University of Delaware - College of Engineering

Lori Pollock

Service and Community Engagement Award

Professor Lori Pollock is this year's recipient of the 2017 Dean's Award for Excellence in Service and Community Engagement. This award is given to a faculty member who demonstrates true excellence in service to the UD, national, and international communities, and whose engagement with these communities has shown clear evidence of sustained impact.

Princeton Hack-a-thon

Princeton Hack-a-thon Winners

A team of four engineering students won awards at the Princeton Hack-a-thon on April 1-2. Their project, Olli Recalli, won "Best DIY Project" and "Best Use of Watson IoT - sponsored by IBM." They combined the capabilities of self-driving shuttle bus Olli and IBM's Watson to develop a system that alerts passengers of items inadvertently left behind.

Faculty Fellows

Decker and Taufer named JPMorgan Chase Faculty Scholars

According to Bintong Chen, director of UD's Institute for Financial Services Analytics (IFSA), "The new scholars are excellent and research-productive faculty members from UD's College of Engineering (COE). Their research expertise matches the program well, and they are passionate about contributing. Our program and students will benefit tremendously from the interdisciplinary training offered by the fellows and scholars."

Lori Pollock and Vijay Shanker

Aspect-Oriented Software Development most influential paper

A 2007 paper by Lori Pollock, Alumni Distinguished Professor, and Vijay Shanker, professor, both in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, and former students David Shepherd, Zachary Fry and Emily Hill has been recognized as the Most Influential Paper over the past 10 years from the sixth International Conference on Aspect-Oriented Software Development. The paper, "Using Natural Language Program Analysis to Locate and Understand Action-Oriented Concerns," describes a semi-automated concern location and comprehension tool, Find-Concept. Shepherd is now senior principal scientist at ABB in Raleigh-Durham, NC; Fry is a senior scientist at GrammaTech in Ithaca, NY; and Hill is assistant professor of computer science at Drew University in Madison, NJ.

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