|The University Times published today an interview of Profs. Chrysanthis and Labrinidis, where they talk about the recently launched Pittsburgh DataWorks initiative, our group's Big Data projects, and about the Big Data phenomenon in general.|
In this year's CS Day Event, Thao Pham won first price at the Poster Competition with her poster "Avoiding class warefare: Managing continuous queries in a multi-tenant environment with differentiated classes of service". Congratulations!
Also, congratulations to Roxana Gheorghiu and to Nicholas Farnan for being finalists in this year's Research Competition.
Professors Chrysanthis and Labrinidis are members of the advisory committee that has founded the Pittsburgh DataWorks initiative, whose aim is to bring together organizations and people working on "big data" throughout southwestern PA, with the ultimate goal of supporting ongoing initiatives and attracting big data talent and investments to the US’s “most livable city”.
|Roxana Gheorghiu successfully defended her PhD proposal on February 4th, 2013. The topic of her PhD dissertation will be "Unifying qualitative and quantitative database preferences to enhance query personalization". Congratulations to Roxana! More details can be found in the event's post.|
|Panayiotis (Panickos) Neophytou successfully defended his PhD dissertation at December 17th, 2012. The topic of his PhD dissertation is "Continuous Workflows: From Model to Enactment System". Congratulations to Panickos! More details can be found in the event's post here.|
Monday December 17, 2012
2:30 pm - 5317 Sennott Square
(Hosted by Dr. Panos Chrysanthis)
|Thao Nguyen Pham successfully passed her proposal defense at December 10, 2012. The title of her PhD proposal is "Exploiting the Synergy between Scheduling and Load Shedding to Facilitate Differentiated Levels of Service for Continuous Queries". More details can be found in the event's post here.|
Congratulations to Lory AI Moakar who won the Taulbee Award today. With the Taulbee Award, the Department of Computer Science recognizes graduate student excellence and promise as a teacher and researcher based on overall QPA, teaching ability and research work.
Also congratulating Thao Pham, who was recognized today for being awarded an Andrew Mellon Predoctoral Fellowships (one of the three that were awarded to our Department).
|Student member of the group, Shenoda Guirguis, successfully defended his Ph.D dissertation yesterday, Tuesday, August 23rd 2011. The topic of his dissertation was "Scalable Processing of Multiple Aggregate Continuous Queries". More details can be found in the event's post here.|
Friday January 14th, 2011
1:30 pm, 5317 Sennott Square
(Hosted by Alexandros Labrinidis)