The Computing Research Association (CRA) has an annual award for outstanding undergraduate research. “This award program recognizes undergraduate students in North American colleges and universities who show outstanding potential in an area of computing research.”
CS PhD graduate Yun Zhai and Professor Mubarak Shah received an ACM SIGMM Test of Time Paper Honorable Mention award for their paper “Visual attention detection in video sequences using spatiotemporal cues
CS undergraduate student Gary Hoppenworth has won a Scholarship from the Barry Goldwater Scholarship & Excellence in Education Foundation (see https://goldwater.scholarsapply.org/2020-goldwater-scholars-by-legal-state-of-residence/).
Congratulations to Irene Tanner, an undergraduate in Computer Science, who was awarded an Honors Undergraduate Thesis scholarship from the Burnett Honors College in October.
Several UCF CS students and faculty have won a “Best Long Paper” award at the 7th ACM Symposium on Spatial User Interaction.
Trustee chair professor Dr. Mubarak Shah is the 2019 winner of the prestigious ACM SIGMM award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications.
At the UCF Founder’s Day convocation in April, Dr. Pamela Wisniewski, an assistant professor with the department was recognized with UCF’s Reach for the Stars award.
Congratulations to Drs. Ladislau Boloni, Damian Dechev, Haiyan Hu, Damla Turgut, and Shaojie Zhang for receiving a UCF Research Incentive Award.
Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski, her PhD student Karla Badillo-Urquiola, and their coauthor, Xinru Page for receiving a Best Paper award (top 1% of all submissions) at the ACM CHI conference for 2019.
UCF finished in 3rd Place at the National Collegiate Penetration Testing competition on Sunday, November 4th at Rochester Institute of Technology.