Category: Research

A New Way to Date Old Ceramics

Patrick Bowen, a senior majoring in materials science and engineering, is refining a new way of dating ceramic artifacts that could one day shave thousands of dollars off the cost of doing archaeological research. Bowen works with his advisors, Jaroslaw Drelich, an associate professor of materials science and engineering, and Timothy Scarlett, an associate professor of archaeology and anthropology…. [read more]

Ott Recognized for Landmark Computer Science Paper

The Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Software Engineering (ACM SIGSOFT) recognized a paper Linda Ott coauthored, “The Program Dependence Graph in a Software Development Environment,” with a 2010 Retrospective Impact Award. The recipients are selected for their long-term impact on the field of software engineering. The award was not expected. “I was flabbergasted,” said Ott, a professor of computer science….” [read more]