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The Johns Hopkins University Chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon Hosts T-Shirt Competition

May 6, 2016

In fall 2015, The Johns Hopkins University Chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), an international honor society dedicated to the discipline of computer information systems and computer science, partnered with The Johns Hopkins Association for Computing Machinery to organize a t-shirt design competition and fundraiser. The goal of the competition was to raise UPE’s visibility […]

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WSE team takes home 2016 KUKA Innovation Award

April 28, 2016

A team from the Whiting School of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science has taken the top honors at the world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology in Hanover, Germany. Comprising three graduate students and one recently completed PhD student from the Department of Computer Science, as well as one robotics Master’s degree student, Team CoSTAR (Collaborative […]

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CS Majors Win Big at JHU Business Competition

April 26, 2016

Two teams with Computer Science majors won top prizes at Johns Hopkins University Business Plan Competition, hosted by JHU’s Center for Leadership Education (CLE), held April 1st at its Homewood Campus. They competed with 28 other teams from Hopkins, Harvard, MIT, Tulane University, University of Arkansas and Stanford University. Each had only 7 minutes to […]

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CS Professor Wins Excellence in Teaching Award

April 15, 2016

Dr. Sara Miner More has been selected as this year’s winner of the Robert B. Pond, Sr. Excellence in Teaching Award for outstanding undergraduate teaching. The award will be presented to Dr. More at the annual Whiting School of Engineering Convocation Awards Ceremony on Monday, May 2, 2016, 3:00 p.m. in Shriver Hall, JHU Homewood Campus. This award […]

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Ben Langmead receives Benjamin Franklin Award

April 15, 2016

Ben Langmead, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, has received the Benjamin Franklin Award for Open Access in the Life Sciences. The award is presented annually to someone who has promoted free and open access to important materials and methods used in the life sciences. Langmead accepted the award from Bioinformatics.org at the 2016 Bio-IT World Conference & Expo, held […]

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Alexis Battle of Computer Science named 2016 Searle Scholar

April 15, 2016

Alexis Battle, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, has been named a 2016 Searle Scholar. Battle is one of 15 early-career scientists selected by the Searle Scholars Program Advisory Board for this honor, which recognizes the potential of researchers to make significant contributions to chemical and biological research over the course of their […]

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