Carmen CSE - Computer Science and Engineering at Ohio State
     
 

Issue 1 | Winter 2018

 
 
Rick Parent, MS ’73, PhD ’77) receiving the Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award

Rick Parent receives Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award

Rick Parent received his MS and PhD in CSE at The Ohio State University in 1973 and 1977 respectively. Rick has been a CSE professor from 1985-2012, and remains as professor emeritus in the department. Rick has been recognized as a Computer Graphics Pioneer by ACM SIGGRAPHICS, which is a high honor in computer graphics field. Learn More.

 
     
     
 
Prof. Tamal Dey named ACM Fellow

Tamal Dey named ACM Fellow

Tamal Dey is among 56 of the leading computer scientists worldwide named as Fellows by the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM). ACM cited the award was given “for contributions to computational geometry and computational topology.” Read about their project.

 
     
 
ACM-W members attend the 2017 Grave Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

Bridging the gender gap in computer science

In classes where male students significantly outnumber females, it can be hard for women in computer science to connect with other women, and easy for them to feel isolated. Luckily, there’s an Ohio State student organization dedicated to encouraging women and improving conditions in the computing field. Find out how.

 
     
 
K. Pillalamarri, J. Rajasekera and P. Ayra win the University of Akron Hackathon

Undergrad team wins The University of Akron hackathon

The University of Akron held their annual hackathon the weekend of October 6th. Over 125 students and over 25 entries competed for a grand prize of $1,000. The CSE department was represented by a team of three undergraduate students. Read their story.

 
     
 
IEEE Best Paper Award for Cluster ’18 conference

Best Paper Award at the IEEE Cluster ’18 conference

Professor D.K. Panda along with M. Bayatpour, J. M. Hashmi, S. Chakraborty, P. Kousha, H. Subramoni received a Best Paper Award at the IEEE Cluster 2018 Conference for their paper, SALaR: Scalable and Adaptive Designs for Large Message Reduction Collectives. Learn More.

 
     
 
TRIPODS+X Team working on their research project for NSF

Bringing new perspectives to broad data science challenges

Three Ohio State research projects—each involving College of Engineering faculty—will receive $800,000 in TRIPODS+X awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Learn More.

 
     
     
 
Previous department chair Merv Muller

Beloved department chair passes away

Mervin E. Muller, age 90, passed away on December 3, 2018. Merv had a long career in academia, development, and industry, and his substantive focus varied from statistics to information technology to international development.

 
     
     
 
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