CSC News

June 2017

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Introducing CiF-CK: A Fresh Take on Gaming


NC State’s Arnav Jhala and colleagues nationally recognized for their major strides in the field of gaming design.

6/12/17

NC State’s Arnav Jhala and colleagues nationally recognized for their major strides in t...

6/12/17

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Lester Helps Middle Schoolers Learn Through Reflection


Dr. James Lester recently received an NSF Award worth $821,647 to support his work on REFLECT, a collaborative project with the overarching goal of improving middle school students’ science problem solving and learning outcomes.

6/05/17

Dr. James Lester recently received an NSF Award worth $821,647 to support his work on REFL...

6/05/17

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Army Research Office Supports Sullivan’s Research on Algorithms for Network Science


Dr. Blair Sullivan recently received an award worth more than $538,000 from the US Army Research Office to support her research on network algorithms.

6/05/17

Dr. Blair Sullivan recently received an award worth more than $538,000 from the US Army Re...

6/05/17

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Menzies, Shen to Use NSF Award for Software Analytics Research


Software analytics is a complex, time-consuming process. Drs. Tim Menzies and Xipeng Shen will use this award to further their research to produce algorithms and tools that are demonstrably more useful and efficient for software analytics research.

6/02/17

Software analytics is a complex, time-consuming process. Drs. Tim Menzies and Xipeng Shen...

6/02/17

 

May 2017

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Shen Receives Award for Deep Learning Research


Oak Ridge National Laboratory is supporting Dr. Xipeng Shen’s research on deep learning with an almost $30,000 award.

5/31/17

Oak Ridge National Laboratory is supporting Dr. Xipeng Shen’s research on deep learning ...

5/31/17

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Chi’s Research Aims to Help Teachers Teach Better


Dr. Min Chi, assistant professor of computer science, recently received an NSF Award worth $297,754 to support her work on an interdisciplinary project with the Departments of Psychology and STEM Education at NC State.

5/22/17

Dr. Min Chi, assistant professor of computer science, recently received an NSF Award worth...

5/22/17

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Does Gender Influence Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease?


Duke University is supporting Dr. Nagiza Samatova’s project that is analyzing cognitive, biomarker and genetic data in patients to determine if gender plays a role in the risk for Alzheimer’s Disease.

5/19/17

Duke University is supporting Dr. Nagiza Samatova’s project that is analyzing cognitive,...

5/19/17

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Singh Honored as Member of Research Leadership Academy


Dr. Munindar Singh, Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor in the NC State Computer Science Department, is one of 12 members of the university’s Research Leadership Academy.

5/18/17

Dr. Munindar Singh, Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor in the NC State Computer Scien...

5/18/17

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NSF Supports Tseng’s Research on SSD Efficiency


The NSF is supporting Dr. Hung-Wei Tseng’s research on improving the efficiency of the software/hardware interface for solid state drives (SSDs) in all kinds of computing systems.

5/18/17

The NSF is supporting Dr. Hung-Wei Tseng’s research on improving the efficiency of the s...

5/18/17

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More Than 250 CSC Graduates Honored During Spring Diploma Ceremony


Congratulations Class of 2017! Over 250 computer science graduates were recognized during the Spring 2017 Diploma Ceremony on May 11th in the newly renovated Reynolds Coliseum.

5/17/17

Congratulations Class of 2017! Over 250 computer science graduates were recognized during...

5/17/17

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“TrackWhere” App Helps Lenovo Teams Communicate


Drs. Arnav Jhala and Christopher Parnin will use this award, worth almost $30K, to support their work on a communications app called “TrackWhere” for Lenovo that is to be used during product development.

5/16/17

Drs. Arnav Jhala and Christopher Parnin will use this award, worth almost $30K, to support...

5/16/17

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Researchers Developing a Cyber Security Education Curriculum


Researchers at NC State are developing coursework that institutions can use to educate and prepare cybersecurity graduates to meet the workforce needs of the Federal government and industry.

5/16/17

Researchers at NC State are developing coursework that institutions can use to educate and...

5/16/17

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Enck Earns Distinguished Paper Award at ASIACCS


A paper co-authored by Dr. Wiliam Enck and other researchers from Purdue University and Samsung Research America recently won one of four Distinguished Paper Awards at the ACM ASIACCS 2017 conference.

5/11/17

A paper co-authored by Dr. Wiliam Enck and other researchers from Purdue University and Sa...

5/11/17

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Lester Wins 2017 IFAAMAS Influential Paper Award


NC State Professor James Lester and Alelo CEO Lewis Johnson Receive Award for Influential Paper on Pedagogical Agents

5/10/17

NC State Professor James Lester and Alelo CEO Lewis Johnson Receive Award for Influential ...

