VisU, a yearly undergraduate research program developed by the Center for Visual and Virtual Environments, capped off its summer of research projects with a series of student presentations in the James F. Hardymon Theatre of the Davis Marksbury Building on Thursday, August 2. As in summers past, participants were a mixture of engineering and computer [...]
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Sami Taha Abu Snaineh, a Palestinian computer science post-graduate student at the University of Kentucky, hopes to advance his homeland’s computer science instruction. Read Full Article
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. Guerin’s teaching resume reflects [...]
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. “Our research group is investigating the application of AI [...]
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 [...]
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. Dodson was recognized for his research work [...]
Six teams from the University of Kentucky IEEE Student Branch competed against over 1,400 teams worldwide in the 24-hour IEEEXtreme Programming Competition 5.0 on October 21-22, 2011. IEEEXtreme is an innovative global online competition in which a team of IEEE Student Branch members compete in a 24-hour time span to test their collective coding [...]
The University of Kentucky’s Davis Marksbury building, part of the UK College of Engineering’s “Digital Village,” was formally dedicated today with a ribbon cutting ceremony and public tour of the building.
Computer science professors James Griffioen and Ken Calvert have received a National Science Foundation grant worth nearly $700,000 to “develop a new architectural design for the Internet of the near future.” Their work is part of a $2 million joint project with the University of Massachusetts, North Carolina State University and the Renaissance Computing Institute [...]
Google’s top search engineer and University of Kentucky alumnus Matt Cutts, explains Google’s decision to revamp its search algorithm to penalize “content farms,” websites that focus on getting high search rankings to lure traffic that produces ad revenue but offer low-quality information.