Graduate Events and Announcements
School of Arts and Sciences GRAD EXPO 2011
The 11th Annual Grad Expo is Thursday, March 24, 2011. All A&S graduate students can submit papers and posters to be exhibited at the William Pitt Union. Outstanding presenters in each category will receive a prize stipend for travel to a conference or to purchase research materials. For more information contact Adrienne Spillar (412-624-6698).
Graduate Student Andrew Adams and Professor Adam Lee were invited to present their paper entitled,"Combining Social Authentication and Untrusted Clouds for Private Location Sharing" at the SACMAT Conference held in Amsterdam, Holland on June 12-14 2013.[June 2013]
Newly PhD graduate Panickos Neophytou and his advisors Professors Panos K. Chrysanthis and Alexandros Labrinidis will present their paper enitled "A Continuous Workflow Scheduling Framework" at the 2nd international workshop on Scalable Workflow Enactment Engines and Technologies (SWEET'13) to be held in conjunction with the SIGMOD Conference in June 2013.[June 2013]
Graduate students Michael Lipschultz, Huy Nguyen and Wenting Xiong, alumni undergraduate Jesse Thomason, and Professor Diane Litman will be presenting 5 papers and posters at both the 16th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, and the 6th International Conference on Educational Data Mining. All events are held in Memphis, TN from July 6-13.[June 2013]
Professor Sangyeun Cho and graduate student Juyoung Jung will present a paper entitled "Memorage: Emerging Persistent RAM based Malleable Main Memory and Storage Architecture," at the 27th ACM International Conference on Supercomputing (ICS) held in Eugene, Oregon from June 10-14 2013.[May 2013]
Professor Liz Marai organized and ran a hands-on introduction to animation workshop along with Graduate students, Kelli Ireland, Mike Lipschultz, Tim Luciani, and John Wenskovitch for 18 high school students on Saturday May 11th. Students learned animation from a computer science perspective, fundamentals of computer graphics, and of animation design and implementation. [May 2013]
On April 19th, our department hosted a viewing and panel discussion of the film entitled, "She++ the Documentary" which addressed women's representation in computer science. Panelists included CS Professors Dr. Hwa and Dr. Litman, Professor Jean Carr, head of Pitt's Women's Studies Department, Theresa Dean, Engineering Director of KIT Solutions, and Julie Pagano, Co-Founder of Girl Develop It Pittsburgh.[April 2013]
Congratulations to PhD Student Neal Barcelo for being one of the eleven recipients this year of an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship in the area of algorithms/theory.[April 2013]
PhD student Jiannan Ouyang and Professor Jack Lange will be presenting their paper entitled, "Preemptable Ticket Spinlocks: Improving Consolidated Performance in the Cloud" at the Ninth Annual International Conference on Virtual Execution Environments (VEE 2013) in Houston, Texas on March 16-17 2013. [March 2013]
Graduate student Ryan W. Moore and Professor Bruce R. Childers will be presenting their paper entitled, "Automatic Generation of Program Affinity Policies Using Machine Learning" at The International Conference on Compiler Construction (CC'13) in Rome, Italy in March 2013. [February 2013]
PHD student Socrates Demetriades and Professor Sangyeun Cho have been chosen to present their paper entitled, "Predicting Coherence Communication by Tracking Synchronization Points at Run Time" at the 45th Annual MICRO-45 Conference held in Vancouver Canada in December 2012.[November 2012]
Workshop for Women in STEM
$tart $mart Salary Negotiation Workshop for Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) will discuss how to get the salary you deserve. The workshop is Sunday, December 4th. For more information contact email@example.com.
SMART Scholarship Program
The Science, Mathematics, And Research for Transformation (SMART) scholarship-for-service program is an opportunity for U.S. graduate and undergraduate students to be fully funded in a wide range of technical areas. The SMART Scholarship Program brochure has more information.