Professor David Tipper’s Resilient Network Project Featured in Two NewspapersJanuary 16, 2019
Professor David Tipper's Resilient Network Project that he is working on in Coimbra, Portugal has recently been featured in two newspaper articles.
MLIS Alumna named Library Journal’s Librarian of the the YearJanuary 7, 2019
Skye Patrick (MLIS ’01) was recently named Library Journal's 2018 Librarian of the Year. Skye has been the director of the LA County library since February of 2016. The LA County Library is one of the largest library systems in the United States serving over 3.4 million people.
MLIS alumna named recipient of the 2018 “I Love My Librarian” awardJanuary 2, 2019
Paula Kelly (MLIS ’09) was selected as one of 10 awardees of the 2018 “I Love My Librarian” award, which is a collaborative award program of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the New York Public Library, The New York Times, and the American Library Association.
Professor Janyce Wiebe, 1959 – 2018December 18, 2018
We are sad to announce that Professor Janyce Wiebe, 59, passed away on December 10, 2018. Janyce was a professor of Computer Science and the former director of the Intelligent Systems Program at Pitt, as well as a fellow of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL).
MLIS Alumna created Emmy-winning DocumentaryNovember 19, 2018
Dominique Luster (MLIS '15), curator of the Teenie Harris collection at the Carengie Museum of Art, worked on a team to create the documentary called, "Pittsburgh 360: Service & Sacrifice" that has recently won an Emmy. The documentary is based on an exhibition from earlier this year that showcased some of the Collection's photos of African American soldiers during World War II. It tells the stories of black soldiers who fought for a nation that did not always fight for them.
Assistant Professor Marcela Gomez takes part in IMPACT ProgramNovember 12, 2018
Visiting Research Assistant Professor Marcela Gomez has recently accepted nomination to participate in the IMPACT (Institutional Mentoring Program Across a CommuniTy of Color) program. The program pairs diverse faculty members in the early years of their appointment with more experienced faculty members across the University with the goal to develop meaningful relationships between mentor and mentee. To build upon the aspect of diversity, mentors and mentees are often from different areas of study. This allows for the building of inter-disciplinary relationships to form.
Computer Science Student Andrew Lobos Wins Kid’s Choice Award at Hackathon to Solve Pediatric ProblemsNovember 12, 2018
Three undergraduate students from the University of Pittsburgh tackled the challenge of helping young patients remember to take medicines on time and at the right dose at the first-ever Hack This. Help Kids pediatric health care hackathon.
The School of Computing and Information’s redesigned Master of Library and Information Science degree program to launch in Fall 2019November 7, 2018
The Department of Information Culture and Data Stewardship’s redesigned Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree program will launch in Fall 2019 term. The redesigned program offers a new foundational core that features three new courses, numerous electives that allow students to tailor the degree to their career interests, and a newly created Design Methods Sequence that highlights immersive experiential learning.
Founding Dean Paul R. Cohen of the School of Computing and Information Receives Nearly $1 Million Grant from DARPANovember 7, 2018
Dr. Paul R. Cohen, Founding Dean and Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Computing and Information, along with Dr. Mark Roberts in the Graduate School of Public Health and Dr. Greg Cooper in the Department of Biomedical Informatics, have received nearly $1 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for their project titled, “Curating Probabilistic Relational Agent-based Models.”
Two Female Faculty Members Recognized for their Research in Computational Social ScienceOctober 10, 2018
School of Computing and Information Associate Professors Yu-Ru Lin and Rebecca Hwa Receive Research Grant from the DARPA Understanding Group Biases ProgramOctober 8, 2018
Associate Professor Kostas Pelechrinis named one of The Incline’s Who’s Next: Transit ClassSeptember 14, 2018
The University of Pittsburgh School of Computing and Information’s undergraduate programs to become first year-admitting programsSeptember 11, 2018
School of Computing and Information Welcomes Inaugural Class of the United States Army War College FellowsSeptember 7, 2018
The School of Computing and Information begins search for leaders in the field of Cybersecurity to help launch a professional education programAugust 17, 2018
School of Computing and Information to launch EngagePitt campaign in honor of late associate professor, Roger R. FlynnAugust 15, 2018
Professor Toni Carbo Becomes Recipient of the Association for Information Science & Technology Award of MeritAugust 14, 2018
Hear associate professor Kostas Pelechrinis discuss the importance of Rethinking Smart CitiesJuly 11, 2018
PittWire: New Institute Aims for Global Leadership in Computer Modeling and SimulationMay 31, 2018
Two School of Computing and Information projects receive grants from Provost through Personalized Education initiativeMarch 28, 2018
School of Computing and Information featured in two Voice of America videosFebruary 13, 2018
Hear Kostas Pelechrinis talk about how Big Data and AI are changing professional sports in AI for Anyone’s podcastFebruary 2, 2018
Founding Dean Paul R. Cohen discusses the School’s goal of uniting disciplines through computingFebruary 1, 2018
Associate Professor Kostas Pelechrinis created a statistical model to predict the outcome of Sunday’s Super BowlFebruary 1, 2018
The Association for Computational Linguistics recently elected Professor Diane Litman as one of six fellowsDecember 13, 2017
The School of Computing and Information begins search for tenure and non-tenure stream faculty positionsDecember 7, 2017
Professor James Joshi recognized by the Association for Computing Machinery as one of their 2017 Distinguished MembersNovember 8, 2017
Faculty member and Senior Vice Chancellor for Research honored with prestigious Phil Kaufman Award from the Electronic System Design AllianceOctober 19, 2017
Assistant Professor Yu-Ru Lin mentioned in the Las Vegas Sun for her research that studies social reactions to mass tragediesOctober 6, 2017
Recent graduate, Jessica Benner, begins working at Carnegie Mellon University as Liaison LibrarianOctober 2, 2017
Staff member part of $300,000 NSF grant to encourage underrepresented groups to pursue STEM educationSeptember 18, 2017
Eight faculty members receive funding from the National Science Foundation to increase cybersecurity education in PASeptember 11, 2017
ISP Alumnus Steve Casner featured in the current issue of Psychology Today for his book CarefulAugust 7, 2017
PAWS lab paper “Fine-Grained Open Learner Models: Complexity Versus Support” receives James Chen Best Student Paper Award at UMAP 2017August 7, 2017
PAWS lab paper "Fine-Grained Open Learner Models: Complexity Versus Support" lead by Julio Guerra just receives James Chen Best Student Paper Award at UMAP 2017 conference in Bratislava.