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[ David Stemple (1937 - 2006) photo: David Stemple- Professor Emeritus David Stemple died on March 22 after a long battle with cancer.


[ Three CS faculty receive NSF CAREER awards photo: Oliver Brockphoto: Deepak Ganesanphoto: Erik Learned-Miller- Assistant Professors Oliver Brock, Deepak Ganesan, and Erik Learned-Miller have each received five-year NSF CAREER awards, the NSF’s most prestigious award for new faculty members.

[ 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.

[ Weather tracking radar network developed photo: CASA radar network- Distinguished Professor Jim Kurose and the CASA team are working on a system that could transform the way people monitor weather and track storms.

[ New information theory course - Asst. Professor Erik Learned-Miller applies information theory to real data and practical problems in new course.

[ CS student on NPR's Sunday Weekend Edition - NPR Puzzlemaster Will Shortz quizzed UMass Amherst CS undergraduate Jeff Terrace during the national Sunday radio show on Nov. 27.

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[ Two CIIR students named Microsoft Fellows - Microsoft selected CIIR graduate students Aron Culotta and Don Metzler as 2006 Microsoft Research Fellows.

[ Olsen receives Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship - Graduate student Megan Olsen is one of only 19 students to receive the scholarship.

[ Popplestone memorial endowment established photo: Robin Popplestone- Endowment funds will support a "Popplestone Fellow" each year, thanks to contributions from Professor Emeritus Robin Popplestone's wife Kristin Morrison.

[ photo: P. AnandanAnandan named Distinguished Alumnus - CS Alumnus P. Anandan will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award during Massachusetts State House ceremonies.

[ A stimulating idea photo: Simulating Playroom - Professor Andrew Barto's work is the basis of research being done by neuroscientists around the world.

[ High tech teaching - Assoc. Professor Eliot Moss adds new high tech equipment to his classroom presentations.

[ Ph.D. alumni -- from 1974 until today - See where all of our Ph.D. alumni are in located in their new careers.

[ Undergrad develops STORM - photo: Matt MarzilliUndergrad Matt Marzilli's STORM prototype is being used by the National Mediation Board.

[ Goldwater Scholarship recipient - Marzilli (see news link above) also received a prestigious national Goldwater Scholarship.

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