Research 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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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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New Tool Increases Adaptability, Autonomy of ‘Skyrim’ Nonplayer Characters

Decision trees have historically dictated game play, but NC State Computer Science is helping make game play more unique and variable!

8/02/17

Decision trees have historically dictated game play, but NC State Computer Science is help...

8/02/17


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NC State Computer Science Game Design Rankings on the Rise

The Department of Computer Science at NC State has been proudly recognized in the top 50 of the 2017 Game Design School Rankings according to the Animation Career Review.

7/21/17

The Department of Computer Science at NC State has been proudly recognized in the top 50 o...

7/21/17


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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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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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NSF Supports the Teaching of Computer Science to High School Teachers

Today, fewer than 2,000 teachers are prepared to teach computer science to high school students. The project will engage 162 teachers in Beauty and Joy of Computing professional development and Train the Trainer workshops.

7/26/17

Today, fewer than 2,000 teachers are prepared to teach computer science to high school stu...

7/26/17


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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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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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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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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


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Chi Receives NSF CAREER Award

Dr. Min Chi becomes the 28th NSF CAREER Award winner for the Department of Computer Science at NC State. She is the 21st CAREER Award winner currently on staff, one of the highest concentrations of any department in the nation.

3/27/17

Dr. Min Chi becomes the 28th NSF CAREER Award winner for the Department of Computer Scienc...

3/27/17


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LexisNexis and NC State Open New User Experience Lab

Computer Science students and faculty to benefit greatly from the new multi-disciplinary Experience Innovation Studio opened recently at LexisNexis' Centennial Campus facility.

3/02/17

Computer Science students and faculty to benefit greatly from the new multi-disciplinary E...

3/02/17


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DOE Supports Mueller’s Research With Two Awards

Dr. Frank Mueller recently received two Department of Energy Awards totaling almost $471,000 to support his work on high performance computing.

2/22/17

Dr. Frank Mueller recently received two Department of Energy Awards totaling almost $471,0...

2/22/17


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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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New System Makes It Harder To Track Bitcoin Transactions

Researchers have developed a system that could make it significantly more difficult for observers to identify or track the parties involved in any given Bitcoin transaction.

2/08/17

Researchers have developed a system that could make it significantly more difficult for ob...

2/08/17


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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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Congratulations to Our “Pride of the Wolfpack” Award Winners

Two staff members from the NC State Computer Science Department have been recognized for their “special or unique contributions” to the department. Ann Hunt and Zelda Tuazama are the department’s most recent “Pride of the Wolfpack” Award winners.

1/30/17

Two staff members from the NC State Computer Science Department have been recognized for t...

1/30/17

2016


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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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ORIED Announces Inaugural GRIP Winners

Drs. James Lester and Tiffany Barnes are part of a research team for a project that recently won one of four inaugural ORIED Game-Changing Research Incentive Program (GRIP) awards.

12/14/16

Drs. James Lester and Tiffany Barnes are part of a research team for a project that recent...

12/14/16


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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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Dutta Named Distinguished Engineer of the ACM

Dr. Rudra Dutta is only the third professor in the NC State Computer Science Department to reach this level of recognition. He joins Drs. Frank Mueller and Laurie Williams as Distinguished Members of the ACM.

11/30/16

Dr. Rudra Dutta is only the third professor in the NC State Computer Science Department to...

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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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 Ranks #1 in the Nation in CSC Female Faculty

NC State Computer Science leads the nation in number of female tenure-track/tenured faculty among all Departments of Computer Science in Colleges of Engineering.

10/28/16

NC State Computer Science leads the nation in number of female tenure-track/tenured facult...

10/28/16


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SAS Supports Healey’s Research on Deep Neural Nets

Dr. Christopher Healey recently received an award from SAS Institute worth more than $118,000 to support his research on deep neural networks.

10/24/16

Dr. Christopher Healey recently received an award from SAS Institute worth more than $118,...

10/24/16


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Shahzad to Study Performance Metrics of the Internet of Things

Dr. Muhammad Shahzad recently received an NSF Award worth almost $450,000 to support his work on developing a framework for passive and fine-grained measurements of the performance metrics in the Internet of Things.

10/25/16

Dr. Muhammad Shahzad recently received an NSF Award worth almost $450,000 to support his w...

10/25/16


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Can Software Bugs Be Fixed Automatically?

Software is an integral part of our everyday lives, so software bugs can be very expensive. The goal of Stolee’s project is to develop a technique that fixes bugs automatically, reducing the cost of fixing the bugs, improving the quality of software.

10/21/16

Software is an integral part of our everyday lives, so software bugs can be very expensive...

