Archive for September 20th, 2011


Computer Scientist Among 2011 MacArthur Fellows

September 20th, 2011
Shwetak Patel named a 2011 MacArthur Fellow [image courtesy the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation].

Congratulations to Shwetak Patel, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering at the University of Washington, who has just been named a 2011 MacArthur Fellow for his "exceptional creativity [and] promise for important future advances based on a track record of significant accomplishment": Shwetak Patel is a computer scientist who has invented a series of ...

Calling for Proposals: Envisioning Frontiers of Computing Research

September 20th, 2011
CCC seeking visioning proposals.

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) -- a standing committee of CRA that seeks to catalyze and empower the computing research community to pursue audacious, high-impact research -- has issued a call for proposals for workshop programs that will define visions and agendas for exciting frontiers of computing research. From the solicitation: Successful [workshop] programs will ultimately articulate ...