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

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 provides educational programs and mentoring for females in computer programming.” This award recognizes her work as President...

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...

Arlen Cox wins Chateaubriand Fellowship

July 3, 2013

Congratulations to Computer Science PhD student Arlen Cox, who has been awarded a Chateaubriand Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics by the Embassy of France in the USA. Arlen will spend 9 months studying and conducting research at École Normal Supérieure in Paris. Arlen is advised by Bor-Yuh Evan...

Swiss newspaper interviews Nikolaus Correll about swarm robotics

July 3, 2013

Clauset's big data work featured in Denver's Westword magazine

July 3, 2013

Westword interviewed the assistant professor about his Big Data work on patterns in terrorist activity.

X-Hab team takes home several prizes at RASC-AL competition

June 26, 2013

This picture shows a subset of CU Boulder's X-Hab team together with the Kennedy Space Center Director, and NASA mentors. Their trip to The Kennedy Space Center was paired with participation in the RASC-AL competition where the group has won "1st place" and "Best Advanced Concepts" for their robotic-integrated bio-regenerative...

Graduate student wins Microsoft's Imagine Cup competition

June 24, 2013

CU astronomy and astrophysics grad student Mark Dixon got a dose of inspiration from a computer science class taught by lecturer Gabe Johnson, developed a game with his brothers and won first prize in game design at Microsoft's Imagine Cup competition.