Dr. Dakshnamoorthy Manivannan, an associate professor in the Department, has been appointed as an editor of the prestigious journal IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems.
The Computer Science department would like to congratulate Hussamuddin Nasir for winning the College of Engineering Staff Excellence Award. This recognition is awarded annually to staff members based on the employee's exceptional dedication to his job, positive attitude, and exceptional job performance.
At the 46th Tau Beta Pi Awards Banquet for the College of Engineering, faculty and students alike were honored for their excellence within the department of Computer Science.
Stadionaut, a mobile application development startup, took the grand prize in the first-ever iNet Venture Challenge, a business competition for University of Kentucky student entrepreneurs held at the Alumni House the end of March. Computer science major Scott Wagner was one member of the winning team that received the $2,000 first prize for their business concept for Stadionaut LLC.
Computer Science sophomore Josiah Hanna has been recognized by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship with an honorable mention recognition from the program.
Dr. Brent Seales, Gill Professor in UK's Computer Science department, has accepted a position as a visiting research scientist at the Google Cultural Institute. Specifically, Dr. Seales will be helping read the un-openable Dead Sea Scrolls through visualization. His role in this project will last for one year, which will be spent working in Paris.
UK recently hosted the state STLP--Student Technology Leadership Program--Programming competition. The teams came from all regions of Kentucky and represented all grade levels. With a record 60 schools participating, the competition was stiffer than ever and the judges had a tough job selecting the two winners for each category. The winners are listed below.
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