News from the School of Computing

U Computer Science Team Researching ’05 Spanish Fork Explosion

U Computer Science Team Researching ’05 Spanish Fork Explosion

January 8th, 2015

University of Utah Computer Science Professor Martin Berzins and his research team are using supercomputing resources at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility in Illinois to simulate a 2005 explosion in Spanish Fork Canyon.  Read more...

University of Utah Computer Science Alum Receives Prestigious Okawa Prize

University of Utah Computer Science Alum Receives Prestigious Okawa Prize

January 7th, 2015

U computer science alum Olivier Faugeras was awarded The Okawa Prize for his work in computer vision and computational neuroscience.  Read more...

Ganesh Gopalakrishnan and Matthew Flatt named ACM Distinguished Scientist

Ganesh Gopalakrishnan and Matthew Flatt named ACM Distinguished Scientist

December 10th, 2014

On Dec. 4, the ACM recognized Ganesh Gopalakrishnan and Matthew Flatt among 49 other scientists, engineers and educators as Distinguished Members for their contributions and impact on computing.  Read more...

U Computer Scientists Create Self-Repairing Software

U Computer Scientists Create Self-Repairing Software

November 13th, 2014

University of Utah computer scientists have developed software that not only detects and eradicates never-before-seen viruses and other malware, but also automatically repairs damage caused by them.  Read more...

Martin Berzins appointed Member of ASCAC

Martin Berzins appointed Member of ASCAC

November 11th, 2014

Martin Berzins has been appointed a member of the Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee (ASCAC). The committee provides advice and recommendations on scientific, technical, and programmatic issues relating to the ASCAC Program.  Read more...

Li Receives $1.2M for Data-Driven Science

Li Receives $1.2M for Data-Driven Science

November 11th, 2014

Feifei Li received a $1.2M grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) as part of the Data Infrastructure Building Blocks (DIBBs) program.  Read more...

Utah Graduate Awarded Young Scientist Publication Impact Award

Utah Graduate Awarded Young Scientist Publication Impact Award

November 10th, 2014

Sam Gerber was honored earlier this month for his impact on the field and in the understanding of Alzheimer's after researching a new method of analyzing medical brain scans.  Read more...

Women In Tech Honors Utah Alum

Women In Tech Honors Utah Alum

November 9th, 2014

Helen Hu is being honored for making a difference in the percentage of underrepresented minorities and women in the tech industry.  Read more...

NSF Awards School of Computing $10M for CloudLab

NSF Awards School of Computing $10M for CloudLab

November 8th, 2014

University of Utah computer scientists received a three-year, $10 million grant to build and support a new cloud computing research facility.  Read more...