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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

New Master's for Privacy Engineers

To safeguard privacy in this age of Big Data and easy web access, there is a growing need for experts with a unique combination of technological know-how and policy savvy. Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science will provide this expertise with a new first-of-its-kind master's degree program for privacy engineers. MORE
Monday, June 11, 2012

Norman Sadeh to present at the Personal Democracy Forum

ISR Professor Norman Sadeh will be presenting on a panel at the Personal Democracy Forum 2012 conference.
Thursday, May 3, 2012

Livehoods - A new way to understand a city using social media

Researchers from ISR and HCII have developed Livehoods, a way to conceptualize the dynamics, structure, and character of a city by analyzing the social media its residents generate.
Thursday, February 23, 2012

Jane Miller receives Outstanding Staff Award

SCS Dean Randy Bryant presented a number of staff awards at the first annual Founders' Day Celebration on February 23. Among the recipients was Jane Miller, associate director of foreign initiatives/program manager in ISR's Software Engineering Professional Programs, who received the Outstanding Staff Award. MORE
Thursday, February 16, 2012

NITRD Symposium Features Wing and Scherlis

Jeannette Wing, head of the Computer Science Department, and Bill Scherlis, director of the Institute for Software Research, are among the speakers Thursday at a day-long  symposium in Washington, D.C., celebrating two decades of achievements by the federal Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) program. MORE
Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Norman Sadeh Speaks About Search, Seizure and GPS

ISR professor Norman Sadeh was featured in an article about a recent Supreme Court case on the nature of privacy and GPS tracking. MORE
Saturday, October 1, 2011

Kathleen Carley featured in Carnegie Mellon Today

Professor Kathleen M. Carley is featured in the October 2011 (Volume 8, Number 4) issue of Carnegie Mellon Today. The article is titled "Nowhere to Hide" and is written by Melissa Silmore. MORE
Monday, June 6, 2011

Robert Bocchino Wins ACM SIGPLAN Dissertation Award

Postdoctoral Associate Robert Bocchino has been awarded the ACM SIGPLAN Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award for his 2010 Ph.D. thesis at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. MORE
Sunday, May 1, 2011

Kathleen Carley: Predicting Change

Professor Kathleen M. Carley is featured on the Carnegie Mellon University homepage. The corresponding news article is in the Next Generation Computing section and the article is titled "Predicting Change." MORE
Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Professor Kathleen M. Carley receives Simmel Award

Professor Kathleen M. Carley received the Simmel Award from the International Network for Social Network Analysis. MORE
Friday, November 5, 2010

ISR Open House and Space Dedication

ISR held its Space Dedication and Open House on November 5, 2010, to celebrate its new home and to showcase its academic and research programs. MORE
Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Ciera Jaspan wins OOPSLA/SPLASH student research competition

ISR Software Engineering Ph.D. student Ciera Jaspan won first place in the OOPSLA/SPLASH ACM student research competition last week. MORE
Thursday, August 5, 2010

2010 Siebel Scholars Announced

Randy Bryant, Dean of the School of Computer Science, has announced the selection of 5 SCS graduate students as Siebel Scholars, including Michael Benish and Jana Diesner from the ISR Ph.D. program in Computation, Organizations and Society. MORE
Friday, June 4, 2010

CASOS hosts 10th annual Summer Institute

The Center for Computational Analysis of Social and Organizational Systems (CASOS) is hosting its 10th annual Summer Institute, an intense, hands-on introduction to dynamic network analysis and computational modeling of complex socio-technical systems. MORE