wenskovitch

Created: Oct 21, 2013 by the Department of Computer Science
Accolades

Second year graduate students John Wenskovitch (CS),Tim Luciani (CS), and Koonwah Chen (IS), and Professor G. Elisabeta Marai won the IEEE BIOVIS 2013 Data Contest Visualization Award at IEEE VIS in Atlanta, GA, for their paper and system "Fixing TIM: Identifying Functional Mutations in Protein Families through the Interactive Exploration of Sequence and Structural Data". Congratulations Pitt VIS team!


Nicholas Farnan

Created: Aug 07, 2013 by Tasha N. Rauso
Accolades

Graduate student Nicholas Farnan received the Andrew Mellon Pre-Doctoral Fellowship and graduate student Wenting Xiong is an alternate for this prestigious fellowship for the 2013-2014 academic year.


Eric Heim

Created: Jul 16, 2013 by Tasha N. Rauso
Updated: Jul 16, 2013 by Tasha N. Rauso
Accolades

Graduate student Eric Heim received a SMART Scholarship (Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation) through the National Defense Education Program. He is only the third person at the University of Pittsburgh to receive this prestigious scholarship. Congratulations Eric!


Professor Adam Lee

Created: Jun 20, 2013 by Tasha N. Rauso
Accolades

The department is proud to announce that Professor Adam Lee has been honored with an Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation. He will use this grant to, "design computational tools that enable everyday users to better manage their system participation by understanding the interplay between security, privacy, and utility". Congratulations Dr. Lee.


Jesse Thomason

Created: May 06, 2013 by Tasha N. Rauso
Updated: May 10, 2013 by Tasha N. Rauso
Accolades

Congratualtions to undergraduate student Jesse Thomason on receiving an Honorable Mention in the Computing Research Association's (CRA) Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award (Male) 2013.


George Novacky's

Created: May 01, 2013 by Tasha N. Rauso
Updated: May 08, 2013 by Tasha N. Rauso
Accolades

Senior Lecturer George Novacky's Introduction to Computer Programming with Python Course was the focus of the Datamation article entitled, "Back to the Classroom: An IT Veteran Seeks Technical Enlightenment".

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