A team led by Dr. Constantinos Costa and Dr. Panos K. Chrysanthis received the Best Industry and Application Paper Award at the 22nd IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2021) for their paper entitled "A Context, Location and Preference-Aware System for Safe Pedestrian Mobility".
Dr. Rob A. Rutenbar, senior vice chancellor for research at the University of Pittsburgh, has been appointed to the rank of Distinguished Professor in the School of Computing and Information (CS) and in the Swanson School of Engineering (ECE), in recognition of his extraordinary, internationally recognized scholarly attainment in his field.
Dr. Adriana Kovashka (assistant professor, CS) just received an NSF Career Award.
Dr. Diane Litman (Professor, CS) together with Dr. Kevin Ashley (Professor, School of Law) received a new award from the National Science Foundation.
Neha Manoj, a first-year Computer Science student from California, shares her experiences attending her first year virtually.
WiCS (Women in Computer Science) is open to students of all genders and is a club designed to foster diversity in the field of computing by creating a community of support for its members.
Vasco Xu, Pitt CS undergraduate major (BPhil, Dec 2020) received an honorable mention in the 2021 CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Awards.