|| News - fall 2004|
new faculty for AY04-05 -
The Department is pleased to announce
the addition of four faculty with research interests
in sensor networks, data
mining, computer vision, and distributed systems. Joining as tenure-track
faculty are: Deepak Ganesan, David Jensen, Erik Learned-Miller, and
[ Barto receives Pioneer Award - Professor Andy Barto is the recipient of the 2004 IEEE Neural Networks Society Neural Networks Pioneer Award.
[ CS faculty awarded NSF ITR grants - In the highly competitive NSF ITR program, UMass Amherst computer science faculty received two new awards this year.
[ Grant supports computer security teaching - CS faculty and colleagues from the local five colleges received a grant to support expanded teaching offerings in the field of compuer surity and the protection for networks, hardware, and software.
[ New research funding - The Department continues to focus on new research as evidenced by its 79 awards in FY 2004.
[ UMass Amherst CS: top cited and top ranked - Our Department touts four of the most highly cited researchers in computer science and ranks in the top 10 in the nation.
[ Lesser receives Teaching Award - Presented at the NSM fall convocation, Professor Victor Lesser received the Outstanding Teaching Award.
[ Mapping the Internet - Distinguised Professor Don Towsley reveals the hidden characteristics of a vast and complex global network.
[ The next generation of intelligent tutors - CS faculty are working on a new NSF research project that explores methodology based on hierarchical graphical models and machine learning.
[ A new paradigm of human computer interaction - CS Alumnus Chia Shen's research shows how multiple people can interact using a display surface together.