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  • Title: Computer & Information Sciences at the University of Delaware
    Descriptive info: .. JavaScript is required to properly view this page.. Please enable JavaScript to navigate this site.. Search UD.. Search CIS.. UD.. My UD.. UDSIS-Students.. UDSIS-Staff.. Sakai.. E-mail.. People.. Maps.. A-Z.. Z.. Y.. X.. W.. V.. U.. T.. S.. R.. Q.. P.. O.. N.. M.. L.. K.. J.. I.. H.. G.. F.. E.. D.. C.. B.. A.. UD Home.. COMPUTER INFORMATION SCIENCES.. ABOUT.. Welcome from the Chair.. Mission Statement.. Diversity.. News.. Visitors Guide.. Why CIS?.. Contact Info.. PEOPLE.. Faculty.. Full-time.. Research, Affiliated, Adjunct Faculty.. Staff.. UD People Search.. RESEARCH.. Overview.. Core Research Areas.. Artificial Intelligence.. Bioinformatics.. Computer Graphics.. Computer Networks.. Computer Vision.. High Performance Computing.. Natural Language Processing Information Retrieval.. Software Engineering.. Theory of Computation.. Center for Bioinformatics.. Delaware Biotechnology Institute (DBI).. Facilities.. Research Brochure.. GRADUATE.. Academics.. Admissions.. Financial Aid.. Newly Admitted Students.. Transfer Credit.. Ph.. D.. Reading List.. Preliminary Exam.. Student Organizations.. Quick Links.. UNDERGRADUATE.. Academics.. Majors.. BS Degree Concentrations.. Minors.. Honors.. Undergraduate Research.. Study Abroad.. Service Learning.. Independent Study.. FAQ.. CS Major Brochure.. INSY Major Brochure.. ALUMNI FRIENDS.. UDConnection.. Become Involved.. Make a Gift On-Line.. Early quake alerts.. Simulation modeling could enhance earthquake detection, warnings.. Interdisciplinary Research.. Bioinformatics team awarded two new major research grants.. Undergraduate Diversity.. 2011 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.. National Security.. Cavazos customizes research for defense needs.. Supercomputing experts at UD.. Workshop highlights computing advances, challenges.. Discovery Learning.. UD students create math games for middle school children.. Distinguished Speaker Series.. Feb.. 27, 2013 - Dilma Da Silva.. System Software for Cloud Computing.. Other lectures.. Undergraduate Programs.. Admission Information.. Graduate Programs.. Admissions Information.. Affiliated Programs.. Research.. With the aid of computers, it is possible to  ...   We are happy to inform you that CISters@UD, with the assistance of Dr.. Terry Harvey, a professor in CIS, sent a proposal to NCWIT and was awarded a Symantec $750 Student Seed Fund grant.. The funds will enable a CISters workshop to help undergraduates make videos about CS concepts.. The award will be publicly announced at the next NCWIT event and during a luncheon at the Grace Hopper Conference in Baltimore on October 5.. CIS lecture series - Speaker series features prominent women in computer science.. The University of Delaware Department of Computer Information and Sciences (CIS) has announced a distinguished speaker series featuring prominent women in computer science on the UD campus in Newark.. UD alumnus one of Popular Science magazine's 'Brilliant 10' Young Scientists.. University of Delaware alumnus Deva Ramanan has been named one of Popular Science magazine's Brilliant 10 Young Scientists.. Ramanan, who earned his bachelor's degree in computer engineering at UD in 2000, is an associate professor of computer science at the University of California Irvine (UCI).. Paths to science careers - Hands-on research puts student scholars on paths to STEM careers.. Matthew Saponaro, a junior majoring in computer and information sciences from Wilmington, Del.. , also wants to pursue a career in medicine, Saponaro combined his knowledge and skills in physics, biology and statistical analysis to develop computer simulations of colon cancer and its dynamics.. More.. NEWS.. CIS Events.. CIS Lecture Series.. All COE Events.. CIS Biz.. Faculty.. Graduate Students.. Undergrad Students.. Department of Computer and Information Sciences.. 101 Smith Hall Newark, DE 19716 USA.. General: (302) 831-2712.. cis-webmaster@cis.. udel.. edu.. 2012.. Comments.. Contact Us.. Legal Notices..

