News & Events

Dr. Farnam Jahanian, Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation, visited the CIS Department on Friday January 17. Dr. Jahanian also gave a presentation on "Innovating for Society: Realizing the Transformative Impact of Computing and Communication".
Professor Jie Wu, Chair and Laura H. Carnell Professor, recently served as program chair for CCF China National Computer Congress (CNCC) held in Changsha, China, October 24-26.
Dr. Jie Wu gave a keynote titled "Collaborative Mobile Charging and Coverage in Wireless Sensor Networks " 
The CIS Department has invited four of the top computer scientists to present Distinguished Lectures on their work.

Ph.D. students Nemanja Djuric and Lakesh Kansakar and their advisor Slobodan Vucetic received an outstanding paper award at the 23rd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), Beijing, China, held from Aug 3-9 2013. 

Four additional CIS women students have received scholarships to the 2013 Grace Hopper Celebration.

A CIS corporate partner, Vanguard, has awarded scholarships to CIS students Cheryl Texter, Kelly Ross, and Lisa Clark to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration.


Tatyana Nuzhnaya and Danae Richardson have been awarded scholarships from the 2013 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conference. Danae is an undergraduate major in Information Science and Technology. Tatyana is a Ph.D.

Professor Longin Latecki has been awarded $493,000 for his National Science Foundation proposal "Object and Activity Recognition as the Maximum Weight Subgraph Problem with Mutual Exclusion Constraints" .
Ryan Houlihan, a CS undergraduate senior, has been awarded an NSF Graduate Fellowship.
Shan Lin served as the local arrangement Chair of CPSWeek 2013 held in Philadelphia
CIS hosted an NSF CAREER proposal writing workshop on March 15 at Temple University Center City (TUCC).Over 100 participants from different schools in the country and 7 NSF Program Directors attended this one-day workshop.
CIS is offering a summer research program for qualified undergraduate students. This is an exciting opportunity to work with emerging technologies and working with leading researchers in the field.