On October 2, the University of Kentucky Department of Computer Science will welcome Dinesh Manocha, Phi Delta Theta/Mason Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as the speaker for a colloquium at the Davis Marksbury Building. The event will begin at 4:00 p.m.
Last week, the University of Kentucky Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence honored its newest class of Chellgren Fellows. Benefactor Paul Chellgren and his wife Deborah, along with Chellgren Endowed Chair Philipp Kraemer, UK Provost Christine Riordan, and UK President Eli Capilouto, recognized and congratulated the students on being named Fellows.
Computer science professor Grzegorz "Greg" Wasilkowski’s article “On tractability of linear tensor product problems for ~-variate classes of functions” was recently ranked #2 on the Journal of Complexity’s Top 25 Hottest Articles list for April-June 2013.
University of Kentucky computer science professor Miroslaw Truszczynski was one of eight individuals recently recognized as a Fellow in the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI).
At next week’s 21st Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Requirements Engineering Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, computer science professor and associate chair Jane Hayes will receive the “2013 Most Influential Paper” award.
On April 12, 2013, the department sponsored a Meet and Greet with Mr. Owen Cropper, who is one of this year’s inductees to the College of Engineering Hall of Distinction.
The annual luncheon with graduating seniors has been our CS tradition for many years. At the 2013 luncheon, students in our department talked about their experiences at UK and about their future plans.
Josiah Hanna, of Lexington, Ky., has been awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship worth up to $7,500 per year. Hanna is one of 271 students nationwide awarded the Goldwater Scholarship this year. This year's Goldwater Scholars were selected on the basis of academic merit from a field of 1,107 mathematics, science and engineering students who were nominated by the faculties of colleges and universities nationwide.
The Internet has problems; that isn’t news to most users. Slow loading speeds due to heavy traffic, hit-and-miss responsiveness to mobile devices and the ever-present fear of a major security breach are just a few of the glitches that range from annoying to dangerous and make the Internet an ongoing work in progress.. read more