| News - fall 2004
[ 4 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 Arun Venkataramani.

[ Barto receives Pioneer Award photo: Andy Barto- 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.

[ Rosenberg accepts ResearchPhoto: Arnold Rosenberg Award - Distinguished Professor Arnold Rosenberg accepted the NSM Outstanding Research Award.

[ 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.

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[ Other News -- Fall 2003
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[ 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 photo: Victor Lesser- 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 - Photo: Wayang OutpostCS 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.

[ Zhao named NSF Divisionphoto: Wei Zhao Director - CS Alumnus Wei Zhao will begin his new position as NSF CISE Division Director in January, 2005.

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