- CS majors Zachary Bears, Sai Cheemalapati, and Michael Deng were members of the first place team in the HackDuke computer programming contest. In less than 24 hours, they developed a prototype device that uses a glove, sensors and a computer to translate the motions of sign language into speech. Learn more in the video and Duke Today article.
- Owen Astrachan was selected as a Distinguished Educator of the ACM.
- Duke CS hosted the ACM Regional Programming Contest
- Smart Home resident Rebecca Lai won the STEAMy Summer Challenge Grand Prize and People's Choice Award for her short SEED video. Rebecca is a sophomore majoring in Computer Science and Visual Arts.
- DUInnovate, a Duke University team comprised of nine students from CS, BME, ECE, Psychology, Econ, and Biology, took third place in the Bank of America Campus Challenge 2013. The CS students were Howard Chung, David Spruill, and Richard Cao. Teams were required to present solutions to real-world technology and business challenges associated with the financial services industry. The results are posted on the Challenge Portal.
- Twenty-three Duke Computer Science students were among the nearly 5,000 participants at this year's Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.
- TechConnect 2013 Spring
- Guillermo Sapiro has been selected as a SIAM Fellow for his contributions to both theory and practice in the fields of image processing and computer vision.
- Ruofan Xia won prestigious IBM PhD Fellowship for his work with Kishor Trivedi, John Board, and Xiaobai Sun. This is a worldwide competition, and is extremely selective.
- Grant Awarded: Alvy Lebeck (PI: Chris Dwyer) - Stochastic Computing Machines Enabled by DNA Self-Assembly. Sponsor: DARPA.