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[ 3 new faculty for AY05-06 - The Department is pleased to announce the addition of three faculty with research interests in secure data management, databases and XML, and security: Yanlei Diao, Kevin Fu, and Gerome Miklau.

[ New security method for P2P content - Prof. Kevin Fu and colleagues developed a new encryption algorithm that has significant impact on P2P security.

[ Croft, Bernstein, and Jordan receive awards - Honorees at the NSM awards dinner included Distinguished Professor Bruce Croft, Dan Bernstein (Ph.D. '05), and Skip Jordan IV (B.S. '05).

[ Kurose receives outstanding accomplishment award - photo: Jim KuroseDistinguished Professor Jim Kurose received an award for outstanding accomplishments in research and creative activity.

[ CS-Saturday event a success - This first annual event for students interested in learning more about graduate school was well-received.

[ Department chairs reunite - Photo: CS current and former chairsThe current and former CS chairs gathered during the annual fall CS Homecoming held on October 14.

[ NSF funds Five College testbed - Five College area professors received an NSF grant to acquire an experimental network of embedded and sensor systems.

[ Data points - Recently funded research projects are highlighted. These include research to empower the elderly, securities fraud detection, and high accuracy retrieval.

[ OWL goes national - The Online Web-based Learning tool for computer science is being offered nationwide.

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[ Barto named IEEE Fellow - photo: Andrew BartoProfessor Andrew Barto among a select group of recipients for one of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers' most prestigious honors, the IEEE Fellow.

[ Campus named first Microsoft IT showcase school - Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer came to UMass Amherst to recognize the campus as the nation's first IT showcase school.

[ Pioneering valley transit - Photo: system installed in busAssociate Professor Brian Levine works to overcome the instability of wireless network paths.

[ Six degrees of separation explained - Knowledge Discovery Lab researchers have invented a new algorithm that explains a network-searching conundrum.

[ Arbib honored at CS Homecoming During the CS homecoming, USC Professor Michael Arbib celebrated the 35th anniversary of his arrival at UMass Amherst.

[ photo: Henning SchulzrinneHenning Schulzrinne: VoIP revolution - CS Alumnus Henning Schulzrinne is laying the technical foundation for the VoIP revolution.

[ Where have our Ph.D. grads gone? - See where our recent Ph.D. graduates are are starting their new careers.

[ Undergrad presents at FIE '05 - Undergrad Byron Wallace gets first-hand research and software development experience.

[ History flourishes in CS - A 20 year old tree, donated by a CS alum, spreads life into the CS building.

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