NSF Smart and Connected Health Aspiring Investigators Workshop, 2015

by Helen Wright April 20th, 2015

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is holding a Smart and Connected Health (SCG) Aspiring Investigators Workshop in Arlington, VA on June 29. This workshop will be an informational and interactive opportunity for the Aspiring Investigators to develop skills and address the knowledge gaps necessary to submit a successful Smart and Connected Health (SCH) proposal. The […]

Cyber-Physical Systems Week 2015

by Helen Wright April 17th, 2015

The following guest blog post is from Tho Nguyen, AAAS Fellow in Computer Systems Research in the Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) at the National Science Foundation (NSF). Today marks the end of the 2015 Cyber-Physical Systems Week.  As part of the week of celebrations, NSF sponsored a meeting of early-career investigators in cyber-physical systems to focus […]

Great Innovative Ideas!

by Helen Wright April 16th, 2015

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) is delighted to announce a new feature on our website! Great Innovative Ideas are a way to showcase the exciting new research and ideas generated by the computing community. Once a month we will post an article highlighting new research going on in the field and ideas generated by our […]

Shashi Shekhar Receives UCGIS Top Education Honor

by Helen Wright April 13th, 2015

The University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS) Awards Program identifies and honors members of the geospatial community who have extraordinary records of accomplishments, including service to the mission of UCGIS. This year, the top honor for education goes to Computing Community Consortium (CCC) Council member Dr. Shashi Shekhar of the University of Minnesota, for his expansion […]

The National Academies Forum on Cyber Resilience

by Helen Wright April 9th, 2015

  The National Academies Forum on Cyber Resilience held its inaugural meeting this week in Washington, DC. The Forum is focused on advancing the national dialogue about our cyber systems and their resilience and plans to address issues including cybersecurity and trustworthiness; stakeholder values; and preparation, response, and recovery in the face of malicious attacks, technological […]

WATCH Talk- Inside Anonymous

by Helen Wright April 8th, 2015

The next WATCH Talk, called Inside Anonymous, is Tuesday, April 8, 12:00-1:00PM EST.  The presenter is Gabriella (Biella) Coleman, the Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy at McGill University. Trained as a cultural anthropologist, Coleman researches, writes, and teaches on computer hackers and digital activism. Her first book on Free Software, Coding Freedom: The Ethics and […]