Faculty News

Dr. Xiaowei Jia
April 29, 2021

Xiaowei Jia receives Best Paper Award in SDM 2021

Dr. Xiaowei Jia received the Best Application Paper Award in the SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (SDM 2021).

Dr. Adriana Kovashka
April 2, 2021

Adriana Kovashka’s Research Aims to 'Teach' Computers Object Detection

Dr. Adriana Kovashka (assistant professor, CS) just received an NSF Career Award.

February 22, 2021

Four CS faculty awarded Pitt Momentum grants

Drs. Malihe AlikhaniRebecca HwaDiane Litman, and Xulong Tang received Pitt Momentum grants. 

Dr. Diane Litman
January 27, 2021

New NSF Award: Using AI to Increase Fairness by Improving Access to Justice

Dr. Diane Litman (Professor, CS) together with Dr. Kevin Ashley (Professor, School of Law) received a new award from the National Science Foundation.

Dr. Malihe Alikhani
January 19, 2021

Dr. Malihe Alikhani receives Pitt Cyber Accelerator Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Malihe Alikhani for receiving one of the four Fall 2020 Pitt Cyber Accelerator Grants, which provide initial funding for novel and innovative multidisciplinary efforts that advance Pitt Cyber’s mission.

Dr. Malihe Alikhani
November 16, 2020

Malihe Alikhani Wins Grant to Support Underrepresented Students

Dr. Malihe Alikhani (assistant professor, CS) recently received a Google ExploreCSR grant to support students from underrepresented groups to pursue graduate studies and research careers in computing.

Dr. Erin Walker
November 10, 2020

LRDC Scientists Receive $900,000 Grant to Study Robots in Math Classrooms

Dr. Erin Walker (associate professor, CS) is the principal investigator of a newly funded NSF project that will study the use of robots in middle school math classrooms.

Dr. Diane Litman
February 21, 2020

Diane Litman receives Provost’s Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring

Dr. Diane Litman (professor, Computer Science & senior scientist, LRDC) received one of the three Provost’s Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring in 2020. 

Dr. Adriana Kovashka
January 30, 2019

Dr. Adriana Kovashka Receives Funding from Amazon Research Awards

Dr. Adriana Kovashka recently received funding from Amazon Research Awards for her project studying how objects foreshadow film plots and explain advertisements.