Graduate News

2017


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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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Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Features John Pence

Please join us on September 26th as we kick off the Fall 2017 Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology” Executive Speaker Series. John Pence, President and CEO of Sunrise Technologies, will be the featured speaker.

8/30/17

Please join us on September 26th as we kick off the Fall 2017 Fidelity Investments “Lead...

8/30/17


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Celebrating 50 Years of Computer Science at NC State University

Alumni, students, faculty, staff and partners are invited to join in the celebration this fall, as a number of 50th Year events and activities are planned.

8/23/17

Alumni, students, faculty, staff and partners are invited to join in the celebration this ...

8/23/17


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Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology” Speakers Announced for Fall 2017

The Fall Fidelity Investments "Leadership in Technology" Lecture Series is back with three great speakers this fall!

8/21/17

The Fall Fidelity Investments "Leadership in Technology" Lecture Series is back with three...

8/21/17


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Welcome Back Bash Set for August 24th

Join us for this annual back-to-school tradition (with free food!) on August 24th from 5-8 p.m. (rain or shine!). The event is open to all engineering students, faculty and staff, and will be held outside on the oval at EB2 on Centennial Campus.

7/31/17

Join us for this annual back-to-school tradition (with free food!) on August 24th from 5-8...

7/31/17


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New Games and Visual Narrative Suite – a Space Made for Collaboration

NC State Computer Science makes collaboration between disciplines easier than ever with a new home for the multi-disciplinary games cluster.

7/24/17

NC State Computer Science makes collaboration between disciplines easier than ever with a ...

7/24/17


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Lester Receives Supplemental Support for LEADS Research

Dr. James Lester recently received $114,672 in supplemental funding to support his research on learning environments across disciplines with technology.

7/20/17

Dr. James Lester recently received $114,672 in supplemental funding to support his researc...

7/20/17


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U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research Supports Mueller’s Research

Mueller’s proposal will study, analyze, and synthesize deep-learning approaches that can be used for performance, power, and energy efficiency in heterogeneous computing devices.

7/20/17

Mueller’s proposal will study, analyze, and synthesize deep-learning approaches that can...

7/20/17


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DOE supports Shen’s Research on Deep Learning and Ontology-based Framework for HPC

Shen’s research project is focused on exploring the potential of deep learning in optimizing sparse matrix computations, and on completing an ontology-based framework for HPC.

7/20/17

Shen’s research project is focused on exploring the potential of deep learning in optimi...

7/20/17


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XS-Shredder Project Receives $300k Award for Removing Code Bloat in Web Applications

The research will help to reduce attack surface in today’s modern day web applications so that web developers can write their applications at a much faster pace.

7/19/17

The research will help to reduce attack surface in today’s modern day web applications s...

7/19/17


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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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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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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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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


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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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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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Catete Wins 2017 Equity for Women Award

"Veronica Catete has made an incredible impact at NC State and beyond, through outreach, tutoring, mentoring, leadership, service and global advocacy for gender equity."

3/16/17

"Veronica Catete has made an incredible impact at NC State and beyond, through outreach, t...

3/16/17


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Department Announces Masters Track in Security

Masters Degree students can now specialize in security by completing the Masters Track in Security while earning a Master of Computer Science degree.

3/07/17

Masters Degree students can now specialize in security by completing the Masters Track in ...

3/07/17


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New Computer Science Peer Mentoring Opportunity to Begin in Fall of 2017

Apply by March 24th to become a Peer Mentor in the NC State Computer Science Department. Both undergraduate and graduate students may serve as mentors.

2/17/17

Apply by March 24th to become a Peer Mentor in the NC State Computer Science Department. ...

2/17/17


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It’s a Snap! To Learn Computer Programming

Snap! Day provides a fun learning experience for first time programmers of all ages and skill sets.

2/13/17

Snap! Day provides a fun learning experience for first time programmers of all ages and sk...

2/13/17


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Cardona-Rivera Selected to Attend EAAI 2017

PhD candidate Rogelio Cardona-Rivera has been selected to receive an EAAI New and Future AI Educator Program Travel Scholarship to attend the 7th Symposium on Educational Advances in Artificial Intelligence (EAAI-17) in San Francisco on February 4-9.

1/31/17

PhD candidate Rogelio Cardona-Rivera has been selected to receive an EAAI New and Future A...

1/31/17


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Singh Elected AAAI Fellow

Dr. Munindar Singh is one of seven individuals elected to the class of 2017 Fellows of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI).

1/30/17

Dr. Munindar Singh is one of seven individuals elected to the class of 2017 Fellows of the...

1/30/17


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Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Features Susan Whittemore

Please join us on February 28th for the second talk in our Spring 2017 Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology” Executive Speaker Series. Susan Whittemore, VP Technology Risk Management at Fidelity Investments, will be the featured speaker.

1/26/17

Please join us on February 28th for the second talk in our Spring 2017 Fidelity Investment...

1/26/17


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Department to Launch Alumni Hall of Fame

As part of its 50th Year Celebration in 2017, the NC State University Department of Computer Science plans to establish a CSC Alumni Hall of Fame, with the inaugural class of honorees to be recognized in a special event next fall!

1/11/17

As part of its 50th Year Celebration in 2017, the NC State University Department of Comput...

1/11/17


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NC State’s Online Computer Science and Networking Programs Ranked in Top Ten

NC State’s Engineering Online Computer Science and Networking Programs have been ranked 6th nationally in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 list of the Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology programs.

1/10/17

NC State’s Engineering Online Computer Science and Networking Programs have been ranked ...

1/10/17

2016


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A Time to Celebrate! Computer Science Department Honors Our Fall 2016 Graduates

Congratulations Class of 2016! Over 200 computer science graduates were recognized during the Fall 2016 Diploma Ceremony on December 15th in the newly renovated Reynolds Coliseum.

12/23/16

Congratulations Class of 2016! Over 200 computer science graduates were recognized during...

12/23/16


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Vouk to Step Down as Computer Science Department Head

Vouk will continue to serve NC State as Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Development and Administration, Director of the NC State Data Initiative, and as a computer science faculty member. Dr. Laurie Williams will serve as Interim Department Head.

12/23/16

Vouk will continue to serve NC State as Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Development...

12/23/16


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NC State Chosen as New Site for NSF Center in Phase II

NC State is a new site of the Center for Hybrid Multicore Productivity Research (CHMPR) IUCRC. The site is hosted in the Laboratory for Science and Technologies for End-to-End Enablement of Data (STEED) under the direction of Dr. Rada Chirkova.

12/02/16

NC State is a new site of the Center for Hybrid Multicore Productivity Research (CHMPR) IU...

12/02/16


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Computer Science Kicks Off New Career Development Events

The NC State Computer Science Corporate and Career Services program offers students a safe place to gain confidence and develop strong skills for their job search.

11/30/16

The NC State Computer Science Corporate and Career Services program offers students a safe...

11/30/16


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Shashidharan Wins ACM Student Research Competition at ACM SIGSPATIAL

Congratulations to PhD student Ashwin Shashidharan on winning the first Student Research Competition held at ACM SIGSPATIAL. He now advances to the ACM’s Grand Finals.

11/22/16

Congratulations to PhD student Ashwin Shashidharan on winning the first Student Research C...

11/22/16


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NC State Undergrads PRIME for Learning with Intelligent Tutoring Systems

New and exciting PRIME technology creates a personalized learning space for STEM undergraduate stu-dents of three major institutions including NC State. An appreciation and understanding of computer science is fostered through intelligent tutoring system.

11/21/16

New and exciting PRIME technology creates a personalized learning space for STEM undergrad...

