Computing Research News

February 2015 Vol. 27/No.2     ∫ Download PDF Version - 3.4 MB

February Announcements

By CRA Staff Full Article

CRA Staff Tours the Computer Science Department at Johns Hopkins University and Congratulations to Daniela Rus (CCC Council Member) who was recently named to the National Academy of Engineering for contributions to distributed robotic systems.

Computing Visions 2025

By Beth Mynatt, CCC Vice Chair Full Article

The Computing Visions 2025 initiative is intended to inspire the computing community to envision future trends and opportunities in computing research.

The FY2016 Budget Request for NSF Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE)

By Jim Kurose, Assistant Director, National Science Foundation, CISE Full Article

On February 2, 2015, the President delivered his Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Budget Request to Congress.  I am pleased to share with you key figures from the Request for the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the CISE directorate specifically.

CRA Introduces New Benefits for Members!

By CRA Staff Full Article

New this year, CRA members will receive priority acceptance, and a preferred CRA-Member rate to support eligible graduate students participation in the CRA-W Grad Cohort Workshop.

February 2015 CERP Infographic

Undergraduate computing students’ parental education level differs by ethnicity

By Jane Stout, CERP Director Full Article

Recently, 2776 computing majors reported their parents’ highest education level on CERP’s annual Data Buddies survey.

Extensible Distributed Systems Workshop

By The CCC Blog Full Article

Imagine slipping into a presentation that has already started and finding a seat in the back. The speaker is pointing at her slides explaining the diagram but you can barely hear her from the back of the room. All the sudden your cell phone, which you had placed on the table when you took your seat, begins to project the speaker’s voice. Now you can watch the speaker and hear her without any problems.

NSF CISE CAREER Proposal Writing Workshop

By Thyaga Nandagopal, NSF Program Director for Computer and Network Systems Full Article

The NSF Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) will host a one-day workshop on CAREER Proposal Writing on March 16, 2015.

CRA Welcomes Melissa Borts

By CRA Staff Full Article

Melissa Borts just recently graduated from the University of Maryland (UMD) with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health and a minor in Hearing and Speech Science.

Social Media @ CRA

By CRA Staff Full Article

CRA and its committees have a number of active social media initiatives to keep you informed. Stay up with the latest from CRA by subscribing to our groups!

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