Vince Conitzer Named 2019 AAAI Fellow
Congratulations to Vincent Conitzer, who was recently elected as a new AAAI fellow. Officially inducted at the AAAI 2019 conference, Conitzer is Kimberly J. Jenkins University Professor of New Technologies, Professor of Computer Science, Professor of Economics, and Professor of Philosophy at Duke University.
Duke Computer Science receives FICO Recognition Award
FICO recently announced winners of the inaugural explainable machine learning challenge. Duke Computer Science received the FICO Recognition Award for going above and beyond expectations with a fully transparent global model and a user-friendly dashboard. Duke's team included Cynthia Rudin, Chaofan Chen, Kangcheng Lin, Yaron Shaposhnik, Sijia Wang, and Tong Wang.Read More
Astrachan, Berry, Cox, and Mitchener Nominated for SIGCSE Top 10 Symposium Papers of All Time Award
Congratulations to Owen Astrachan and then-undergraduate joint authors Landon Cox, Garret Mitchener, and Geoffrey Berry. They were recently nominated for the SIGCSE Top 10 Symposium Papers of All Time Award for "Design patterns: an essential component of CS curricula."Read More
Jeff Forbes Awarded Grant to Develop Computer Science Degree and Career Paths for Minority Students
Jeff Forbes, Associate Professor of the Practice of Computer Science was recently awarded a substantial grant through a partnership with Siegel Family Endowment. The grant funds a project originating in an October 2018 ACM report, "Lighting the Path: From Community College to Computing Careers.”Read More