11/21/16


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Whittenburg to Speak at Fall Diploma Ceremony in Reynolds Coliseum

Please join us for the Fall 2016 Computer Science Diploma Ceremony on Dec. 15th in the newly renovated Reynolds Coliseum at NC State. This year's speaker is Dereck Whittenburg, a member of NC State’s 1983 national championship men’s basketball team.

11/14/16

Please join us for the Fall 2016 Computer Science Diploma Ceremony on Dec. 15th in the new...

11/14/16


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Department Launches “Faces of Computer Science” Display

The powerful new visual campaign in EB2 on Centennial Campus, features a dozen highly accomplished CSC alumni and students who are using their degree to make a real difference in the world.

10/28/16

The powerful new visual campaign in EB2 on Centennial Campus, features a dozen highly acco...

10/28/16


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NC State Computer Science Achieves Top 25 US Rank

Times Higher Education magazine’s “World University Rankings” for 2016-2017 ranks NC State’s computer science program 21st in the US and 84th in the world!

10/12/16

Times Higher Education magazine’s “World University Rankings” for 2016-2017 ranks NC...

10/12/16


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Barnes Attends White House Summit on Computer Science for All

Computer Science for All is President Obama’s bold new initiative to empower a generation of American students with the computer science skills they need to thrive in a digital economy.

9/29/16

Computer Science for All is President Obama’s bold new initiative to empower a generatio...

9/29/16


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Researchers Eye Gaming As Tool for Boosting Computer Science Skills, Diversity in Middle Schools

An interdisciplinary team of researchers, led by Dr. James Lester, is launching an initiative that will use a custom-designed video game to boost computational thinking in middle school science classrooms and foster diversity in the sciences.

9/14/16

An interdisciplinary team of researchers, led by Dr. James Lester, is launching an initiat...

9/14/16


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ePartners Career Connection Set for September 19

Make plans to attend the Computer Science ePartners Career Connection on Monday, September 19. There will be 37 companies on hand recruiting students for co-op, internships, part-time and full-time opportunities.

9/09/16

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

9/09/16


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Researchers Find Vulnerabilities in iPhone, iPad Operating System

Dr. Will Enck and an international team of computer science researchers has identified serious security vulnerabilities in the iOS–the operating system used in Apple’s iPhone and iPad devices. The vulnerabilities make a variety of attacks possible.

8/26/16

Dr. Will Enck and an international team of computer science researchers has identified ser...

8/26/16


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Welcome Back Bash Set for August 25th

Join us for this annual back-to-school tradition (with free food!) on August 25th from 5-8 p.m. (rain or shine!). The event is open to all engineering students, faculty and staff, and will be held outside on the oval at EB2 on Centennial Campus.

8/16/16

Join us for this annual back-to-school tradition (with free food!) on August 25th from 5-8...

8/16/16


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Vatsavai Receives Research Supplement

Dr. Raju Vatsavai recently received an ORNL Award supplement worth $19,999 to support his work on weather and climate events. Total funding is now over $30,000.

8/09/16

Dr. Raju Vatsavai recently received an ORNL Award supplement worth $19,999 to support his ...

8/09/16


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NC State’s Computer Science Recognized for Value, Affordability

Another Top 10 ranking for NC State's Online Master's Degree in Computer Science! College Choice also recognized the undergraduate program as one of the top 50 Best Schools for a Computer Science Degree.

8/08/16

Another Top 10 ranking for NC State's Online Master's Degree in Computer Science! College...

8/08/16


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CSC Department Welcomes New Faculty

The NC State Computer Science Department is pleased to welcome five new faculty members to the department this fall.

8/08/16

The NC State Computer Science Department is pleased to welcome five new faculty members to...

8/08/16


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Theisen Places 3rd in ACM Student Research Competition Grand Finals

Congratulations to PhD student Christopher Theisen on placing third in the 2016 ACM Student Research Competition Grand Finals.

7/19/16

Congratulations to PhD student Christopher Theisen on placing third in the 2016 ACM Studen...

7/19/16


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Murphy-Hill Receives NSF Award for FSE2016 Sessions

NSF funding will help Dr. Emerson Murphy-Hill create two events, a Doctoral Consortium and a Mentorship Session, during FSE2016 that will build connections and enhance research capacity for junior researchers.

7/19/16

NSF funding will help Dr. Emerson Murphy-Hill create two events, a Doctoral Consortium and...

7/19/16


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Shen Receives Research Support

Dr. Xipeng Shen recently received $17,609 to support his student's work on "Ontology-based Program Analysis and Optimization."

7/18/16

Dr. Xipeng Shen recently received $17,609 to support his student's work on "Ontology-based...

7/18/16


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A Big Hit With Students, Pokemon GO Hits the Classroom

The concepts of Pokemon GO, the mobile-based augmented reality game that uses your phone’s GPS and clock to mix real-world elements with the game, have been incorporated in a summer course in computer science at NC State.

7/13/16

The concepts of Pokemon GO, the mobile-based augmented reality game that uses your phone...

7/13/16


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Shen Named Senior Member of IEEE

Dr. Xipeng Shen joins and elite group in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), as only 9% of the organization’s members have achieved Senior Member status.

6/21/16

Dr. Xipeng Shen joins and elite group in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engin...

6/21/16


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Best Poster Paper Award Presented at ICCS 2016

Congratulations to PhD student Bharathkumar (Tiny) Ramachandra, lead author on a paper titled “Detecting Extreme Events in Gridded Climate Data,” for winning the Best Poster Paper Award at the ICCS 2016 conference held in June in CA.

6/16/16

Congratulations to PhD student Bharathkumar (Tiny) Ramachandra, lead author on a paper tit...

6/16/16


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Thirty-one College Faculty Members Receive Mentor Recognition at Spring Faculty Meeting

Six members of the Computer Science Department’s faculty are recipients of the inaugural Faculty-2-Faculty Recognition.

6/13/16

Six members of the Computer Science Department’s faculty are recipients of the inaugural...

6/13/16


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Rahman Wins First Microsoft Open Source Challenge

“Open Source is good for everyone – students, researchers, companies – because it allows us to build on the collective learning of the community,” says Computer Science PhD student Akond Rahman.

6/10/16

“Open Source is good for everyone – students, researchers, companies – because it al...

6/10/16


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Samatova, Students Win Best Paper Award at HPC 2016

Congratulations to PhD student Xiaocheng (Chris) Zou, lead author on a paper titled “AMR-aware In Situ Indexing and Scalable Querying,” for winning the Best Paper Award at the HPC 2016 conference held in April in CA.

6/08/16

Congratulations to PhD student Xiaocheng (Chris) Zou, lead author on a paper titled “AMR...

6/08/16


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Ford Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Congratulations to computer science PhD student Denae Ford on being selected for a prestigious and highly competitive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship valued at more than $138,000.

6/08/16

Congratulations to computer science PhD student Denae Ford on being selected for a prestig...

6/08/16


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Catete Named Outstanding Student Volunteer

Outstanding CSC volunteer Veronica Catete will be spending her summer working with Rwandan high school teachers to incorporate ICT into their classrooms. She’ll also be teaching students mobile app development to help solve problems in their communities.

6/06/16

Outstanding CSC volunteer Veronica Catete will be spending her summer working with Rwandan...

6/06/16


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Goodrich Receives NDSEG and NASA/NC Space Grant Fellowships

Computer Science PhD student Timothy Goodrich is NC State’s first winner of a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship.

5/24/16

Computer Science PhD student Timothy Goodrich is NC State’s first winner of a National D...

5/24/16


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NC State’s Online Master’s Degree in Computer Science Ranked Top 10 in 2016

Another Top 10 ranking for NC State's Online Master's Degree in Computer Science! Affordable College Online ranks NC State #8 on its Top 10 list in the US for 2016.

