COMPUTER & INFORMATION SCIENCES

Lessons in Convergence

Lessons in Convergence

This academic year, the theme is rising stars in a scientific world of convergence. According to the National Science Foundation, “convergence can be characterized as the deep integration of knowledge, techniques, and expertise from multiple fields to form new and expanded frameworks for addressing scientific and societal challenges and opportunities.” The NSF has defined this as a priority area.

Sandra Carberry

Five Decades of Computer Science

Carberry is an emeritus professor of computer and information sciences at UD. An expert in natural language understanding, response generation, user modeling, dialogue systems, summarization, digital libraries, intelligent interfaces, and plan recognition, Carberry has published nearly a hundred journal papers, book chapters, and highly refereed conference and workshop papers and authored three books.

Professor Cathy Wu

Wu Snags Multiple Honors

Cathy Wu already had a doctoral degree (in plant pathology) when she decided to return to school for a master’s in computer science in 1987. Three decades later, she is a leading authority in bioinformatics, the use of computing to make sense of biological data.



Mining for Cancer Clues

Mining for Cancer Clues

Doctors have many weapons in the fight against cancer, but choosing the right one can be a challenge. Soon they will have a new resource to inform them about treatment options.

Parallel Programming

Parallel Programming

Sunita Chandrasekaran, an assistant professor of computer and information sciences at the University of Delaware professor, has co-edited the first printed textbook on the subject: OpenACC for Programmers: Concepts and Strategies along with her colleague Dr. Guido Juckeland, Head of computational science at Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) in Germany.

Computer Science for Everyone

Computer Science for Everyone

A new law will require every public high school in Delaware to offer at least one course in computer science. When Delaware Gov. John Carney signed the bill, two University of Delaware professors and advocates for computer science education attended as invited guests.




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