August 17, 2009: Davide Fossati wins a Computing Innovation fellowship
Davide Fossati has won a "Computing Innovation Fellowship" (, a postdoctoral fellowship program developed by the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) and the Computing Research Association (CRA), with funding from the National Science Foundation. He will spend the 2009-10 academic year at GeorgiaTech, working on educational technology to support formative assessment in Computer Science education. His mentor at GeorgiaTech will be Mark Guzdial. The fellowship was very competitive, with only 5% success rate among international students (11.4% overall).

Davide Fossati is a former member of the Natural Language Processing laboratory at UIC. He defended his PhD thesis on "Automatic Modeling of Procedural Knowledge and Feedback Generation in a Tutoring System for Computer Science" last June.

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