CSC News

July 2020

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New Director of Cybersecurity Education Joins Department of Computer Science


With over 15 years spent on the front lines of cybersecurity efforts, Dr. Thierry Wandji Ketchiozo joins the department to help train the next generation of computer scientists to continue his work protecting critical systems from dangerous attacks.

7/31/20

With over 15 years spent on the front lines of cybersecurity efforts, Dr. Thierry Wandji K...

7/31/20

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Henderson Wins Best Paper Award at EDM2020


Congratulations to PhD student Nathan Henderson and his co-authors from NC State and the Concord Consortium on recently winning the Best Student Paper award at the 13th Educational Data Mining Conference (EDM2020).

7/31/20

Congratulations to PhD student Nathan Henderson and his co-authors from NC State and the C...

7/31/20

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Jhala Named Senior Member of ACM


Congratulations to Dr. Arnav Jhala, associate professor of computer science at NC State, on being recognized as a Senior Member of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM).

7/31/20

Congratulations to Dr. Arnav Jhala, associate professor of computer science at NC State, o...

7/31/20

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Computer Science BS Grads Earn Highest Median Starting Salary at NC State!


December 2019 CSC BS graduates have an average median starting salary of $81,250 – the highest median salary of all NC State Departments in December 2019, and the highest known median salary ever reported for an undergraduate discipline at NC State!

7/27/20

December 2019 CSC BS graduates have an average median starting salary of $81,250 – the h...

7/27/20

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Graduate Student Teams Up to Help Create Peer Support Line for Indian Students in the US


The goal of this student-led initiative is to support Indian students in the U.S. with a peer support line that provides accurate and reliable information, aides in finding resources, and empowers fellow students to make the best decisions possible.

7/24/20

The goal of this student-led initiative is to support Indian students in the U.S. with a p...

7/24/20

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Alumna Makes Lead Gift to Help Establish Endowment Honoring Dr. Alan L. Tharp


Marcia McLawhorn (B.S. ‘70) has donated $12,000 as a lead gift to help jumpstart efforts to establish an endowment to honor former Department Head and beloved professor, Dr. Alan L. Tharp.

7/22/20

Marcia McLawhorn (B.S. ‘70) has donated $12,000 as a lead gift to help jumpstart efforts...

7/22/20

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Rahman Receives COE Distinguished Dissertation Award


Dr. Akond Rahman, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at Tennessee Technological University and 2019 NC State Ph.D. graduate, has received the College of Engineering’s 2020 Distinguished Dissertation Award.

7/17/20

Dr. Akond Rahman, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at Tennesse...

7/17/20

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Tech Sector Job Interviews Assess Anxiety, Not Software Skills


The design of “technical interviews” is hurting the tech sector.

7/14/20

The design of “technical interviews” is hurting the tech sector....

7/14/20

 

June 2020

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Student Becomes Teacher


NC State computer science student Ryan Catalfu finds a creative way to support families struggling to homeschool during the pandemic.

6/08/20

NC State computer science student Ryan Catalfu finds a creative way to support families st...

6/08/20

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Big Data for Better Sweetpotatoes


Drs. Kemafor Ogan and Alessandra Scafuro are part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers at NC State that is setting out on an ambitious three-year project that will use artificial intelligence to make sweetpotatoes even more profitable.

6/05/20

Drs. Kemafor Ogan and Alessandra Scafuro are part of an interdisciplinary team of research...

6/05/20

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McFarland Recognized With WMEP Shining Star Award


The Women & Minority Engineering Program recognized the graduating senior for his outstanding service as the student coordinator for the Student Advancement and Retention Teams (START).

6/03/20

The Women & Minority Engineering Program recognized the graduating senior for his outstand...

6/03/20


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