February 2014 Vol. 26/No.2 ∫ Download PDF Version - 2.5MB ∫
By CRA Staff Full Article
Congratulations to Newly Elevated IEEE Fellows, Borg Early Career Award, 2014 Service to CRA Award, NSF CISE CAREER Proposal Writing Workshop
By CRA CERP Staff Full Article
251 faculty members (82 women; 169 men) from a sample of 56 computing departments in the U.S. indicated that they feel over worked (i.e., the average response was above the midpoint). Women reported feeling significantly more overworked than men, p < .05. One explanation for this gender difference may be that women tend to take on more responsibilities outside of their normal workload than men (e.g., departmental or university service).
By Ann Drobnis, CCC Director Full Article
The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) invites nominations for members to serve on its 20-person Council. We are looking for individuals who have ideas, energy, initiative, and time to work with the community and on its behalf towards fulfilling the mission of the CCC. The CCC is charged with catalyzing and empowering the U.S. computing research community to articulate and advance major research directions for the field.
By CCC Staff Full Article
All you have to do is create the PERFECT March Madness bracket. If you manage to do so, Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway will pay you $1,000,000,000, as reported by ESPN! While the idea is certainly appealing, creating a perfect bracket is near impossible (the chances of winning are 1 in 4,294,967,296).
By Computing Community Consortium Full Article
The Visions 2025 initiative is intended to inspire the computing community to envision future trends and opportunities in computing research. Where is the computing field going over the next 10-15 years? What are potential opportunities, disruptive trends, and blind spots? Are there new questions and directions that deserve greater attention by the research community and new investments in computing research?
Expanding the Pipeline
By Dr. Ambareen Siraj, Tennessee Tech University and Ms. Summer Prince, Tennessee Valley Authority Full Article
On April 11-12, the 1st National Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) conference (http://www.wicys.net) to be held in Nashville, Tennessee, will provide an exclusive opportunity to bring together women students, faculty, professionals, and researchers in cybersecurity from academia, industry, research, and government organizations in efforts aimed at increasing the pipeline of women security professionals and improving the diversity of our cybersecurity workforce.