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Amazon Alexa Prize Taskbot Challenge Team "Maruna"
February 15, 2023
A Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) team, led by Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval (CIIR) doctoral student Chris Samarinas and advised by Assistant Professor Hamed Zamani, is one of ten teams selected worldwide... more
American Woodcock
February 01, 2023
Doctoral student Miguel Fuentes and Associate Professor Dan Sheldon, in collaboration with biologists at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, recently introduced a new, predictive model that is capable of accurately forecasting where a migratory bird... more
Jim Kurose
February 01, 2023
Jim Kurose, distinguished university professor at Manning CICS and associate chancellor of partnership and innovation, is being recognized this year as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Neena Thota
January 18, 2023
Working under the direction of Nilanjana Dasgupta, director of the Institute for Diversity Sciences (IDS) at UMass Amherst, five professors across UMass Amherst and UMass Boston including Teaching Faculty and Associate Chair Neena Thota have teamed... more
Elderly couple
January 10, 2023
MassAITC releases first tranche of $1.7 million to pilot projects pioneering approaches to in-home care using artificial intelligence and advanced technology.  
January 04, 2023
While you may be just starting to reap the advantages of 5G wireless technology, researchers throughout the world are already working hard on the future: 6G.
Left to right: Grace Chang, Dean Laura Haas, Robert Manning, Donna Manning and Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy
December 22, 2022
What was once the College of Information and Computer Sciences at UMass Amherst is now the Robert and Donna Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences, thanks to $18 million earmarked from a larger $50 million that the Mannings bestowed... more
Marco Serafini, Hui Guan
December 15, 2022
Assistant Professors Marco Serafini and Hui Guan have received an Amazon Research Award and a grant from the National Science Foundation to support their work on improving the training process for graph neural networks (GNNs). GNNs, machine learning... more
L to R: Erik Learned-Miller, Tara LaFlamme, Vickie Rupp, Laura Haas
December 15, 2022
Victoria Rupp, assistant to the dean, and Tara LaFlamme, assistant to the associate deans, have been selected to receive the CICS 2022 Outstanding Staff Awards. Granted annually in recognition of exemplary work ethic, the awards aim to celebrate... more
Dan Gorbunov and John Dale
November 30, 2022
Undergrads Dan Gorbunov '26 of the Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences and John Dale '24 of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department put together a winning entry in the 2022 UMass Amherst hackathon (or HackUMass) by... more
Chloe Eggleston
November 29, 2022
Chloe Eggleston '23 uses state-of-the-art artificial intelligence techniques to process large swaths of text on social media in order to study sociological phenomena.
November 17, 2022
The Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences would like to congratulate the following recent doctoral students who graduated in the fall of 2022, and celebrate their next steps in industry and the academy.
Mohit Iyyer
November 10, 2022
Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences Assistant Professor Mohit Iyyer was named one of five Samsung AI Researcher of the Year award winners in recognition of outstanding research contributions to the field of artificial intelligence. 
Rick Adrion
November 03, 2022
The National Science Foundation recently awarded $1,197,134 to a collaborative team, led by University of Massachusetts Amherst professor of computer science Rick Adrion, to integrate computer science into every classroom and reach every student in... more
Michelle Trim
October 28, 2022
The UMass Amherst award will support a project in the Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences and the College of Humanities & Fine Arts that will design and implement an informatics data science course, co-located and integrated... more
Hansi Zeng and Hamed Zamani
October 27, 2022
Doctoral student Hansi Zeng and Assistant Professor Hamed Zamani, along with Vishwa Vinay of Adobe Research India, received the Best Short Paper Award at the 2022 ACM Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (SIGIR) Conference on Research and... more
Mohammad Hajiesmaili — Brilliant 10
October 19, 2022
Assistant Professor Mohammad Hajiesmaili has been named one of Popular Science’s Brilliant 10. The recognition, which annually goes to 10 early career researchers in the U.S., honors Hajiesmaili’s pioneering work on substantially reducing computing’... more
Ivon Arroyo and fellow ALTLab Researchers
October 19, 2022
Associate Professor Ivon Arroyo, jointly appointed with the College of Education, and fellow researchers in the Advanced Learning Technologies lab discuss the importance of developing educational technologies that prioritize collaborative and... more
Amir Houmansadr
October 13, 2022
Amir Houmansadr was recently awarded a $1,000,000 Young Faculty Award (YFA) by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for his work on the problem of internet freedom.
