CSC eNewsletter - January 2024
In This IssueeNewsletter Archive
Williams Named Goodnight Distinguished University Professor
Congratulations to Dr. Laurie Williams on being named the inaugural Goodnight Distinguished University Professor in Security Sciences at NC State University. A faculty member in the Department of Computer Science at NC State for two decades, Williams is a leader of the university’s efforts in cybersecurity. She is the co-director of NC State’s Secure Computing Institute, is director of the Secure Software Supply Chain Center located at NC State and backed by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and is co-director of the North Carolina Partnership for Cybersecurity Excellence funded by the National Security Agency (NSA). Read More »
Zhishan Guo Receives RTSS Best Paper Award
The NC State Computer Science Department congratulates Dr. Zhishan Guo, Associate Professor of Computer Science, for co-authoring a paper that was recently awarded the Best Paper Award at the 2023 44th Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS). The paper is entitled "SEAM: An Optimal Message Synchronizer in ROS with Well-Bounded Time Disparity". Read More »
Labcorp Series Presents Bola Oyegunwa
Please join us on February 27th at 6:30P in 1231 EB2 for the 2nd Spring talk in the Labcorp “Leadership in Technology” Speaker Series. Our special guest speaker will be Bola Oyegunwa, SVP of Enterprise Systems at Labcorp. His topic will be “Leveraging Technology to Transform the Future of Healthcare”. Read More »
Enck and Williams Win Best Paper Award in IEEE Privacy & Security Magazine
Congratulations to Drs. William Enck and Laurie WIlliams, professors in the NC State Computer Science Department, on being awarded a 2022 Best Paper Award in the IEEE Security & Privacy magazine by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society Publications Board. The winning paper is “Top Five Challenges in Software Supply Chain Security: Observations From 30 Industry and Government Organizations.” The paper appeared in IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 20, no.2, pp 96-100, March/April 2022. Read More »
Select Departmental Gifts & Support
Merck has provided $25,000 to the department in support of the ePartners Program and Sr. Design Center.
SAS has provided $25,000 to the department in support of the ePartners Program and Sr. Design Center.
Volvo has provided $15,000 to the department in support of the ePartners Program.
LexisNexis has provided $10,000 to the department in support of the ePartners Program.
Deutsche Bank has provided $5,000 to the department in support of the ePartners Program.
Pendo has provided $5,000 to the department in support of the ePartners Program.
Hitachi Energy has provided $2,500 to the department in support of the ePartners Program.
Martin Marietta has provided $2,500 to the department in support of the ePartners Program.
Vontier has provided $5,000 to the department in support of the Sr. Design Center.
BC & Alberta Guide Dogs has provided $12,550 to the department as an unrestricted research award in support of Drs. Dave Roberts (CSC) and Alper Bozkurt (ECE) and their research efforts.
Human Support Technology has provided $7,000 to the department in support of Dr. Noboru Matsuda and his research efforts.
Dr. Ed Gehringer and his wife Carol, have made a generous unrestricted donation to support the department.
Jay Strickland and his wife, April, have donated $10,000 to the department in support of the Carol Miller Student Leadership Endowment.
Mr & Mrs Ed Whitehorne have donated $30,000 to the department in support of the Whitehorne Family Entrepreneurship Scholarship in Computer Science.
CSC Wolf Bytes
LAS Announces 2024 Collaborators – The Laboratory for Analytic Sciences at NC State University recently announced that Dr. Tim Menzies, professor of computer science, is among 22 faculty collaborators representing 11 academic institutions and six industry organizations selected to receive research funding this year. Read More »
Esports Lab Opens in Hunt Library – NC State’s newest competitive sport now has a home - and for the time being, it’s on the fourth floor of Hunt Library. The NC State Gaming and Esports Lab, featuring 35 gaming PCs and four console stations, opened earlier this week and will support the NC State Esports program. Read More »
The New Dean – When Jim Pfaendtner stood to welcome a room of first-year engineering and computer science students during a program on campus in August, he began with some common ground. Read More »
Please join us in welcoming Adrian Bruno to the department as our CSC IT Web Developer. Adrian will be responsible for our department website and web development/maintenance of various internal web applications.
The department has a number of open faculty and staff positions. Interested candidates are encouraged to learn more at https://www.csc.ncsu.edu/employment/.
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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 email@example.com
Thanks to ePartner, Truist, for their partnering support!