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Eight on faculty named fellows of Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics

The Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics honors members recognized by their peers as distinguished contributors to the discipline. (May 11, 2009)

Kleinberg wins $150,000 computer science prize

Computer scientist Jon Kleinberg has received the 2008 ACM-Infosys Foundation Award in the Computing Sciences for his contributions to improving Web search techniques and studies of networking. (May 5, 2009)

Analysis of Flickr photos could lead to online travel books

Cornell scientists have downloaded and analyzed nearly 35 million Flickr photos. Their research provides a new way to automatically organize, label and summarize large-scale collections of digital images. (April 28, 2009)

Estroff, Cosley and Perelstein honored by NSF

Lara Estroff, Daniel Cosley and Maxim Perelstein have received 2009 Early Career Development Awards from the National Science Foundation. (March 16, 2009)

Computer games (and pizza) help build K-12 computer skills

Cornell computer science students are using computer games to attract public school students to computer science with a free after-school course in game-making. (March 4, 2009)

Technology ambassadors send Cornell library computers, software to Iraqi schools

The Cornell Computer Reuse Association is collecting computers and software from Cornell University Library and other campus departments to send to Iraqi schools. (Dec. 3, 2008)

From mice to men, evidence of evolutionary selection is found in 544 genes in analysis going back 80 million years

By comparing the genomes of humans and five other mammals, Cornell researchers have identified 544 genes that have been shaped by positive selection over millions of years of evolution. (Sept. 15, 2008)

Cornell gets $10 million federal grant to establish new institute applying computing to sustainability

The Institute for Computational Sustainability at Cornell, launched with a $10 million NSF grant, will apply computer science to problems in managing and allocating natural resources. (Sept. 3, 2008)

Fast-thinking students win regional programming contest and will go on to world finals in Canada

A Cornell team finished first in the Association for Computing Machinery Greater New York Programming Contest and will compete against more than 80 other teams in the world finals in April in Canada. (Nov. 6, 2007)