Computer Science eNewsletter

New Framework Would Facilitate Use of New Android Security Modules

Dr. Will EnckComputer security researchers from North Carolina State University, led by Dr. Will Enck, and Technische Universität Darmstadt/CASED in Germany have developed a modification to the core Android operating system that allows developers and users to plug in new security enhancements. The new Android Security Modules (ASM) framework aims to eliminate the bottleneck that prevents developers and users from taking advantage of new security tools. more

Fidelity Investments "Leadership in Technology" Speakers Announced for Fall 2014

Created and hosted by the NC State Department of Computer Science, the Fidelity Investments "Leadership in Technology" Speakers Series proudly announces its fall 2014 slate of speakers which will include Russ Koste, Alan Dabbiere, and Jim Goodnight. The series, which was created to provide students of all disciplines exposure to the unique world of leadership in technology, is entering its eighth year on campus, and it has emerged as one of the premiere speaker's series at NC State University. more

NC State and SAS Partner to Tackle Major Analytics Challenges

SAS Headquarters EntranceNorth Carolina State University Chancellor Randy Woodson and SAS CEO Jim Goodnight announced this month the signing of an innovative new partnership that will better enable collaborative research in the areas of computer science and data analysis. While specific projects have not been named, the partnership is expected to address the areas of cyber security, big data, text analytics, data visualization and sensors and health-monitoring technologies. more

Scholarship Endowment to Honor Mary & Bill Messer

The Department of Computer Science at NC State University is pleased to announce the receipt of an anonymous planned gift valued at approximately $300,000 to create the Mary A. & William H. ‘Bill’ Messer Computer Science Scholarship Endowment. more

Grand Opening: Innovation Hall

Students with a passion for entrepreneurship have a new home on Centennial Campus! EI, the university’s Entrepreneurship Initiative, invites the NC State community to attend the grand opening of Innovation Hall, new home to the EI Garage and the Andy and Jane Albright Entrepreneurs Living and Learning Village, at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, at the Wolf Ridge Apartments on Centennial Campus. more

Ge and Murphy-Hill Receive Best Paper Award

Best Paper Award!Congratulations to PhD student Xi Ge and Dr. Emerson Murphy-Hill, assistant professor in the NC State Computer Science department (pictured at right accepting the award), for winning the Best Paper Award at the IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC 2014) held in Melbourne, Australia. more

New Townhouses to be Built on Centennial

Want to walk to work and still own your own residence? Construction will begin soon on new townhomes in the North Shore subdivision on Centennial (located on the northwest corner of Lake Raleigh). more

Wichita State Taps Centennial as Model for New Innovation Campus

Centennial Campus continues to be the role model that other universities follow. Here’s the most recent announcement of an innovation campus patterned after Centennial at Wichita State University. more

Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Presents Russ Koste

Russ KostePlease join us on September 16, 2014 at 6 pm in room 1231 in Engineering Building 2 for our first Fall 2014 talk in the Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology” Speakers Series. Our special guest speaker will be Russ Koste, SVP, Cyber Intelligence & Operations, of Fidelity Investments. His topic will be “Get Over It! Embracing the Scale of Cloud: A Cyber Security Practitioner’s Point of View.” more

Bright Spot for NC: Colleges Worthy of Investment

NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson recently touted NC State's success in corporate, governmental and non-profit partners recently in an opinion piece in the News & Observer. Woodson said partnerships among academia, industry and government are helping create a robust, hands-on academic environment for students and more research opportunities for faculty. more

Departmental Gifts & Research

I-Cubed (a KPIT Company) has donated $25,000 in support of the department’s ePartners Program and Senior Design Center.

Vanguard has donated $5,000 in support of the department’s ePartners Program.

Bloomberg has donated $5,000 in support of the department’s ePartners Program.

Eastman Chemical has donated $5,000 in support of the department’s ePartners Program.

Allied Telesis has donated $2,500 in support of the department’s ePartners Program.

Werum IT Solutions has donated $2,000 in support of the department’s ePartners Program..

Dr. William Enck has been awarded $49,726 by the US Army Research Office to support his research proposal entitled “Refining Security for Smartphone Applications.” more

Dr. Edward Gehringer has been awarded $1,034,166 by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support his research proposal entitled “Research in Student Peer Review: A Cooperative Web-Services Approach.” more

CSC Wolf Bytes

NC State University has been named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Research for the academic years 2014-2019 by the National Security Administration (NSA). more

Follow the Department on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter!

Alumni, students, faculty, staff, and corporate partners of the NC State Department of Computer Science, interested in networking to foster collaboration, entrepreneurship, partnerships, career development and professional growth are invited to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

Personalized Job Search Agent in ePack

If you are a CSC student or recent graduate (within 12 months post-graduation) and would like to receive email notifications when new jobs are posted on ePack matching your profile, you can set up your own customized job search agent to receive just the postings you desire (intern vs. full time, etc). For a short video tutorial on how to create your own personalized job agent, click here.

The Alumni Association has partnered with the University Career Development Center to make ePACK available to NC State alumni. If you are a current Alumni Association member, update your online profile by visiting the Wolfpack Connect (alumni directory) and click on the ‘Update My Info’ tab on the upper right side of the page. Select the ‘Career Connections’ tab and then choose ‘yes’ beside the question, ‘Do you want access to ePACK?’

To access ePACK you must be a member of the Alumni Association and you must be an alumnus/alumnae of NC State. If you are not a member of the Alumni Association, you can join online. Once you have received an email confirming your membership, you will be able to register for access to ePACK.

Questions: Contact Career Services Counselor Catherine Tuttle at