10/21/16


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NSF Supports Roberts’ Research on I-Learning

Can robots and software systems adapt to changing environments? Can they take direction from human users? Dr. David Roberts is working on Income Learning (I-learning), a new algorithm designed to thrive in these scenarios.

10/24/16

Can robots and software systems adapt to changing environments? Can they take direction f...

10/24/16


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Shahzad’s FRPD Proposal Selected for Funding

Dr. Muhammad Shahzad recently received an FRPD award that will help fund his proposal to design, implement and extensively evaluate a cheap light-based communication system to help make buildings “smart.”

10/19/16

Dr. Muhammad Shahzad recently received an FRPD award that will help fund his proposal to d...

10/19/16


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IEEE Honors Vouk with Life Membership

Congratulations to Dr. Mladen Vouk, Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, Head of the Computer Science Department, and Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Development, on being selected for IEEE Life Membership.

9/29/16

Congratulations to Dr. Mladen Vouk, Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, Head of t...

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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Lester Receives Research Supplement

Dr. James Lester recently received an NSF Award supplement worth $16,000 to support his work on INSPIRE, a self-adaptive personalized behavior change system for adolescent preventive healthcare.

8/29/16

Dr. James Lester recently received an NSF Award supplement worth $16,000 to support his wo...

8/29/16


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NSF Supports Stolee’s Research on Software Bugs

Dr. Katie Stolee will use this NSF award, worth more than $387,000, to support her research on developing new automatic techniques to fix software bugs.

8/30/16

Dr. Katie Stolee will use this NSF award, worth more than $387,000, to support her researc...

8/30/16


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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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NC State Boosts Efforts to Commercialize Research Discoveries

Congratulations to John Bass and Ryan Kilby whose project on "Overcoming the Digital Divide" is one of seven selected to receive support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund in 2017!

8/10/16

Congratulations to John Bass and Ryan Kilby whose project on "Overcoming the Digital Divid...

8/10/16


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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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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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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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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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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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Microsoft Research Names Williams Outstanding Collaborator

Dr. Laurie Williams was recently recognized by Microsoft Research for her exceptional contributions to software engineering research, not only in Microsoft Research but throughout Microsoft at unprecedented levels for over 10 years.

7/18/16

Dr. Laurie Williams was recently recognized by Microsoft Research for her exceptional cont...

7/18/16


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CSC Faculty Promotions Announced

Please join us in congratulating several members of our faculty on their promotions in the NC State Computer Science Department.

7/15/16

Please join us in congratulating several members of our faculty on their promotions in the...

7/15/16


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ARO Supports Enck’s Research on Enforcement of Access Control

Dr. William Enck recently received a US Army – Army Research Office award worth more than $411,000 to support his research on improving mobile phone operating systems and security.

6/22/16

Dr. William Enck recently received a US Army – Army Research Office award worth more tha...

6/22/16


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Williams Earns Best Software Engineering in Practice Paper Award

Congratulations to Dr. Laurie Williams and her collaborators on winning the “Best Software Engineering in Practice Paper Award” at the 38th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2016).

6/17/16

Congratulations to Dr. Laurie Williams and her collaborators on winning the “Best Softwa...

6/17/16


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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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NSF Supports Shahzad’s Research on Gesture Recognition

Dr. Muhammad Shahzad recently received an NSF Award worth more than $174,878 to support his work on using ambient light for recognizing human gestures.

6/09/16

Dr. Muhammad Shahzad recently received an NSF Award worth more than $174,878 to support hi...

6/09/16


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Undergrads Showcase Their Research

Learn more about upcoming undergraduate research opportunities for the fall semester at the Undergraduate Lightning Talks on August 19th at 1 p.m. in 3211 (EB2).

6/09/16

Learn more about upcoming undergraduate research opportunities for the fall semester at th...

6/09/16


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Faculty Receive 2016 IBM Faculty Awards

Congratulations to several members of the Computer Science faculty on receiving highly competitive 2016 IBM Faculty Awards.

6/10/16

Congratulations to several members of the Computer Science faculty on receiving highly com...

6/10/16


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Cisco Supports Shen’s Research

Dr. Xipeng Shen recently received an award worth almost $100,000 from Cisco to support his research project “Enabling High Performance Pipelined Computing on GPU.”

6/09/16

Dr. Xipeng Shen recently received an award worth almost $100,000 from Cisco to support his...

6/09/16


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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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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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Vatsavai Receives ORNL Support for Big Data Project

Dr. Ranga Vatsavai recently received an award worth $25,000 to support his research project “Mini-Apps for Data-Intensive Discovery on Big Data Architectures.”

