Threads 2008

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

2008 Spring - 12(1)
  • Chair's Message (Pankaj Agarwal)
  • Dee Ramm and Bob Wagner honored at retirement party
  • New grants awarded
  • Jeff Forbes receives ARTSI Alliance grant
  • Duke's contribution to Croquet project recognized by Mellon Foundation
  • Owen Astrachan named NSF CISE Fellow
  • Computational redesign of nature's molecular assembly lines
  • New Duke Center for Systems Biology
  • Anonymous voting over the Internet
  • CS in North Building
  • JFLAP a finalist for Needs Premier Courseware 2007
  • Grad student profile: Jeff Phillips
  • Undergrad profiles: Jason Bosko, Andrew Waterman, and Matthew Rognlie
  • Thom LaBean leads international research experience in nanostructures
  • Welcome new Computer Science students
  • Recent graduates
  • Graduate awards for the 2006-7 academic year
  • Paper is top pick
  • Keep in touch
  • Students and faculty attend Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing
  • Student publications/presentations
  • Duke wins battle of the brains!
  • TechConnect 2007
  • Staff award given to Pamela Spencer
  • Fall 2007 departmental meeting
2008 Fall - 12(2)
  • Chair's Message (Pankaj Agarwal)
  • Welcome new faculty Xiaowei Yang
  • Alexander Hartemink promoted to Associate Professor
  • Jun Yang promoted to Associate Professor
  • Susan Rodger promoted to Professor of the Practice
  • Landon Cox receives Career Award
  • New grants awarded
  • Vincent Conitzer named Sloan Fellow, Doctoral Dissertation and Paper recognized
  • Pankaj Agarwal awarded RJR Nabisco Distinguished Professorship
  • Carla Ellis retires
  • FANTOM: Framework for Accelerating Numerical Transforms on Microchips
  • Bruce Donald awarded NIH and Duke funding
  • Intelligent “PUSH” with Prosem
  • C-SURF
  • Challenging Summer Programs engage teachers and students: Alice, Virtual Conflict Resolution, ARTSI
  • Welcome new Computer Science students
  • Grad Student Profile: Anita Lungu
  • Recent Graduates
  • Undergraduate Awards
  • Best Student Paper: Jeff Phillips
  • Student Publications/Presentations
  • Keep in touch
  • Graduate Research Day
  • Nicholas Patrick selected for Goldwater Scholarship
  • Welcome new staff member Renee Brown