Prof. Alexandros Labrinidis is elected Secretary/Treasurer of ACM SIGMOD, to serve a four-year term (July 2009 - June 2013). Congratulations, Alex!
Qinglan Li, a graduate student in the ADMT Lab, is the winner of the Poster Competition during GradExpo 2009. Her poster, entitled "User-Centric Annotation Management for Biological Data" was voted as best poster by a panel of judges from various other departments. Congratulations Qinglan!
More info about this work in our SSDBM 2008 paper.
This project is part of the Center for Modeling Pulmonary Immunity.
Come and visit us at the poster session of today's GradExpo, taking place at the William Pitt Union. Out group is participating this year with four posters. Here are the titles:
- Panickos Neophytou - Towards Continuous Workflow Enactment Systems
- Lory Al-Moakar, Christine Chung, Shenoda Guirguis, Panickos Neophytou - Auction-Based Admission Control of Continuous Queries
- Qinlan Li - User-Centric Annotation Management for Biological Data
- Alexander Connor - Nearest Neighbor Queries over Dynamic Graph Data
After getting tenure at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Pittsburgh, Alexandros went on a one term sabbatical in Greece.
Brian Wongchaowart, an undergraduate student in the CS Department at the University of Pittsburgh and a member of the ADMT Lab has received an Honorable Mention at the 2009 CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award Competition. Brian is doing research in the ADMT Lab under the supervision of Dr. Alexandros Labrinidis. Brian is the seventh student from Pitt's CS Department to be recognized by CRA since the inception of this award program in 1995. Congratulations Brian!
Prof. Alexandros Labrinidis gets NSF CAREER award (on User-Centric Data Management).
The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations.
Our alumnus, Dr. Mohamed Sharaf has received a 2-year fellowship from the Ministry of Research and Innovation of Canada. He has received one of the 3 fellowships given in engineering!
This year, this fellowship was very competitive - the acceptance rate was 14% (=15 fellowships given to more then 100 applied).
[News] Congratulations to Alex Connor for winning the best undergraduate poster award at SIGMOD 2008
Alex Connor, a staff member of the ADMT Lab, won the best poster award at the ACM SIGMOD 2008 Undergraduate Poster Competition. His poster entry was entitled Nearest Neighbor Queries over Graph Data Congratulations Alex!
Alex Labrinidis, co-director of the ADMT Lab, has been promoted to Associate Professor and has been given tenure to the Department of Computer Science at UPitt.
Congratulations Alex!! We all wish you more recognitions and successes in the years ahead.