News

Vasco XU
December 16, 2020

2021 CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher (Honorable Mention) - Vasco Xu

Vasco Xu, Pitt CS undergraduate major (BPhil, Dec 2020) received an honorable mention in the 2021 CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Awards.

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. Rob Rutenbar
December 2, 2019

Dr. Rob Rutenbar Named to American Association for the Advancement of Science

Dr. Rob Rutenbar was named to the American Association for the Advancement of Science 2019 fellowship cohort for contributions to tools for the design of custom integrated circuits and systems, as well as novel architectures for curricula in computer science and engineering.

Dr. Panos K. Chrysanthis
April 5, 2019

Panos K. Chrysanthis receives the 2019 Outstanding Achievement in Education Award from UMass Amherst

Dr. Panos K. Chrysanthis received the 2019 Outstanding Achievement in Education award from the College of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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.

October 18, 2018

Associate Professors Adam Lee and Rosta Farzan Receive NSF Award for Privacy Work

Drs. Adam Lee (professor, CS) and Rosta Farzan (associate professor, DINS), recently received more than $280,000 from the National Science Foundation for their project that explores privacy-enhanced sensor designs that provide people with the knowledge and assurance of when they are being recorded and what data is being captured.

Dr. Diane Litman
August 31, 2018

Dr. Diane Litman Awarded Research Grant from Institute of Education Sciences

Dr. Diane Litman (professor, CS & LRDC) has been awarded a research grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to study undergraduate STEM education.