Computer Science graduate student Brandy King has won the CECS Award for Excellence by a Graduate Teaching Assistant.
A team of researchers from the AI Things Lab at UCF, consisting of Sharare Zehtabian, Siavash Khodadadeh and professor Lotzi Bölöni is participating in the XPrize Foundation’s Pandemic Response Challenge
Michael Roberts (a current MS in digital forensics student and, UCF IT graduate) finished second in the nation at the 2020 DOE CyberForce Competition hosted by Argonne National Laboratory.
Several UCF CS students and faculty have won a “Best Long Paper” award at the 7th ACM Symposium on Spatial User Interaction.
UCF CS PhD graduate Alvaro Velasquez, who received his PhD in Computer Science in 2018 (and also a bachelor’s degree in 2014 and a MS degree in 2016) was named a winner in UCF’s fifth annual 30 Under 30 Awards.
Congratulations to Sumit Jha’s PhD student Sunny Raj for his excellent work in the NIPS/Google Adversarial Defense competition, where he took 14th place out of 108 teams.
The IEEE Orlando Section (http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r3/orlando/) presents Graduate Scholarship Awards each calendar year.
Congratulations to Khurram Soomro, a PhD student in Computer Science, who won first place in the doctoral competition (for CECS) at the graduate research forum for: Action Localization in Videos through Context Walk.
Congratulations to Afshin Dehghan, who received the 2014/2015 Computer Science Ph.D. Student of the Year Award. In addition, congratulations to Rahmatollah Beheshti and Solmaz Gurkan, who were tied for First Runner Up.
Congratulations to PhD Student Alvaro Velasquez, whose undergraduate Honors thesis has been selected as the first place winner for the Outstanding Thesis Award at the 2015 Founder’s Day Honors Convocation. This is the first time that a CS Division student has placed first since 2008!