Professor Ken De Jong has retired after 30 years as a faculty member at Mason. Ken joined the CS department in 1985 and has been a valuable member of the Mason community for over 30 years (rising to the rank of University Professor in 2009). His many contributions to the field of AI, to the CS department and to Mason were celebrated at a reception organized by the department earlier this year on April 15.
Congratulations to all the outstanding students, faculty and staff who were recognized for their excellence at the annual CS Graduation Celebration and Awards dinner on Wednesday, May 11.
The Computer Science Department is pleased to announce the publication of the Fall 2014 issue of the Computing News newsletter.
Ph.D. student Daniel Veltri and Prof. Amarda Shehu receive Best Student paper award at IEEE BIBM 2014.
Congratulations to Ph.D. student Daniel Veltri and Prof. Amarda Shehu whose paper "Improved Prediction of Antimicrobial Peptides Through Distal Sequence-based Features" was selected for the Best Student Paper Award at the 2014 IEEE Intl Conf on Biomed and Bioinformatics (BIBM) being held in Belfast UK, Nov 2-5, 2014.
Congratulations to PhD student Mahmoud Awad and Prof. Danny Menasce whose paper "Dynamic Derivation of Analytical Performance Models in Autonomic Computing Environments," was selected for the Best Paper Award at the 2014 Computer Measurement Group Conference being held in Atlanta from November 3-6, 2014.