WATCH Talk- The CHERI Processor: Revisiting the Hardware-Software Interface for Security

by Helen Wright June 29th, 2015

The next WATCH talk, called The CHERI Processor: Revisiting the Hardware-Software Interface for Security is Monday July 6, 2015 from Noon-1pm EST. The presenter is Dr Robert N.M. Watson. Robert is a University Lecturer in Systems, Security, and Architecture at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory. He has a strong interests in open-source software, is on […]

CCC-led White Papers on the Science of Autonomy

by Helen Wright June 25th, 2015

In May, the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) commissioned members of the research community to generate white papers to help guide strategic thinking in autonomous systems in a number of different domain specific areas, including Aerial Earth Science, Construction, Defense, Disaster Management, Service Robots, and Transportation Systems. Today, the CCC is releasing six of these white papers with […]

NSF’s New Public Access Plan

by Helen Wright June 24th, 2015

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has a new public access plan called Today’s Data, Tomorrow’s Discoveries that was released in March to increase access to the results of research funded by NSF. Public access is intended to accelerate the dissemination of fundamental research results that will advance the frontiers of knowledge and help ensure the nation’s […]

White House OSTP Fall Internship Opportunity

by Helen Wright June 23rd, 2015

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to work closely with senior White House officials and science and technology (S&T) policy analysts in OSTP’s topic-based divisions. These internships are open to interested students from all majors and programs. Applicants are encouraged to apply for one of three terms […]

DARPA Proposers Day July 21-22

by Helen Wright June 19th, 2015

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Defense Sciences Office (DSO) is sponsoring a two-day Proposers Day event to provide information to potential proposers on the objectives of the anticipated Defense Sciences Office (DSO) Office-wide Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) releasing sometime in June 2015. The goals of this event are to: (1) familiarize participants with DSO’s mission; […]

ACM Appoints New CEO

by Helen Wright June 18th, 2015

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), has named Robert (“Bobby”) Schnabel executive director and CEO effective November 1, 2015. Schnabel joins ACM after eight years as professor and dean of the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College in Mathematics, Schnabel earned his Master’s degree and his Ph.D. […]