Thomas Dodson, computer science and computer engineering senior, received Honorable Mention in the Computing Research Association’s (CRA) Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award competition for 2012. This award program recognizes undergraduate students in North American colleges and universities who show outstanding research potential in an area of computing research.
A poster by computer science students Joshua Guerin, Nick Mattei and Tom Dodson received second place in the STEM symposium held at UK on February 3, 2012. The poster, titled “Attitudes and Expectations of Undergraduate Students in STEM and Non-STEM Disciplines”, was presented by Guerin.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) recently conferred the Grade of Fellow to Chair and Professor of the Computer Science Department, Dr. Ken Calvert for his work in the areas of internet topology and active networks. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement.
The University of Kentucky's Davis Marksbury building, part of the UK College of Engineering's "Digital Village," was formally dedicated October 20, 2011, with a ribbon cutting ceremony and public tour of the building. Among those in attendance were College of Engineering Dean Tom Lester, UK President Eli Capilouto, lead donor Davis Marksbury, former UK President Lee T. Todd, Jr., Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, donors James Hardymon and James McDonald, and representatives from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
Raghu Ramakrishnan, Chief Scientist for Search and Cloud Platforms at Yahoo!, discusses trends in the selection and display of search results and browsable content, and how the two fields are converging.
Please join us for events and surrounding the dedication of the Davis Marksbury Building! Alumni and friends are especially invited to come see our new "home" and renew relationships. The theme of the week is "Discovery". The lineup includes:
The University of Kentucky is proud to announce that the Davis Marksbury Building, home to part of the Computer Science Department, has been awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
“Do something.” That’s one piece of advice Randy Luecke, a rising Computer Science junior, offers incoming freshman and he has certainly been one to follow that advice himself. He has pursued a multitude of opportunities outside the classroom that are making him a stand out student.
Roughly five years ago, computer science professor Judy Goldsmith sent an email to the Cognitive Science mailing list wondering if anyone would be interested in working on a grant proposal around the topic of decision making. The level of interest—and where it was coming from—surprised her. read more