Thanks to funding from the National Center for Women and Information Technology Academic Alliance (NCWIT), in partnership with Symantec, undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Delaware will have the opportunity to participate in an e-textiles workshop this fall that aims to introduce computer science and engineering concepts in a practical and fun way.
CIS Graduate receives prestigious NSF Career award
Trilce Estrada, PhD 2012, has a NSF Career grant for her project Enabling Distributed and In-Situ Analysis for Multidimensional Structured Data. The project will be done at the University of New Mexico where Trilce is now Assistant Professor of Computer Science. Her PhD thesis, On the Effectiveness of Application-Aware Self-Management for Scientific Discovery in Volunteer Computing Systems, was done under the supervision of Prof. Michela Taufer.
Hagit Shatkay, associate professor of computer and information sciences at the University of Delaware, and Chandra Kambhamettu, professor of computer and information sciences and image analysis expert, have received a grant from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) to apply that principle to biomedical research, using what Shatkay calls “computational glancing.”
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