I’m Lauren Schaefer and My Degree Has Made Me a Globetrotter - release date: 8/25/15
Computer science alumna Lauren Schaefer has traveled the world while working remotely for IBM. She has become a go-to person for expertise on how to make the experience as productive as possible.
CSC Department Honors Graduates During Spring Diploma Ceremony - release date: 5/11/15
Congratulations Class of 2015! More than 240 computer science graduates were recognized during the Spring 2015 Diploma Ceremony on May 8th.
Vail Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship - release date: 5/06/15
Congratulations to Alexandria Vail, an NC State student double majoring in computer science and mathematics, and double minoring in physics and cognitive science, on receiving a 2015 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship valued at more than $138,000.
Boyer Receives NSF CAREER Award - release date: 4/07/15
Dr. Kristy Boyer becomes the 25th NSF CAREER Award winner for the Department of Computer Science at NC State. She is the 24th CAREER Award winner currently on staff, one of the highest concentrations of any department in the nation.
Scholarship Endowment Honors Henry B. Rowe, Jr. - release date: 3/17/15
NC State alumni Gerhard Pilcher and his wife Denise Carlisle have established an endowment honoring Pilcher’s stepfather, Henry B. Rowe, Jr. The endowment will provide scholarships for qualified students involved in the CSC Student Ambassadors Program.
Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Presents Monique Morrow - release date: 2/24/15
“Why a Career in Technology Matters for Women.” Please join us on April 7th for a very special Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology" Series talk featuring Monique Morrow, CTO-Evangelist New Frontiers Development and Engineering at Cisco.
Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Presents John O’Neill - release date: 1/29/15
Please join us on March 17th for the next talk in our Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology Speakers Series”. John O’Neill, Founder and President of Spark Plug Games, will be our featured speaker. All talks are free and open to the public.
Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Presents Andy Hunt - release date: 1/20/15
Please join us on January 29th for our first Spring 2015 Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology” Speakers Series. Andy Hunt, programmer turned consultant, author and publisher, is our featured speaker. All talks are free and open to the public.
Engineering Online at NC State Ranked in the Top 10 Nationally - release date: 1/20/15
U.S. News & World Report ranked the NC State Engineering Online Computer Science and Networking programs as the 7th best nationally in the magazine’s 2015 list of the Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology programs.
Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Presents Jim Goodnight - release date: 10/27/14
Please join us on November 13 for the final talk in our Fall 2014 Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology” Speakers Series. Dr. Jim Goodnight, co-founder and CEO of SAS, is the featured speaker. All talks are free and open to the public.
Award Will Help NC State Researcher Put Computer Science Theory Into Practice - release date: 10/02/14
Dr. Blair Sullivan, assistant professor in the NC State Computer Science Department, is one of 14 winners nationally of a $1.5 million Moore Investigator Award from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation as part of its Data-Driven Discovery Initiative.
Researchers Aim to Improve Educational Software through Speech and Emotion Detection - release date: 9/24/14
Researchers at NC State are working to improve educational software by enabling it to assess body language, speech and other cues to better respond to a student’s emotional state during the learning process.
Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Presents Alan Dabbiere - release date: 9/18/14
Please join us on Oct. 28 for the next talk in our Fall 2014 Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology Speakers Series”. Alan Dabbiere, Co-founder and Chairman of AirWatch, will be our featured speaker. All talks are free and open to the public.
Researchers Advance Artificial Intelligence for Player Goal Prediction in Gaming - release date: 9/09/14
Dr. James Lester and other researchers at NC State have developed new AI software that is significantly better at predicting players' goals in video games
New Framework Would Facilitate Use of New Android Security Modules - release date: 8/20/14
ASM framework research led by Dr. Will Enck at NC State allows the creation of custom security control modules that better protect phones owned by consumers and businesses, and can be used in various personal and enterprise scenarios.
Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Presents Russ Koste - release date: 8/12/14
Russ Koste, SVP of Cyber Intelligence & Operations of Fidelity Investments, will kick off our Fall 2014 Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology Speakers Series on September 16th. All talks are free and open to the public.
Alumna Sees Computer Science as Creativity and Innovation at its Best - release date: 6/03/14
A successful teacher and mentor, PhD alumna Bushra Anjum is helping create tomorrow’s workforce on an international scale.
Dogs, Technology and the Future of Disaster Response - release date: 5/07/14
Search and Rescue 2.0 – Dogs in high-tech harnesses could provide assistance in disaster relief and recovery by helping locate victims quickly and easily while relaying data about environmental hazards and other information in real time.
