News & Events

  • The Rendering Competition for the class CS87/187: Rendering Algorithms was held bright and early on Tuesday November 26th. The theme for this year’s competition was “The Outer Limits.” Twelve competitors showed off their interpretations of this theme to a panel of three judges, Benedikt Bitterli (Dartmouth), Bailey Miller (Blend), and Chris...

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  • We are seeking applications for an administrative assistant to the department at the rank of Administrative Assistant III.

    Position Purpose

    The Administrative Assistant III will provide administrative support for the Computer Science Department, including coordinating and performing a wide variety of office activities that will increase office efficiency, expedite and support the work of others, and ensure the smooth operation of the office. The Administrative Assistant is...

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  • New Europe is running an interview with our very own V.S. Subrahmanian:

    In today’s world, the capture of a terrorist leader or the destruction of a terror cell is one of the basic functions of any intelligence agency in the world today. Computer scientist V.S. Subrahmanian is applying a big data approach to fighting terror by trying to put more objective analysis into decisions about which terrorists to target.

    His work stands squarely at the intersection of big...

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  • Themis Haris '21 was selected by the Computer Science faculty as this year's winner of the Francis L. Town Scientific Prize in Computer Science.

    This prize was established by the bequest of Francis L. Town, a member of the class of 1856 from Lancaster, New Hampshire, and is offered annually to "one meritorious and deserving student in each department of scientific study at the College" as of the end of the sophomore year.

    As winner of the Town Prize, Themis joins a small group...

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  • Dan Rockmore ponders how we generate new ideas in this article for The New Yorker.

    Where do ideas come from? That’s a big question. Here’s a smaller one: Where do mathematical ideas come from? I’ve wondered about this from the time I first contemplated being a mathematician until long after I officially became one.

    My...

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  • Alberto Quattrini Li (PI), Devin Balkcom (Co-PI), Xia Zhou (Co-PI), Bo Zhu (Co-PI), Jesse Casana (Anthropology, Co-PI), and Dave Lutz (Environmental Studies, Senior Personnel) were awarded a $400,000 NSF Major Research Instrumentation grant for acquiring marine multirobot systems for underwater monitoring and construction. 

    The research enabled by the instruments to be acquired with this award is focused on exploration of techniques and principles that guide the development of...

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  • Andrew Campbell and his PhD students received the prestigious ACM SIGMOBILE Test-of-Time Award for their 2008 paper:

    Miluzzo E, Lane ND, Fodor K, Peterson R, Lu H, Musolesi M, Eisenman SB, Zheng X, Campbell AT. "Sensing meets mobile social networks: the design, implementation and evaluation of the cenceme application." ACM SenSys, 2008.

    The award citation states:

    CenceMe was the...

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  • The Dartmouth College Department of Computer Science invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of assistant professor (exceptional candidates at other ranks will be considered). We seek candidates who will be excellent researchers and teachers in the broad area of cybersecurity. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field by the date of the start of their appointment. We particularly seek...

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  • Petra Taylor (Thayer, PI), Lorie Loeb (Co-PI), Laura Ray (Thayer, Co-PI), and Scott Pauls (Math, Co-PI) were awarded a $2.8M NSF Accelerating Discovery Award for their project "Infusing Data Science into Undergraduate STEM Education." The goals of the award are to offer students data science education without having to major in data science. In addition, there is an experiential learning aspect of the award. Working with a new Post Doc, the Digital Applied Learning and Innovation (DALI) Lab...

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