December 10, 2021
December 10 Colloquium "Multi-scale Data Integration and Causal Inference for Biological and Medical Research" -- Takis Benos
Dr. Takis Benos (Department of Computational and Systems Biology, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Department of Computer Science) will deliver a CS colloquium talk at 2 p.m. on December 10th.
December 3, 2021
Lingfei Wu is a computational social scientist interested in discovering how innovation is made in Science and Technology and effective team mechanisms that accelerate this process. He will deliver a CS Colloquium talk on Friday, December 3rd at 2 p.m.
December 1, 2021
To recognize our Fall 2021 graduates, the department of Computer Science is hosting a graduaton recognition ceremony on December 17th.
November 19, 2021
Pitt professors Kevin Ashley and Diane Litman are working to make legal information more accessible through an artificial intelligence framework summarizing essential language in cases. The two have received a $600,000 grant from the joint Amazon and National Science Foundation Fairness in Artificial Intelligence program to support their project, Using AI to Increase Fairness by Improving Access to Justice.
November 19, 2021
November 19 Colloquium "Causal inference using deep-learning variable selection identifies and incorporates direct and indirect causalities in complex biological systems" -- H.J. Park
Dr. Hyun Jung (H.J.) Park (Graduate School of Public Health) will deliver a CS Colloqium talk on November 19th at 2 p.m.
October 28, 2021
The various “Women In” student organizations at Pitt aim to support and encourage women in male-dominated fields through learning opportunities, guest speakers and mentorships. These organizations include Women in Computer Science.
October 19, 2021
As part of the new Dean's Department and Program Spotlight Series, Dr. Adriana Kovashka (Assistant Professor, CS) will deliver a talk entitled "Reasoning about Complex Media from Weak Multi-modal Supervision" on October 19th.
October 13, 2021
Bridging the Divide: Computer science alum wins Sheth award for making internet access more equitable
Dr. Ihsan Qazi, a Pakistan-based Pitt computer science alumnus, adds the 2021 Sheth Young Alumni Award to his list of achievements for his work on digital accessibility and literacy.
October 12, 2021
Dr. Adriana Kovashka received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award in May 2021. Dr. Kovashka teaches deep learning at the undergraduate level, and several graduate courses, including computer vision, both of which involve forms of machine learning. The project for which she was awarded the CAREER grant, focuses on object detection in images.
October 8, 2021
Join us on Friday, October 8th for the annual undergraduate research symposium! If you are considering research as a capstone project, because you would like to go to graduate school, or just because it seems interesting, stop by this event!
October 4, 2021
Undergraduate student Sonia Cromp and Dr. Diane Litman awarded best paper at Educational Data Mining 2021
Sonia Cromp (BS in Computer Science, BA in Linguistics, Class of 2021) together with Dr. Diane Litman were awarded the best paper award at the Workshop for Undergraduates in Educational Data Mining and Learning Engineering at the 2021 Educational Data Mining Conference.
September 24, 2021
Dr. Malihe Alikhani (Assistant Professor, CS) was awarded the best theme paper at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2021)
September 24, 2021
In conjunction with undergraduate students Chloe Ciora and Nur Iren, Dr. Malihe Alikhani (Assistant Professor, CS) was awarded the best paper award at the 14th International Conference on Natural Language Generation.
July 1, 2021
Pitt CS graduate student Mingda Zhang, assistant professor Adriana Kovashka, and professor Rebecca Hwa received the best paper award at the Efficient Deep Learning for Computer Vision CVPR Workshop (ECV 2021) for their work in collaboration with Drs. Chun-Te Chu, Andrey Zhmoginov, Andrew Howard, Brendan Jou, Yukun Zhu, and Li Zhang, from Google Research
June 28, 2021
Rakan Alseghayer received the People's Choice of Best Pitch Video at the 22nd IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2021).