During the final faculty meeting for FY 11, the Department of Computer Science celebrated the achievements of three faculty members. Prof. Barbara Chapman and Dr. Chang Yun received the Computer Science Faculty Excellence awards for 2011. Prof. Jehan-Francois Paris received the “Chairperson’s Choice” award.
Prof. Barbara Chapman was recognized for her distinguished career in high-performance computing and worldwide leadership in the OpenMP community.
Click Here to visit the High Performance Computing Tools group led by Dr. Chapman.
Dr. Chang Yun was instrumental in bringing our nascent computer gaming program to international visibility. He coached four student teams who qualified to compete in the finals of Microsoft’s Imagine Cup 2011 US Competition. University of Houston teams received 1st and 2nd place in the Game Design\Mobile competition, and the 3rd place in the Game Design\PC & Xbox.
Click Here to read the full details on the UH teams performance in the Microsoft Imagine Cup US Competition.
Click Here to visit the UH Interactive Game Development website.
Prof. Jehan-Francois Paris was recognized as an outstanding educator and researcher. He consistently ranks among the best instructors based on student evaluations and his impressive record includes research in Video Distribution, Peer-to-Peer Computing, and Disk Array Reliability.
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Our most sincere congratulations to the awardees!