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).
June 28, 2021
Rakan Alseghayer received the Diversity and Inclusion Award at the Ph.D. forum of the 22nd IEEE International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2021).
June 23, 2021
Dr. Xiaowei Jia is leading a team of researchers from the University of Minnesota, the University of Pittsburgh, and the U.S. Geological Survey in developing a new machine-learning method that will provide more accurate stream and river temperature predictions, even when little data is available.
June 22, 2021
June 21, 2021
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".
June 10, 2021
Neha Manoj, a first-year Computer Science student from California, shares her experiences attending her first year virtually.
May 26, 2021
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.
April 30, 2021
‘Year of …’ initiative will focus on Data and Society in the 2020-21 academic year. In announcing the initiative, Provost Cudd said "Data science now permeates education, government, medicine, engineering, entertainment, science, the arts, humanities and business, touching nearly every facet of life. All parts of our University collect and use data and each offers unique perspectives on how data can contribute to student and faculty success, human well-being, and the greater social good."