David Jensen
September 23, 2022
Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences Professor David Jensen has been selected to serve on the council of the Computing Research Association's Computing Community Consortium (CCC). 
Gov. Charlie Baker
September 22, 2022
With Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito on hand to celebrate a major state capital investment in the Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS), the university broke ground today for a new $125 million... more
Cameron Musco wins 2021 President’s Cup Cybersecurity Competition
September 22, 2022
CICS alumnus Jakob Kreuze '21 was honored for his first-place win in the 2021 President's Cup Cybersecurity Competition at a recent White House ceremony. 
Best Colleges U.S. News Rankings
September 14, 2022
In the U.S. News & World Report rankings published this week, CICS is ranked in the top 15 of the nation's public computer science undergraduate programs, rising one spot from the 2021 rankings to come in at #14. The college also maintains the... more
Cameron Musco, Negin Rahimi
September 12, 2022
Assistant Professor Cameron Musco and Research Assistant Professor Razieh (Negin) Rahimi were selected for 2022 Google Research Scholar Awards. The program provides unrestricted gifts of up to $60,000 to support the advancement of early-career... more
Erik Learned-Miller and Ramesh Sitaraman
September 07, 2022
Dean Laura Haas has announced that Professor Erik Learned-Miller has been named chair of the faculty, and that Distinguished Professor Ramesh Sitaraman has been appointed to the newly created role of associate dean for educational programs and... more
Binbin Xie
August 30, 2022
Doctoral candidate Binbin Xie has been announced as a 2022 Google PhD Fellowship recipient in recognition of her research in the field of mobile computing. 
Hava Siegelmann
August 17, 2022
Provost Professor Hava Siegelmann has been named a fellow by the International Neural Network Society, joining Professor Emeritus Andrew Barto and former Visiting Professor Robert Kozma with her induction this year as the first woman fellow of the... more
Laura Haas
August 17, 2022
Dean Laura Haas will serve as Vice Chair on the committee to search for the successor to Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy, who will retire at the end of the 2022–2023 academic year after a decade of service to the university. 
Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences
August 12, 2022
The Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences at UMass Amherst announces the appointment of five new tenure-track faculty to increase capacity for its expanding academic and research programs.
Ramesh Sitaraman reclining at a desk
August 01, 2022
Professor Ramesh Sitaraman is a recipient of a 2022 Amazon Research Award, which will fund his research on adaptive bitrate algorithms for video streaming, a project in collaboration with Assistant Professor Mohammad Hajiesmaili, an expert in online... more
Mohit Iyyer
July 27, 2022
Assistant Professor Mohit Iyyer has recieved an $822,365 grant from Open Philanthropy to build AI models that help to translate digital foreign-language novels. 
July 05, 2022
CICS Assistant Professor Narges Mahyar, Research Assistant Professor Ali Sarvghad, and doctoral student Mahmood Jasim with lead author Eric Baumer of Lehigh University, received the Best Paper Award at EuroVis 2022 (Eurographics Conference on... more
Hamed Zamani
July 01, 2022
Assistant Professor Hamed Zamani received a CAREER Award totaling more than $570,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the expansion of his project, Enriching Conversational Information Retrieval via Mixed-Initiative Interactions. 
Ramesh Sitaraman
June 24, 2022
Ramesh Sitaraman of the Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) was appointed Distinguished Professor by the UMass Board of Trustees at its June 2 meeting.
Tauhidur Rahman, Manasa Kalanadhabhatta
June 14, 2022
A team including Assistant Professor Tauhidur Rahman and doctoral candidate Manasa Kalanadhabhatta, with Adam Grabell of the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Adrelys Mateo Santana, technical assistant at the Self-Regulation,... more
May 31, 2022
CICS doctoral student Emily First and Professor Yuriy Brun received a Distinguished Paper Award from the ACM SIGSOFT at the 2022 International Conference on Software Engineering in Pittsburgh, PA on May 23.
