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March 2021

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Study Reveals Extent of Privacy Vulnerabilities with Amazon’s Alexa


Collaborative research effort including Drs. Anupam Das and Will Enck from NC State finds issues range from misleading privacy policies to post-approval changes in code.

3/04/21

Collaborative research effort including Drs. Anupam Das and Will Enck from NC State finds ...

3/04/21

 

February 2021

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Battestilli Recognized as a 2021 Equity for Women Award Nominee


Congratulations to Dr. Tzvetelina (“Lina”) Battestilli on being recognized during the 2021 Equity for Women Awards for her efforts in increasing women’s participation in tech.

2/26/21

Congratulations to Dr. Tzvetelina (“Lina”) Battestilli on being recognized during the ...

2/26/21

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Dr. Helen Gu Wins 10-Year Best Paper Award at SoCC ’20


Dr. Helen Gu and her collaborators were awarded the 10-Year Best Paper Award at the ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing 2020 for their paper focusing on CloudScale and prediction-driven elastic resource scaling.

2/19/21

Dr. Helen Gu and her collaborators were awarded the 10-Year Best Paper Award at the ACM Sy...

2/19/21

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Cisco Systems Makes Major Gift in Support of Department’s Cybersecurity Initiative


As part of a larger investment in developing the next generation of cybersecurity talent, Cisco Systems has made a $250,000 unrestricted gift in support of Dr. Laurie Williams and the Secure Computing Institute at NC State University.

2/11/21

As part of a larger investment in developing the next generation of cybersecurity talent, ...

2/11/21

 

January 2021

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Helping CSC PhD Students Achieve Academic Vibrancy


A new CSC course on Academic Vibrancy, created and taught by Dr. Laurie Williams, is being offered this semester for Ph.D. students. The class will teach students how to stay positive, productive and connected during their rigorous academic journey.

1/28/21

A new CSC course on Academic Vibrancy, created and taught by Dr. Laurie Williams, is being...

1/28/21

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NC State Ranks in Top 10 for Online Master’s Engineering Programs


NC State’s Engineering Online ranked 6th nationally on the US News & World Report 2021 list of Best Online Programs. The Master’s Computer Information Technology Program ranked 15th.

1/26/21

NC State’s Engineering Online ranked 6th nationally on the US News & World Report 2021 l...

1/26/21

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Three New Members Named to Strategic Advisory Board


This talented group of seasoned industry executives and leaders will help provide input and guidance that is critical to helping shape the computer science department’s strategic direction.

1/22/21

This talented group of seasoned industry executives and leaders will help provide input an...

1/22/21

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Williams Named 2020 ACM Fellow


Dr. Laurie Williams was recently named an ACM Fellow for her contributions to empirical research on agile software development, software security, and software engineering education. She is the Computer Science Department’s second ACM Fellow.

1/13/21

Dr. Laurie Williams was recently named an ACM Fellow for her contributions to empirical re...

1/13/21

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Williams Named Distinguished University Professor


Congratulations to Dr. Laurie Williams on being named a Distinguished University Professor at NC State. She becomes the fifth Distinguished Professor in the NC State Department of Computer Science.

1/07/21

Congratulations to Dr. Laurie Williams on being named a Distinguished University Professor...

1/07/21

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Robots in the Air and on the Water Could Improve Shellfish Farming


Dr. John-Paul Ore is working with other researchers to build a “co-robotic” system using high-fidelity computer simulations and real-world experiments to automate software testing and analysis for mobile robots.

1/04/21

Dr. John-Paul Ore is working with other researchers to build a “co-robotic” system usi...

1/04/21


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