|| News - Fall 2003|
[ OWL profiled on Apple site The Center for Computer-Based Instructional Technology's Online Web-based Learning (OWL) project is described on Apple Computer's "Profiles in Success" Web site.
[ Mark Corner and Andrew McCallum join CS faculty
Corner joined the Department as an Assistant Professor this fall.
His research focuses on the performance, security, and usability
of mobile computing
[ Faculty awarded four NSF ITR grants - CS faculty are collaborating on more than $11 million in grants from the NSF on ITR projects which include research in marine science, next generation high-performance passive network infrastructure, peer-to-peer networking theory, and novel statistical models for information extraction and data mining.
[ The Department: Then and Now - Professor Rick Adrion reflects on the past and present of the Department of Computer Science.
[ Department collaborates on $40 million NSF ERC - Computer Science faculty are playing a major role in UMass Amherst's new Engineering Research Center for Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere (CASA).
[ Tic-tac-toe with DNA - CS Alumnus Darko Stefanovic (Ph.D. '99) and his collaborators developed a molecular automaton that can play tic-tac-toe.
[ Towsley accepts NSM award - Distinguished University Professor Don Towsley received the Outstanding Faculty Award for Research at the Natural Science and Mathematics (NSM) fall convocation.
[ Professor Edward Riseman Retires - After 34 years with UMass, Ed Riseman retired this fall. He was instrumental in the establishment and success of the Department's Vision Laboratory, which he co-directed with Professor Al Hanson.
[ The Analytic Web - The Analytic Web project, funded by the NSF ITR program, is investigating computer support for web-based scientific processes.
team explores uses of Segway
The Laboratory for Perceptual Robotics is developing control software for
producing an autonomous
version of the Segway Human Transporter.