Adam O'Neill
May 27, 2022
Assistant Professor Adam O'Neill is one of three authors who recently received the prestigious  Test-of-Time Award from the International Association for Cryptologic Research for their paper "Deterministic and Efficiently Searchable Encryption,"... more
Dan Sheldon
May 27, 2022
A COVID-19 forecasting model developed by Associate Professor Daniel Sheldon was found to be the most accurate individual model for forecasting incident deaths from April 2020 through October 2021 according to a recent study published in Proceedings... more
Adam Lechowicz ’22
May 06, 2022
CICS graduating senior Adam Lechowicz has recently been named one of ten recipients of the university’s 21st Century Leaders Awards, to be presented at undergraduate commencement on May 13, 2022. 
May 06, 2022
Eight graduating seniors have been chosen by the UMass Amherst Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) to receive its 2022 Outstanding Undergraduate Achievement Awards, the college's highest honor given to undergraduates.
CICS Senior Teaching Faculty Cheryl Swanier and Assistant Professor Yair Zick
May 04, 2022
CICS Senior Teaching Faculty Cheryl Swanier and Assistant Professor Yair Zick have been announced as 2022-2023 ADVANCE Mutual Mentoring Grant recipients for their involvement with winning proposals, “Black Women United” and “Transdisciplinary Future... more
UMass Amherst assistant professor Sunghoon Ivan Lee and UMass Amherst lead author Brandon Oubre
May 04, 2022
An interdisciplinary team of University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers has developed a low-cost shoe insole, equipped with force-sensitive resistors (FSR), that aims to improve the management of health conditions that impair mobility, such as... more
Julian Killingback, Renos Zabounidis
April 27, 2022
Two students graduating from CICS, Julian Killingback ‘22MS and Renos Zabounidis '22BS, have recently been awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. These highly competitive five-year fellowships provide students pursuing... more
Jie Xiong
April 20, 2022
Assistant Professor Jie Xiong has been granted a CAREER funding award of over $600,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the continuation of his project, Wide Area Wireless Sensing: Theories and Applications. His project aims to develop... more
Arryo, Woolf, Stefano
April 15, 2022
Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences Associate Professor Ivon Arroyo and Research Professor Beverly Woolf have received a seed grant from the UMass Amherst Institute of Diversity Sciences (IDS) for a collaborative project with... more
Rep. Jim McGovern
April 14, 2022
Funding includes $1 million for CICS to fund scholarships to recruit women and underrepresented minority students to the college's master's and bachelor's programs in computer science or infomatics, and to expand its robotics program through... more
Brendan O'Connor
April 13, 2022
Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences Associate Professor Brendan O’Connor has been announced as a Spring 2022 ADVANCE Faculty Peer Mentor Award recipient. The award, administered by the UMass ADVANCE program, recognizes the work... more
Adam Lechowicz ’22
April 12, 2022
Lechowicz has leveraged his dual majors in computer science and political science to pursue research and innovation that benefits society. In March 2021, he joined a project advised by Cameron Musco, assistant professor in the Manning College of... more
Aishwarya Sahai
March 31, 2022
CICS master's student Aishwarya Sahai was one of the 50 selected from more than 600 applicants to mentor a team of students during the prestigious competition in Abu Dhabi, which aims to create solutions to the problems that the world faces today.
David Jensen
March 29, 2022
Professor David Jensen has been selected to receive the CICS 2022 Outstanding Teaching Award, an honor given annually to a faculty member who demonstrates excellence and creativity in teaching, a positive impact on their students, and a mastery of... more
Outstanding Achievement & Advocacy
March 16, 2022
On April 8, the Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences will honor the recipients of its 2022 Outstanding Achievement and Advocacy (OAA) awards.  Now in its thirteenth year, the OAA Awards program celebrates the remarkable... more
Nigel Fernandez, Aritra Ghosh
March 04, 2022
Doctoral students Nigel Fernandez and Aritra Ghosh, Assistant Professor Andrew Lan, and Benoit Choffin, a former visiting doctoral student at CICS, recently won a grand prize in the Automated Scoring Challenge organized by the U.S. Department of... more
Helia Hashemi
February 16, 2022
Helia Hashemi, a doctoral student at the Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences, UMass Amherst (CICS) is one of nine early-career researchers to receive the 2021-2022 Bloomberg Data Science PhD Fellowship.