5/24/16

Another Top 10 ranking for NC State's Online Master's Degree in Computer Science! Afforda...

5/24/16


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NSF Eager to Support Shen’s Research on iMOS

The NSF is supporting Dr. Xipeng Shen’s research on a new machine architecture – Industrial Machine Operating System (“iMOS”) - a flexible framework for writing machine software.

5/18/16

The NSF is supporting Dr. Xipeng Shen’s research on a new machine architecture – Indus...

5/18/16


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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.

5/18/16

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

5/18/16


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For the First Time, CSC Department Honors Graduates During Two Diploma Ceremonies

Congratulations Class of 2016! Almost 260 computer science graduates were recognized during the two Spring 2016 Diploma Ceremonies on May 6th.

5/17/16

Congratulations Class of 2016! Almost 260 computer science graduates were recognized duri...

5/17/16


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Vatsavai Receives Research Supplement

Dr. Raju Vatsavai recently received an ORNL Award supplement worth $49,500 to support his and his student’s work on Big Data. Total funding is now over $98,500.

5/17/16

Dr. Raju Vatsavai recently received an ORNL Award supplement worth $49,500 to support his ...

5/17/16


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New Tech Uses Hardware, Software to Train Dogs More Efficiently

NC State researchers have developed and used a customized suite of technologies that allows a computer to train a dog autonomously, with the computer effectively responding to the dog based on the dog’s body language.

5/02/16

NC State researchers have developed and used a customized suite of technologies that allow...

5/02/16


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Spring 2016 Diploma Ceremonies Set for May 6th

The Computer Science Department will have two diploma ceremonies this year – one for graduate students (10:00 a.m.) and one for undergraduates (2:00 p.m.). The ceremonies will take place on Friday, May 6th at Providence Baptist Church in Raleigh.

4/21/16

The Computer Science Department will have two diploma ceremonies this year – one for gra...

4/21/16


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In Gaming, Player Behavior Reflects Roles – Even when No Roles Are Given

Researchers at NC State have found that player behavior in role-playing games (RPGs) reflects specific character roles – even if the game tells players nothing about the character’s role.

4/21/16

Researchers at NC State have found that player behavior in role-playing games (RPGs) refle...

4/21/16


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Celebrate the End of the Year with Us!

NOTE NEW DATE!!! You’re invited! All CSC students, faculty, staff, friends and family are encouraged to attend the annual ACM/AITP Year-end Pig Pickin’ on Monday, April 25th from 4-6 p.m. at the Monteith Research Center (MRC) on Centennial Campus.

4/13/16

NOTE NEW DATE!!! You’re invited! All CSC students, faculty, staff, friends and family ...

4/13/16


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Department Announces Graduate Certificate in Data Science Foundations

The new certificate program is being offered jointly by the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Statistics.

3/29/16

The new certificate program is being offered jointly by the Department of Computer Science...

3/29/16


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Singh Named Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Professor

Dr. Munindar Singh, professor of Computer Science at NC State, was recognized for his exceptional record of graduate student training, and the extraordinary quality of the mentoring he provided during and after their graduate programs at NC State.

3/14/16

Dr. Munindar Singh, professor of Computer Science at NC State, was recognized for his exce...

3/14/16


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Chirag Kapadia Receives SAS Graduate Industrial Traineeship

Congratulations to Computer Science Master’s Degree student Chirag Kapadia on receiving a Graduate Industrial Traineeship from SAS Institute.

3/10/16

Congratulations to Computer Science Master’s Degree student Chirag Kapadia on receiving ...

3/10/16


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Brittany Johnson is Empowering Young Females to Pursue Computer Science

Johnson plans to follow her passion for research while also spreading knowledge and inspiring others to pursue a degree and career in technology.

3/02/16

Johnson plans to follow her passion for research while also spreading knowledge and inspir...

3/02/16


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Fidelity Investments Series Welcomes Ansible Founder Michael DeHaan

CSC alumnus Michael DeHaan, founder of Ansible, is the featured speaker for the final Spring 2016 Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology" Speakers Series talk. The event is free and open to the public.

2/29/16

CSC alumnus Michael DeHaan, founder of Ansible, is the featured speaker for the final Spri...

2/29/16


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Mueller Honored as IEEE Fellow for Achievements in Timing Analysis Research

Mueller is now the seventh IEEE Fellow in the department, joining Drs. George Rouskas, Harry Perros, Donald Bitzer, Wushow “Bill” Chou, Mladen Vouk, and Munindar Singh, who were selected between the years of 1982-2011.

2/23/16

Mueller is now the seventh IEEE Fellow in the department, joining Drs. George Rouskas, Har...

2/23/16


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Ford Receives Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship

Congratulations to computer science PhD student Denae Ford on being selected for a prestigious Microsoft PhD Fellowship. She was one of 12 recipients nationwide out of 211 applicants.

2/08/16

Congratulations to computer science PhD student Denae Ford on being selected for a prestig...

2/08/16


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New CSC Corporate & Career Services Suite Opens in EB2

The department welcomes Leslie Rand-Pickett as Director of Graduate Career Services, who will oversee the facility providing career services support to students and corporate partners.

2/08/16

The department welcomes Leslie Rand-Pickett as Director of Graduate Career Services, who w...

2/08/16


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CSC Online Master’s Degree Rated One of Best in US By Go Grad

Go Grad, an online resource for aspiring graduate students, has recognized the NC State online Computer Science Master’s Degree as #5 on its 2015-2016 list of the Best Master’s in Computer Science.

2/04/16

Go Grad, an online resource for aspiring graduate students, has recognized the NC State on...

2/04/16


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Telang, Kalia Earn Best Paper Award at ICSOC

Congratulations to alumnus Pankaj Telang and PhD student Anup Kalia for winning the Best Paper Award at the ICSOC 2015 conference held in November in Goa, India.

1/27/16

Congratulations to alumnus Pankaj Telang and PhD student Anup Kalia for winning the Best P...

1/27/16


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NC State’s Engineering Online Ranked in Top Ten Nationally

NC State’s Engineering Online Computer Science and Networking Programs have been ranked 7th nationally in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 list of the Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology programs.

1/19/16

NC State’s Engineering Online Computer Science and Networking Programs have been ranked ...

1/19/16


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Vidya Srinivasan – Designing Her Own Destiny

Hacking for good with one of Microsoft’s brightest rising stars.

1/13/16

Hacking for good with one of Microsoft’s brightest rising stars....

1/13/16


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Healey Named Distinguished Professor

Join us in congratulating Dr. Christopher Healey, professor of computer science, on being appointed to the Goodnight Distinguished Professorship in Advanced Analytics.

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Join us in congratulating Dr. Christopher Healey, professor of computer science, on being ...

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Spring 2016 Fidelity Investments "Leadership in Technology" Speakers Announced

Pete Forsyth, Principal at Wiki Strategies, will kick off the Spring 2016 Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology” Executive Speaker Series. Join us on January 26th at 6 p.m. in room 1231 in EB2. Talks are free and open to the public.

12/29/15

Pete Forsyth, Principal at Wiki Strategies, will kick off the Spring 2016 Fidelity Investm...

12/29/15


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Congratulations to the CSC Fall 2015 Graduates!

More than 220 Computer Science graduates were recognized during the Fall 2015 Diploma Ceremony on December 17th.

12/22/15

More than 220 Computer Science graduates were recognized during the Fall 2015 Diploma Cere...

12/22/15


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Student Project Evolves into New Tool for the Biotech Industry

Inspired by profs Donald Bitzer & Mladen Vouk, alumnus Scott Vu created RiboScan®, a web-based tool based on the model he started developing as an undergraduate.

