Collin McMillan and Eddy Zhang, doctoral students in the Department of Computer Science, have been selected for the 2011 Stephen K. Park Graduate Research Award.
A team of student computer scientists will represent William & Mary at an international competition in Poland this May after racking up a College-best showing at a preliminary event in November.
Recently seven W&M Computer Science students attended the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conference in Portland, Oregon, and returned fully inspired about the field and their future careers.
This year, two teams from William & Mary participated in the ACM Regional Programming Contest. One team may have performed well enough to qualify for the International competition.
Malcom Gethers has become the Department of Computer Science's first-ever Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) Doctoral Scholar.
Sarah Kunkler's t-shirt design was the top vote-getter in the second annual election to chose a design for the limited-edition 2011-2012 Computer Science T-shirt.
Collin McMillan, Judith Providence, and Jennifer Thorne are the recipients of NASA Virginia Space Grant Consortium Graduate STEM Research Fellowships by Computer Science Department.
Take a look at the progression of technology over the past 36 years, and you'll see Computer Science professor Robert Noonan there every step of the way.
Bo Wu is the recipient of a Research Fellowship from the IBM Center for Advanced Studies (CAS).
Xipeng Shen has been selected to receive the prestigious Department of Energy Office of Science Fiscal Year 2011 Early Career Research Award.
Eddy Zheng Zhang has been selected as a recipient of the 2011 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship. While the department has been the home of two prior finalists (Anne Huang, B.S. '05, and Meghan Revelle, Ph.D. '10), Eddy is the first William & Mary student to be a recipient of this prestigious scholarship.
Professor Phil Kearns is to receive a 2011 Thomas A. Graves, Jr. Award for Sustained Excellence in Teaching.
The Board of Visitors at its meeting on April 15, 2011, approved the recommendation of Provost Michael Halleran that Haining Wang be designated the Wilson P. and Martha Claiborne Stephens Term Distinguished Associate Professor of Computer Science for a three-year term, effective with the beginning of the 2011-12 academic year.
George Albert (Bert) Cortina and Harry Gao have been selected for the 2010/11 Stephen K. Park Undergraduate Scholarship Award. The award is presented annually at the Department of Computer Science diploma ceremony to at least one student earning a B.S. in Computer Science at William & Mary.
Mark Nauta and Jennifer Thorne have been selected as Phi Beta Kappa Spring 2011 Initiates, the highest academic honor awarded to liberal arts students in the United States.
Isil and Tom Dillig are currently doctoral students in the Stanford Computer Science Department. They have accepted offers to join the Department of Computer Science at William & Mary as Assistant Professors, starting with the Spring 2012 semester.
Computer Science doctoral student Fengyuan Xu is one of two recipients of the 2010-2011 Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Mentoring in the Natural and Computational Sciences. Fengyuan will be the first Computer Science graduate student to receive this award.
“There are a lot of different things you can do with this degree that never would have crossed my mind when I graduated,” says Kara Snyder Smith '05.
Computer Science and Mathematics double major is admired for his tenacity in researching difficult problems.
Heng Yin (Ph.D., 2009) has been awarded an NSF CAREER grant for "Binary and Virtualization Centric Malware Defense." Heng is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Syracuse University.
Zia-ur (Zia) Rahman, a former member of the Department of Computer Science, was killed December 16 in a single-car accident when his car ran off an icy road and struck a guardrail on Interstate 81.
Gang Zhou has been awarded a Faculty Interdisciplinary Initiatives Grant funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the Humanities.
Already an accomplished researcher, Harry Gao is on his way to an impressive computer science career.
Rance Necaise (Ph.D. '98) is the author of the new book "Data Structures and Algorithms Using Python" (Wiley, 2010). Rance's new book gives programmers complete coverage of abstraction and basic data structures and algorithms in the Python language.
George Albert (Bert) Cortina has been elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Membership in Phi Beta Kappa, founded at William & Mary in 1776, is the highest academic honor awarded to liberal arts students in the United States.
William & Mary students performed well at the ACM Regional Programming Contest held at Christopher Newport University.
Kevin Howell was the top vote-getter in a closely contested election to chose one of three designs for the limited-edition 2010-2011 Computer Science T-shirt.
A paper by Lei Lu with Andrew Caniff, Ningfang Mi, Lucy Cherkasova, and Evgenia Smirni won the Best Student Paper Award at the 22nd International Teletraffic Congress (ITC 22) that was held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, September 7-9.
A paper on which Prof. Gang Zhou collaborated has won the Best Paper Award at the 18th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP 2010).
A paper by Denys Poshyvanyk in collaboration with Béla Újházi, Rudolf Ferenc and Tibor Gyimóthy from the University of Szeged receives the Best Paper Award at the 10th IEEE International Working Conference on Source Code Analysis and Manipulation (SCAM 2010).
A paper by Malcom Gethers and Denys Poshyvanyk won the Distinguished Paper Award at the 26th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance (ICSM 2010).
Prof. Poshyvanyk was awarded an NSF grant on Software Maintenance, which is a collaborative project with Huzefa Kagdi at Winston-Salem State University.
Prof. Denys Poshyvanyk was awarded an NSF grant to support a 3-year project on software traceability.
The award is given to a single Ph.D. student at the College of William and Mary for their exemplary achievement in graduate student research as demonstrated by the content of their dissertation.
Prof. Xipeng Shen offered appointment by IBM Canada.
Prof. Xipeng Shen was awarded an NSF Career grant to support his research on "Input-Centric Program Behavior Analysis and Adaption."
Zhichun Zhu (Ph.D. 2003) recently was awarded an NSF Career grant for a "Scalable and Universal Architecture for Next-Generation Memory Systems".
A paper by Eddy Zhang, Yunlian Jiang, and Xipeng Shen, won the Best Paper Award at the 15th ACM SIGPLAN Annual Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming (PPoPP'10).