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A call to action on racial justice, from Department Chair Ken Anderson

June 23, 2020

I want to acknowledge the grief and suffering that many are experiencing—especially our Black students and other systemically marginalized groups in our department and college—but also anyone who is feeling anger and despair at these events right now. I want you to know that I support you—and that our department supports you.

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Rajshree Shrestha: A CU woman who makes a difference

Dec. 22, 2021

Rajshree Shrestha, the graduate program manager for the Computer Science department, was recently recognized as a CU woman who makes a difference at the December 8th, 2021 ceremony held by the Center for Inclusion and Social Change.

Abigale Stangl

CU Boulder alum leading effort to improve web image descriptions for the blind

Dec. 13, 2021

Online image descriptions help people who are blind or have low vision easily access information every day. However, website developers and social media users often neglect the important task of creating alt text. It's a complex problem that CU Boulder alumnus Abigale Stangl has been working to untangle for years.

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Keeping the unseen safe: Improving digital privacy for blind people

Nov. 19, 2021

Blind people, like sighted people, publicly share photos, but have limited options for checking if they've captured something they consider private. Assistant Professor Danna Gurari, as a co-lead for an over-$1 million NSF grant, is working to change this.

Malinda Malwala Arachchige

ACM FSE’21: Gold Prize awarded in student research competition

Oct. 29, 2021

Malinda Malwala Arachchige has been awarded a gold prize at the ESEC/FSE Student Research Competition 2021 for developing an infrastructure that seeks to reduce the repetitiveness of machine learning software. The victory was made even more sweet because it came in the midst of great personal stress. Having won the gold medal, he is eligible to compete at the SRC global world finals in 2022 and he plans to do so.

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Behold, the Worm Blob and Its Computerized Twin (New York Times)

Oct. 25, 2021

Orit Peleg, associate professor in the Computer Science department and member of the Biofrontiers Insititute is part of a team studying worm blobs and creating computational models for them. The model might inspire entangled robots made of flexible materials, and helps highlight the lack of a clear-cut divide between living and nonliving materials.

We're hiring multiple Tenure-Track Faculty positions

We're hiring multiple tenure-track professors

Oct. 15, 2021

The College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) at the University of Colorado Boulder is launching a new college-wide search for multiple Tenure-Track Faculty positions rostered among any of the six departments in the college. We anticipate hiring at the assistant professor rank, although qualified candidates will be considered at the associate and full professor levels.

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Forever Buffs Spotlight: Oscar-nominated producer Michael Scheuerman (MTeleCom’95)

Sept. 21, 2021

Watch an Oscar-nominated documentary at the next Forever Buffs Spotlight! On Sept. 30 alumni, faculty and film Buffs will gather for a special screening of Hunger Ward, produced by Michael Scheuerman (MTeleCom’95).


New Computer Science Faculty

Sept. 15, 2021

Welcome Danna Gurari, Jesse Pisel and Di Wu to the department of computer science!

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Computing Research for the Climate Crisis

Sept. 7, 2021

University of Colorado Boulder professors Elizabeth Bradley and Claire Monteleoni, in partnership with Arizona State University's Nadya Bliss, have coauthored a new report highlighting the role of computing research in addressing climate change-induced challenges. Photo by Matt Palmer on Unsplash.