NEWS ADVISORY: Frances Allen, computer scientist and pioneer in the field of optimizing compilers, to keynote The Michael L. Gargano 10th Annual Research Day at Pace University’s Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems, Friday, May 4

The Student-Faculty Research Day conference at Pace University’s Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems provides students and faculty with the opportunity to present their research. Presentations will include topics in information technology, biometrics, and pattern recognition.

 

April 24, 2012

MEDIA ADVISORY

Frances Allen, computer scientist and pioneer in the field of optimizing compilers, to keynote The Michael L. Gargano 10th Annual Research Day at Pace University’s Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems, Friday, May 4

WHO and WHAT:  The Student-Faculty Research Day conference at Pace University’s Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems provides students and faculty with the opportunity to present their research.  Presentations will include topics in information technology, biometrics, and pattern recognition.

Keynote speaker: Frances Allen, an expert in the field of optimizing compilers and a pioneer in compiler organization and optimization algorithms. She is the first female IBM Fellow and the first woman to win the Turing Award, an annual prize given by the Association for Computing Machinery to “an individual selected for contributions of a technical nature made to the computing community.” The Turing Award is recognized as the highest distinction in computer science.  Allen will discuss the contributions of Alan Turing to the field of computing. This year’s conference is dedicated to the work of Turing on the centenary of his birth.

Conference schedule: http://csis.pace.edu/~ctappert/srd2012/schedule.htm

WHEN and WHERE: Friday, May 4 at Pace University’s Graduate Center, 1 Martine Ave., Room 204, White Plains, NY, from 8:45 am to 4:30 pm.

Media contact:  Bill Caldwell, Pace, (212) 346-1597, wcaldwell@pace.edu

 

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