News and Events

Recent News & Accomplishments

 2004

The OWL web ontology language, derived from the SHOE language developed by Jim Hendler and colleagues, has been endorsed by the more than 400 companies in the W3C .  read more
Bobby Bhattacharjee has been awarded a Sloan Fellowship .  read more
Bill Arbaugh was featured on CBS Evening News in connection with security issues in electronic voting machines.  read more

 2003

In NASA's current Mars mission, the 3D visualization that they used to manage the orientation of the spacecraft was built using Ben Bederson 's open-source Togl tool kit.  read more
Jeff Foster and Michael Hicks have both received NSF Career awards.  read more
Jeff Foster and William Pugh have both received Eclipse Innovation awards from IBM.  read more
Vic Basili will receive an honorary degree from the University of Sannio, Benevento (BN), Italy, "for his continual, outstanding contributions to Software Engineering."  read more
Azriel Rosenfeld will receive an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.  read more
Ben Shneiderman has won the IEEE Book Award for 2003 for his book, Leonardo's Laptop: Human Needs and the New Computing Technologies .  read more
A paper by Jeff Carver and Vic Basili won the best-paper award at the 17th Brazilian Symposium on Software Engineering (SBES 2003).  read more

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