CSC eNewsletter - February 2022

NC State's 2022 'Day of Giving' Set for March 23rd

2022 Day of Giving GraphicEvery gift tells a story. Join us on Wednesday, March 23rd in #GivingPack to our students, faculty and staff who are part of new stories every day through their excellence in research, teaching and learning. Once CSC receives 100 gifts, it will unlock a $10,000 challenge gift from alumnus Mark Wyatt. Keep tabs on the Engineering Leaderboard to see where we stand. Please Give on March 23rd »

CSC Department Congratulates 2022 CSC Graduate Awards Recipients

The annual CSC Graduate Awards recognize excellence in research, teaching and leadership among our graduate students, Students are nominated by faculty, and recipients of the awards receive a plaque and a $500 cash award. To be nominated, students must be in good standing, meet the eligibility criteria, and have submitted their academic progress reports for the academic year in which the nomination is submitted. The Computer Science Department is proud to congratulate the recipients of the 2022 CSC Graduate Awards: Chaitanya Bandikatla, Amy Isvik, Kai Presler-Marshall, Samiha Marwan, and Onkar Patil. Read More »

Using Defensive Deception to Prevent Information and Operational Technology Manufacturing Threats

Dr. Munindar Singh

Researchers from NC State, led by Dr. Munindar Singh, are working with SecureAmerica Institute partners to develop methods to protect crucial information technology and operational technology networks in the manufacturing industry from cyberthreats. Read More »

Spring 2022 Carla Savage Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to Dr. Min Chi (Associate Professor), Dr. Thomas Price (Assistant Professor) and Kai Presler-Marshall (PhD Student) on being named the winners of “The Carla Savage Award” for Spring 2022! The award is named in honor of Dr. Carla Savage who served the University and Department for over 42 years. Read More »

Exelaration Opens Software Development Center on Centennial Campus

Exelaration, a software development and tech mentorship company, has opened a new center on NC State’s Centennial Campus. The company provides undergraduate software engineers paid internships and mentoring from experienced developers while working on real-world projects, and we are proud to announce they are our newest ePartner! Read More »

Labcorp Speaker Series Proudly Presents Slawomir Chylek

Slawomir ChylekPlease join us on March 29th at 6:30P in 1231 EB2 for the 3rd and final Spring talk in the Labcorp “Leadership in Technology” Speaker Series. Our special guest speaker will be Slawomir Chylek, software engineer and Google Cloud Leader at Google. His topic will be “Security Engineering for Machine Learning.” Read More »

NC State Named Best Large Employer in North Carolina

Forbes surveyed 60,000 Americans to find the best places to work across the nation. In North Carolina, the top choice is NC State! Read More »

WISE Village Raises Voices, Representation

Women studying STEM disciplines at NC State, like computer science, have been historically underrepresented. The Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Village is changing this by providing a community in which they can thrive. Read More »

NC State Receives $16M to Build Esports Facilities on Campus

eSports graphicApproximately $12M will be allocated towards an on-campus esports arena while $4M will be put towards building a mobile gaming center or “esports truck,” according to NC State’s student newspaper Technician. The arena is said to offer students “hands-on learning experiences” in computer science and game design, as well as for those outside its esports and gaming community. This includes allowing hospitality management students the opportunity to plan esports events through the facility while social science circles can research the effects of esports on gamers. Read More »

2022 CSC Alumni Hall of Fame Nominations Being Accepted

The NC State CSC Alumni Hall of Fame was established to celebrate and recognize the exemplary contributions our outstanding graduates have made to their profession, their community, and to the world at large. Award winners will serve as an inspiration for current and future students, while promoting the department’s global impact for producing incredible talent that embodies the University’s mantra to “Think and Do the Extraordinary!” With well more than 10,000 CSC alumni, only a select number will be chosen for recognition in our Hall of Fame, making this a truly exceptional and noteworthy honor. Nominees (living or deceased) should have demonstrated exceptional professional, entrepreneurial and/or service achievements in their selected careers. The deadline for consideration for the Fall 2022 class of inductees is July 1st. Read More »

Select Departmental Gifts & Support

Merck has donated $25,000 to the department in support of the ePartners Program and the Senior Design Center.

Citrix has donated $25,000 to the department in support of the ePartners Program and the Senior Design Center.

Arista Networks has donated $2,575 to the department in support of the ePartners Program.

Exelaration has donated $1,500 to the department in support of the ePartners Program.

CSC Wolf Bytes

CSC Alumni Hall of Fame inductee, Dr. Nicki Washington (MS CSC ’02, PhD CSC ’05), was among 30 North Carolina African American leaders and organizations in the STEM fields recognized by Governor Roy Cooper during Black History Month for their critical work. Read More »

CSC Alumni Hall of Fame inductee and former Strategic Advisory Board member, Dr. Elizabeth Mynatt (BS CSC ’88), was recently honored as an AAAS Fellow for her outstanding community leadership and exceptional contributions to human-centered computing. Mynatt, a former member of our Strategic Advisory Board, currently serves as Dean of the Khoury College of Computer Science at Northeastern University. Read More »

The department has a number of open faculty and staff positions. Interested candidates are encouraged to learn more at

Follow the Department on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram 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, Instagram 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 Manager of Alumni Career Services, Anna Velleggia at



This eNewsletter is sponsored for the 2021-22 academic year by the ePartner Program