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Lance Hoffman

Dr. Hoffman and team launch COVID-19 educational web application

Dr. Lance Hoffman and Dr. Jordan Selzer (GW Medical School) and their team have launched a COVID-19 educational web application aimed at equipping healthcare providers with the knowledge to manage their response to the pandemic.

3D virtual space for the Festival of Animation

Festival of Animation

Welcome to the Festival of Animation Spring 2020, which has been going non-stop since 1990. This is your chance to see the projects for Computer Graphics, Computer Animation, Virtual Reality, and Computer Games courses as well as research. Hang out and mingle with other students and faculty and celebrate together the end of an eventful academic year. You will also have the chance to vote for the winners of the various categories.

Dr. Hahn’s group wins Best Paper Award at IEEE VR conference

A research group led by Dr. James Hahn won the Best Paper Award at the 2020 IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces (VR), held online March 22-26, 2020.

Forbes features Dr. Aviv’s research

Forbes featured research conducted by Dr. Adam Aviv in the March 11 article “This $99 Robot Built from LEGO Bricks Can Scan iPhones For PIN Codes.’’

Flex Start

Admitted Students: SEAS announces Flex-Start program

In Fall 2020, SEAS began to offer select admitted master’s degree students the ability to start their MS degree program online through our Flex-Start program. The program is ideal for admitted students who may be impacted by travel restrictions or visa delays.

poorvi vora

Dr. Vora awarded NSF grant to study elections auditing

Her team will use the NSF RAPID grant to develop risk-limiting tabulation audits.

Dr. Vora testifies in front of Maryland House Ways and Means Committee

On February 18, at the request of Maryland citizen advocates, Dr. Poorvi Vora provided testimony to the Ways and Means Committee of the Maryland House.

Dr. Aviv wins Google Faculty Research Award

Dr. Adam Aviv has received a $78,645 Google Faculty Research Award for the project “Security Assessment of In-App Authentication on Android.”

2019 R&D Showcase CS winners

CS winners of SEAS Student R&D Showcase

The Department of Computer Science (CS) congratulates the CS student and faculty mentor winners of the 2019 SEAS Student R&D Showcase.

Dr. Adam Aviv joins CS department

The CS department welcomes Dr. Adam Aviv, who has joined us as an associate professor.