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    Dr. Ali Ebnenasir Received NSF Award

    Dr. Ali Ebnenasir has been awarded $254,015.00 from the NSF (National Science Foundation) in support of his research. This research focuses on facilitating the design of Self-Stabilizing network protocols, where a SS protocol eventually recovers from any troubled configuration to a legitimate configuration and stays in legitimate configurations as long as there are no perturbations.…


    WiCS to Host BonsAI

    Put your AI to the test! On April 9th, 2011 the 4th Annual BonzAI Brawl programming competition will take place in the CS department at Michigan Technological University. The programming will be an all day event, where teams of 1 to 3 contestants will implement an AI player for a game. The contestants will be…


    ACM SIGSOFT Retrospective Impact Award Received by Dr. Linda M. Ott

    Dr. Linda Ott is co-author of a paper recently selected to receive one of ACM SIGSOFT’s Retrospective Impact Paper Awards in 2010. This award recognizes papers that have been particularly influential in software engineering research. The paper “The Program Dependence Graph in a Software Development Environment”, co-authored by Karl Ottenstein, was published in 1984. This…


    NSF Award Received by Dr. Chaoli Wang

    Dr. Chaoli Wang was recently awarded $207,283 from the National Science Foundation in support of his research on visualization. His project is entitled “Collaborative Research: An Information-Theoretic Framework for Large-scale Data Analysis and Visualization”. The goal of this project is to develop an information theory based solution to assist scientists in comprehending the vast amounts…


    Complier Research Funded

    Drs. Steve Carr and Zhenlin Wang were recently awarded $18,215 from LSI Corporation in support of their research. Their project is entitled “Compiler Evaluation for the PowerPC 476 Processor”. The goal of this project is to assess the quality of code generated by the GCC PowerPC 476 compiler and to look for potential missed opportunities…


    Best Paper

    Computer Science doctoral student Bryan Franklin and Professor Steven Seidel received the Best Paper Award for their paper, “A Parallel Longest Common Subsequence Algorithm in UPC”, at the High Performance Computing Symposium, April 12-14, in Orlando, Florida. Franklin presented the paper at the conference. The paper describes the design, implementation, and performance of a parallel…