CSC News

November 2017

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Sparking an Interest in Computer Science


CSC Student Ambassadors ignite an interest in coding at the annual Marbles Code event!

11/20/17

CSC Student Ambassadors ignite an interest in coding at the annual Marbles Code eve...

11/20/17

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Senior Design Center's "Posters & Pies" Planned for December 1st


Please join us as the NC State Computer Science Senior Design Center students showcase their work during our annual “Posters & Pies” event on Friday, December 1st in the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on NC State’s Centennial Campus.

11/14/17

Please join us as the NC State Computer Science Senior Design Center students showcase the...

11/14/17

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Introducing the Visual Narrative Faculty Cluster


It’s only a year old, but already the Visual Narrative faculty cluster has come together as a team to find new ways of telling stories – and to offer their resources to community members. Its members hail from four departments spread across campus.

11/13/17

It’s only a year old, but already the Visual Narrative faculty cluster has come together...

11/13/17

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Cyber Inception Proposal Offers a Promising Future for Cyber Defense


Singh’s project aims to leap ahead of attackers in the field of cybersecurity.

11/09/17

Singh’s project aims to leap ahead of attackers in the field of cybersecurity....

11/09/17

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Community-Centered Professional Development Model Integrates Computing in Middle and High School Curriculum


Team-based “Integrated Snap!” will develop a professional development model to help teachers integrate computing in the classroom.

11/07/17

Team-based “Integrated Snap!” will develop a professional development model to help te...

11/07/17

 

October 2017

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Project Aims to Rid Computing of Regex-Related Bugs


Dr. Katie Stolee’s NSF-funded project aims to characterize and fix regex-related bugs as well as develop new approaches for handling the particular bugs.

10/31/17

Dr. Katie Stolee’s NSF-funded project aims to characterize and fix regex-related bugs as...

10/31/17

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Scaling-up Scientific Data Analysis


Vatsavai’s research addresses the challenging task of scaling-up data analysis and machine-learning algorithms for data-driven discovery.

10/31/17

Vatsavai’s research addresses the challenging task of scaling-up data analysis and machi...

10/31/17

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"TrackWhere" App Improves Team Communication at Lenovo


Lenovo is providing supplemental funding for Jhala’s and Parnin’s “TrackWhere” project, an app that helps Lenovo teams communicate.

10/31/17

Lenovo is providing supplemental funding for Jhala’s and Parnin’s “TrackWhere” pro...

10/31/17

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The Department Welcomes Dr. Maria Klawe for a Special Talk


Please join us on November 20th as we wrap up the Fall 2017 Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology” Speaker Series. Dr. Maria Klawe, president of Harvey Mudd College, will be the featured speaker.

10/30/17

Please join us on November 20th as we wrap up the Fall 2017 Fidelity Investments “Leader...

10/30/17

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Visualizing Wildfire Narratives


The project will investigate the use of large-scale media data capture to identify, construct, and visualize risk narratives – conversations formed from related social media posts.

10/30/17

The project will investigate the use of large-scale media data capture to identify, constr...

10/30/17

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Next Generation of Memory - Byte-Addressable Non-Volatile Memory


Shen’s proposal, funded by the NSF, promises the next generation of memory with tremendous potential benefits.

10/26/17

Shen’s proposal, funded by the NSF, promises the next generation of memory with tremendo...

10/26/17

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Department Launches Alumni Hall of Fame


25 exemplary Computer Science alumni were inducted in the inaugural class during a special event at the Park Alumni Center on October 12th. Six outstanding young alumni were also recognized.

10/17/17

25 exemplary Computer Science alumni were inducted in the inaugural class during a special...

10/17/17

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Study Finds Auto-Fix Tool Gets More Programmers to Update Software


Failure to make necessary upgrades to software code can have dire consequences, such as the major data breach at Equifax

10/16/17

Failure to make necessary upgrades to software code can have dire consequences, such as th...

10/16/17

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Kapravelos Aims to Improve Browser Security by Taming Browser Functionality


The research will develop more secure browsers by studying in depth their evolution and their interactions with websites.

10/13/17

The research will develop more secure browsers by studying in depth their evolution and th...

10/13/17

 

September 2017

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Best Paper Award Presented at IEEE Sarnoff Symposium


Congratulations to PhD student Angelyn Arputha Babu John on winning the Best Paper Award at the 38th IEEE Sarnoff Symposium.

9/29/17

Congratulations to PhD student Angelyn Arputha Babu John on winning the Best Paper Award a...

9/29/17

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Scafuro to Study Privacy in Blockchains


This project will broadly address the issue of privacy across a variety of topics of blockchains.

9/29/17

This project will broadly address the issue of privacy across a variety of topics of block...

9/29/17

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Ford Selected to Attend NextProf Future Faculty Workshop


PhD student Denae Ford has been selected to attend the 2017 NextProf Fall Engineering Workshop, an event designed to encourage doctoral students and postdocs to consider an exciting and rewarding career in engineering academia.

9/29/17

PhD student Denae Ford has been selected to attend the 2017 NextProf Fall Engineering Work...

9/29/17

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Making Program Analysis Notifications Easier to Understand


New architecture makes program analysis easier to understand and create for programmers.

9/28/17

New architecture makes program analysis easier to understand and create for programmers....

9/28/17

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IBM Supports Shen’s Research on IBM Commercial Compilers


Xipeng Shen’s project proposes to leverage IBM Watson-like cognitive computing engines for improving the efficacy of IBM commercial compilers that are frequently used at NC State.

9/27/17

Xipeng Shen’s project proposes to leverage IBM Watson-like cognitive computing engines f...

9/27/17

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Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Presents Mike Walsh


The public is invited to join us on October 24th for the second talk in the Fall 2017 Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology” Executive Speaker Series. Mike Walsh, CEO of LexisNexis Legal & Professional, will be the featured speaker.

9/26/17

The public is invited to join us on October 24th for the second talk in the Fall 2017 Fide...

9/26/17

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Welcome New Student Ambassadors!


The Computer Science Department is pleased to welcome seventeen new undergraduates to our talented group of Computer Science Student Ambassadors.

9/14/17

The Computer Science Department is pleased to welcome seventeen new undergraduates to our ...

9/14/17

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Kremer Joins CSC Staff as Director of Development


His focus will be on engagement and major gift cultivation for the department’s 9,000+ alumni.

9/13/17

His focus will be on engagement and major gift cultivation for the department’s 9,000+ a...

9/13/17

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Best Paper Award Presented at PST 2017


Congratulations to PhD student Karthik Sheshadri, lead author on a paper titled “No (Privacy) News is Good News: An Analysis of New York Times and Guardian Privacy News,” for winning one of the two Best Paper Awards at PST 2017 in August in Canada.

9/11/17

Congratulations to PhD student Karthik Sheshadri, lead author on a paper titled “No (Pri...

9/11/17

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ePartners Career Connection Set for September 18 in Talley Student Union


Make plans to attend the Computer Science ePartners Career Connection on Monday, Sept. 18 in Talley Student Union. There will be over 30 companies on hand recruiting students for co-op, internships, part-time and full-time opportunities.

9/07/17

Make plans to attend the Computer Science ePartners Career Connection on Monday, Sept. 18 ...

9/07/17


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