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  • Title: Computer & Information Sciences at UD: About - Chair's Welcome
    Descriptive info: Chair's Welcome.. Welcome to the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Delaware! Whether you are a prospective student, a current student, a parent, an alumnus, a researcher at another institution, an employer, or are just surfing the web, you will find something interesting and exciting in our undergraduate, graduate and research programs.. As has been the case for nearly two decades, the demand from industry for graduates trained in the computer sciences is very strong.. In light of that demand our department offers three undergraduate and four graduate degree programs:.. BS in computer science.. BA in computer science.. BS in information systems.. MS in computer science.. MS in software engineering.. MS in bioinformatics and computational biology.. PhD in computer science.. Our various curriculums provide a breadth of knowledge in both practice and theory, while allowing students to take multiple courses in areas of particular interest to them.. Many of our classes at both the undergraduate and graduate levels feature problem-based learning in  ...   University Excellence in Teaching Award (only given to four faculty each year among the nearly 1000 faculty at UD).. Our research programs, which involve both graduate and undergraduate students, are strong and growing with many exciting projects in diverse areas such as bioinformatics, software engineering, graphics and vision, networking, high performance computing, and natural language processing.. Our faculty and students publish a large number of conference and journal papers each year and have received a number of best paper nominations and awards.. Support for this research is provided through a multitude of research grants to our faculty from outside agencies such as the National Science Foundation, the US Army, the US Air Force, and the National Institutes of Health.. In conclusion, let me invite you to further explore our website to learn more about the exciting opportunities to be found in both our education and research programs.. And, if you should find yourself in Newark, please stop in and say hello!.. Errol Lloyd.. Professor and Chair..

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  • Title: Computer & Information Sciences at UD: About - Mission
    Descriptive info: Mission.. CIS Department Mission Statement.. The mission of the Department of Computer and Information Sciences is to provide a culturally diverse and intellectually stimulating environment for.. Educating future leaders in academia, industry, government, and entrepreneurial pursuits through rigorous programs covering the theory and application of computer science.. Developing in our students the ability to solve problems and to contribute through teamwork.. Creating new knowledge and innovative technologies through research in the core areas of computer science and in collaborations with other disciplines.. Exploiting the opportunities and solving the problems created by computing and networking technology.. Serving the communities to which we belong, locally, nationally, and internationally, with a deep commitment to ethics in the practice of our profession.. CIS Staff Mission Statement.. The Staff of Computer and Information Sciences Department have committed ourselves to be highly productive and provide superior operating results to all Faculty and Students we  ...   who have different life experiences, class and cultural backgrounds, identities, orientations, abilities and values and make appropriate referrals to specialized campus resources to ensure optimal integration into university culture.. We will work together as a team and with campus-wide academic and administrative units with the aim of facilitating student success and reasonable individual accommodation within campus standards.. A top priority is to meet the increasing demands of a rapidly changing environment and provide services in a proactive, responsive, cost effective and service-orientated manner that parallels with and supports the University's strategic plan.. We will continually strive to improve customer satisfaction, all awhile establishing a high level of accountability, by delivering quality services that satisfy customer requirements.. We will foster a learning environment where employees are encouraged to develop their skills to meet the demand of the future, while still promoting teamwork, learning, high performance and mutual respect for differences..

