NYU Computer Science News

Cryptography interview

Yevgeniy Dodis is interviewed on NBC on the use of cryptography for privacy and for security.

4th Place, Greater New York Programming Contest

NYU's top team, with members Jingyu Deng, Jingwen Deng and Yixin Tao, placed 4th at the Greater New York ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) which was held on Sunday, November 8th at Queens College. NYU's second team, with members Lingsong Zeng, Zeleng Zhuang and Ziyi Tang placed 8th. Congratulations to all the team members and to their coaches Bowen Yu and Evan Korth!

ONUG Conference

The fall meeting of the Open Networking User Group (ONUG) was held Nov. 3-5 at the NYU Kimmel Center, and was hosted by Lakshmi Subramanian. This year's meeting was the largest ever; there were 640 participants, including both research scientists and business leaders from pharma, financial services, retail, computing, transportation, media & entertainment, express delivery, healthcare, cloud providers, service providers and many other industry segments.

Jenks Memorial Prize

Victor Shoup has been awarded the 2015 Richard D. Jenks Memorial Prize for Excellence in Software Engineering Applied to Computer Algebra for his work on NTL: A Library for Doing Number Theory. Congratulations!

Silver Professor

Subhash Khot has been named a Silver Professor. Congratulations!

Armstrong Achievement Award

Prof. Ted Rappaport is the recipient of the 2015 IEEE Communications Society Edwin Howard Armstrong Achievement Award, "for broad contribution and outstanding leadership in channel measurement and technology research fundamental to mobile communication." Congratulations!

Top-Rated Professor

Craig Kapp is rated #14 on the ratemyprofessors.com list of "Highest Rated University Professors of 2014-2015." Congratulations!

Lattice-based Cryptography

Oded Regev's work on lattice-based cryptography is discussed in an article in Quanta Magazine.

Deep Learning

Yann LeCun's research on deep learning is featured in an article in Technology Review.

Iacobachvili Award

Rich Bonneau has received the 2015 Iakobachvili Faculty Science Award from NYU School of Arts and Science. Congratulations!

Simons Investigator

Subhash Khot has been named a Simons Investigator in Theoretical Computer Science by the Simons Foundation. Congratulations!

Women in Computing in the Arab World

Sana Odeh's research on the involvement of women in the Arab world in computer science is discussed in an article in Forbes Magazine.

Sad news of Prof. Robert Dewar

Professor Emeritus Robert Dewar has died at the age of 70. Robert was a faculty member in the Computer Science department from 1975 until his retirement in 2005 and was chair of the department from 1978 to 1980. Robert was a leading figure in programming languages, particularly in the development of Ada; an inspiring and admired teacher; a raconteur, singer, and actor; and a well-loved colleague and friend. Our sympathies to his family and friends.

Yann LeCun in Le Monde

Yann LeCun and his work on deep learning are featured in an article in Le Monde (in French).

INRIA International Chair

Dennis Shasha has been named an INRIA international chair; he will be hosted by the ZENITH project, which works on data intensive problems having applications in biology and astronomy. Congratulations!


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