Francine Berman & Ethan Zuckerman
February 09, 2022
The Public Interest Technology University Network (PIT-UN) recently announced that UMass Amherst will become a member of the consortium, which includes more than 40 universities across the U.S.
Narges Mahyar
February 09, 2022
An interdisciplinary research team has received an NSF grant to design and test a new generation of AI-driven conversational agents, or chatbots, for public data collection, with the goal of understanding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic—and... more
Hui Guan
February 01, 2022
Assistant Professor Hui Guan and Zhou Lin, assistant professor of chemistry, have been awarded a 2021–2022 ADVANCE seed grant for their project, “Accelerating Fragment-Based Quantum Chemistry via Machine Learning.”
Sheikh Muhammad Sarwar, Manish Motwani
January 28, 2022
Doctoral candidates Sheikh Muhammad Sarwar and Manish Motwani have been selected by the university's graduate school to receive Spring 2022 Dissertation Completion Fellowships. Each fellowship provides a $12,000 stipend aimed at assisting the work... more
January 19, 2022
Professors Shlomo Zilberstein and Deepak Ganesan have been named Fellows by the Association for Computing Machinery, the world's largest educational and scientific computing society, bringing the total number of current CICS faculty with the honor... more
UMass Amherst Research Professor Francine Berman
January 14, 2022
New work, led by Research Professor Francine Berman, proposes a novel framework, the “impact universe,” that can help policymakers keep the public interest in focus amidst the rush to adopt ever-new digital technology.
Eileen Hamel
January 14, 2022
Eileen Hamel, graduate programs manager and doctoral advisor in the Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences, UMass Amherst, was recently selected to receive the 2021 Outstanding Staff Award, given annually to an individual or team at... more
Hamed Bonab, Raghav Addanki
January 05, 2022
Doctoral candidates Hamed Bonab and Raghav Addanki have been selected to receive the college's Spring 2022 Dissertation Writing Fellowships. Each fellowship provides a $16,500 stipend, granted to students who are nearing the end of their... more
Portrait: Michelle Trim
December 15, 2021
The Manning College of Information & Computer Sciences (CICS) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently announced that it has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to help expand access to high-... more
Students watching a demonstration
December 10, 2021
A group of students representing the inaugural cohort of Digital Ready's Year 13 program visited the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus on December 1. The Boston non-profit offers this program as a fellowship year that aims to provide... more
Portrait: Tauhidur Rahman
December 10, 2021
UMass Amherst computer scientist among team awarded $1.1 million grant to advance mobile health research A research team including a University of Massachusetts Amherst computer scientist has received a $1.1 million grant to further develop a... more
Kalpesh Krishna
November 19, 2021
Doctoral student Kalpesh Krishna has been announced as a 2021 Google PhD Fellowship recipient in recognition of his research work in the field of natural language processing. Krishna’s proposal presents his research towards making text generation AI... more
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November 17, 2021
Five graduate students at the Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences at UMass Amherst have received Outstanding Graduate Awards for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Three students having a conversation with laptops
November 10, 2021
New Program at CICS Will Meet the Demand for Graduates Prepared to Work at the Intersection of Computing, Data, and Health ... CICS is expanding its undergraduate informatics major with a new concentration in Health and Life Sciences, and is... more
Deepak Ganesan, Benjamin Marlin
November 01, 2021
Professor Deepak Ganesan is co-leader and Associate Professor Ben Marlin is associate director of a new center at UMass Amherst to improve in-home care for older adults and individuals with Alzheimer’s disease through the use of AI-enhanced... more
Robert and Donna Manning College of Information & Computer Sciences
October 27, 2021
Transformative gift from Robert and Donna Manning and major state capital investment by Baker-Polito Administration will further the college’s vision of Computing for the Common Good™.