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  • Title: Computer & Information Sciences at UD: About Us - Diversity
    Descriptive info: The Department of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Delaware is committed to providing quality education to a diverse student population.. In the Department, 1 in 4 tenure track professors are women (4 full and 2 associates of 23).. Over the past 3 years, 27% of graduate students have been female.. The Faculty is also representative of diverse cultures.. The Department is working on various programs for recruiting and retaining underrepresented groups in computing:.. NCWIT Academic Alliance.. Our department is a member of the NCWIT Academic Alliance.. NCWIT is the National Center for Women Information Technology, a 501(c)(3)* coalition that works to increase diversity in IT and computing.. Our department is a member of the.. STARS Alliance.. , which seeks to increase the participation of women, under-represented minorities, and persons with disabilities in computing disciplines through multi-faceted interventions.. Our faculty serve as research mentors to summer undergraduate researchers through the.. CRA-W/CDC Distributed Research Experiences for Undergraduates.. program, which has the goal of increasing the number of women and underrepresented groups entering graduate studies in the fields of computer science and engineering.. Our Department is committed to financially support (along with the Dean's office) a cohort of early college CS majors to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing each year.. (See.. UDaily Article.. on one recent trip) The event is a series of sessions that include leading researchers presenting their current work and special sessions that focus on the role of women in  ...   4 Youth.. Faculty in the Department are active in diversity-related initiatives for broadening participation in computing.. Faculty advise students as part of the.. GEM Fellowship program.. Faculty present and participate in the.. RISE.. 5-week Summer academic bridge program to recruit and encourage academically prepared students who are native-born African American, Hispanic American, and Native American, as well as others who, as a group, are underrepresented in engineering.. Faculty have attended the Faculty Recruiting and Faculty Mentoring programs developed by the NSF sponsored.. UD ADVANCE.. program to increase the representation of, and improve the climate for, women faculty in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.. Cavazos coordinates a program for the Coalition to Diversity Computing (CDC) called.. Sending Students and Mentors to Technical Conferences.. , which sends underrepresented students to technical conferences.. Cavazos and Pollock co-organized a Discipline-specific Mentoring Workshop at University of Delaware.. Cavazos has co-organized additional discipline-specific workshops in other locations.. The main goal of these workshops is to encourage underrepresented students to attend graduate school.. Pollock co-organizes the.. CRA-W Graduate Cohort program.. annually which aims to increase the ranks of senior women in computing by building and mentoring nationwide communities of women through their graduate studies.. Pollock serves regularly on the Academic Advisory Board for the.. Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.. (also served as General and Program Cochair).. Resources at University of Delaware:.. GEM.. Diversity Programs in the College of Engineering.. University of Delaware ADVANCE Program.. - Improving Culture for Women Faculty..

