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UCF Computer Science Professor Recognized for Service to Computing Community

November 17, 2023
UCF professor Yan Solihin has been honored by the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group in Microarchitecture (ACM SIGMICRO) with the Distinguished Service Award. He was recognized for the achievement at the International Symposium on Microarchitecture in Toronto, held from Oct. 28 to Nov. 1, 2023. The Distinguished Service Award is presented to a…

New UCF Project is Harnessing Virtual Reality to Teach Quantum Computing

October 20, 2023
The multi-institutional work is funded by a nearly $1 million grant from the U.S. National Science Foundation. Researchers from the University of Central Florida, University of Texas at Dallas and Vanderbilt University have received a three-year, $927,203 grant for advancing future quantum education by using virtual reality (VR) and machine learning to identify and address…

UCF Awards Three CS Faculty with Promotions and Tenure

July 25, 2023
  One-hundred-forty-three UCF faculty members, including three from the Department of Computer Science, recently achieved significant career milestones in earning promotions and tenure for the 2022-23 cycle. Haiyan Hu was promoted to professor, and Yanjie Fu and Wei Zhang were promoted to associate professor with tenure. The approved faculty­ underwent a rigorous evaluation of their…

Dr. Damla Turgut Appointed as Chair of UCF Department of Computer Science

August 8, 2022
The UCF Department of Computer Science is pleased to announce that Professor Damla Turgut, Ph.D., has been appointed Chair of the Department. Her appointment will begin August 8, 2022. ¨Our department went through tremendous growth to become a world-class name in Computer Science research and education. It is a great honor for me to follow…

UCF Awards Promotions to Four Computer Science Faculty

June 15, 2022
Eighty-nine UCF faculty received promotions and another 48 earned tenure status for the 2021-22 cycle following a rigorous evaluation process. The Department of Computer Science had four faculty members selected this year.

Shah Named Fellow of Association for Computing Machinery

January 21, 2022
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has named Professor Mubarak Shah a Fellow for his significant contributions to human action recognition in video and for his leadership in promoting the undergraduate research experience.