Threads 2005

Threads is the official newsletter of the Department of Computer Science, published once each semester

2005 Winter - 9(1)
  • Chair's message (Pankaj Agarwal)
  • Pankaj Agarwal: new Chair of Computer Science Department
  • Owen Astrachan and Jeffrey Chase receive IBM faculty awards
  • Tools design DNA-Nanotube logic
  • Welcome: new faculty member Kamesh Munagala
  • Recent secondary faculty members: Chris Dwyer, Terrence Furey and Uwe Ohler
  • Wolfgang Gentzsch, Adjunct Faculty
  • New faculty grants awarded
  • Carlo Tomasi promoted to full professor
  • Astrachan works with Duke's program to hand out iPods to freshmen
  • SLAM supported by SAIC gift to Ronald Parr
  • Annual department meeting held
  • Student Presentations
  • TechConnect 2004
  • Talks
  • Duke Robotics students teach middle schoolers
  • Duke Ties for first place in ACM Mid-Atlantic regional programming contest
  • Congratulations to newest graduates: Ph.D. and M.S. degrees
  • Alumni news
  • Department picnic
2005 Fall - 9(2)
  • Chair's Message [Pankaj Agarwal]
  • Herbert Edelsbrunner elected member of AAAS
  • Thom LaBean promoted to Associate Research Professor
  • Oracle computer could have all the answers built in
  • Professor Emeritus Alan Biermann sends his best wishes
  • Alexander Hartemink recognized for work in computational molecular biology
  • Carla Ellis elected to the executive committee of CRA and accepted the National Science Board's Service Award on behalf of CRA-W
  • Welcome new faculty - Landon Cox and Shivnath Babu
  • New grants awarded
  • Duke University to continue iPod program
  • Technology enlivens classroom, delivers content to mobile students
  • Diane Riggs receives meritorious service award
  • New staff member: Camelia Pierson Eaves
  • CS Team takes 2nd place at Spelman College CS Olympiad
  • Student Publications
  • Duke CS competes in ACM World Finals and Masters Code
  • CRA-W Grad Cohort Workshop - San Francisco
  • New Ph.D. and M.S. students for Fall 2005
  • Graduation 2005
  • Alumni Information
  • JFLAP allows students to explore formal languages and automata theory
  • Alice can teach you how to program
  • inDuke/Frontiers
  • Spring Picnic
  • CIEL: Software for visualizing protein-protein interactions
  • Will telephone numbers soon disappear?
  • Graduation 2005 Honors recipients