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CCC Welcomes Maddy Hunter!
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CCC Welcomes Maddy Hunter!

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) is delighted to welcome Maddy Hunter! The Computing Research Association (CRA) recently hired Maddy as a Program Associate...

NSF Announces New Expeditions in Computing Awards
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NSF Announces New Expeditions in Computing Awards

The National Science Foundation‘s Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) established the Expeditions in Computing (Expeditions)...

White House Announces New Partnership to Unleash U.S. Supercomputing Resources to Fight COVID-19
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White House Announces New Partnership to Unleash U.S. Supercomputing Resources to Fight COVID-19

From the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy for immediate release. Today, The White House announced the launch of the COVID-19 High Performance...

ACM Announces 2019 Turing Award Recipients
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ACM Announces 2019 Turing Award Recipients

The following blog is from the ACM Bulletin on March 18, 2020.  ACM has named Patrick M. (Pat) Hanrahan and Edwin E. (Ed) Catmull recipients of the 2019 ACM A.M...

Computing Research at AAAS
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Computing Research at AAAS

The following blog is from Ann Schwartz Drobnis, CCC Director.  Every February brings an exciting event for scientists – the AAAS Annual Meeting. AAAS is the American...

NEWS: Call to Action to the Tech Community on New Machine Readable COVID-19 Dataset
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NEWS: Call to Action to the Tech Community on New Machine Readable COVID-19 Dataset

From the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy for immediate release. Today, researchers and leaders from the Allen Institute for AI, Chan Zuckerberg...

NSF Dear Colleague Letter on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
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NSF Dear Colleague Letter on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The following is a Dear Colleague Letter from National Science Foundation (NSF) Director France A. Córdova. It is important for the computing research community...

Blue Sky Conference Track at AAAI-20
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Blue Sky Conference Track at AAAI-20

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) recently sponsored a Blue Sky Ideas Conference Track at the Thirty-Fourth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, February...

NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Announcing Creation of the Foundational Research in Robotics Program
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NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Announcing Creation of the Foundational Research in Robotics Program

Dear Colleagues: The National Science Foundation announces the creation of the Foundational Research in Robotics (Robotics) program as a program jointly managed...

NIH Innovation Lab “Advancing Cancer Biology at the Frontiers of Machine Learning and Mechanistic Modeling”
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NIH Innovation Lab “Advancing Cancer Biology at the Frontiers of Machine Learning and Mechanistic Modeling”

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) in collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), and Knowinnovation (KI) are convening experts in cancer systems biology...

Submit a Blue Sky Ideas Paper to the ACM Hypertext Conference!
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Submit a Blue Sky Ideas Paper to the ACM Hypertext Conference!

The 2020 ACM Hypertext conference is July 13-15 in Orlando, Florida. It is a premium venue for high quality peer-reviewed research on hypertext theory, systems...

Great Innovative Idea: Towards Geocoding Spatial Expressions
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Great Innovative Idea: Towards Geocoding Spatial Expressions

The following Great Innovative Idea is from Hussein S. Al-Olimat from The Ohio Center of Excellence in Knowledge-Enabled Computing (Kno.e.sis) at the Wright State...

NSF selects 7 winners from its first-ever NSF 2026 Idea Machine prize competition
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NSF selects 7 winners from its first-ever NSF 2026 Idea Machine prize competition

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced recently the selection of four grand prize and three meritorious prize winners for its first-ever NSF 2026 Idea...

President’s Budget Highlights Need for Funding in AI and Quantum
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

President’s Budget Highlights Need for Funding in AI and Quantum

Yesterday, the President released his FY2021 budget request. The request includes a significant increase in nondefense AI R&D compared to the FY 2020 Budget and...

2020 Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant Accepting Proposals
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2020 Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant Accepting Proposals

The following is a blog from Meredith Ringel Morris, Sr. Principal Researcher & MSR Dissertation Grant Chair.  We are currently accepting proposals for the Microsoft...

National Academy of Engineering Elects 87 Members and 18 International Members!
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National Academy of Engineering Elects 87 Members and 18 International Members!

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected 87 new members and 18 foreign members. Six computing researchers are among those elected this year.  They...

NSF’s 70th Anniversary Symposium
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

NSF’s 70th Anniversary Symposium

On May 10, 1950, President Truman signed the National Science Foundation Act, creating the only federal agency charged with funding fundamental research and education...

Department of Energy Announces $625 Million for New Quantum Centers
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

Department of Energy Announces $625 Million for New Quantum Centers

The following is a press release from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to establish two to five multidisciplinary Quantum Information Science (QIS) Research...

CCC Workshop Report- Content Generation for Workforce Training
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CCC Workshop Report- Content Generation for Workforce Training

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) is pleased to announce the release of a new CCC workshop report called Content Generation for Workforce Training. This...

Great Innovative Idea: Revolutionizing Tree Management via Innovative Spatial Techniques
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Great Innovative Idea: Revolutionizing Tree Management via Innovative Spatial Techniques

The following great innovative idea is from Yiqun Xie, who is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Minnesota.  Xie along with his advisor and former Computing...
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