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Five Engineering and Computer Science Students Named Chellgren Fellows

Last week, the University of Kentucky Chellgren Center for Undergraduate Excellence honored its newest class of Chellgren Fellows. Benefactor Paul Chellgren and his wife Deborah, along with Chellgren Endowed Chair Philipp Kraemer, UK Provost Christine Riordan, and UK President Eli Capilouto, recognized and congratulated the students on being named Fellows.

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Wasilkowski Article Named 2nd Hottest from April-June, 2013

Computer science professor Grzegorz "Greg" Wasilkowski’s article “On tractability of linear tensor product problems for ~-variate classes of functions” was recently ranked #2 on the Journal of Complexity’s Top 25 Hottest Articles list for April-June 2013.

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Truszczynski Elected Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Fellow

University of Kentucky computer science professor Miroslaw Truszczynski was one of eight individuals recently recognized as a Fellow in the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI).

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Hayes’ Paper Stands Test of Time, Wins Award

At next week’s 21st Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Requirements Engineering Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, computer science professor and associate chair Jane Hayes will receive the “2013 Most Influential Paper” award.

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After a long beta test, Drs. Goldsmith and Klapper tied the knot.

After a long beta test, Drs. Goldsmith and Klapper tied the knot.

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Students Excel in University Programming Contest

Last Thursday, Sept. 13, 20 UK students competed against each other in a campus programming contest. The students, most of them CS majors, were each given six problems to try to solve individually within three and a half hours.

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Top 25 Hottest Articles

The most recent paper by Prof. Grzegorz “Greg” Wasilkowski, Liberating the dimension for L2-approximation, is among the Top 25 Hottest Articles in Journal of Complexity for the periods January to March 2012 and April to June 2012.

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Mattei Wins Best Student Paper Award

Nicholas Mattei, Judy Goldsmith, and Andrew Klapper win the Best Student Paper award at FLAIRS-25 for their paper "On the Complexity of Bribery and Manipulation in Tournaments with Uncertain Information."

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Manivannan Appointed as Editor of Prestigious Journal

Dr. Dakshnamoorthy Manivannan, an associate professor in the Department, has been appointed as an editor of the prestigious journal IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems.

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Dr. Jane Hayes Raised to Full Professor

Dr. Jane Hayes of the Computer Science department has been voted by the Board of Trustees to be raised to the level of Full Professor. This is the highest non-administrative title for an academic.

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