News from Computer Science
Article ItemResearchers create first-of-its-kind composable storage platform for high-performance computing , article
Large-scale, advanced high-performance computing, often called supercomputing, is essential to solving both complex and large questions. But storage platforms essential for these advanced computer systems have been stuck in a rigid framework that required users to either choose between customization of features or high availability.
Article ItemNaren Ramakrishnan reappointed Thomas L. Phillips Professor of Engineering , article
A member of the Virginia Tech community since 1998, Ramakrishnan, who is also director of the Discovery Analytics Center, is one of the top researchers in the theory and practice of data analytics, the science of finding interesting and actionable patterns hidden in massive data sets.
Article ItemHouse of the future and team that built it head to international competition , article
FutureHAUS Dubai, an innovative, interdisciplinary, and ambitious project to design and build a futuristic, modular smart home, is the lone American team competing against 14 other university teams at the Solar Decathlon Middle East in Dubai.
Article ItemWater experts to study emerging threat of antibiotic resistance , article
Through the awarding of two contracts, the Centers for Disease Control is tapping the expertise of Amy Pruden and Marc Edwards in a wider effort to address emerging public health priorities.
Article ItemOn Veterans Day, volunteers to transcribe the candid views of World War II soldiers , article
The three-day transcribe-a-thon will help capture 65,000 pages of handwritten reflections on everything from the quality of rations to the conduct of commanding officers.
Article ItemVirginia Tech study identifies recurring elements in conspiracy theories to learn what people who propagate them are thinking , article
For this research, Tanushree Mitra, assistant professor of computer science and faculty member at the Discovery Analytics Center, and post doc Mattia Samory analyzed more than 200,000 Reddit users and six million comments over a 10-year period, focusing on the key elements of a conspiracy theory.
Article ItemBiocomplexity Institute Interim Executive Director plans to nurture, focus on team science , article
Biocomplexity Institute's interim executive director's vision includes transdisciplinary team science and experiential learning.
Article ItemDepartment of Computer Science welcomes Bimal Viswanath as assistant professor , article
Viswanath’s research interests broadly cover security and privacy aspects of data-driven systems. He currently works on topics at the intersection of security and machine learning.
Article ItemImmersive theatrical installation brings the works of Edgar Allan Poe to life , article
A theatrical installation in the Cube of the Moss Arts Center titled "Poe's Shadows," opens on Oct. 31 and includes a series of short expert talks on related and complementary topics.
Article ItemSang Won Lee appointed assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science , article
Lee's research exists at the intersection of human computer interaction and media arts and seeks to facilitate empathy through communication and collaboration.
Article ItemComputer science alumna problem-solves policy for children’s mental health , article
In 1999 it became clear that Chris Bryan's son was struggling with issues related to mental health, and that set Bryan’s career on a different trajectory. She quit her job to take care of her son full-time. Eventually she found out about Clarity Child Guidance Center and began to volunteer with the organization.
Article ItemUndergrad students named outstanding winners at international MathFest , article
Two College of Science students recently were honored as Outstanding Winners in the 2018 Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications Mathematical Contest in Modeling.
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