Last week, the University of Kentucky Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence honored its newest class of Chellgren Fellows. Benefactor Paul Chellgren and his wife Deborah, along with Chellgren Endowed Chair Philipp Kraemer, UK Provost Christine Riordan, and UK President Eli Capilouto, recognized and congratulated the students on being named Fellows.
Computer science professor Grzegorz "Greg" Wasilkowski’s article “On tractability of linear tensor product problems for ~-variate classes of functions” was recently ranked #2 on the Journal of Complexity’s Top 25 Hottest Articles list for April-June 2013.
University of Kentucky computer science professor Miroslaw Truszczynski was one of eight individuals recently recognized as a Fellow in the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI).
At next week’s 21st Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Requirements Engineering Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, computer science professor and associate chair Jane Hayes will receive the “2013 Most Influential Paper” award.
On April 12, 2013, the department sponsored a Meet and Greet with Mr. Owen Cropper, who is one of this year’s inductees to the College of Engineering Hall of Distinction.
The annual luncheon with graduating seniors has been our CS tradition for many years. At the 2013 luncheon, students in our department talked about their experiences at UK and about their future plans.
Josiah Hanna, of Lexington, Ky., has been awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship worth up to $7,500 per year. Hanna is one of 271 students nationwide awarded the Goldwater Scholarship this year. This year's Goldwater Scholars were selected on the basis of academic merit from a field of 1,107 mathematics, science and engineering students who were nominated by the faculties of colleges and universities nationwide.
The University of Kentucky Office of the Provost has announced that Judy Goldsmith, professor in the Department of Computer Science, Jeffrey Ashley, Jr., lecturer in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Radu “Paul” Mihail, teaching assistant in the Department of Computer Science, will each receive a Provost’s Award for Outstanding Teaching. The awards were established by the Office of the Provost to reward and encourage excellence in teaching. A maximum of six awards may be given from among the entire university’s faculty. Goldsmith’s award will be given from the category of regular and special title series, Ashley’s award will come from the category of lecturer and Mihail’s award is from the teaching assistant category.
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