On May 4, 2016, the Department of Computer Sciences held its annual Computer Sciences Majors and Awards Lunch at Varsity Hall in Union South. Honorees recognized by the department were as follows:
Dewitt Undergraduate Scholarship: Christian Cuevas
Summer Research Assistantships (RAs): Samuel Drews, Shuai Shao, Yifeng Teng, Qinheping Hu, Sankararam Kausik Subramanian, Michael Vaughn
Graduate Student Instructor Award: Drew Davidson
Landweber NCR Graduate Fellowship: Keqiang He
Cisco Distinguished Graduate Fellowship: J. Benjamin Miller and Scott Alfeld
Computer Sciences Department Outstanding Service Award: Susan Gallagher
Carolyn Rosner Award for Excellence in Teaching: Jim Skrentny
Graduate Student Research Award: Sean Andrist and Arun Kumar
Additionally, SACM (Wisconsin’s student chapter of ACM) presented its Student Choice Professor of the Year Award (also known as the “cow award"), which is based on student votes and recognizes excellence in classroom teaching. This year’s honor was shared between Remzi Arpaci-Dusseau and Jim Skrentny.
Congratulations to all for their hard work and accomplishments!