CSC eNewsletter - October 2022

Dr. Donald Bitzer Named a Computer History Museum 2022 Fellow

Dr. Don BitzerDr. Donald Bitzer, Distinguished University Research Professor of Computer Science at NC State University, has been named a 2022 Fellow by the Computer History Museum (CHM) for his global influence and outstanding contributions in the field of computer science through pioneering online education and communities with PLATO and co-inventing the plasma display. Technology leaders, innovators, and visionaries from around the world gathered in Silicon Valley on Saturday, October 15th at a special ceremony to celebrate the remarkable contributions of Bitzer and his fellow honorees — Adele Goldberg, Dan Ingalls and Leonard Kleinrock. Read More »

Fall 2022 Carla Savage Award Winners Announced

Dr. Carla Savage

Congratulations to Dr. Jessica Young Schmidt, associate teaching professor, Dr. William Enck, professor, and Donna Richards, an administrative staff member in the Research Administration Office, on being named the fall 2022 winners of “The Carla Savage Awards.” Named after the incomparable department icon Dr. Carla Savage, The Carla Savage Awards are an intra-departmental initiative to recognize outstanding achievement and special people within the department. Read More »

Labcorp Speaker Series Proudly Presents Dr. Amir Bahmani

Dr. Amir BahmaniPlease join us on November 8th at 6:30P in 1231 EB2 for the 3rd and final Fall talk in the Labcorp “Leadership in Technology” Speaker Series. Our special guest speaker will be Dr. Amir Bahmani, Director of the Deep Data Research Computing Center at Stanford University. His topic will be “Deep Data Needs and Challenges in Precision Medicine”. Read More »

Adaptive Experimentation Accelerator Named a Finalist in $1M XPRIZE Digital Learning Challenge

Dr. Thomas PriceAdaptive Experimentation Accelerator, a partnership of researchers from NC State University (led by Dr. Thomas Price), University of Toronto and Carnegie Mellon University, is one of the three teams selected as finalists in the XPRIZE Digital Learning Challenge, a global competition to to modernize, accelerate and improve the technology and processes for studying effective learning and education. Read More »

Select Departmental Gifts & Support

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

Salesforce has donated $5,000 to the department in support of the ePartners Program.

The NC Dept of Natural and Cultural Resources has donated $15,000 to the department in support of the Senior Design Center.

PositiveHire has donated $5,000 to the department in support of the Senior Design Center.

CSC Wolf Bytes

The department welcomes Petya Radey as our new Contracts and Grants Manager! Petya holds a BA in Finance from NC State’s Poole College of Management. She previously worked at UNC as a Sponsored Projects Accountant in the Office of Sponsored Research before she transferred to NC State where she worked as a Fiscal Manager in the Office of Contracts and Grants and most recently as a Contracts and Grants Administrator in the College of Veterinary Medicine. Petya was recognized and chosen as an advanced Excel user and mentor to participate in the C&G Training Program that involves video recordings and leading sessions that specifically relate Excel to C&G office needs. Welcome to the team Petya!

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

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 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 2022-23 academic year by the ePartners Program