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2016 New Computer Science Faculty Members Kai-Wei Chang PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign; Post Doc, Microsoft Research, New England Kai-Wei Chang Assistant Professor, Computer Science Research Interests: Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing and Data Mining. WEBSITE E-mail: kwchang@virginia.edu Quanquan Gu PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign; Post Doc, Princeton University Quanquan Gu Assistant Professor,…

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Prof. Jim Cohoon selected for the Harold S. Morton Jr. Undergraduate Teaching Prize

Congratulations to Jim Cohoon for earning the Harold S. Morton Jr. Undergraduate Teaching Prize.  This recognizes him for his dedication to undergraduate education, his work in the development of introductory computing courses for students with little prior experience, as well as his work to promote diversity in computer science.

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PhD Proposal Presentation

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 5:00 PM in Rice 242 Jonathan Dorn Advisor: Westley Weimer Committee Members: : Baishakhi Ray (Committee Chair), Jason Lawrence, Stephanie Forrest (University of New Mexico) and Chad Dodson (Minor Representative) Title: Improving Program Acceptability Through Source Code Transformations ABSTRACT: Today’s software may need to satisfy a wide range of users…

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PhD Qualifying Exam Presenation

Friday, April 22nd, 2016 at 12:00 PM in Rice 242 Kevin Angstadt Advisor: Kevin Skadron and Westley Weimer Committee Members: : Gabriel Robins (Committee Chair), Andrew Grimshaw and Baishakhi Ray. Title: RAPID Programming of Pattern-Recognition Processors ABSTRACT: We present RAPID, a high-level programming language and combined imperative and declarative model for programming pattern-recognition processors, such…

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Joanne Louise McGrath Cohoon

Professor Joanne Louise McGrath Cohoon, 61, passed away on February 14, 2016. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Joanne was a resident of Earlysville, Va. She and her surviving spouse, Jim Cohoon, celebrated thirty-nine years of marriage last August, and shared forty-two years of deep friendship. Joanne’s professional interests lay in promoting diversity in technology and overcoming…

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