[News] NSF Awards CDI Grant to Professors Labrinidis, Chrysanthis and Marai

The National Science Foundation has recently awarded a grant to a group of six faculty at Pitt to support the AstroShelf project. They are Professors Jeffrey Newman and Michael Wood-Vasey from the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Professor G. Elisabeta Marai from the Interdisciplinary Visualization Research Lab and Professors Labrinidis and Chrysanthis from the ADMT Lab.


[News] Professors Panos K. Chrysanthis and Kirk Pruhs visit Capitol Hill

On April 15th Professors Chrysanthis and Pruhs represented a group of researchers in our department who study sustainable computing in the 16th Annual Coalition for National Science Funding Exhibition on Capitol Hill. The Exhibition is a showcase for prominent research supported by the National Science Foundation; it is attended regularly by Members of the U.S. Congress and their staff and White House leaders.

[News] Shenoda Guirguis wins Mellon Fellowship for 2010-2011

The Andrew Mellon Predoctoral Fellowship provides PhD. students approaching graduation with a year of support -- the winners of this award have shown remarkable ability and promise. We are fortunate to have two students in our department earn the 2010-2011 award: Ahmed Abousamra and our own Shenoda Guirguis. Congratulations to you both!

[News] Congratulations to Shenoda and Lory!

As part of our Department's 10th annual Computer Science Day, our group is honored to have received the following awards:

Shenoda Guirguis -- Research Competition Winner:

"Weaved Sharing of Aggregate Continuous Queries"

[News] ADMT at ICDE'10

Our group is visiting Long Beach, CA this week to attend ICDE'10. Lory will be giving a talk tomorrow at 10:30am PST in the Workflow and Workload Management session for the paper "Admission Control Mechanisms for Continuous Queries in the Cloud," which was written by her, Panos K. Chrysanthis, Christine Chung, Shenoda Guirguis, Alexandros Labrinidis, Panayiotis Neophytou, and Kirk Pruhs.

[News] Prof. Alexandros Labrinidis is in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Professor Labrinidis was quoted prominently in Mike Cronin's article on smartphone use.

[News] Shenoda Guirguis and Lory Al Moakar have been awarded with NSF travel grant for ICDE

Two student members of our group have been awarded each an NSF travel grant to attend ICDE, present their poster and attend the Ph.D. workshop. The award covers all of the expenses. Congratulations to both of them!

[News] Prof. Alexandros Labrinidis is elected Secretary/Treasurer of ACM SIGMOD

Prof. Alexandros Labrinidis is elected Secretary/Treasurer of ACM SIGMOD, to serve a four-year term (July 2009 - June 2013). Congratulations, Alex!

[News] Congratulations to Qinglan Li for winning the poster competition during GradExpo 2009!

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!

[GradExpo] ADMT Lab is presenting four posters at today's GradExpo

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.