News Briefs

  • Prof. Walt Scacchi has been awarded a $117,658 research grant from the Naval Postgraduate School, Acquisition Research Program for 2016-17, for his project titled, "Achieving Better Buying Power for Mobile Open Architecture Software Systems Through Diverse Acquisition Strategies." ISR Research Associate Thomas Alspaugh is assisting in the project. This award represents the tenth consecutive grant that Scacchi has received from the NPS ARP annual research program competition. 

    February 2016
  • Prof. Paul Dourish has been named a 2015 ACM Fellow for contributions in social computing and human-computer interaction. The ACM Fellow, ACM's most prestigious member grade, recognizes the top 1% of ACM members for their outstanding accomplishments in computing and information technology and/or outstanding service to ACM and the larger computing community.

    December 2015
  • Prof. Walt Scacchi will be giving a tutorial titled “Beyond Open Architecture: Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities in Open Source Software Development (OSSD) for Aerospace and Defense Applications” at the 2016 Ground System Architectures Worksop (GSAW) in Los Angeles in February.

    November 2015
  • Prof. Sam Malek gave an invited talk “Detection and Family Identification of Android Malware” at the NII Shonan Meeting—Mobile App Store Analytics, Kanagawa, Japan.

    October 2015
  • Prof. Sam Malek, and Profs. Daniel A. Menasce and Hassan Gomaa at GMU, have been awarded $1,016,641 by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) for their research on “RASS: Resilient Autonomic Software Systems."

    October 2015
  • Prof. Bonnie Nardi gave a keynote talk at the ICT4S Conference in Copenhagen titled “Priorities for ICT4S: What We Can Do For a Future of Descent.”

    September 2015
  • Prof. André van der Hoek  gave an invited talk, “Design and Crowdsourcing” in September at the Southern California Society for Information Management, Long Beach.

    September 2015
  • Prof. Paul Dourish has been awarded $363,823 by the National Science Foundation for his work on Security as an Everyday Practical Concern.

    September 2015
  • Prof. Alfred Kobsa, ICS Profs. Sharad Mehrotra and Nalini Venkatasubramanian, and a team from Honeywell have been awarded a $4.92M DARPA Brandeis grant for the installation of a “Privacy Cognizant IoT Environment” at UCI.

    September 2015
  • Prof. Alfred Kobsa with ICS Prof. Gene Tsudik and Cognitive Science Prof. Bruce Berg have been awarded $239,634 by the National Science Foundation for their work on "Unattended/Automated Studies of Effects of Auditory Distractions on Users Performing Security-Critical Tasks."

    September 2015

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