Panos Chrysanthis, Professor of Computer Science, recently received an award from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst College of Information and Computer Sciences at their Outstanding Achievement and Advocacy Awards Banquet. In addition to being a professor, Chrysanthis is also a founder and director of the Advanced Data Management Technologies Laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh.

The award he received was for outstanding achievement in education. More specifically, the award was for excellence in classroom teaching and the mentorship of students, and significant contributions to the field of data management.

The College of Information and Computer Sciences established the Outstanding Achievement and Advocacy (OAA) Award program in 2009 to recognize the remarkable accomplishments of computer science graduates and acknowledge the support of important friends of the college.

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