News & Events

CIS was well represented at the 2017 Grace Hopper Celebration, the world's largest gathering of women technologists. Twelve students and their faculty advisor, Claudia Pine-Simon attended the event.
Professor Jie Wu was a Distinguished Lecturer at the Institute of Computing and Cybersystems at Michigan Technological University on September 22. the topic of Professor Wu's lecture was "Algorithmic Crowdsourcing and Applications in Big Data".
CIS Undergraduate, Aidan Shea, is Second-Runner up in the ACM Research Competition at ACM SIGMODS/PODS 2017. Aidan's research, "A Visual System for Mining Crime Mining across College Campuses", was supervised by Professor Eduard Dragut.
Prof.Zoran Obradovic is program co-chair for the IEEE BigData 2017 conference (jointly with Prof. Jian-Yun Nie from University of Montreal and Dr. Toyotaro Suzumura from IBM T.J. Watson Research Center).
Professor Bo Ji has received an NSF CISE Research Initiation Initiative (CRII) Award.
Professor Bo Ji has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation.
Professor Rose McGinnis was presented with the The Italia-Eire Foundation Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award and Professor John Fiore was presented with the Dean’s Distinguished Teaching Award.
Their a paper titled "Event Detection through Differential Pattern Mining in Internet of Things" was presented at the 13th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad Hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS 16)
As a Distinguished Speaker of the ACM, Prof. Obradovic will engage with emerging professionals, students and, in some cases, the public on a range of topics in computing.
Prof. Zoran Obradovic is a co-PI for an NSF Big Data Spoke, one of 10 funded by NSF to connect data scientists with regional challenges.
The CIS Department has invited four distinguished computer scientists/engineers to speak about important innovations and topics in computer and information sciences.
Jie Wu, Laura H. Carnell professor, gave a keynote speech titled "Collaborative Mobile Charging: From Abstraction to Solution" at IEEE/ACM IWQoS 2016 held recently in Beijing, China.
The CIS ACM-W is having its annual Successful Women in Technology panel, Wednesday, April 13, from 5-7 PM, in SERC 108.
We are pleased to be able to take 25 CIS students to the Philadelphia Women in Tech Summit on April 9, due to the generous scholarships provided by our corporate partners, PricewaterhouseCoopers, CapTech, Protivity and ARAMARK.
Two CIS corporate partners will be sponsoring scholarships for CIS students to attend the prestigious 2016 Grace Hopper Women in Computing Conference.