12/11/15

Inspired by profs Donald Bitzer & Mladen Vouk, alumnus Scott Vu created RiboScan®, a web-...

12/11/15


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Department Announces Masters Track in Software Engineering

Masters Degree students can now specialize in software engineering by completing the Masters Track in Software Engineering while earning a Master of Computer Science degree.

12/02/15

Masters Degree students can now specialize in software engineering by completing the Maste...

12/02/15


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Geolas to Speak at Fall 2015 Diploma Ceremony on December 17th

Please join us for the Fall 2015 Department of Computer Science Diploma Ceremony on Thursday, December 17th at 1 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church. This year's keynote speaker is Bob Geolas.

11/20/15

Please join us for the Fall 2015 Department of Computer Science Diploma Ceremony on Thursd...

11/20/15


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Prime Mover

Xavier Primus will graduate this fall from the CSC Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree program. He says he chose NC State out of a long list of prestigious universities because NC State is “a research institution that also cares about its students.”

11/19/15

Xavier Primus will graduate this fall from the CSC Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s Deg...

11/19/15


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New Tech Helps Handlers Monitor Health, Well-Being of Guide Dogs

PhD student Sean Mealin and other researchers from NC State are working on technology that can help both guide dogs and their people.

11/18/15

PhD student Sean Mealin and other researchers from NC State are working on technology that...

11/18/15


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US Navy Supports Ogan’s Research

Dr. Kemafor Anyanwu Ogan recently received more than $48,000 to support her research project titled “Type System for Naval Essential Tasks.”

9/25/15

Dr. Kemafor Anyanwu Ogan recently received more than $48,000 to support her research proje...

9/25/15


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Williams Named Associate Head of Computer Science Department

Congratulations to Dr. Laurie Williams, Professor of Computer Science at NC State, on being named Associate Department Head of the NC State Computer Science Department.

9/23/15

Congratulations to Dr. Laurie Williams, Professor of Computer Science at NC State, on bein...

9/23/15


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Vouk Named Distinguished Professor

Dr. Mladen Vouk, Computer Science Department Head, has been named Distinguished Professor in Computer Science at NC State University.

9/21/15

Dr. Mladen Vouk, Computer Science Department Head, has been named Distinguished Professor ...

9/21/15


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ePartners Career Connection Scheduled for September 28th

This annual recruiting and networking fair is provided exclusively for the benefit of computer science students and the department’s most valued corporate partners!

8/31/15

This annual recruiting and networking fair is provided exclusively for the benefit of comp...

8/31/15


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Researchers Tackle Issues Surrounding Security Tools for Software Developers

Dr. Emerson Murphy-Hill and other researchers at NC State are hoping their research will give programmers the best possible security tools, and they want to help them use those tools effectively.

8/24/15

Dr. Emerson Murphy-Hill and other researchers at NC State are hoping their research will g...

8/24/15


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Reeves Promoted to Associate Dean for COE Graduate Programs

Congratulations to Dr. Douglas Reeves, professor in the NC State Computer Science Department and Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs in the College of Engineering, on being promoted to Associate Dean for Graduate Programs.

8/20/15

Congratulations to Dr. Douglas Reeves, professor in the NC State Computer Science Departme...

8/20/15


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NSF Supports Gu’s Research on Intelligent Production System Debugging

Dr. Xiaohui (Helen) Gu will use this NSF award, worth more than $800,000, to support her research on a holistic, cross-site, hybrid system anomaly-debugging framework for large scale hosting infrastructures.

8/19/15

Dr. Xiaohui (Helen) Gu will use this NSF award, worth more than $800,000, to support her r...

8/19/15


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Fidelity Investments "Leadership in Technology" Speakers Announced for Fall 2015

Tim McKnight, Chief Information Security Officer at General Electric, kicks off the Fall 2015 Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology” Executive Speaker Series. Join us Sept. 15 at 6 pm in Room 1231 in EB2. Talks are free and open to the public.

8/14/15

Tim McKnight, Chief Information Security Officer at General Electric, kicks off the Fall 2...

8/14/15


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Annual Welcome Back Bash - August 27th

Join us for this annual back-to-school tradition (with free food!) on August 27th from 5-8 p.m. (rain or shine!). The event is open to all engineering students, faculty and staff, and will be held outside on the oval at EB2 on Centennial Campus.

8/12/15

Join us for this annual back-to-school tradition (with free food!) on August 27th from 5-8...

8/12/15


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Vail Earns Best Paper Award

Congratulations to PhD student and lead author Alexandria Vail for winning the Best Paper Award at the UMAP 2015 conference held last month at Trinity College Dublin.

7/31/15

Congratulations to PhD student and lead author Alexandria Vail for winning the Best Paper ...

7/31/15


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CSC Department Welcomes New Faculty

The NC State Computer Science Department is pleased to welcome two new faculty members to the department this fall - Drs. Jessica Staddon & Muhammad Shahzad

7/06/15

The NC State Computer Science Department is pleased to welcome two new faculty members to ...

7/06/15


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Leeman-Munk Receives SAS Summer Text Analytics Fellowship

Leeman-Munk’s research is being conducted as part of the innovative SAS-NCSU Research Partnership.

6/02/15

Leeman-Munk’s research is being conducted as part of the innovative SAS-NCSU Research Pa...

6/02/15


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Mushi Receives Faculty for the Future Fellowship

PhD student Magreth Mushi is one of 155 recipients worldwide of a Schlumberger Foundation 2015-2016 Faculty for the Future Fellowship.

5/29/15

PhD student Magreth Mushi is one of 155 recipients worldwide of a Schlumberger Foundation ...

5/29/15


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Shen Receives Google Faculty Research Award

Dr. Xipeng Shen will use funding from Google to support his research proposal titled “PORPLE: Enabling Portable Optimizations of Data Placement on Memory”.

5/29/15

Dr. Xipeng Shen will use funding from Google to support his research proposal titled “PO...

5/29/15


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Menzies Providing Cost Estimates for NASA

Dr. Tim Menzies recently received an award of $28,500 to support his work in developing cost estimating models for the NASA software CER development task.

5/29/15

Dr. Tim Menzies recently received an award of $28,500 to support his work in developing co...

5/29/15


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The Graduate School Celebrates Student Success

Ignacio Domínguez is among more than 100 graduate and postdoctoral students who were recognized during the NC State Graduate School’s Celebration of Graduate Student Success.

5/28/15

Ignacio Domínguez is among more than 100 graduate and postdoctoral students who were reco...

5/28/15


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CSC Department Honors Graduates During Spring Diploma Ceremony

Congratulations Class of 2015! More than 240 computer science graduates were recognized during the Spring 2015 Diploma Ceremony on May 8th.

5/11/15

Congratulations Class of 2015! More than 240 computer science graduates were recognized d...

5/11/15


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Vail Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Alexandria Vail, an NC State student double majoring in computer science and mathematics, and double minoring in physics and cognitive science, on receiving a 2015 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship valued at more than $138,000.

5/06/15

Congratulations to Alexandria Vail, an NC State student double majoring in computer scienc...

5/06/15


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Enron Becomes Unlikely Data Source For Computer Science Researchers

How do users interact with spreadsheets? Dr. Emerson Murphy-Hill and other researchers at NC State are assembling huge collections of spreadsheets that can be used to tell a lot about how users represent and manipulate the data on them.

4/30/15

How do users interact with spreadsheets? Dr. Emerson Murphy-Hill and other researchers at...

4/30/15


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Spring 2015 Diploma Ceremony Set for May 8th

We are pleased to announce the Spring 2015 Department of Computer Science Diploma Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 8th at 1 p.m. at Hope Community Church. This year's keynote speaker is IBM Security Architect, Jeff Crume.

