Spring 2017

This page contains cumulative news items for the current semester. You can find the news from previous semesters in our news archives at the bottom of the page.

In Memory: Professor Adele E. Howe (1961-2017)

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Professor Adele E. Howe passed away on January 20 after a long battle with cancer. Dr. Howe was internationally recognized for her research in artificial intelligence. She was an AAAI Fellow, the inaugural recipient of the ICAPS Distinguished Service Award, Professor Laureate in the College of Natural Sciences, and served the United States as a member of the U.S. Defense Science Study Group. She was also a champion for diversity in computer science and dedicated to providing high quality undergraduate education. An on-campus memorial service will be held Friday, February 17, 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the CSU Lory Student Center, University Club and Cherokee Park Room.

Read more about Dr. Howe in the CSU SOURCE article.

If you wish to pay tribute to Dr. Howe’s life and work, her family asks you to consider donating to the CSU Department of Computer Science Inclusion and Excellence Scholarship. This fund promotes inclusion and excellence in the department by recruiting and retaining stellar under-represented students in computer science.

You may donate by following this link:
https://advancing.colostate.edu/CSINCLUSIONANDEXCELLENCESCHOLARSHIP


Coloradoan Features CS Department's Free Girls Who Code Club

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Our Girls Who Code Club and diversity efforts are featured in the Coloradoan. The Girls Who Code Club, hosted by the department, is a free coding club for middle and high school girls. The club will meet every Tuesday starting Jan. 24 and run through May. Chris Wilcox will teach free lessons on the Python programming language and web design. For more information, contact Chris.

Read more about Girls Who Code.

10 CS Undergraduate Women Attend Grace Hopper Convention

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Ten computer science women undergraduates received special scholarships to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. Accompanied by Assistant Professor Laura Moreno, students had the opportunity network, attend the career fair, hear presentations from high-level speakers, and meet with some of the biggest names in computing. The conference is named in honor of computing pioneer Grace Hopper, organized by the Anita Borg Institute, and is the world's largest gathering of women technologists.

Read more about our students' participation at Grace Hopper in the CSU SOURCE article.



Department Welcomes New Faculty and Staff

We are pleased to welcome the following new faculty and staff:


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Dr. Lorenzo De Carli is an Assistant Professor with research interests in network security, high-performance packet processing, malware analysis, and usable security. Prior to joining CSU, Dr. De Carli completed his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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Dave Matthews is a Special Instructor with research interests in local search and machine learning. Prior to joining CSU, Dave worked in industry for over 37 years, mostly at HP.

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Albert Lionelle joins us as Academic Success Coordinator. He is an alumnus of the CS Department, graduating with a BS in 2002 and an MS in computer vision in 2005.

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Tasha Reed is our new Student Staff Assistant in the graduate program office. Tasha is from Fort Collins, Colorado and is a sophomore majoring in music education. She also plays French horn in the CSU marching band.


Congratulations Fall 2016 Graduates

The Computer Science Department congratulates the following students on the completion of their degrees in Fall 2016:


Doctor of Philosophy

Guillaume Iooss, Detection of Linear Algebra Operations in Polyhedral Programs.


Master of Science

Mante Luo, Harshil K. Shah, Leo Vigneshwaran Sudalaikkan.


Master of Computer Science

Kaushik Bhattacharjee, Ankit Biradar, Shivani Dave, Julian M. Figueroa, Daniel Fritz, Jonathan M. Hajdu,
Sateeshasatya Anvesh Reddy Katamreddy, Farheen A. Master, Ryan E. Orth, Casey W. Pore,
Raghu Sarangapani, Muthukutti Raja Selvakumar, Upendra M. Sharma.


Bachelor of Science

Andrea L. Adams, Jeremy M. Aldrich, Fares A. Alotaibi, Zachary J. Andrews, Aaron M. Barczewski, Andrew J. Copley, Isaac T. Crowder,
Joshua D. Dale, Owen R. Davis, Alexander D. Day, Baradji I. Diallo, Pierce N. Douglas, Ashjan Y. Farhat, Joshua M. Foley, Dominick R. Forlenza, Parker R. Franks, Geoffrey T. Freymuth, Zachary R. Fuller, Mark P. Hanebut, Brent M. Hill, Xuehao Hu, Benjamin T. Kulka, Joseph D. Larson, Tyler J. Longbons, Jake E. Lord, Haritsa S. Manja, Jameson E. Mays, Tyler M. Monteferrante, Parker S. Morgan, Alan D. Nash,
Edward E. Okvath, Mason W. Plaut, Jake D. Poirier, Bryan M. Reilly, Maxwell L. Roselius, Corey A. Runyon, Igor Ryzhkov, Sara-Dana H. Shatila, Derek L. Showers, Taylor M. Stock, Isaiah S. Torain, Brayden S. Wolfe, Mingchen Xu, Joshua G. Zarin, Nicholas A. Zulanas.




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