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Ken Birman receives Kanai award

Kenneth P. Birman, the N. Rama Rao Professor of Computer Science, has received the 2009 Tsutomu Kanai Award for his contributions to the state of the art in distributed computing systems. (March 2, 2010)

Play the PhotoCity game to build a 3-D CU model

To play PhotoCity, you have to get up from your computer and walk around campus. The game knits together still photos of an object taken from many angles to create a 3-D model of the Cornell campus. (Feb. 24, 2010)

Bits On Our Minds to showcase future of robotics

Students will display projects ranging from robotics to digital music to social media at the annual BOOM exhibition on March 3. (Feb. 18, 2010)

From the new dean: CIS has more legs to stand on

An interview with Dan Huttenlocher, the new dean of the Faculty of Computing and Information Science, on the future of Cornell's Computing and Information Science programs. (Feb. 17, 2010)

Kleinberg awarded prize for computer science leadership

Jon Kleinberg, the Tisch University Professor of Computer Science, has been awarded the 2009 Katayanagi Emerging Leadership Prize. (Feb. 9, 2010)

Library seeks support from other institutions for arXiv

Cornell Library is asking other research institutions to contribute to the support of the online arXiv repository of science and mathematics preprints. (Jan. 25, 2010)

Huttenlocher tapped for MacArthur Foundation Board

Daniel Huttenlocher, dean of the Faculty of Computing and Information Science, has been named to the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Board of Directors.

CU deploys experimental TeraGrid resource for MATLAB

The Cornell Center for Advanced computing has deployed A 512-core parallel cluster running the scientific language MATLAB as an experimental resource on the TeraGrid. (Jan. 7, 2010)

Cornell team wins regional ACM programming contest

Cornell teams placed first, fifth and 18th out of 51 teams at the 2009 ACM Greater New York regional programming contest; the first-place team will compete in the international finals. (Nov. 19, 2009)