4/15/15

We are pleased to announce the Spring 2015 Department of Computer Science Diploma Ceremony...

4/15/15


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CSC Year End Pig Pickin’ Planned for April 24th at MRC

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 24th from 1-3 p.m. at the Monteith Research Center (MRC) on Centennial Campus.

4/15/15

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

4/15/15


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Researchers Roll Out Science Video Game With Demonstrated Results

Researchers in NC State's Center for Educational Informatics, led by Dr. James Lester, are rolling out a science video game and educational curriculum, making them freely available to educators.

4/09/15

Researchers in NC State's Center for Educational Informatics, led by Dr. James Lester, are...

4/09/15


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Boyer Receives NSF CAREER Award

Dr. Kristy Boyer becomes the 25th NSF CAREER Award winner for the Department of Computer Science at NC State. She is the 24th CAREER Award winner currently on staff, one of the highest concentrations of any department in the nation.

4/07/15

Dr. Kristy Boyer becomes the 25th NSF CAREER Award winner for the Department of Computer S...

4/07/15


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Kalia Receives ARL ORISE Fellowship

Anup Kalia, a PhD student in the NC State Computer Science Department, is the recipient of an ORISE fellowship through the U.S. Army Research Laboratory. The fellowship is valued at more than $30,000.

3/30/15

Anup Kalia, a PhD student in the NC State Computer Science Department, is the recipient of...

3/30/15


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Smarter Smart Grids

Dr. Frank Mueller and PhD student Tao Qian from the NC State Computer Science Department and other NC State researchers are working with partners at RENCI to develop tools for monitoring and responding to problems with smart grids.

3/20/15

Dr. Frank Mueller and PhD student Tao Qian from the NC State Computer Science Department a...

3/20/15


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Department Announces Masters Track in Data Sciences

Beginning in the fall of 2015, students can complete the Masters Track in Data Science while earning a Master of Computer Science degree.

3/11/15

Beginning in the fall of 2015, students can complete the Masters Track in Data Science whi...

3/11/15


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Menzies Releases Book on Data Science in Software Engineering

“Sharing Data and Models in Software Engineering,” a new book co-authored by Dr. Tim Menzies, shares the specific experience of leading researchers and techniques developed to handle data problems in the realm of software engineering.

2/23/15

“Sharing Data and Models in Software Engineering,” a new book co-authored by Dr. Tim M...

2/23/15


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ORNL Supports Vatsavai’s Research on Big Data

Dr. Ranga Raju Vatsavai recently received an ORNL Award worth more than $49,000 to support his and his student’s work on Big Data.

2/23/15

Dr. Ranga Raju Vatsavai recently received an ORNL Award worth more than $49,000 to support...

2/23/15


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SAS Provides Graduate Industrial Traineeship to Harenberg

Congratulations to Computer Science PhD student Steven Harenberg on receiving a Graduate Industrial Traineeship from SAS Institute.

2/05/15

Congratulations to Computer Science PhD student Steven Harenberg on receiving a Graduate I...

2/05/15


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Engineering Online at NC State Ranked in the Top 10 Nationally

U.S. News & World Report ranked the NC State Engineering Online Computer Science and Networking programs as the 7th best nationally in the magazine’s 2015 list of the Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology programs.

1/20/15

U.S. News & World Report ranked the NC State Engineering Online Computer Science and Netwo...

1/20/15

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Perros and Anjum Release New Book

“Bandwidth Allocation For Video Under QoS Constraints,” a new book written by Dr. Harry Perros and one of his former students, Dr. Bushra Anjum, has been published by Wiley.

12/22/14

“Bandwidth Allocation For Video Under QoS Constraints,” a new book written by Dr. Harr...

12/22/14


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Azevedo, Lester Receive NSF Award for Intelligent Virtual Humans Research

Dr. James Lester recently received an NSF Award worth more than $1.3M to support his research on the effectiveness of intelligent virtual humans (IVHs) in facilitating college students’ self-regulated learning in STEM with MetaTutor.

12/22/14

Dr. James Lester recently received an NSF Award worth more than $1.3M to support his resea...

12/22/14


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Department Confers Over 200 Degrees During Fall Diploma Ceremony

Congratulations Class of 2014! Over 200 computer science graduates were recognized during the Fall 2014 Diploma Ceremony on December 17th, one of the largest in department history.

12/19/14

Congratulations Class of 2014! Over 200 computer science graduates were recognized during...

12/19/14


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Young Named an NC State University Faculty Scholar

Congratulations to Dr. R. Michael Young, professor of computer science in the NC State Computer Science Department, on being named a 2014-2015 University Faculty Scholar.

11/25/14

Congratulations to Dr. R. Michael Young, professor of computer science in the NC State Com...

11/25/14


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Williams Named Acting Head of Computer Science Department

Dr. Laurie Williams, professor of computer science at NC State and one of the foremost researchers in agile software development and in the security of healthcare IT applications, has been named Acting Department Head of the Computer Science Department.

11/21/14

Dr. Laurie Williams, professor of computer science at NC State and one of the foremost res...

11/21/14


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CSC Fall 2014 Diploma Ceremony Set for December 17th

Please join us for the Fall 2014 Department of Computer Science Diploma Ceremony on Wednesday, December 17th at 1 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church. This year's keynote speaker is retired Cisco executive and tech icon, Wayne Clark.

11/18/14

Please join us for the Fall 2014 Department of Computer Science Diploma Ceremony on Wednes...

11/18/14


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TIMA Technology is Core To Samsung’s State-of-the-art Knox Platform

Security technology for mobile phones and tablets, called TIMA, has been developed by Dr. Peng Ning and other computer science researchers at NC State. It is one of the core components and part of the innermost security layer of the Samsung Knox platform

11/13/14

Security technology for mobile phones and tablets, called TIMA, has been developed by Dr. ...

11/13/14


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Vouk to Serve as Interim Research Chief

Dr. Mladen Vouk, Computer Science Department head and associate vice provost for information technology, has been selected to serve as interim vice chancellor for research, innovation and economic development at NC State. He begins his new role on Dec. 15

11/06/14

Dr. Mladen Vouk, Computer Science Department head and associate vice provost for informati...

11/06/14


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New Tech Aims to Improve Communication Between Dogs and Humans

Drs. David Roberts and Alex Bozkurt, and other researchers at NC State have developed a high-tech harness that uses a variety of technologies to enhance communication between dogs and humans.

11/04/14

Drs. David Roberts and Alex Bozkurt, and other researchers at NC State have developed a hi...

11/04/14


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Enck & Gehringer Receive Google Research Awards

Congratulations to Drs. William Enck and Edward Gehringer on receiving Google Research Awards totaling over $105,000.

11/04/14

Congratulations to Drs. William Enck and Edward Gehringer on receiving Google Research Awa...

11/04/14


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Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Presents Jim Goodnight

Please join us on November 13 for the final talk in our Fall 2014 Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology” Speakers Series. Dr. Jim Goodnight, co-founder and CEO of SAS, is the featured speaker. All talks are free and open to the public.

10/27/14

Please join us on November 13 for the final talk in our Fall 2014 Fidelity Investments “...

10/27/14


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Drones Over Centennial Campus

The first ever NC State CentMesh Drones Challenge programming contest on unmanned aerial computing platforms culminated in a day-long final challenge where teams took turns running their programs on CentMesh drones to see if their code would fly.

10/27/14

The first ever NC State CentMesh Drones Challenge programming contest on unmanned aerial c...

10/27/14


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DoE Supports Samatova’s Research on AMR

Dr. Nagiza Samatova recently received a Department of Energy award worth more than $383,000 to support her work on Adaptive Mesh Refinement (AMR) data analytics.

