|| News - spring 2004|
[ Robin Popplestone (1938-2004) - Professor Emeritus Robin Popplestone, an early pioneer in robotics and computer programming languages, died on April 14 in Glasgow, Scotland after a long battle with cancer.
[ CAREER Award for Emery Berger - Assistant Professor Emery Berger has received a National Science Foundation CAREER award for 2004.
[ CCBIT supports campus course redesign project - The Center for Computer-Based Instructional Technology is using its OWL system in a new technology-rich model for teaching large courses at UMass.
[ Ronnie Boss (1933-2004) - Ronya "Ronnie" Boss, retired LASER grant administrator, died on April 4 after a battle with cancer.
[ On the job front - The Department unveiled a new job opportunity site for current students and graduates.
[ Multi-agent vehicle tracking system chosen - The Multi-agent System Lab, directed by Professor Victor Lesser, was chosen to demonstrate their system at the end of the DARPA Autonomous Negotiating Teams (ANTs) program.
[ Making markets and democracy work - CS Alumnus Tuomas Sandholm's research deals with computational approaches that make markets and democracy work.
[ New game development club - A new game devlopment club, Hi-Score, meets monthly to share ideas about computer game design and implementation.