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  • Title: Computer & Information Sciences at the UD - About: News
    Descriptive info: About.. October 26, 2012 --.. October 3, 2012 --.. Brilliant 10.. September 19, 2012 --.. The University of Delaware Department of Computer Information and Sciences (CIS) has announced a distinguished speaker series featuring prominent women in computer science that will begin at 11 a.. m.. , Friday, Oct.. 19, in 004 Kirkbride Lecture Hall on the UD campus in Newark.. May 9, 2012 --.. Seven faculty recognized for outstanding teaching, advising.. Seven members of the University of Delaware faculty have been recognized for outstanding work in teaching and advising, and three graduate teaching assistants have received awards for excellence in teaching.. April 26, 2012 --.. Paths to science careers.. Hands-on research puts student scholars on paths to STEM careers.. April 2, 2012 --.. Research instructional grant - Nearly $56,000 awarded to support course-based undergraduate research.. Five academic programs on the University of Delaware campus have won instructional grants to promote a broad expansion of undergraduate research and scholarship via a course-based approach.. James Atlas, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, is one of the recipients with the project Big Ideas in Computer Science.. March 23, 2012 --.. Helping Haiti - UD senior creates English to Creole translator for XO laptops.. Eric McGinnis doesn't like to play games; rather, he likes to create them.. During the fall of his junior year at the University of Delaware, McGinnis took a course called CISC 374, Educational Games Development.. Earlier this month while on a service trip to Haiti, McGinnis developed an English to Creole tutor application to help Haitian women send emails and communicate in English, in collaboration with UD Prof.. Lori Pollock and Richard Burns, a graduate research assistant.. 22, 2012 --.. Georgia Tech's Bader to discuss scalability challenges in high performance computing.. Can diseases in human populations be detected and prevented? How many currents can one electrical power grid handle? Who detects the community structure of large social networks? These are just a few of the emerging real-world graph problems that engineers currently examine.. David A.. Bader, from Georgia Institute of Technology, is a leading expert on massive-scale social networks, combinatorial optimization and parallel algorithms.. He will discuss the real-world applications and scalability challenges in high performance computing on Thursday, May 3, at 3:30 p.. , in Room 004 of Kirkbride Lecture Hall.. His talk is titled Opportunities and Challenges in Massive Data-Intensive Computing.. Dec.. 19, 2011 --.. Making learning fun, accessible - UD students create math games for middle school children.. University of Delaware senior Bryan Mey understands that in order for kids to play a game, it has to be fun.. He also knows that children are social by nature and enjoy playing games together.. Mey's group was one five student teams to showcase their gaming creations Dec.. 13, during the fall 2011 Educational Games Demonstration and Reception on campus.. They are the fifth cohort of UD undergraduate students to complete the course since 2009.. Developed by Lori Pollock, professor of computer and information sciences (CIS), and Terry Harvey, CIS assistant professor, the course enables UD computer science students to develop valuable technical and communication skills, while serving their community through interaction with CCCS.. The course is supported through a National Science Foundation (NSF) Broadening Participation in Computing grant.. 12, 2011 --.. UD-led team awarded $4.. 8 million in NSF, NIH funding for bioinformatics research.. Major advances in the fields of molecular biology and genomic technology have generated a wealth of new biological information from the scientific community.. Ease of access to this information and a process for extracting only the information required to answer specific biological questions are critical to future scientific advances.. University of Delaware Prof.. Cathy Wu is principal investigator of two new research grants aimed at improving computerized databases to store, organize and index bioinformatics data and to create specialized tools to view and analyze the data.. Dec 9, 2011 --.. James Clause is Co-PI on one of six University of Delaware Research Foundation Awards.. How much power does your computer consume as you use that word processing software? Assistant professors Kristina Winbladh and James Clause are co-principal investigators on a project with Fouad Kiamilev, professor of electrical and computer engineering, and Lori Pollock, professor of  ...   the DOD to support university research that could lead to advances in defense and communications technology.. March 30, 2010 --.. UD's Cavazos wins prestigious NSF Career Award.. John Cavazos, assistant professor in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Delaware, has been selected a recipient of the prestigious National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award.. April 8, 2010 --.. UD's Siegel wins NSF Career Award for scientific software research.. Stephen F.. Siegel, assistant professor in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Delaware, has been named a winner of the prestigious National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award for his research to ensure the accuracy of scientific software.. April 26, 2010 --.. Alumnus Alan Atkinson of Xiotech to serve as entrepreneur in residence at UD.. Alan Atkinson, president and chief executive officer of Xiotech Corp.. , one of the largest privately held data storage companies in the world, will serve as entrepreneur in residence at the University of Delaware on Thursday, May 6.. (he's a UD CIS alum for undergrad).. April 23, 2010 --.. UD's Swany works on application honored by Internet2.. The Research and Education Data Depot network (REDDnet), whose lead collaborators include Martin Swany, associate professor in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Delaware, has developed one of four applications named 2010 winners of the Internet2 Driving Exemplary Applications (IDEA) Award.. May 11, 2010 --.. Alumnus, entrepreneur shares his secrets of success with students.. The road to becoming an entrepreneur leads in many directions, Alan Atkinson, University of Delaware alumnus and president and chief executive officer of Xiotech Corp.. , explained to a group of students, faculty and staff at UD on Thursday, May 6.. June 23, 2010 --.. UD's Warthog among top competitors in national event.. A team of University of Delaware graduate and undergraduate students traveled with their robot Warthog to Detroit from June 4-7 to compete in the 18th annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition (IGVC).. Three years after its first entry garnered rookie of the year honors, Warthog is now a top competitor.. Aug.. 23, 2010 --.. EM Photonics, UD develop advanced algorithms for Air Force.. EM Photonics and the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Delaware have been selected by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) to develop innovative algorithms for scientific computing, modeling and simulation for a multi-GPU environment.. Sept.. 3, 2010 --.. UD workshop explores multiscale computing of cloud physics.. Over 50 people representing seven institutions exchanged ideas on multiscale computing of cloud physics at a workshop held Aug.. 16-17 at Clayton Hall.. 15, 2010 -–.. UD's Roger Craig wins unprecedented $77,000 on 'Jeopardy'.. Editor's note: Roger Craig continued his winning streak on Wednesday's Jeopardy, adding another $24,401 to his total.. Roger Craig leaped to Jeopardy fame Tuesday night, winning $77,000 and unseating legendary Ken Jennings as the contestant with the highest one-day jackpot.. 21, 2010 –-.. Grad student's 'Jeopardy' streak continues into second week.. Roger Craig, a University of Delaware graduate student who last week set a record for one-day winnings of $77,000 on the popular television game show Jeopardy, has continued his streak as champion into a second week.. Oct.. 18, 2010 --.. International computing society designates Pollock a 'distinguished scientist'.. Lori Pollock, professor in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Delaware, has been selected as a “distinguished scientist” by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).. 26, 2010 --.. 3,168 processor cores to power new UD supercomputer.. A University of Delaware research team has received a three-year, $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to purchase a supercomputer -- named Chimera -- for high performance scientific computation.. Nov.. 8, 2010 --.. 12: Computer Science Research Day set.. The University of Delaware Department of Computer and Information Sciences presents its fourth annual Computer Science Research Day Friday, Nov.. 12, in the Multipurpose Room of the Trabant University Center.. 19, 2010 --.. Computer science students excel in programming competition.. Two teams from the University of Delaware's Department of Computer and Information Sciences competed in the Association for Computing Machinery's (ACM) MidAtlantic USA regional programming contest Nov.. 6..