10/15/14

Dr. Nagiza Samatova recently received a Department of Energy award worth more than $383,00...

10/15/14


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PhD Student Cardona-Rivera Releases Book

What do most people know about their brains? NC State Computer Science PhD student Rogelio Cardona-Rivera and his co-authors have written a book with the primary objective of summarizing current brain science and explaining its everyday application.

10/14/14

What do most people know about their brains? NC State Computer Science PhD student Rogeli...

10/14/14


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Mushi & Tanwir Receive 2014 Google Anita Borg Scholarships

Graduate students Magreth Mushi and Savera Tanwir are among 78 winners internationally to receive 2014 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarships.

10/14/14

Graduate students Magreth Mushi and Savera Tanwir are among 78 winners internationally to ...

10/14/14


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Department Offers Free Online Course on Software Security

The massive open online course (MOOC) will be taught by security experts, Drs. Laurie Williams & Emerson Murphy-Hill, and will include video lectures, resources, and exercises that will encompass most of NCSU's semester course in Software Security.

10/13/14

The massive open online course (MOOC) will be taught by security experts, Drs. Laurie Will...

10/13/14


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Researchers Aim to Improve Educational Software through Speech and Emotion Detection

Researchers at NC State are working to improve educational software by enabling it to assess body language, speech and other cues to better respond to a student’s emotional state during the learning process.

9/24/14

Researchers at NC State are working to improve educational software by enabling it to asse...

9/24/14


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Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Presents Alan Dabbiere

Please join us on Oct. 28 for the next talk in our Fall 2014 Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology Speakers Series”. Alan Dabbiere, Co-founder and Chairman of AirWatch, will be our featured speaker. All talks are free and open to the public.

9/18/14

Please join us on Oct. 28 for the next talk in our Fall 2014 Fidelity Investments “Leade...

9/18/14


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SAS Supports Healey’s Research on Text Analytics and Information Visualization

This is the first faculty award associated with the innovative new partnership between NC State and SAS that will better enable collaborative research in the areas of computer science and data analysis.

9/16/14

This is the first faculty award associated with the innovative new partnership between NC ...

9/16/14


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New Android Software Gives Users More Privacy Control

NativeWrap, a new software developed by Dr. William Enck and other researchers at NC State, gives Android users more control over their app permissions.

9/10/14

NativeWrap, a new software developed by Dr. William Enck and other researchers at NC State...

9/10/14


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Researchers Advance Artificial Intelligence for Player Goal Prediction in Gaming

Dr. James Lester and other researchers at NC State have developed new AI software that is significantly better at predicting players' goals in video games

9/09/14

Dr. James Lester and other researchers at NC State have developed new AI software that is ...

9/09/14


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Ge and Murphy-Hill Receive Best Paper Award

Congratulations to PhD student Xi Ge and Assistant Professor Dr. Emerson Murphy-Hill in the NC State Computer Science Department, for winning the Best Paper Award at the IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing.

8/26/14

Congratulations to PhD student Xi Ge and Assistant Professor Dr. Emerson Murphy-Hill in th...

8/26/14


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Annual Welcome Back Bash Scheduled for August 28th

The 2014 Welcome Back Bash is planned for Thursday, August 28th, from 5:00–7:30 p.m. The event is open to all engineering students, faculty and staff, and will be held outside on the Masnari Gateway and the brick oval at EB2 on Centennial Campus.

8/18/14

The 2014 Welcome Back Bash is planned for Thursday, August 28th, from 5:00–7:30 p.m. Th...

8/18/14


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Fidelity Investments "Leadership in Technology" Speakers Announced for Fall 2014

Russ Koste, SVP, Cyber Intelligence & Operations with Fidelity Investments, will kick off the Fall 2014 Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology” Executive Speaker Series. Join us on September 16th at 6 p.m. in room 1231 in EB2.

8/12/14

Russ Koste, SVP, Cyber Intelligence & Operations with Fidelity Investments, will kick off ...

8/12/14


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NC State and SAS Partner to Tackle Major Analytics Challenges

NC State’s partnership with SAS is expected to address the areas of cyber security, big data, text analytics, data visualization and sensors and health-monitoring technologies.

8/11/14

NC State’s partnership with SAS is expected to address the areas of cyber security, big ...

8/11/14


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Barnes Continues Spreading the Beauty and Joy of Computing

Computer Science associate professor Tiffany Barnes has received $86,000 in supplemental funding from the NSF to support her FRABJOUS CS outreach project. Funding for the project now totals over $438,000.

7/10/14

Computer Science associate professor Tiffany Barnes has received $86,000 in supplemental f...

7/10/14


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Chirkova & Vouk Receive 2014 IBM Faculty Awards

Congratulations to Drs. Rada Chirkova, and Mladen Vouk on receiving 2014 IBM Faculty Awards, totaling $60,000. To date, IBM has awarded $160,000 in faculty awards at NC State for the 2014-15 academic year.

7/08/14

Congratulations to Drs. Rada Chirkova, and Mladen Vouk on receiving 2014 IBM Faculty Award...

7/08/14


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CSC Department Welcomes New Faculty

The NC State Computer Science Department is pleased to welcome four new faculty members to the department this fall.

6/23/14

The NC State Computer Science Department is pleased to welcome four new faculty members to...

6/23/14


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Alumna Sees Computer Science as Creativity and Innovation at its Best

A successful teacher and mentor, PhD alumna Bushra Anjum is helping create tomorrow’s workforce on an international scale.

6/03/14

A successful teacher and mentor, PhD alumna Bushra Anjum is helping create tomorrow’s wo...

6/03/14


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Lester Elected AAAI Fellow

Dr. James C. Lester, Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Founding Director of the Center for Educational Informatics, has been elected a Fellow of the AAAI for his significant, sustained contributions to the field of artificial intelligence.

6/03/14

Dr. James C. Lester, Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Founding Director of ...

6/03/14


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Seth Receives SAS Graduate Industrial Traineeship

Computer Science graduate student Vedika Seth is the recipient of a Graduate Industrial Traineeship from SAS Institute.

6/02/14

Computer Science graduate student Vedika Seth is the recipient of a Graduate Industrial Tr...

6/02/14


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Alumnus Collaborates on New Psychology Book

Dr. Jim Thomas, CSC alumnus and research scientist at 3C Institute is co-author of "Social Skills Assessment Through Games: The New Best Practice," a book about game-based social skills assessments for children.

5/28/14

Dr. Jim Thomas, CSC alumnus and research scientist at 3C Institute is co-author of "Social...

5/28/14


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Students Attend CRA-W Graduate Cohort Workshop

Ten female grad students were selected to attend the CRA-W Graduate Cohort Workshop on April 13-14 in Santa Clara, CA. The workshop is a program for women designed to build and mentor a national cohort of graduate students.

5/21/14

Ten female grad students were selected to attend the CRA-W Graduate Cohort Workshop on Apr...

5/21/14


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2014 PFL Graduates Honored

Julio Cesar Bahamon and Barry Peddycord, graduate students in the NC State Computer Science Department, were recognized recently for their participation in the University’s Preparing Future Leaders (PFL) programs.

5/20/14

Julio Cesar Bahamon and Barry Peddycord, graduate students in the NC State Computer Scienc...

5/20/14


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Students Receive Graduate Industrial Traineeship

Computer Science PhD students Ameeta Muralidharan and Namitra Shubhy are recipients of a Graduate Industrial Traineeship from SAS Institute.

5/19/14

Computer Science PhD students Ameeta Muralidharan and Namitra Shubhy are recipients of a G...

5/19/14


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CSC Masters Program Receives Students Before Profits Award

NC State was one of three universities to be recognized for their value and commitment to student success with a “Students Before Profits” award from Nonprofit Colleges Online.

