News & Events

On Thursday, November 19, the CIS department celebrated its 50th anniversary! One of the earliest departments to offer programs in information systems and computer science.   
Jie Wu, Chair and Laura H. Carnell Professor, has accepted additional responsibilities as the newly created position of Associate Vice Provost for International Affairs.
Avinash Srinivasan served as a Program Chair at the National Workshop on Resilience Resarch (NWRR) for Critical Infrastructure held in Washington D.C. Octobor 22-23. He also served as a panel moderator.
Karl Morris, Assistant Professor in CIS, participated in an outreach program at the Commonwealth Connections Academy, a free Pennsylvania Cyber-School.
Prof. Zoran Obradovic become an elected member of Academia Europaea (the Academy of Europe). His nomination was preceded by a rigorous review by class committees and the Council of the Academy.
Professors Jie Wu and Krishna Kant served as Symposium Chair and Program Chair, respectively, at the 3rd International Symposium on Resilient Communication Systems held in August 18-20, Philadelphia.
Eduard Dragut as Principal Investigator (PI) and Yuhong Guo as co-Principal Investigator (co-PI) have been awarded a grant from NSF to develop a "Streaming Architecture for Continuous Entity Linking in Social Media".
CIS is pleased to announce its Distinguished Lecture Series for Fall 2015. Three distinguished computer scientists, James Kurose, Marc Snir and Jose Joaquin Garcia-Luna-Aceves, will visit with CIS faculty and students and present a colloquium during their visit.
Yuhong Guo has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in the CIS department.
Swati Shrivastava, CIS computer science major, Chelsea Simek, CIS IS&T major, and Professor Claudia Pine-Simon have received scholarships to attend the GHC 2015
We are pleased to announce the students who will be attending the Grace Hopper Women in Computing Conference this year with Scholarships: funded by Vanguard and the Temple OwlCrowd Campaign
We are again pleased to offer you several scholarship opportunities to apply to this year's Grace Hopper Women in Computing Conference, to be held October 14-16 in Houston, TX.  This conference is an amazing opportunity to network with 12,000 other females in the Computer and Information Sciences. 
The Vanguard Group has been a consistent and excellent corporate partner in support of our CIS students for the Grace Hopper Women in Computing conference.  This year, Vanguard is generously providing 2 scholarships, valued at $1,000 each.   Thanks Vanguard!!!
The CIS Future of Computing Competition was held on February 11, 2015. Awards were given for graduate, undergraduate and high school categories of projects. 
The CIS Department at Temple University will hold "The Future of Computing 2015" Competition on April 11, 2015 in the Science Education and Research Center (SERC). This competition is open the CIS graduate and undergraduate students and high school students. Prizes are awarded for the three best projects in each of the categories of education level.

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