5/25/16

Dr. Ranga Vatsavai recently received an award worth $25,000 to support his research projec...

5/25/16


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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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Rhee’s Paper Wins 2016 William R. Bennett Prize

A paper co-authored by Dr. Injong Rhee has been selected to receive the 2016 IEEE Communications Society William R. Bennett Prize in the Field of Communications Networking. This is Rhee’s second William R. Bennett Prize.

5/23/16

A paper co-authored by Dr. Injong Rhee has been selected to receive the 2016 IEEE Communic...

5/23/16


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Singh Wins 2016 IFAAMAS Influential Paper Award

Congratulations to Dr. Munindar Singh on having his paper “Agent Communication Languages: Rethinking the Principles” named the 2016 IFAAMAS Influential Paper.

5/23/16

Congratulations to Dr. Munindar Singh on having his paper “Agent Communication Languages...

5/23/16


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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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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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USAF Supports Menzie’s Research

Dr. Timothy Menzies recently received an award worth more than $17,500 to support his research project “Enabling Evidence-Based Modernization.”

5/17/16

Dr. Timothy Menzies recently received an award worth more than $17,500 to support his rese...

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

2015


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CSC Faculty Promotions Announced

Please join us in congratulating several members of our faculty on their promotions in the NC State Computer Science Department.

7/13/15

Please join us in congratulating several members of our faculty on their promotions in the...

7/13/15

2016


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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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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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Engineering Faculty Members Honored as Members of Research Leadership Academy

Dr. Laurie Williams, professor and associate department head in the NC State Computer Science Department, is one of 11 inaugural members of the university’s Research Leadership Academy.

3/31/16

Dr. Laurie Williams, professor and associate department head in the NC State Computer Scie...

3/31/16


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Barnes Receives NCWIT Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award

Dr. Tiffany Barnes is one of four recipients nationwide of the NCWIT Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award.

3/30/16

Dr. Tiffany Barnes is one of four recipients nationwide of the NCWIT Undergraduate Researc...

3/30/16


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NC State one of “Top 50 Undergraduate Schools to Study Game Design”

The Video Game Design Program at NC State ranked 9th on the list of public universities, and 33rd overall.

3/28/16

The Video Game Design Program at NC State ranked 9th on the list of public universities, a...

3/28/16


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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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Building Better Data Scientists

Computer science researchers at NC State are using support from the National Science Foundation to help recruit and educate skilled data scientists, particularly in software engineering.

3/10/16

Computer science researchers at NC State are using support from the National Science Found...

3/10/16


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Vatsavai Receives ORNL Award to Study Urban Sprawl

Dr. Ranga Vatsavai recently received an ORNL award worth more than $34,000 to support his work on the detection of urban sprawl using very high resolution satellite imagery.

3/09/16

Dr. Ranga Vatsavai recently received an ORNL award worth more than $34,000 to support his ...

3/09/16


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Northrup Grumman Supports Streck’s Research on Scalable Data Fusion

John Streck recently received an award worth more than $90,000 from Northrup Grumman to support his work on scalable data fusion.

3/09/16

John Streck recently received an award worth more than $90,000 from Northrup Grumman to su...

3/09/16


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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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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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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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Vouk Tapped to Lead Research Development

Cloud computing pioneer Mladen Vouk keeps his feet firmly on the ground as he takes on new challenges as NC State's associate vice chancellor for research development.

1/28/16

Cloud computing pioneer Mladen Vouk keeps his feet firmly on the ground as he takes on new...

1/28/16


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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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LexisNexis Risk Solutions Supports Freeh’s HPCC Systems Research

Dr. Vincent Freeh recently received an award from LexisNexis worth more than $110,000 to support his research on two projects using HPCC Systems.

1/19/16

Dr. Vincent Freeh recently received an award from LexisNexis worth more than $110,000 to s...

1/19/16


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New Tech to Help Companies Detect and Respond to Cloud Computing Performance Bugs

Computer science researcher Helen Gu has launched a start-up to help companies that use cloud computing improve the user experience for their customers.

1/11/16

Computer science researcher Helen Gu has launched a start-up to help companies that use cl...

1/11/16


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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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Welcome New Faculty

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

1/05/16

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

1/05/16

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Researchers to Create Intelligent Digital Monitoring Tool to GUIDE Classroom Learning

Researchers at NC State and the Concord Consortium are developing a hybrid system that combines technological intervention and teacher pedagogical expertise to enhance student learning in deeply digital curricula and classrooms.

11/30/15

Researchers at NC State and the Concord Consortium are developing a hybrid system that com...

