News for the GT Computing Community
February 17, 2017
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How Georgia Tech Landed on Fast Company’s Most Innovative List

This week it was announced that Georgia Tech has been selected by Fast Company as one of the world's most innovative companies in the education sector. The annual listing by Fast Company cites Tech's online Master of Science in Computer Science (OMS CS) as the key factor in its choice. Read more>>


AI and Robotics Trends: Experts Predict
  • Sonia Chernova sees gains for autonomous service robots
  • Datamation
  • Feb. 15
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How I Fell in Love with Computing
  • Valentine's Day love letters 
  • Feb. 14
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Undergrads Demo App for Nasdaq Execs
  • CS student team collects HackMIT prize
  • Feb. 13
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Professor Earns Funding from NSF CAREER Award
  • Lauren Wilcox is advancing mobile health-sensing technologies
  • Feb. 10
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 Bits & Bytes

• To support Georgia Tech's presence at the upcoming CSCW 2017, the GVU Center has created a website for the event. The site offers easy access to Tech authors, including students, professors, and alumni. The site also offers easy-to-use search tools for all conference papers and presenting institutions.

• Congratulations to graduate students Hamid Reza Hassanzadeh (CSE), Amrita Gupta (CSE), and Richard Li (IC). Each student won a travel grant for their poster presentation at the 2017 Georgia Tech Career, Research, Innovation Development Conference.

Please send your contributions for Bits & Bytes to Ben Snedeker at


February 21
IC Faculty Candidate Talk
Henny Admoni, Carnegie Mellon Univ.
Toward Natural Human-Robot Collaboration
11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Klaus Bldg., Rm. 1116E
February 22
College of Computing Virtual Career Fair
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Virtually everywhere
February 23
School of CSE Distinguished Lecture
James Demmel, UC Berkeley
Communication Avoiding Algorithms for Linear Algebra and Beyond
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Klaus Bldg., Rm. 1116E
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