CS Department Welcomes Two New Visiting Lecturers: William Laboon & William Garrison
Created: Sep 23, 2015 by Mackenzie L. BallUpdated: Sep 23, 2015 by Mackenzie L. BallDepartmental News
The Computer Science Department is excited to welcome visiting lecturers William Garrison and William Laboon. William Garrison received B.S. degrees in Computer Science and Physics from Clarkson University and is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Pittsburgh. Mr. Laboon obtained his B.S. in Computer Science and Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh and his MSIT degree from Carnegie Mellon University. We look forward to having them and their expertise in our department!
Department of Computer Science Announces the Retirement of Two CS Faculty
Created: Sep 23, 2015 by Mackenzie L. BallUpdated: Sep 24, 2015 by Mackenzie L. BallDepartmental News
Please join the department in congratulating Donald Chiarulli and George Novacky on their retirement. Dr. Chiarulli joined the Computer Science Department at the University of Pittsburgh in 1986. He was the Founder and Co-Director of the Computer Engineering Graduate Program. His current research includes several projects concerned with the architecture, implementation, and application of scalable parallel processing systems. Dr. Novacky is a Pitt alumnus, and has been with our department since 1985. Dr. Novacky was the Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies, Natural Sciences. In 1993, he received The Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award. We will miss them, but please join us in wishing them well in their retirement!
Beloved Part-Time Instructor George Jucha Passes Away
Created: Jun 08, 2015 by Mackenzie L. BallUpdated: Sep 03, 2015 by Emilee M. BetzDepartmental News
It is with a heavy heart that we inform you of the sudden passing of the CS Department's long time Part-Time Instructor George Jucha. George was an award winning PTI, who had an excellent work ethic and loved helping students, sometimes staying 2 hours after class to help them. Many of his past students have said that he was their favorite instructor at Pitt. We will miss him deeply.
CS Department Grows as 88 More Students Declare
Created: May 22, 2015 by Mackenzie L. BallUpdated: Sep 03, 2015 by Emilee M. BetzDepartmental News
88 more students declare as a Computer Science major since January 2015! The CS Department grows as the demand for computer scientists is on the rise! Recent studies show that a degree in computer science is now the 3rd most in-demand and valuable degree in the United States!
Valued Faculty Member Dr. Robert Daley Passes Away
Created: Apr 30, 2015 by Mackenzie L. BallUpdated: Sep 03, 2015 by Emilee M. BetzDepartmental News
It is with extreme sadness that we share the news that Dr. Robert Daley
has passed away this week. Dr. Daley was a professor in the Department of Computer Science for 40 years, and he was a valued member of the faculty. He contributed to the Department in countless ways, and we will remember him always for his devotion to the Department, his sincere kindness, and his homemade honey. http://goo.gl/HlJ7Zi
CS Class of 2015 Expected to be Largest Graduating Class Ever
Created: Apr 15, 2015 by Mackenzie L. BallUpdated: Sep 04, 2015 by Emilee M. BetzDepartmental News
The Class of 2015 is expected to be the largest graduating class the Computer Science Department has ever had, with an anticipated 107 graduates! The Department of Computer Science will hold its Graduation Reception on April 25th 2015. Congrats to the class of 2015! #LetsGoPittCS
Panos Chrysanthis and Alex Labrinidis Recieved MCSI 2015 Research Seed Grant
Created: Mar 17, 2015 by Mackenzie L. BallUpdated: Nov 02, 2015 by Mackenzie L. BallDepartmental News
Congratulations to Panos Chrysanthis and Alex Labrinidis on recieving a MCSI 2015 Research Seed Grant!
CS Declared Majors At All-Time High
Created: Mar 16, 2015 by Mackenzie L. BallUpdated: Sep 04, 2015 by Emilee M. BetzDepartmental News
Breaking the 300-Mark: CS Declared Majors are at an All-Time High This year the Department of Computer Science is proud to announce that we have over 300 declared CS students. This is the most declared CS majors that we have ever had in department history. With the realization that Computer Science and Computing is a huge part of our present, as well as our future, more and more students have been choosing computer science as their major.
Professor Adam Lee
Created: May 01, 2014 by Tasha N. RausoUpdated: May 09, 2014 by Tasha N. RausoDepartmental News
Congratulations to Professor Adam Lee on becoming a tenured faculty member effective September 2014!
Created: Oct 28, 2013 by the Department of Computer ScienceDepartmental News
The Department of Computer Science has lost Alfs Berztiss
, Professor Emeritus. Dr. Berztiss was hired during the departments early years in September 1970 and retired after 28 years with the department. Dr. Berztiss' retirement was featured in the Fall 1998 LINKS
. He will be missed by the Computer Science community.
You can view the obituary Post Gazette
, University Times