11/30/15


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Teaching Math Aloud – and Visually

Computer science faculty members Drs. Tiffany Barnes and Collin Lynch will carry out data mining for this multi-disciplinary study

11/20/15

Computer science faculty members Drs. Tiffany Barnes and Collin Lynch will carry out data ...

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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Heber a Part of Multi-Disciplinary Research on Translational Mechanisms

Researchers study plant cellular mechanisms associated with ethylene, an important hormone.

10/30/15

Researchers study plant cellular mechanisms associated with ethylene, an important hormone...

10/30/15


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Mentoring and Tutorials Help Transform CSC Education Research

The NSF is supporting Dr. Heckman’s research efforts to create training workshops and tutorials-“research-in-a-box” laboratory packages-that will provide sound evaluation and replication leading to meta-analysis and theory building in computer science.

10/29/15

The NSF is supporting Dr. Heckman’s research efforts to create training workshops and tu...

10/29/15


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Barnes Receives NSF Award to Share the Beauty and Joy of Computing Through STARS

With a goal of broadening participation in computing, Dr. Tiffany Barnes will use this NSF award to help high school teachers learn to teach the Beauty and Joy of Computing Computer Science Principles course.

10/30/15

With a goal of broadening participation in computing, Dr. Tiffany Barnes will use this NSF...

10/30/15


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SAS Supports Healey’s Research on Predictive Analytics

SAS is supporting Dr. Christopher Healey’s research on predictive analytics for narrative threads – the ability to predict how a sequence of narrative events could unfold in the future, based on past and current events.

11/17/15

SAS is supporting Dr. Christopher Healey’s research on predictive analytics for narrativ...

11/17/15


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Watson’s Research Focuses on Visual Learning

Researchers from the Computer Science Department and the College of Design are working together to RECOGNIZE an application that poses questions and offers answers visually

10/27/15

Researchers from the Computer Science Department and the College of Design are working tog...

10/27/15


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NSF Supports Ogan’s Research

Dr. Kemafor Anyanwu Ogan recently received more than $278,000 to support her research project titled “Creating Semantically-Enabled Programmable Networked Systems (SERPENT).”

10/08/15

Dr. Kemafor Anyanwu Ogan recently received more than $278,000 to support her research proj...

10/08/15


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Shen, Mueller Collaborate on Improving Memory Performance

Drs. Shen and Mueller hope to use a recent $470,000 NSF award to further their research on improving memory performance on fused architectures through compiler and runtime innovations.

10/06/15

Drs. Shen and Mueller hope to use a recent $470,000 NSF award to further their research on...

10/06/15


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ORNL Supplements Sullivan’s Joint Appointment

Dr. Blair Sullivan has been awarded more than $69,000 in supplemental funding to support her joint faculty appointment with NC State and Oak Ridge National Laboratories (ORNL).

10/07/15

Dr. Blair Sullivan has been awarded more than $69,000 in supplemental funding to support h...

10/07/15


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Heckman, Schmidt to Use DELTA Grants for Course Redesign

CSC116 and CSC216, two Critical Path classes in computer science, are getting makeovers thanks to DELTA Grants for Course Redesign.

10/06/15

CSC116 and CSC216, two Critical Path classes in computer science, are getting makeovers th...

10/06/15


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Menzies Makes a PROMISE He Doesn’t Plan to Keep, Not All to Himself Anyway.

Dr. Tim Menzies is a passionate advocate of sharing lessons learned, and he believes in order to make sure something is legitimate today, the information has to be online, easily accessible and current.

10/05/15

Dr. Tim Menzies is a passionate advocate of sharing lessons learned, and he believes in or...

10/05/15


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Literacy Expert Pushes ‘Play’ on Educational Games

What do playing a computer game and reading a book have in common? Both can immerse students and help them build reading skills, according to NC State research.

9/30/15

What do playing a computer game and reading a book have in common? Both can immerse stude...

9/30/15


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Mueller Receives Research Supplement

Dr. Frank Mueller will use this award, worth more than $50,000, to support his work to provide functionality for the BLCR Linux module.

9/24/15

Dr. Frank Mueller will use this award, worth more than $50,000, to support his work to pro...

9/24/15


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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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Sullivan Receives Supplement for PARSiNG

Dr. Blair Sullivan will use supplemental funding from the DARPA GRAPHS program to support her research proposal titled “Parameterized Algorithms Respecting Structure in Noisy Graphs (PARSiNG).”

9/24/15

Dr. Blair Sullivan will use supplemental funding from the DARPA GRAPHS program to support ...

9/24/15


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Enck’s Research Aims to Improve Mobile App Security

Dr. William Enck’s latest research, supported by the National Science Foundation, focuses on improving mobile application security via text analytics.

