Welcome Duncan Watts!

As we transition into the new academic year, we are delighted to announce that Duncan Watts, Stevens University Professor and the 23rd Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor, has officially started as a faculty member at Penn! Duncan holds joint appointments across Computer and Information Science, the Annenberg School of Communications, and Read more…

Penn Has Strong Presence at ACM FCRC

The ACM Federated Computing Research Conference — which brings together 13 academic conferences in computer science, and which will feature a lecture by Geoffrey Hinton and Yann LeCun (joint winners of the Turing Award, along with Yoshua Bengio) — will have strong representation from Penn this year! Starting with the Read more…

Vincent Liu Wins NSF CAREER Award

We’re delighted to report that Prof. Vincent Liu, who works in distributed systems and networking, has been selected for an NSF CAREER Award for his grant titled, “A Network Motion Picture Primitive for Network Monitoring.” Vincent is the 15th member of the Penn CIS Department to win the CAREER Award Read more…