Department of Computer Science and Engineering
University of South Carolina
(2012-10-18) I gave a talk at our college's Edison Lecture Series. Video of the presentation will eventually be available to local Time Warner customers via their "Carolina On Demand" channel. A few short clips of my talk also appeared on the local NBC affiliate's newscast, sandwiched between stories about an earthquake drill at a school and a square-dancing club for senior citizens. [sc.edu]
(2012-10-05) Nick Stiffler won an Outstanding Poster award at our department's research symposium.
(2012-09-27) Laura Boccanfuso appeared on the local NBC affliate in Columbia as part of a story about CHARLIE, a research robot that Laura and I have been working on. [Story] [Video] [Journal Paper] The story was picked up by a few other news outlets: [MSNBC] [WCSH (Portland, ME)] [WSTM (Syracuse, NY)] [WJAR (Providence, RI)] [WDIV (Detroit, MI)] [CIHF-DT (Halifax, NS)] [WVLA (Baton Rouge, LA)] [KSDK (Saint Louis, MO)] [MedGadget] [Medical Xpress] [Counsel & Heal] [cec.sc.edu] [sc.edu]
(2012-08-21) Nick Stiffler was named a Palmetto Pillar Award Recipient by the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce. This is the only award of which I am aware that includes a trophy in the shape of a palmetto tree. [Story] [Video]