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[ Edward Riseman (1942 - 2007) - The Department is saddened to announce that Professor Emeritus Edward Riseman died on February 26th at the age of 64.
[ Miklau receives CAREER award - Assistant Profesor Gerome Miklau received a prestigious five year NSF CAREER award.
[ Clarke and Adrion lead new NSF alliances - Professors Lori Clarke and Rick Adrion lead two NSF Broadening Participation in Computing alliances focussed on particular strategies and/or groups underrepresented in computing.
[ Faculty among most highly cited - CS professors are listed among the most highly cited researchers in the world.
[ Mallory retires -
Sharon Mallory, graduate program manager and office manger, retired in January.
[ Streinu receives Moisil Award -Adjunct Professor Ileana Streinu received the Grigore Moisil Award from the Romanian Academy.
[ LASER collaborates with major Indian corporation - Professors Lori Clarke and Lee Osterweil began a strategic partnership with Tata Consultancy.
[ UMassWiki created by CS undergraduate - Gordon Morehouse developed the UMassWiki site to provide a comprehensive information source about the campus and surrounding communities.
[ Department hosts distinguished lecturers this spring - Lecturers presenting this spring include Greg Morrisset and Ronald Rivest. Fall/Winter DLS lecturers include Peter Freeman, Barbara Ryder, Thomas Huang, Martha Pollack, and Philip Bernstein.
News --Fall 2006
[ Words from the Chair -
Andrew Barto took over as Department Chair in January.
[ Croft completes term as Chair -
Distinguished Professor Bruce Croft stepped down as Chair after serving in the position for six years.
[ Faculty visit Ghana - Five CS faculty went to the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, inJanuary 2007 to teach technology workshops.
[ Dissertation Award named after Lesser - The IFAAMAS board of directors created the IFAAMAS Victor Lesser Distinguished Dissertation Award.
[ CS Women stay connected - The Department's CS Women's group organizes frequent events for women students, faculty, and research staff.
[ Coping with the information storm - Associate Professor James Allan is working on improving human language technology as part of the GALE program.
[ Carterette receives Microsoft Fellowship - CIIR Graduate student Ben Carterette was named a Microsoft Live Labs Fellow for the nex two years.
[ Chandra receives CAREER award - CS Ph.D. alum Abhishek Chandra received an NSF award.