Computing Symposium to Honor Daniel Siewiorek

 Four Decades of Innovation in Computer Systems and Human-Computer Interaction

November 27, 2006

"Four Decades of Innovation," a symposium in honor of University Professor and computing pioneer Daniel Siewiorek's 60th birthday will be held on Monday, Dec. 4 on campus. Siewiorek is the Buhl University Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science and director of the Human-Computer Interaction Institute.

The event will honor Siewiorek's seminal contributions that have shaped the evolution of computer systems throughout the last four decades, including microprocessors, reliable and fault-tolerant computer systems, wearable computers and context-aware computing.

Graduate students are welcome to attend the talks. For the schedule and registration information, visit the symposium's website.

Source: Carnegie Mellon 8 1/2 x 11 News

Daniel Siewiorek’s "Four Decades of Innovation” symposium will feature speakers on reliability and multiprocessors, human-centric design, design and rapid prototyping, and education and research, as well as remembrances by students.

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