Entries by Scott Robertson

Congratulations ICS Graduates of 2020

The ICS Department congratulates everyone who obtained a degree in Spring/Summer 2020. We are very proud of you. Since we can not have an in-person graduation ceremony or our usual ICS party, the faculty created this video for our graduates: Bachelor of Arts in Information and Computer Science Mercedez F. Castro Barryn Theodore Ka Lok […]

Aloha Mask

With financial help from Oceanit and use of the FabLab in the College of Engineering, ICS Ph.D. graduate Sergey Negrashov has teamed up with Physics student Chris Ketter to mass produce precut, cloth mask sewing kits for healthcare organizations and emergency workers . The team founded Aloha Mask to connect fabric donations, sewers, distributors and […]

AlgoPARC Hosts Workshop on Parallel Algorithms and Data Structures

With support from the National Science Foundation, Associate Professor Nodari Sitchinava is hosting the Second Hawaii Workshop on Parallel Algorithms and Data Structures . The workshop takes place from Dec. 9-13. According to the workshop announcement on AlgoPARC’s website: “Since the mid-2000s, it became clear that parallelism is an essential tool for improving computational throughput […]

ICS Teams Participate at the 2019 ICPC Pacific NW Regional Contest

On Saturday, November 9, 2019 four teams of ICS students represented UH Manoa at the 2019 Pacific NW Regional Programming Contest held as part of the 2019 International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) North America Regionals. The Pacific NW Region is comprised of Hawaii, Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, northern/central California and western Nevada. Because of […]

Ty Uehara Takes First Prize at Breakthrough Innovation Challenge. Gets International Media Coverage

ICS junior and avid motorcycle rider, Ty Uehara, won first prize ($2000) at the Shidler College of Business’ Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship (PACE) Breakthrough Innovation Challenge. Inspired by a friend’s near-fatal accident, Ty designed a motorcycle helmet that detects an accident, automatically calls 911, sends location information, and allows the rider to speak to […]

Nodari Sitchinava Receives Best Paper Award at ESA

Congratulations to Professor Nodari Sitchinava on a Best Paper award from the European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA). Peyman Afshani, Rolf Fagerberg, David Hammer, Riko Jacob, Irina Kostitsyna, Ulrich Meyer, Manuel Penschuck and Nodari Sitchinava. “Fragile Complexity of Comparison-Based Algorithms”, 27th Annual European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA), pages 2:1-2:19, 2019.

Peter Sadowski Wins AIJ Prominent Paper Award

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Peter Sadowski on winning the 2019 Artificial Intelligence Journal (AIJ) Prominent Paper Award! The award “recognizes outstanding papers published not more than seven years ago in AIJ that are exceptional in their significance and impact.” The award will be presented at the 2019 International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence meeting in Macau […]