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Awards

  • 8 DSRG students are selected as GRIE Finalists in the 2017 Graduate Research Innovation Exchange (GRIE) poster competition: Salah Ahmed, Ramoza Ahsan, Tabassum Kakar, Caitlin Kuhlman, Yuchen Liu, Xiao Qin, Yizhou Yan, Susmitha Wunnava. The finalists will compete again during the Poster Finals in April.
  • Cansu Sen and Ramoza Ahsan won the People's Choice Award in the 2017 Graduate Research Innovation Exchange (GRIE) poster competition.
  • Our paper "Using Social Sensing to Discover Trends in Public Emotion", by Maryam Hasan, Elke Rundensteiner, Xiangnan Kong and Emmanuel Agu, was awarded with the HONORABLE MENTION AWARD (AMONG TOP 6 PAPERS) in IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (IEEE ICSC 2017).
  • Alec Benson and Patrick Lynch were awarded an Honorable Mention for "Visualizing Graphs of Tracks" in Best MQP Awards in Computer Science 2015-2016. (Advisor: Elke Rundensteiner, Sponsor: BAE Systems)
  • The Computer Science undergraduate student, Dmytro Bogatov, was awarded the "CS Outstanding Junior 2016" by WPI. Dmytro, together with Jillian, was working on the MATTERS tool for his MQP project, mentored by Caitlin Kuhlman and Prof. Rundensteiner.
  • Xinyue Lin receive the CS Research Poster Award for high-quality research at the Junior PhD Level 2015-2016 from the Computer Science department at WPI
  • Olga Poppe receive the CS Research Poster Award for high-quality research at the Senior PhD Level 2015-2016 from the Computer Science department at WPI.
  • Ramoza Ashan received the Graduate Leadership Award 2015-2016 from the Computer Science department at WPI
  • Collaborative research of Ramoza Ahsan and Rodica Neamtu on "Towards Spreadsheet Integration using Entity Identification Driven by a Spatial-Temporal Model" was presented at SAC 2016 as a poster presentation by Rodica Neamtu and awarded the SAC 2016 Best Poster Winner award.
  • Ermal Toto got the 1st Place and Xiao Qin got the 3rd Place at the Graduate Research Innovation Exchange: GRIE 2016 at PhD level in science category.
  • The final 5 DSRG students were among the 62 graduate students selected as GRIE Finalists on February 3, 2016 in the 2016 Graduate Research Innovation Exchange (GRIE) poster competition: Ermal Toto, Yizhou Yan, Tabassum Kakar, Susmitha Wunnava, and Xiao Qin. The finalists will compete again during the Poster Finals on April 11, 2016.
  • Kaiyu Zhao, Matthew Ward, Elke A. Rundensteiner and Huong Higgins got best paper award at the Visualization and Data Analysis Conference, VDA'16 for their paper "MaVis: Machine Learning Aided Multi-Model Framework for Time Series Visual Analytics".
  • Mingrui Wei won the Best Presentation Prize on i3 Competition "Investing in Ideas with Impact" with his talk on "From Outlier to Insight: Interactive Big Data Analytics" on April 13th, 2015.
  • Rodica Neamtu got the 1st Place and Ramoza Ahsan got the 2nd Place at the Graduate Research Innovation Exchange: GRIE 2015 at PhD level in science category.
  • Mingrui Wei won the Deans' round of the i3 Competition "Investing in Ideas with Impact" in March 2015.
  • Salah Ahmed and Ramoza Ahsan (junior PhD Level) and Lei Cao (senior PhD Level) were announced as winners for the "Computer Science Research Poster Awards 2014/2015".
  • Caitlin Kuhlman, Maryam Hasan, Mingrui Wei, Ramoza Ahsan, Rodica Neamtu and Zhongfang Zhuang have been selected by interdisciplinary judges as finalists for the final round during the Graduate Research Innovation Exchange (GRIE) 2014 event to present their research work using posters to the WPI community.
  • The publication "Utilizing Dynamic Precedence Criteria To Ensure the Production of Critical Results from Big Data Streams" by Karen Works and Elke A. Rundensteiner won the research publication award at the "BigData 2014: The Fourth ASE International Conference on Big Data", Harvard University, December 14-16, 2014.
  • Xika Lin won the 3rd prize in the Science PhD category in the final round of GRAD'14 in April 2014.
  • Xika Lin was selected as finalist by the Arts and Sciences Advisory Board to participate in the final round of the i3 Competition "Investing in Ideas with Impact" in April 2014.
  • Xika Lin won the Deans' round of the i3 Competition "Investing in Ideas with Impact" in April 2014.
  • On March 19th 2014, Chuan Lei and Xika Lin won Research Poster Awards at senior PhD level and Maryam Hasan and Olga Poppe received Research Poster Awards at junior PhD level at GRAD'14.
  • Xika Lin won the Deans' round of the i3 Competition "Investing in Ideas with Impact" in April 2013.
  • Leah Greer, Christian Mortensen, Corey Phillips, Hanxiong Shi, and Jeffery Stokes won the Provost's MQP Awards in Computer Science in May 2013. Faculty Advisor: Elke Rundensteiner. Sponsor: UMASS.
  • In March 2013, Lei Cao won PhD second place Research Poster Award and Chuan Lei won Senior PhD Research Poster Award at GRAD'13.
  • Yingmei Qi made into the top round of the i3 Competition "Investing in Ideas with Impact" in April 2012.
  • Di Wang, Prof. Rundensteiner, and Dr. D. Ellison won the EPTS Innovative Principles Award 2011 for their work on "Active Complex Event Processing", IBM, Yorktown Heights, July 11, DBES 2011.
  • Di Wang won Computer Science Graduate Student Best Poster Award at GRAD2011.
  • Manasi Vartak won Provost Best Computer Science MQP Award 2010.
  • Venkatesh Raghavan won Graduate Student Poster Award 2010.
  • Prof. Rundensteiner won WPI's 2010 Chairman's Exemplary Faculty Prize at Commencement 2010.
  • Di Yang won Graduate Student Poster Award 2009.
  • Karen Works won Graduate Student Poster Award 2009.
  • Prof. Rundensteiner won Sigma Xi Outstanding Senior Faculty Researcher Award, 2007.
  • Prof. Rundensteiner won the 2007 WPI Board of Trustees' Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Scholarship. Read more...

    The Computer Science Department is very pleased and proud to announce that Professor Elke A. Rundensteiner is the winner of the 2007 Board of Trustees' Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Scholarship. The full citation for the award mentions her seminal work, and her international reputation as a scholar in the area of databases. More than 20 external scholars provided glowing letters of recommendation. One of Elke's ex-PhD students said that "Elke is a source of inspiration, a mentor and a superb role model".