5/10/17

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Social, Computer Scientists Want to Share Data on Group Behavior


Computer and social scientists have collaborated to develop a large data set on how group behavior and technology influence decision-making – and they want to share that data with other researchers.

5/09/17

Computer and social scientists have collaborated to develop a large data set on how group ...

5/09/17

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Compelling "Not So Silent" Film Project a Success for NC State’s Visual Narrative Cluster


The project on exhibition in Hunt Library's iPearl Immersion Theatre combines computer science with art, yielding interdisciplinary success.

5/03/17

The project on exhibition in Hunt Library's iPearl Immersion Theatre combines computer sci...

5/03/17

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Study Finds Gender Bias in Open-Source Programming


A study comparing acceptance rates of contributions from men and women in an open-source software community finds that women’s contributions tend to be accepted more often than men’s, but when a woman’s gender is identifiable, they are rejected more often

5/01/17

A study comparing acceptance rates of contributions from men and women in an open-source s...

5/01/17

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Device Allows Users to Manipulate 3-D Virtual Objects More Quickly


Researchers have developed a user-friendly, inexpensive controller for manipulating virtual objects in a computer program in three dimensions.

5/01/17

Researchers have developed a user-friendly, inexpensive controller for manipulating virtua...

5/01/17

 

April 2017

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WiCS Circle Encourages and Empowers Women In Computer Science


Dr. Suzanne Balik seeks to provide an outlet for NC State women in technology to discuss various topics, and find their voice in a male-dominated field.

4/27/17

Dr. Suzanne Balik seeks to provide an outlet for NC State women in technology to discuss v...

4/27/17

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Menzies’ PROMISE Earns Him International Accolades


Dr. Tim Menzies (aka “Dr. Data”) was awarded the Inaugural Mining Software Repositories Foundational Contribution Award in recognition of his contributions to the field of mining software repositories, which helped others to advance the state of the art.

4/24/17

Dr. Tim Menzies (aka “Dr. Data”) was awarded the Inaugural Mining Software Repositorie...

4/24/17

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Spring Diploma Ceremony Set for May 11th in Reynolds Coliseum


Please join us for the Spring 2017 Computer Science Diploma Ceremony on May 11th in the newly renovated Reynolds Coliseum at NC State. This year's keynote speaker is computer science alumna, Dr. Elizabeth Mynatt.

4/19/17

Please join us for the Spring 2017 Computer Science Diploma Ceremony on May 11th in the ne...

4/19/17

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Vatsavai Using Latest Award to Study Slum Development


Unfortunately slums are an inescapable feature of cities in the developing world. Vatsavai’s research aims to develop a prototype methodology for identifying and categorizing slum development that can be easily adapted for use in other cities.

4/19/17

Unfortunately slums are an inescapable feature of cities in the developing world. Vatsava...

4/19/17

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Barnes Receives Award to Support Research Experiences for Undergrads


This NSF award will allow a diverse group of undergraduates to immerse themselves into a meaningful REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates). They will build and analyze cutting-edge human-centric apps including games, tutors and mobile apps.

4/19/17

This NSF award will allow a diverse group of undergraduates to immerse themselves into a m...

4/19/17

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Senior Design Center's "Posters & Pies" Planned for May 3rd


Please join us as the NC State Computer Science Senior Design Center students showcase their work during our annual “Posters & Pies” event on Wednesday, May 3rd in the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on NC State’s Centennial Campus.

4/17/17

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

4/17/17

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Celebrate the End of the Year with Us!


You’re invited! All CSC students, faculty, staff, friends and family are encouraged to attend the annual ACM/AITP Year-end Pig Pickin’ on Friday, April 28th from 2-4 p.m. at the Monteith Research Center (MRC) on Centennial Campus.

4/12/17

You’re invited! All CSC students, faculty, staff, friends and family are encouraged to ...

4/12/17

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Game Design Program at NC State Ranks in Top 50 Again


NC State’s Game Design Program is one of the top 50 undergraduate programs to study video game design for 2017 in the US and Canada according to The Princeton Review.

4/11/17

NC State’s Game Design Program is one of the top 50 undergraduate programs to study vide...

4/11/17

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Four NC State Undergraduates Recognized by Goldwater Foundation


Congratulations to Samuel Fedeler and Richard Marshburn, undergraduates in the NC State Computer Science Department, on being recognized as Honorable Mention recipients of very prestigious Goldwater Scholarships.

4/10/17

Congratulations to Samuel Fedeler and Richard Marshburn, undergraduates in the NC State Co...

4/10/17


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