Kevin Spiteri
October 21, 2021
Kevin Spiteri ‘21PhD has been selected for the 2021 ACM SIGMM Outstanding PhD Thesis Award for its potential of very high impact in multimedia computing, communication, and applications. His thesis also received the 2021 DASH Industry Forum Best PhD... more
Computing for the Common Good Fellows
October 21, 2021
Ten UMass Amherst College of Computer Sciences (CICS) graduate student and faculty teams recently received Computing for the Common Good Fellowships in support of research projects that align with the college’s vision for “computing that enhances... more
Erik Learned-Miller
October 07, 2021
Professor Erik Learned-Miller will give one of UMass Amherst's Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series talks on November 15 at 4:00 p.m. His lecture will present a regulatory path to managing the trade-offs between the risks and benefits of face... more
Don Towsley
September 29, 2021
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is pleased to announce the creation of a seed fund by anonymous donors to support research of quantum information systems, including an anonymous lead gift in the amount of $5 million. The fund aims to bolster... more
Brendan O'Connor, Ethan Zuckerman
September 28, 2021
An interdisciplinary team of researchers at UMass Amherst, including College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) Associate Professors Ethan Zuckerman and Brendan O’Connor, has received a $129,000 National Science Foundation Convergence... more
Photo: Woman wearing virtual reality (VR) headset
September 28, 2021
A team of researchers, including the College of Computer and Information Science’s Ramesh Sitaraman, and Michael Zink, College of Engineering, are working on the next generation of teleconferencing, thanks to a $1.2 million grant from the National... more
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September 24, 2021
In the U.S. News & World Report rankings published last week, the UMass Amherst College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) is ranked in the top 15 of the nation's public computer science undergraduate programs, maintaining its spot at #... more
Neena Thota
September 22, 2021
Neena Thota, associate chair of teaching development and senior teaching faculty at CICS, is part of a team led by Ray Laoulache, dean of academic affairs at UMass Dartmouth, that is exploring ways to promote digital literacy and computer science... more
Photo: Brian Levine
September 17, 2021
The university's Cybersecurity Institute has secured a renewal of its CyberCorps Scholarship for Service (SFS) program, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF). A team of cybersecurity researchers, led by the College of Information and... more
Hang Su and Aditya Sundarrajan
September 10, 2021
Hang Su ‘20PhD and Aditya Sundarrajan ‘20PhD have been announced as the recipients of the 2021 CICS Outstanding Dissertation Awards, which are given annually to graduating doctoral students in recognition of exceptional work and to encourage the... more
Yuriy Brun
September 09, 2021
Professor Yuriy Brun is one of 26 recipients of a 2021 Amazon Research Award (ARA), which will fund his research on software formal verification via proof synthesis. The winning project, “Formal Verification via Language-Modeling-Based Proof... more
Sunghoon Ivan Lee
September 02, 2021
Assistant Professor Sunghoon Ivan Lee has been selected as one of 46 UMass Amherst ADVANCE program faculty fellows for 2021–2022. Funded through a five-year, $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation, UMass ADVANCE is designed to... more
September 02, 2021
Recently, over 60 college-aged students gathered together in the Applied Science Center at UMass Amherst’s Mount Ida campus in Newton. The first cohort of the Commonwealth Fintech Bootcamp, they were welcomed by Jim Flynn, assistant dean for... more
Sainyam Galhotra, David Tench
August 27, 2021
The Computing Research Association has announced their cohort of 2021 Computing Innovation Fellows, including CICS graduates Sainyam Galhotra ‘17MS, ‘21PhD and David Tench ‘20MS, ‘20PhD. As part of the fellowship program, CICS will also host Swapna... more
Ryan McKenna
August 19, 2021
A team of CICS students, led by doctoral student Ryan McKenna and including graduate students Joie Wu, Arisa Tajima, Brett Mullins, Siddhant Pradhan, and Cecilia Ferrando, recently won $43,000 in prize money in the 2020 National Institute of... more
Francine Berman
August 06, 2021
Francine Berman, renowned data scientist, researcher and co-founder of the Research Data Alliance, will join the University of Massachusetts Amherst's College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) faculty in fall 2021 as a research professor... more
CICS wordmark
August 02, 2021
Seven CICS faculty have recently been promoted or granted tenure: Andrew McGregor, Yuriy Brun, Justin Domke, Tim Richards, Marius Minea, Matt Rattigan, and Justin Obara.