5/19/14

NC State was one of three universities to be recognized for their value and commitment to ...

5/19/14


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Department Confers 200 Degrees During Spring Diploma Ceremony

Congratulations Class of 2014! Two-hundred computer science graduates received their diplomas during the Spring 2014 Diploma Ceremony on May 9th.

5/13/14

Congratulations Class of 2014! Two-hundred computer science graduates received their dipl...

5/13/14


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Dogs, Technology and the Future of Disaster Response

Search and Rescue 2.0 – Dogs in high-tech harnesses could provide assistance in disaster relief and recovery by helping locate victims quickly and easily while relaying data about environmental hazards and other information in real time.

5/07/14

Search and Rescue 2.0 – Dogs in high-tech harnesses could provide assistance in disaster...

5/07/14


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Study: Game Developers Say Success Hinges On More Than Just Programming Skills

According to Dr. Emerson Murphy-Hill's research, game developers need more than technical skills to be successful – they need a suite of non-programming skills including communications and interpersonal skills!

5/06/14

According to Dr. Emerson Murphy-Hill's research, game developers need more than technical ...

5/06/14


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CSC Year End Pig Pickin’ Planned for April 25th

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 25th from 4 – 6 p.m. at the Hunt Library on Centennial Campus.

4/21/14

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

4/21/14


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Zhang Two-Time IBM PhD Fellowship Winner

PhD student Zhe Zhang is the winner of a prestigious 2014 IBM PhD Fellowship Award. He is a repeat winner of the Fellowship having won in 2013, too. The Fellowship has an estimated value of more than $30,000.

4/21/14

PhD student Zhe Zhang is the winner of a prestigious 2014 IBM PhD Fellowship Award. He is...

4/21/14


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Spring 2014 Diploma Ceremony Set for May 9th

We are pleased to announce the Spring 2014 Department of Computer Science Diploma Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 9th at 2 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church. This year's keynote speaker is computer science alumna Heather Miller.

4/17/14

We are pleased to announce the Spring 2014 Department of Computer Science Diploma Ceremony...

4/17/14


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PhD Student Sean Mealin Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

NC State PhD student Sean Mealin, who also received his undergraduate degree from the Computer Science Department in 2013, is a recipient of a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship valued at more than $144,000.

4/04/14

NC State PhD student Sean Mealin, who also received his undergraduate degree from the Comp...

4/04/14


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Tanwir & Perros Release New Book

In VBR Video Traffic Models, the authors evaluate different models and present the results, benefiting those in the field of video analysis & modeling, as well as network engineers looking to generate synthetic video traffic to benchmark their network.

3/27/14

In VBR Video Traffic Models, the authors evaluate different models and present the results...

3/27/14


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April 12 Event Will Put Drone Skills to the Test

CSC's Institute for Next Generation IT Systems (ITng) is hosting a drone programming challenge culminating on April 12 with a goal of raising awareness of these platforms and increasing participation in drone-related activities.

3/26/14

CSC's Institute for Next Generation IT Systems (ITng) is hosting a drone programming chall...

3/26/14


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CSC Research Review Session Scheduled for April 11

Business leaders are invited to join us for a series of fast-paced faculty 'elevator pitches' on their innovative and cutting-edge research and to learn more about sponsored graduate research opportunities.

3/14/14

Business leaders are invited to join us for a series of fast-paced faculty 'elevator pitch...

3/14/14


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Morrison Wins IBM Ph.D. Fellowship

Congratulations to Patrick Morrison, a PhD student in the NC State Computer Science Department, on being awarded a prestigious 2014 IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Award.

3/10/14

Congratulations to Patrick Morrison, a PhD student in the NC State Computer Science Depart...

3/10/14


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New Technique Targets C Code to Spot, Contain Malware Attacks

Is it really safe to download apps from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store? Drs. Helen Gu, Will Enck and other researchers from NC State have developed a tool called Practical Root Exploit Containment (PREC) that detects and contains malware.

3/04/14

Is it really safe to download apps from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store? Drs...

3/04/14


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Perros Releases Book on Signaling Protocols

Have you ever wondered how apps such as Facetime, and Skype work? How do they find the person you are calling? In this book Perros unravels the mysteries of signaling protocols that enable us to connect to other people’s smartphones and computers.

2/28/14

Have you ever wondered how apps such as Facetime, and Skype work? How do they find the pe...

2/28/14


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NC State’s Online Computer Science Programs Rank Fourth Nationally

NC State’s Engineering Online has again been ranked among the best in the nation by “U.S. News and World Report”.

1/17/14

NC State’s Engineering Online has again been ranked among the best in the nation by “U...

1/17/14

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Department Confers 173 Degrees During Fall Diploma Ceremony

More than 170 students received their diplomas during the Fall 2013 Diploma Ceremony on December 18th at Providence Baptist Church. Greg Germain, vice president of NetApp, delivered the keynote address.

12/30/13

More than 170 students received their diplomas during the Fall 2013 Diploma Ceremony on De...

12/30/13


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Rouskas Named Director of Graduate Programs

Congratulations to Dr. George Rouskas, professor of Computer Science in the NC State Computer Science Department, on being named the CSC Department’s Director of Graduate Programs.

12/30/13

Congratulations to Dr. George Rouskas, professor of Computer Science in the NC State Compu...

12/30/13


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Fidelity Investments "Leadership in Technology" Speakers Announced for Spring 2014

Scott Ganeles, CEO of Ipreo, will kick off the Spring 2014 Fidelity Investments “Leadership in Technology” Executive Speaker Series. Join us on January 30th at 6 p.m. in room 1231 in EB2. Talks are free and open to the public.

12/19/13

Scott Ganeles, CEO of Ipreo, will kick off the Spring 2014 Fidelity Investments “Leaders...

12/19/13


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Fall 2013 Diploma Ceremony Planned for December 18th

Please join us for the Fall 2013 Department of Computer Science Diploma Ceremony on Wednesday, December 18th at 2 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church. This year's keynote speaker is Greg Germain, Vice President at NetApp.

12/04/13

Please join us for the Fall 2013 Department of Computer Science Diploma Ceremony on Wednes...

12/04/13


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NC State Announces University Faculty Scholars

Dr. Laurie Wililams, professor of computer science in the NC State Computer Science Department, has been named one of twenty 2013-2014 University Faculty Scholars.

12/03/13

Dr. Laurie Wililams, professor of computer science in the NC State Computer Science Depart...

12/03/13


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Researchers Design Interactive Software to Target Teen Alcohol Use

A collaborative research effort including NC State's Dr. James Lester, is focused on designing new personalized, adaptive software to go beyond providing facts and allow a personalized approach to curbing risky behavior in adolescents.

11/18/13

A collaborative research effort including NC State's Dr. James Lester, is focused on desig...

11/18/13


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Mueller Receives Multiple Research Awards

Dr. Frank Mueller has been awarded two grants for projects involving large and extreme scale computing.

11/18/13

Dr. Frank Mueller has been awarded two grants for projects involving large and extreme sca...

11/18/13


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Sullivan Named 2014 NCDS Faculty Fellow

Congratulations to Dr. Blair D. Sullivan who has been named a 2014 Data Science Faculty Fellow by the National Consortium for Data Science and will receive $30,000 in support of her "big data" project.

11/13/13

Congratulations to Dr. Blair D. Sullivan who has been named a 2014 Data Science Faculty Fe...

11/13/13


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Young Named a 2013 ACM Distinguished Scientist

The Association for Computing Machinery Named Dr. R. Michael Young a 2013 Distinguished Scientist, placing him in the top 10% of members of the organization.

