NSF Workshop on Research Directions in the Principles of Parallel Computation

There will be a one day NSF sponsored workshop on Research Directions in the Principles of Parallel Computation immediately following SPAA on June 28th in Pittsburgh.   The purpose is to brainstorm about possible research directions in the theory of parallel computation.  The workshop offers travel grants for students and the registration is free to all.   Also, the early registration deadline for SPAA is May 25th.


NSF Program Director

NSF is looking for names for program directors in TCS (Algorithmic Foundations). If you have suggestions or are interested, send email to Avrim Blum who is helping to compile a list. For more information, See Bob Sloan’s essay The Joys of Being an NSF Program Director.