The search for the job began in October 2016, when Pitt held four town halls to get input on hiring for the new job. During this process, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said the right candidate would be someone who can work effectively in bureaucracy and promote collaboration.
Rutenbar, an entrepreneur who specializes in computer science, will manage the University’s Center for Research Computing, the Innovation Institute, the Office of Research and other departments with the goal of creating and implementing a “long-term plan for research infrastructure,” according to a press release.
Learn more at http://www.news.pitt.edu/news/pitt-names-senior-vice-chancellor-research
The university is sponsoring TransitScreen, a service that provides real-time information on a variety of transit services in Oakland, including buses operated by the Port Authority, University of Pittsburgh and UPMC, ride-hailing services Uber and Lyft, car-sharing service Zipcar and Pittsburgh’s bike-sharing program, as part of its Smart Living Program with the Oakland Business Improvement District.
For more information, please visit: http://www.post-gazette.com/news/transportation/2017/04/11/Pittsburgh-transit-information-Oakland-TransitScreen-Uber-Lyft-Port-Authority-Zipcar/stories/201704110072?pgpageversion=pgevoke
Dr. Labrinidis' research focuses on user-centric data management for scalable network-centric applications, including web-databases, data stream management systems, sensor networks, and scientific data management (with an emphasis on big data). He has published over 70 papers at peer-reviewed journals, conferences, and workshops; he is the recipient of an NSF CAREER award in 2008. Dr. Labrinidis served as the Secretary/Treasurer for ACM SIGMOD and as the Editor of SIGMOD Record. He is currently on the editorial board of the Very Large Databases Journal and of the Parallel and Distributed Databases Journal. He has also served on numerous program committees of international conferences/workshops; in 2014, he was the PC Track-Chair for Streams and Sensor Networks for the ICDE conference.
Please join us in congratulating Professor Labrinidis on this accomplishment!
Created: Mar 21, 2017 by Julia QianUpdated: Mar 21, 2017 by Julia QianDepartmental News
For further information about the Department please see http://www.cs.pitt.edu. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups under-represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply.
Please apply at:http://www.cs.pitt.edu/recruit
Application deadline is April 24, 2017.
She Innovates is Pitt’s only all-women’s hackathon, and it will take place on January 20th – 22nd, 2017! She Innovates was created by the Department of Computer Science (CS), and is currently co-hosted by CS, the Innovation Institute, Pitt Women in Computer Science (WiCS), and the Pitt Computer Science Club. She Innovates encourages the participation of all female Pitt students and prides itself on providing a space for women to come together to learn, grow, hack, and empower each other. She Innovates prides itself on being an event that fosters the collaboration of women from different backgrounds with a common shared love of technology and problem solving.
Created: Jan 05, 2017 by Julia QianDepartmental News
Learn more about this news, please visit http://www.chronicle.pitt.edu/story/new-computing-and-information-school-supports-discovery-innovation
Learn more about the new school, please visit http://www.chronicle.pitt.edu/story/new-computing-and-information-school-supports-discovery-innovation
This event will be held on Thursday, November 17, 5:30-8:30pm at UPMC Enterprises (6425 Penn Ave, #200).
Created: Nov 14, 2016 by Lydia MossAccolades
Created: Nov 04, 2016 by Mackenzie L. BallUpdated: Nov 04, 2016 by Mackenzie L. BallDepartmental News