11/12/13

The Association for Computing Machinery Named Dr. R. Michael Young a 2013 Distinguished Sc...

11/12/13


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Many Android Vulnerabilities Can Be Traced to Manufacturer Modifications

Dr. Xuxian Jiang and his team of researchers have determined that 60 percent of the vulnerabilities found in the smartphone models they evaluated were due to vendor customizations.

11/04/13

Dr. Xuxian Jiang and his team of researchers have determined that 60 percent of the vulner...

11/04/13


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Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Presents Bob Geolas

The Fidelity Investments "Leadership in Technology" Speakers Series welcomes Bob Geolas, President & CEO of Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina, on November 19th @ 6 pm in 1231 EB2. Event is free and open to the public.

10/31/13

The Fidelity Investments "Leadership in Technology" Speakers Series welcomes Bob Geolas, ...

10/31/13


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Research That Has Gone to the Dogs!

Humans and dogs have lived and worked together for thousands of years. In a collaborative study with ECE and the College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. David Roberts will work to develop tools and techniques to take communication and training to a new level.

10/31/13

Humans and dogs have lived and worked together for thousands of years. In a collaborative ...

10/31/13


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Lester Receives NSF Award to Support Personalized Behavior Change System Research

The award of almost $1M will support research focused on integrating technology into adolescent healthcare through the design, implementation and investigation of a new tool called INSPIRE.

10/30/13

The award of almost $1M will support research focused on integrating technology into adole...

10/30/13


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Murphy-Hill Receives NSF Award for Research on Software Vulnerabilities

Research will explore a new approach to aid developers in detecting and preventing security breaches.

10/30/13

Research will explore a new approach to aid developers in detecting and preventing securit...

10/30/13


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Roberts Receives NSF Award to Investigate Speeding Up Learning Through Modeling

Can computers be trained by people the same way dogs are trained? Dr. Roberts will investigate these practical training techniques in a quest to speed up the way humans tell computers what to do.

10/29/13

Can computers be trained by people the same way dogs are trained? Dr. Roberts will investi...

10/29/13


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Dey Receives 2013 Anita Borg Facebook Scholarship

Congratulations to Piyali Dey, a graduate student in the NC State Computer Science Department, on receiving a 2013 Anita Borg Facebook Scholarship to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference in Minneapolis, MN.

10/23/13

Congratulations to Piyali Dey, a graduate student in the NC State Computer Science Departm...

10/23/13


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Studies Show Software Security Students, Professionals Unprepared

Recognizing that there is a severe shortage of software security expertise, researchers from NC State are using NSF funding to support their efforts to motivate and provide software security education to students and professionals already in the workforce

10/18/13

Recognizing that there is a severe shortage of software security expertise, researchers fr...

10/18/13


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Reeves Named Interim Assistant Dean for COE Graduate Programs

Dr. Douglas S. Reeves, Director of Graduate Programs in the NC State Computer Science Department, will help lead graduate programs in the College of Engineering in his new role as interim assistant dean.

10/17/13

Dr. Douglas S. Reeves, Director of Graduate Programs in the NC State Computer Science Depa...

10/17/13


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Fidelity Investments Speakers Series Presents AOL's Curtis Brown

The Fidelity Investments "Leadership in Technology" Speakers Series welcomes Curtis Brown, CTO of AOL, on October 22nd @ 6 pm in 1231 EB2. Event is free and open to the public.

9/27/13

The Fidelity Investments "Leadership in Technology" Speakers Series welcomes Curtis Brown,...

9/27/13


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Dutta Releases Book on Proxy Server Performance

“Measuring SIP Proxy Server Performance,” a new book written by Dr. Rudra Dutta, a professor in the NC State Computer Science Department, and one of his former students, Sureshkumar Subramanian, has been published by Springer.

9/24/13

“Measuring SIP Proxy Server Performance,” a new book written by Dr. Rudra Dutta, a pro...

9/24/13


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Scaling Up Personalized Query Results for Next Generation of Search Engines

Dr. Kemafor Anyanwu Ogan and other researchers from NC State have developed a technique that can make personalized searches 100 times more efficient than previous approaches.

9/18/13

Dr. Kemafor Anyanwu Ogan and other researchers from NC State have developed a technique th...

9/18/13


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Tanwir Receives Graduate Industrial Traineeship

Computer Science graduate student Savera Tanwir is the recipient of a Graduate Industrial Traineeship from SAS Institute valued at over $50,000.

9/13/13

Computer Science graduate student Savera Tanwir is the recipient of a Graduate Industrial ...

9/13/13


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Smith Recognized for Outstanding Volunteerism

PhD student Andy Smith was honored for his “above-and-beyond” volunteer service to Citizen Schools at Lowe’s Grove Elementary School in Durham, NC.

9/13/13

PhD student Andy Smith was honored for his “above-and-beyond” volunteer service to Cit...

9/13/13


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Fidelity Investments "Leadership in Technology" Speakers Announced for Fall 2013

The exciting fall line-up includes AOL CTO - Curtis Brown, Research Triangle Foundation President & CEO - Bob Geolas, and nationally acclaimed author and technologist - Michael Lopp!

8/23/13

The exciting fall line-up includes AOL CTO - Curtis Brown, Research Triangle Foundation Pr...

8/23/13


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Hagan Announces $3 Million Grant Awarded to Triangle Universities for Cybersecurity Research

UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke University and NC State will collaborate to develop new solutions for cloud computing security.

8/23/13

UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke University and NC State will collaborate to develop new solutions fo...

8/23/13


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Annual Welcome Back Bash Scheduled for September 5th

Join us for this annual back-to-school tradition (with free food!) on Thursday, September 5th from 5-7:30 p.m. (rain or shine!). The event is open to all engineering students, faculty and staff.

8/22/13

Join us for this annual back-to-school tradition (with free food!) on Thursday, September ...

8/22/13


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Research Shows Precisely Which Strategies Help Players Win Team-oriented Video Games

NC State researchers have developed a technique that provides precise information about how an individual player’s actions can affect a team’s chance of winning. The information can help improve gameplay experiences.

8/14/13

NC State researchers have developed a technique that provides precise information about ho...

8/14/13


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Writing the Book on ‘Big Data’

Dr. Nagiza Samatova and four Ph.D. students are co-editors of a book released this month that is a how-to guide for anyone interested in learning how to analyze big data!

8/07/13

Dr. Nagiza Samatova and four Ph.D. students are co-editors of a book released this month t...

8/07/13


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Study Finds Clues on How to Keep Kids Engaged with Educational Games

Researchers at NC State are using the ENGAGE project, a game-based learning environment for middle schoolers, to develop a curriculum that teaches students about computer science principles.

7/15/13

Researchers at NC State are using the ENGAGE project, a game-based learning environment fo...

7/15/13


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Barile Receives Graduate Industrial Traineeship

Computer Science Master’s Degree student Chris Barile is the recipient of a Graduate Industrial Traineeship from SAS Institute.

7/08/13

Computer Science Master’s Degree student Chris Barile is the recipient of a Graduate Ind...

7/08/13


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Lakshminarasimhan and Boyuka Receive Best Paper Award

Congratulations to computer science graduate students Drew Boyuka and Sriram Lakshminarasimhan on winning the Best Paper Award at HPDC ’13 in New York City.

7/02/13

Congratulations to computer science graduate students Drew Boyuka and Sriram Lakshminarasi...

7/02/13


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Teaching a Computer to Play ‘Concentration’ Advances Security, Understanding of the Human Mind

NC State computer scientists have programmed a computer to play the game Concentration (also known as Memory). The work could help improve computer security – and improve our understanding of how the human mind works.

7/01/13

NC State computer scientists have programmed a computer to play the game Concentration (al...

7/01/13