Jim Kurose
July 29, 2021
Jim Kurose, distinguished university professor in the College of Information and Computer Sciences and associate chancellor for partnerships and innovation, is part of the research team recently awarded a $20 million National Science Foundation (NSF... more
Mini-cheetah robot
July 21, 2021
CICS Assistant Professor Donghyun Kim, a specialist in dynamic, bipedal motion in robots, is helping to build a robot that can take robotic acrobatics to the next level—and he’s making his research publicly available.
Sunghoon Ivan Lee, Noor Mohammed, Jeremy Gummeson
July 01, 2021
A UMass Amherst team led by CICS Assistant Professor Sunghoon Ivan Lee has designed a prototype system that uses the human body to continuously charge wearable devices, making it easier for users to monitor their health 24/7. 
Justin Domke, Mohammad Hajiesmaili, Mohit Iyyer, Cameron Musco
June 29, 2021
Four UMass Amherst College of Information and Computer Science faculty members—Associate Professor Justin Domke, Research Assistant Professor Mohammad Hajiesmaili, Assistant Professor Mohit Iyyer, and Assistant Professor Cameron Musco—have recently... more
Mass. Fintech Hub
June 24, 2021
CICS has joined a just-launched collaboration, called Mass Fintech Hub—a public-private partnership whose aim is to position Massachusetts as a leader in the financial technology industry. Fintech, or applying cutting-edge technology to create... more
June 07, 2021
A group of researchers at CICS led by Assistant Professor Hamed Zamani and doctoral student Helia Hashemi is one of ten teams worldwide selected to compete in the 2021 Alexa Prize TaskBot Challenge. Each team receives $250,000 in funding to compete... more
Illustration: Diverse crowd of people in the shape of a word bubble
June 01, 2021
CICS Assistant Professor Narges Mahyar, Assistant Research Professor Ali Sarvghad, and Associate Professor Ethan Zuckerman, along with Distinguished Professor Jane Fountain of the School of Public Policy, have received a seed grant from the UMass... more
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May 25, 2021
Congratulations to UMass Amherst College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) undergraduate students Alexandra Brandl '22, Serena Chan '21, Saicharan Dadireddy '22, Brijesh Vyas '24, and Renos Zabounidis '22, who recently received 2021... more
Philip Thomas
May 14, 2021
Philip Thomas, an assistant professor at the College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS), has been selected to receive the college’s 2021 Outstanding Teacher Award. The award is granted annually to a faculty member who demonstrates... more
Outstanding Undergraduate Achievement Awards
May 14, 2021
Eight graduating seniors have been chosen by the UMass Amherst College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) to receive 2021 Outstanding Undergraduate Achievement Awards, the college's highest honor given to undergraduates. This year's... more
Yuriy Brun
May 05, 2021
UMass Amherst College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) Associate Professor Yuriy Brun has been selected by the IEEE Computer Society Technical Council on Software Engineering (TSCE) to receive the 2021 Distinguished New Directions Award... more
Experimental CarbonFirst solar-powered micro data center at MGHPCC
April 28, 2021
A multi-university team of researchers, led by Prashant Shenoy, distinguished professor in the University of Massachusetts Amherst's College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS), is aiming for zero-carbon computing thanks to a $3 million... more
Laura Haas
April 22, 2021
CICS students, faculty, and staff,  Last year, George Floyd was killed at the hands of a Minnesota police officer while bystanders, helpless to intervene, documented the tragedy. George Floyd's murder reignited the Black Lives Matter movement,... more
Five animals on a green field in a children's videogame
April 22, 2021
A University of Massachusetts Amherst biomedical informatician will use a $436,836 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to explore the use of "serious games" played independently on computer tablets to improve brain function in older... more