Archive for ACM

Twenty-five students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University attended the 2017 ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing. The three-day event, held in Atlanta, Georgia Sept. 20-23, is dedicated to providing a space of collaboration for underg…


Five students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University participated in the MaratonIME International Collegiate Programming Competition (ICPC) Winter School, a programming contest training program held July 10-21 at the University of São Paulo in São Paulo, …


Research led by Dr. Frank Shipman and Dr. Catherine Marshall in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University was highlighted on the May cover of Communications of the ACM, which is the flagship publication of the Association for Computing Machinery. As more and mor…


Texas A&M University Computer Science and Engineering Raytheon Professor Dr. Robin Murphy was a keynote speaker for the RoboUniverse Conference and Expo. The conference was held May 11-13, 2015 in New York City. Her talk was titled, "Disaster Robotics: Lessons Learned from 15 Years of Deploymen…


Three members of the Sketch Recognition Lab in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University attended the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI) in Atlanta, Georgia where they were awarded the 2015 IUI Best Poster Aw…


The Interface Ecology Lab, directed by Associate Professor Andruid Kerne of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, is exhibiting the Art.CHI 2015 gallery with innovative forms of curation in the ACM CHI 2015 Conference in Seoul, South Korea this month. Art.CH…


Dr. Robin Roberson Murphy, Raytheon Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, is the recipient of the prestigious Eugene L. Lawler Award for Humanitarian Contributions within Computer Science and Informatics. Murphy was recognized for her "pioneerin…


Dr. Jennifer L. Welch, Regents Professor and Chevron Professor II in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, is the editor of the ACM SIGACT News distributed computing column. Welch succeeds Professor Idit Keidar of the Israel Institute of Technology who held …


Dr. Timothy Alden Davis, a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named an Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Fellow. Founded in 1947, ACM is the world's largest association of computing professionals. It serves its membership and…


Dr. Jianer Chen, Dr. Dmitri Loguinov, Dr. Lawrence Rauchwerger and Dr. Duncan Moore "Hank" Walker were named as 2014 Distinguished Scientists by the Association for Computing Machinery. Forty-nine scientists, engineers and educators from universities, international corporations, and research institu…


Several faculty and students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University participated in the 2014 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC) held in New Orleans, Nov. 16-21. SC, the largest and most diverse c…


Dr. Lawrence Rauchwerger's "Adaptive Reduction Parallelization Techniques" is one of 35 papers selected to be included in the ACM International Conference on Supercomputing 25th Anniversary Volume. The volume celebrates the silver jubilee of the premier conference on high performance computers and c…


The ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), sponsored by IBM, is the premiere global programming competition conducted by and for the world’s universities. ICPC was first held at Texas A&M University in 1970, where the Alpha Chapter of the Upsilon Phi Epsilon Computer Science Ho…


Harshvardhan, Texas A&M University computer science and engineering Ph.D. student, was awarded the first place gold medal in the ACM Student Research Competition (SRC) at PACT 2014 (Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques).  His poster: “Processing Big Data Graphs on Memory-Restricted …


Dr. Tracy A. Hammond, associate professor and director of the Sketch Recognition Lab in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, Dr. Manoj Prasad, and Doctoral Candidate Paul Taele participated in CHI 2014. The ACM Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Inter…