CS student’s team takes top honors at U.K.’s Dare To Be Digital

Sept. 11, 2014

Junior computer science major Tommy Hoffmann and his team, Overly Kinetic, recently won the Dare to be Digital competition in Dundee, Scotland, and were one of three teams nominated for the prestigious Ones to Watch Award by the British Academy of Film and Television (BAFTA). Hoffmann was invited to join...

Tom Yeh named Faculty Member of the Year

Aug. 1, 2014

Congratulations to assistant professor Tom Yeh, who has been chosen to receive the 2014 Student Affairs Faculty Member of the Year Award! The CU-Boulder Division of Student Affairs gives the award annually to faculty members who demonstrate outstanding engagement with students and who make substantial contributions to Student Affairs. Yeh...

Researchers working on algorithm for group recommendations

July 30, 2014

Associate professor Richard Han, doctoral student Mike Gartrell and their team are working to pioneer an algorithm that would allow businesses and websites to make recommendations for groups, much like Amazon and Netflix do for individuals.

NYC schools to adopt professor's Scalable Game Design

July 29, 2014

A program designed at the University of Colorado Boulder to teach kids to code using video games is being introduced into New York City public schools as part of an initiative to give every student access to computer science education.

Student's research project resonates with Boulder athletes

July 7, 2014

Last fall, computer science major and avid cyclist William Luce and a friend turned their bikes east onto Niwot Road north of Boulder. “There was a storm blowing in and there was a 40 mph wind coming right off the foothills and blowing straight east,” he said. “We pedaled as...

Skip Ellis wins 2013/2014 Fulbright Award

Nov. 8, 2013

Professor Emeritus Clarence “Skip” Ellis has won a 2013/2014 Fulbright award to teach at Ashesi University in Ghana. His course -- World Simulation: Culture, Technology and Ethics -- will examine how various governments around the world work, teasing out ethical, economic, social and political factors. This course is a result...

CS Professor Mike Eisenberg wins best paper award at CELDA

Nov. 5, 2013

The paper "Math on a Sphere: Making Use of Public Displays in Education" by Mike Eisenberg, Antranig Basman, and Sherry Hsi, won a Best Paper award at the Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA) October 2013 conference in Fort Worth, Texas. The paper describes the architecture and programming...

CS Professor Dirk Grunwald and his students win influential paper award

Oct. 25, 2013

A paper submitted by CS Professor Dirk Grunwald and two of his former Ph.D. students, Srilatha “Bobbie” Manne from the ECEE department and Artur Klauser from Computer Science, has won the ACM SIGARCH/IEEE-CS TCCA Influential Paper Award for 2013. This paper, titled “Pipeline Gating: Speculation Control for Energy Reduction,” was...

Alumna Rupa Dachere wins IEEE award

Oct. 22, 2013

This article is from over 5 years ago. Links may not be current. CodeChix is now Thrive-WISE/CodeChix Alumna Rupa Dachere, also known as Vaijayanti Roychowdhury Dachere, CU-Boulder Computer Science BS 1994, has received a 2013 Meritorious Achievement Award in Informal Education from the IEEE “for establishing a non-profit organization that...

CU Boulder ethical hacking class profiled in Popular Science

Oct. 2, 2013

"At John Black's class at the University of Colorado, Boulder, for instance, Black structures the class like a game: students work through a series of "levels," where, after they reach a goal by hacking past defenses, they earn access to the next level. The students, meanwhile, can see what level...