Entries by Scott Robertson

Welcome Dr. Peter Sadowski!

The ICS Department is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Peter Sadowski as a new Assistant Professor. Dr. Sadowski was previously a postdoc at the Institute for Genomics and Bioinformatics in the Computer Science Department at the University of California, Irvine. His research involves applications of machine learning in the natural sciences, including the […]

Welcome Dr. Tonia Sutherland!

The LIS Program is happy to announce the appointment of Dr. Tonia Sutherland as Assistant Professor, starting Fall 2018. Tonia’s research and teaching interests include Digital Culture and Communication, Critical Studies of Data, Digital Media, and Information, Community and Cultural Informatics, Archival Theory and Practice, and Technology and the Arts. Read more about Dr. Sutherland. E […]

CIS Alumnus Kar-Hai Chu Awarded NIH Grant at Pitt

CIS alumnus, Dr. Kar-Hai Chu, has been awarded a $600,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Chu is now an Assistant Professor at the Center for Media, Technology and Health at the University of Pittsburgh.  His project will test the usability of a smartphone-based app for tobacco cessation in young adults. The results will […]

Congratulations to Depeng Li on Promotion and Tenure

Congratulations to Depeng Li on his promotion to Associate Professor and award of tenure. Dr. Li’s research interests are in information, cyber and physical security, with an emphasis on applied cryptography. His research projects span across areas, mainly in security, privacy, and safety for Internet of Things as well as related applications such as healthcare/medical […]

Suraj Pandey Selected as Student Marshal for May’s Commencement

ICS student, Suraj Pandey, has been selected to be the student marshal representing the College of Natural Sciences at December’s commencement ceremony. For each commencement, the College of Natural Sciences selects one graduating Masters degree student to serve as a student marshal, along with peers from other colleges and schools. Marshals are selected for their […]

Tiffany Eulalio Joins Phi Beta Kappa, Heads to Stanford

Tiffany Eulalio is double-majoring in Computer Science (B.S.) and Biology (B.A.), with a minor in Mathematics. Since 2015, Tiffany has been an undergraduate researcher in the Algorithms and Parallel Computing (AlgoPARC) group headed by Assistant Professor Nodari Sitchinava. In her research she has explored the overhead cost of using recursion in general purpose programs on […]

Professor Irvin Receives Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program Grant from IMLS

Assistant Professor Vanessa Irvin has been awarded a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) for her project: Hui ‘Ekolu:  Bridging Educational, Cultural, and Technical Exchange Among Native and Public Libraries in Hawai’i. The $249,330 award supports a “cross-learning” exchange opportunity involving the Library and Information Science program, the Native Hawaiian Library […]

Lee Altenberg Interviewed for the Oral History Project of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society

Associate Professor, Lee Altenberg, was interviewed for the Oral History Project of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, and the video of the interview has now been released. Dr. Rudolf Seising of the Deutsches Museum Research Institute for the History of Technology and Science interviewed Professor Altenberg after he gave his keynote talk at the IEEE Symposium […]