CSC eNewsletter - July 2021
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NC State, NSF Unveil Institute Focused on Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Education
The new NSF AI Institute for Engaged Learning, supported by a five year $20M grant, is a collaborative effort that leverages NC State’s work to develop new tools that radically improve human learning and education. Dr. James Lester, Distinguished University Professor of Computer Science at NC State, is principal investigator of the new institute. Read More »
Labcorp “Leadership in Technology” Speakers Announced for Fall 2021
To be the best, you must learn from the best. Join us this fall as the ‘Leadership in Technology’ Speakers Series returns with a new sponsor and new slate of outstanding speakers. Read More »
Google Names NCSU Grad as Cloud Engineering Hub Site Lead
Congratulations to NC State alumna and CSC Strategic Advisory Board member, Kamala Subramaniam, on being named site lead for the Google engineering hub being created in Durham. Read More »
Meet the Newest Startups Heading to the Andrews Launch Accelerator
Over the last decade, NC State has become one of the top schools for entrepreneurship in the nation. And with dozens of budding entrepreneurs graduating each year, Poole College of Management’s Andrews Launch Accelerator (ALA) program helps selected startups get off the ground with funding, resources and guidance, This year's group includes CSC PhD student Samim Mirhosseini and Dr. Chris Parnin, cofounders of Docable, an online EdTech tool that will enable computer science instructors to author and publish more engaging tutorials by providing them the infrastructure and tooling needed for making their content interactive. Read More »
Computer Training Program for Seniors Can Reduce Hazardous Driving
A recent proof-of-concept study finds that a low-cost training program can reduce hazardous driving in older adults. Researchers hope the finding will lead to the training becoming more widely available. Read More »
NC State’s 4th Churchill Scholar Prepares for Deep Dive Into Genetics
Nikhil Milind, who graduated in May with degrees in computer science and genetics, is going to Cambridge University to continue his studies into links between human genetics and diseases. He is NC State’s fourth-ever Churchill Scholar. Read More »
The Right Space
Fitts-Woolard Hall provides the environment that engineering faculty members and students need to succeed. Read More »
Think and Do: College of Engineering
Louis Martin-Vega, Dean of NC State’s College of Engineering, discusses how donors are making the extraordinary happen in the college every day. Read More »
Educational Psychology Alumna Jessica Vandenberg (PhD 2021) Named 2021 Computing Innovation Fellow
NC State College of Education alumna Jessica Vandenberg ’21PHD has been selected as a 2021 Computing Innovation Fellow, a postdoctoral research program in computing. She will be joining the Center for Educational Informatics, and will work under the guidance of Dr. Bradford Mott, a senior research scientist and adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science. Read More »
Explore Memorial Belltower at Henry Square in 3D
The Memorial Belltower is one of NC State's best known symbols and among its most Hallowed Places. Come explore this unique space! More »
Select Departmental Gifts & Support
IBM has donated $20,000 to the department in support of the Senior Design Center and ePartners Program.
LexisNexis has donated $10,000 to the department in support of the Senior Design Center Program.
Blue AcorniCi has donated $2,500 to the department in support of the ePartners Program.
Dr. Munindar Singh, has been awarded $95,000 by Virginia Tech to support his research proposal entitled “Foureye: Cyber Defensive Deception Based on Hypergame Theory for Tactical Networks.” More »
Dr. Alex Kapravelos has been awarded $60,000 by the Center for Accelerated Real Time Analytics (CARTA) – NC State Research Site to support his research proposal entitled “Real-time Cyber Knowledge Platform for Web Threats, CARTA Core Project.” More »
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Congratulations to retired professor, Dr. Doug Reeves and the arrival of a healthy grandson!
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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.
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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.
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This eNewsletter is sponsored for the 2021-22 academic year by the ePartner Program