Study: Game Developers Say Success Hinges On More Than Just Programming Skills - release date: 5/06/14
According to Dr. Emerson Murphy-Hill's research, game developers need more than technical skills to be successful – they need a suite of non-programming skills including communications and interpersonal skills!
PhD Student Sean Mealin Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship - release date: 4/04/14
NC State PhD student Sean Mealin, who also received his undergraduate degree from the Computer Science Department in 2013, is a recipient of a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship valued at more than $144,000.
Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Presents Tom Mendoza - release date: 2/26/14
Tom Mendoza, Vice Chairman of NetApp, will wrap up our Spring 2014 Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology Speakers Series. Please join us on March 25 at 6 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Hunt Library. Talks are free and open to the public.
Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Presents Victor Fetter - release date: 1/30/14
Please join us on Tuesday. February 25th at 6 p.m. as we welcome Victor Fetter, CIO of LPL Financial, guest speaker for our Fidelity Investments Speakers Series. Fetter's topic is "Recognizing the Power of Technology to Value and Enable Dreams."
NC State’s Online Computer Science Programs Rank Fourth Nationally - release date: 1/17/14
NC State’s Engineering Online has again been ranked among the best in the nation by “U.S. News and World Report”.
Department Confers 173 Degrees During Fall Diploma Ceremony - release date: 12/30/13
More than 170 students received their diplomas during the Fall 2013 Diploma Ceremony on December 18th at Providence Baptist Church. Greg Germain, vice president of NetApp, delivered the keynote address.
Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Presents Scott Ganeles - release date: 12/20/13
Scott Ganeles, CEO of Ipreo, will kick off the Spring 2014 Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology” Speaker Series. Join us on January 30th at 6 p.m. in room 1231 in EB2. Talks are free and open to the public.
Researchers Design Interactive Software to Target Teen Alcohol Use - release date: 11/18/13
A collaborative research effort including NC State's Dr. James Lester, is focused on designing new personalized, adaptive software to go beyond providing facts and allow a personalized approach to curbing risky behavior in adolescents.
Young Named a 2013 ACM Distinguished Scientist - release date: 11/12/13
The Association for Computing Machinery Named Dr. R. Michael Young a 2013 Distinguished Scientist, placing him in the top 10% of members of the organization.
Many Android Vulnerabilities Can Be Traced to Manufacturer Modifications - release date: 11/04/13
Dr. Xuxian Jiang and his team of researchers have determined that 60 percent of the vulnerabilities found in the smartphone models they evaluated were due to vendor customizations.
Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Presents Bob Geolas - release date: 10/31/13
The Fidelity Investments "Leadership in Technology" Speakers Series welcomes Bob Geolas, President & CEO of Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina, on November 19th @ 6 pm in 1231 EB2. Event is free and open to the public.
Research That Has Gone to the Dogs! - release date: 10/31/13
Humans and dogs have lived and worked together for thousands of years. In a collaborative study with ECE and the College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. David Roberts will work to develop tools and techniques to take communication and training to a new level.
Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Presents AOL's Curtis Brown - release date: 9/27/13
The Fidelity Investments "Leadership in Technology" Speakers Series welcomes Curtis Brown, CTO of AOL, on October 22nd @ 6 pm in 1231 EB2. Event is free and open to the public.
Scaling Up Personalized Query Results for Next Generation of Search Engines - release date: 9/18/13
Dr. Kemafor Anyanwu Ogan and other researchers from NC State have developed a technique that can make personalized searches 100 times more efficient than previous approaches.
Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Presents Michael Lopp - release date: 8/29/13
Michael Lopp, a.k.a. Rands of Rands in Repose, a Silicon Valley-based engineering thought leader, author and technologist, will help us kick off the Fall semester with his talk titled “Stables and Volatiles.”
Helping Kids Bring Their Stories to Life - release date: 8/14/13
Thushan Amarasiriwardena, creator of Launchpad Toys, has taken his childhood love of building things, taking pictures, making videos and creating stories and turned it into the award-winning Toontastic app!
Writing the Book on ‘Big Data’ - release date: 8/07/13
Dr. Nagiza Samatova and four Ph.D. students are co-editors of a book released this month that is a how-to guide for anyone interested in learning how to analyze big data!
Study Finds Clues on How to Keep Kids Engaged with Educational Games - release date: 7/15/13
Researchers at NC State are using the ENGAGE project, a game-based learning environment for middle schoolers, to develop a curriculum that teaches students about computer science principles.
Teaching a Computer to Play ‘Concentration’ Advances Security, Understanding of the Human Mind - release date: 7/01/13
NC State computer scientists have programmed a computer to play the game Concentration (also known as Memory). The work could help improve computer security – and improve our understanding of how the human mind works.