Professor Christopher V. Hollot of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (ECE), has been recognized as a fellow of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE), an honor afforded to only 2 percent of the organization’s 360,000 members worldwide. Hollot’s fellow citation reads: “for contributions to robust control, reset control and Internet congestion control.”
The 12th Annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival, “New Faces of Documentary,” opens its spring season on Wednesday, Feb. 9. This year’s focus is on documentary, experimental, non-fiction and biographical films.
Alumnus Dennis McNally, a best-selling author and publicist for the Grateful Dead, will present the annual Five College History Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. He will discuss "Why Write History for the Public?"
AMHERST, Mass. - Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst are looking for ways to program computers to improve their own teaching skills based on observed student behavior. Under a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to the department of computer science, a team of UMass professors is collaborating to improve "computerized tutors" for students in high schools.