Published: January 2024, Issue: Vol. 36/No.1, Download as PDF

Archive of articles published in the January 2024, Vol. 36/No. 1 issue.

UR2PhD New Virtual Workshop Series Seeks to Increase Computing Research Awareness Among Undergraduates

By Julia Sepulveda, Program Associate, CRA-E In Spring 2024, the UR2PhD team will launch a monthly virtual workshop series to help undergraduate students learn more about computing research.The workshops will provide insight into key areas such as research challenges, career paths and preparation, daily routines, and opportunities for making meaningful contributions to society through computing […]

NSF’s Jill Denner to Discuss Supplemental Funding on February 2 BPC Community Forum Webinar

By Andres Purpuro, Program Assistant, CERP Are you an active NSF CISE award recipient with a Broadening Participation in Computing (BPC) Plan? Or are you a computing researcher interested in deepening your understanding of how BPC efforts get funded? Join us for the next BPC Community Forum webinar on Friday, February 2 at 12 […]


Outstanding Undergraduate Research Awards Winners Announcement

By Julia Sepulveda, Program Associate, CRA-E 2023-2024 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award Recipients The Computing Research Association (CRA) would like to congratulate the recipients of the 2023-2024 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award! With the support of Microsoft Research and Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs (MERL), CRA celebrates and recognizes undergraduates who demonstrate outstanding potential in an area of […]

Unveiling Patterns: Undergraduate Ventures Into Statistically Significant Pattern Mining

By Yasra Chandio (CRA-E Fellow, University of Massachusetts Amherst) and Alejandro Velasco Dimate (CRA-E Fellow, College of William & Mary) This Q&A highlight features Stefan Walzer-Goldfled, a Finalist in the 2023 CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researchers award program. Stefan finished his undergraduate degree at Amherst College and is now pursuing a Master’s in Environmental Modelling at […]

Mentor and Student Applications to CRA-WP’s DREU Program Due February 15

By Ming C. Lin, University of Maryland at College Park  CRA-WP’s Distributed Research Experiences for Undergraduates (DREU) program is a research mentoring program that matches students with a faculty mentor for a summer research experience at the faculty mentor’s home institution. DREU interns have the opportunity to be directly involved in a research project and […]

Infographic: Internships and Independent Research Projects Are Top Two Activities That Prepare Students for Their Early Career After College

By Rainey Jernigan, Research Associate, CERP During the 2022 fall semester, recent graduates (within five years of graduation) who majored in computer science (CS), information technology (IT), and computer/software engineering (CSE) and currently employed were asked about the extent to which various professional activities they may have engaged in during their college career prepared them […]

Undergrad Uses Recursive Data Structures to Enhance Analysis of Parallel Programming

By Yasra Chandio (CRA-E Fellow, University of Massachusetts Amherst) and Alejandro Velasco Dimate (CRA-E Fellow, College of William & Mary) This Q&A highlight features Francis Rinaldi, an Honorable Mention in the 2022 CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researchers award program. Francis earned their bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), and they continued […]

CCC Council Member Nominations Open

By Haley Griffin, Program Associate, CCC The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) is charged with enabling the pursuit of innovative, high-impact computing research that aligns with pressing national and global challenges. Established in 2006 through a cooperative agreement between the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Computing Research Association (CRA), the CCC provides a voice […]