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  • Title: Computer & Information Sciences at UD: About Us - Visitor's Guide
    Descriptive info: Visitor's Guide.. We are located in.. Smith Hall.. , not far from Interstate-95 in Delaware.. Our cross streets are S.. College Avenue and Amstel Avenue.. For a building landmark, we are next door to the Trabant University Center.. From the North.. Take exit #1B: 896 North (following the signs for the University of Delaware).. Follow 896 North, which becomes South College Avenue if you go straight (896 will turn to the left).. Keep going straight on South College to the University's Main Campus (approx.. 2 miles).. Smith Hall is located on your left on the corner of South College Avenue and Amstel Avenue (right next to the pedestrian over-pass).. Visitor parking is available on the left on South College Avenue just before Smith Hall (Lot 41 in.. parking map.. , look for the University Visitor's Center) or in the  ...   3-4 miles until it merges into one lane and curves right, where it changes into Delaware Avenue.. At the light, turn RIGHT onto South College Avenue.. Smith Hall is the second building on your right.. Visitor parking is available.. in a lot on the right on South College Avenue (Lot 41 in parking map, look for the University Visitor's Center) and.. in a parking garage on Amstel Avenue.. Make a RIGHT at the light onto Amstel Avenue and a LEFT at the next stop sign.. Parking garage is on your RIGHT (Lot 14C in parking map).. Here are links to forms that visitors might need to get reimbursements of travel expenses or honoraria after an invited visit to the CIS Department:.. Non-U.. Citizens need to fill out the.. UDW-8.. form.. All need to fill out the.. Travel Expense.. form..

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  • Title: Computer & Information Sciences at UD: About Us - Why Major in Computer & Information Sciences
    Descriptive info: Why pursue a career in Computer and Information Science?.. From its inception just a half century ago, computing has become the defining technology of our age.. Computers are integral to modern culture and are the primary engine behind much of the world's economic growth.. Moreover, the field  ...   With a background in computer and information science, you can help the world.. For example you can help to:.. Improve human health.. Advance computer technology.. Coordinate disaster responses.. Impact national security.. Advance weather forecasting.. Improve communications.. For more information about undergraduate programs.. For more information about graduate programs..

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  • Title: Computer & Information Sciences at UD: About Us - Contact
    Descriptive info: Computer Information Sciences Main Office.. 101 Smith Hall.. University of Delaware.. Newark, DE 19716.. Phone: 302-831-2711.. Fax: 302-831-8458.. Management.. Department Chair:.. chair@cis.. (Dr.. Errol Lloyd) 302-831-1958.. Associate Chair:.. chester@cis.. Daniel Chester) 302-831-1955.. Assistant to the Chair:.. tglynch@udel.. Gregory Lynch) 302-831-2715.. Programs.. Undergraduate Program:.. ugradprgm@cis.. Sandra Carberry).. 302-831-1954.. or Samantha Fowle,.. Undergraduate Secretary.. 302-831-2712.. Graduate Recruiting:.. gradprgm@cis.. Jingyi Yu).. 302-831-0345.. or Dionne Putney,.. Graduate Academic Support Coordinator.. 302-831-2713.. Department Information.. For general questions about the Computer and Information Sciences Department, please contact the Office Coordinator,.. Vicki Cherry.. 302-831-2711.. or.. cherry@cis..

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  • Title: Computer & Information Sciences at UD: People - Faculty Overview
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  • Title: Computer & Information Sciences at UD: People - Staff
    Descriptive info: Computer Information Sciences Staff Directory..

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