University of Delaware - College of Engineering
COMPUTER & INFORMATION SCIENCES

Hackathon

Second GPU 5-Day Programming Hackathon June 5-9, 2017

The second GPU Programming Hackathon to be held at Brookhaven National Lab (BNL) June 5-9, 2017 is being co-organized by our Sunita Chandrasekaran at UD and Oak Ridge National Lab. Deadline to submit your applications: March 15, 2017. Please visit the official hackathon web page for more details. Contact schandra@udel.edu for questions. Check out the First GPU hackathon that was held last summer at UD.

Rui Zhang

NSF Career award for Professor Rui Zhang

The project, "Secure Database-Driven Dynamic Spectrum Sharing," addresses issues of security and privacy surroundingradio spectrum sharing. The five-year, $500,000 grant was awarded through NSF's Division of Computer and Network Systems.

Research Foundation

Taufer mentors Ramos in UDRF Award

Soil moisture is critical to plant growth and thus food security. Rodrigo Vargas Ramos, assistant professor of plant and soil sciences, using a combination of mathematical models and HPC techniques, will create a global map of soil moisture representing every day from 1980 to 2015. His collaborator and mentor is Michela Taufer, David and Beverly C. Mills Career Development Chair of Computer and Information Sciences.

Michela Tauffer

Michela Taufer is general chair of mega supercomputing conference SC19

Established in 1988, the annual SC conference has grown in size and impact. Approximately 5,000 people participate in the technical program, with about 11,000 people overall. "This is a well-deserved honor for Prof. Taufer and marks heras one of a few recognized leaders in the field of HPC," says CIS chair Kathy McCoy.

Cathy Wu

Cathy Wu has been named a 2016 Highly Cited Researcher

Professor Wu is in the top one percent by citation in Reuters 'Web of Knowledge. "This is indeed a great honor and an acknowledgement of the impact of our cross-disciplinary team science — research excellence that has been achieved by our entire team of faculty, students and scientific staff at the University of Delaware and our collaborators at partner institutions nationally and internationally," Wu said.




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