Computer Science Ph.D. student and teaching assistant Joshua Guerin received the Provost’s Award for Outstanding Teaching in the teaching assistant category during the Founders Day Ceremony held February 22. For those who know and have spent time with Guerin, the award comes as no surprise: Joshua Guerin simply loves to teach.
Hundreds of students, educators, and families descended upon UK's campus for Engineer's Day 2012, and many of them visited the Computer Science department. The campus visitors enjoyed demonstrations and workshops presented by current Computer Science majors. The demonstration notes can also be downloaded from this page.
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.
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).