EECS News for 2000
Recent Press Concerning our Hexapod Robot
ABC World News with Peter Jennings (many airings on local stations throughout U.S. and Canada), April 15, 2000. RHex
I'd like to congratulate many of our faculty for their recent success in the NSF/ITR awards. Within CSE alone we had the following awards:
Rackham Fellowship Awarded to Matt Postiff
Matt Postiff was awarded a Rackham Fellowship. The Rackham Graduate School awards a limited amount of these fellowships to outstanding students who plan to complete the dissertation in the year in which they hold the fellowship or complete the doctorate within six years of beginning their program. (advisor is Professor Trevor Mudge)
David Greene Awarded Intel Fellowship
David Greene has been awarded an Intel Fellowship for the Fall academic year. (advisor is Professor Trevor Mudge)
Taking the Mystery out of Science
Professor Elliot Soloway's research appeared in the August 24, 2000 issue of Wired News, in an article entitled, Taking the Mystery out of Science.
WHAT'S NEXT; Online Auctions of the Future
Professor Mike Wellman was mentioned in New York Times: Thursday, August 17, 2000, in: WHAT'S NEXT; Online Auctions of the Future, It'll Be Bot vs. Bot vs. Bot By ANNE EISENBERG. "They are called shopbots, buybots, pricebots or just plain bots -- the ''bot'' is short for robot. The name is playful, but the reality is all business because shopbots are meant to roam the Web all by themselves one day, efficiently buying and selling ...
Choosing Quick Hits Over the Card Catalog
Professor Elliot Soloway's research appeared in the August 10, 2000 issue of the New York Times in an article, "Choosing Quick Hits Over the Card Catalog"
Professor Ed Davidson was awarded the Eckert-Mauchly Award
Professor Ed Davidson was awarded the Eckert-Mauchly Award, 2000, by ACM & IEEE Computer Society, "For his seminal contributions to the design, implementation, and performance evaluation of high performance pipelines and multiprocessor systems."
Web shopping about to get easier
Professor Michael Wellman also made front page of the Detroit News on 2/25/00 in an article entitled, Web shopping about to get easier. The article featured smart programs developed at U-M.
Elliot Soloway - Perpetual Energy Source
Professor Elliot Soloway appears in Converge.Mag at in an article appropriately titled, Perpetual Energy Source.
John Reumann Wins Best Student Paper Award
John Reumann received Best Student Paper Award from the 2000 USENIX Technical Conference in June 2000 for a paper entitled "Virtual Services: A new abstraction for server consolidation." (advisor is Professor Kang Shin)
Prof. Farnam Jahanian awarded the 2000 Amoco Faculty Teaching Award
Professor Farnam Jahanian was awarded the 2000 Amoco Faculty Teaching Award. "...for his exceptional contributions to undergraduate teaching at the University of Michigan."
Prof. Chesney wins the 2000 Arch T. Colwell Award
Professor David Chesney was the 2000 winner of the Arch T. Colwell Award for significant contributions to Mobility Engineering for his paper "Generalized Equations for Sprag One-way Clutch Analysis and Design".
Prof. Igor Markov wins the 2000 Outstanding Ph.D. Student Award
New faculty member, Professor Igor Markov, won the 2000 Outstanding Ph.D. Student Award in June, 2000 from UCLA in Computer Science.
Prof. John Laird receives Research Excellence Award
Professor John Laird received the College of Engineering 2000 Research Excellence Award.
Kang Shin receives 2000 Service Excellence Award
Professor Kang Shin received the College of Engineering 2000 Service Excellence Award.
Professor Quentin Stout's NPACI Project
Professor Quentin Stout's NPACI project appears in ONLINE MAGAZINE's May 2000 issue. The article discusses work with social sciences on developing a parallel program to do multiple imputation. It also appeared at the June 2000 issue of the University Record.
Sign Up for Webcasts of Two Upcoming CSE Events Through MconneX
Monday, April 22: CSE Distinguished Lecture by Peter Norvig, Director of Research, Google - "The Science and Engineering of Online Learning"