9/22/15

Dr. William Enck’s latest research, supported by the National Science Foundation, focuse...

9/22/15


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Shen Receives Supplement for Program Optimizations

Dr. Xipeng Shen will use supplemental funding from IBM Canada Limited to support his research proposal titled “Context-Aware Correlation-Based Program Optimizations”.

9/23/15

Dr. Xipeng Shen will use supplemental funding from IBM Canada Limited to support his resea...

9/23/15


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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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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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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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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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IBM Supports Department with 2015 Faculty Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Rada Chirkova, Ms. Margaret Heil and Mr. John Streck on receiving 2015 IBM Faculty Awards.

6/02/15

Congratulations to Dr. Rada Chirkova, Ms. Margaret Heil and Mr. John Streck on receiving 2...

6/02/15


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US Army Research Laboratory Supports Research on Intelligent Tutoring Systems

Tutorial planning is a critical component of intelligent tutoring systems. This project studies how learners respond to different types of tutorial strategies and tactics and will refine tutorial planning policies to optimize measures of learning outcomes

6/02/15

Tutorial planning is a critical component of intelligent tutoring systems. This project st...

6/02/15


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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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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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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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Boyer, NC State Receive Google Computer Science Capacity Award

Dr. Kristy Boyer and others in the NC State Computer Science Department are collaborating with researchers at Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill as part of the Research Triangle Peer Teaching Fellows, a project supported by a Google Computer Science Capacity Award.

6/02/15

Dr. Kristy Boyer and others in the NC State Computer Science Department are collaborating ...

6/02/15


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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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Mueller Receives Humboldt Research Award

The award is granted in recognition of a researcher's achievements to academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their discipline and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements

5/14/15

The award is granted in recognition of a researcher's achievements to academics whose fund...

5/14/15


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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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Alumni Association Presents Annual Faculty Awards

Congratulations to Drs. Munindar Singh and R. Michael Young on being recognized as Alumni Association Outstanding Researchers, and to Dr. Sarah Heckman for being recognized as an Alumni Association Outstanding Teacher.

4/19/15

Congratulations to Drs. Munindar Singh and R. Michael Young on being recognized as Alumni ...

4/19/15


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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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Singh, Young Receive NC State's Highest Faculty Honors

Congratulations to Drs. Munindar Singh and R. Michael Young, professors in the NC State Computer Science Department, on being selected as two out of only four Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award recipients.

4/06/15

Congratulations to Drs. Munindar Singh and R. Michael Young, professors in the NC State Co...

4/06/15


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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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NC State Researchers Land UNC System Research Grants

The UNC General Administration has awarded nearly $9M to NC State to support game-changing research in areas of strategic importance to the state, including data science and analytics.

2/11/15

The UNC General Administration has awarded nearly $9M to NC State to support game-changing...

2/11/15


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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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Making Apps More Configurable in the Cloud

Dr. Xiaohui (Helen) Gu recently received an award from Credit Suisse worth more than $49,000 to support her work on cloud computing infrastructure.

2/04/15

Dr. Xiaohui (Helen) Gu recently received an award from Credit Suisse worth more than $49,0...

2/04/15


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Tanwir Receives SAS Graduate Industrial Traineeship

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

2/03/15

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

2/03/15


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CSC Receives $120,000 Grant from HPCC Systems® from LexisNexis® for Big Data Initiatives

LexisNexis’ gifts will support the ‘Big Data Low-Latency Interactive NLP Query System,’ a research project by Dr. Vincent W. Freeh and research on general methods for augmenting the compilers of big data scripts by Dr. Tim Menzies.

1/26/15

LexisNexis’ gifts will support the ‘Big Data Low-Latency Interactive NLP Query System,...

1/26/15


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Improving Usability and Eliminating Errors in Mobile Touch Interfaces

Drs. St. Amant and Murphy-Hill will use NSF funding to support their research on improving usability and eliminating errors in mobile phone and tablet touch interfaces.

1/26/15

Drs. St. Amant and Murphy-Hill will use NSF funding to support their research on improving...

1/26/15


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Menzies Proposes a New Learning Transfer Methodology

Dr. Tim Menzies recently received an NSF Award worth more than $464,000 to support his work on transfer learning in software engineering.

1/20/15

Dr. Tim Menzies recently received an NSF Award worth more than $464,000 to support his wor...

1/20/15

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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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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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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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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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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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CAPTIVE Improves 3-D Exploration and Understanding

Drs. Robert St. Amant and Christopher Healey will use this NSF award, worth more than $496,000, to support their research on CAPTIVE, a desktop augmented reality/fishtank virtual reality system.

10/28/14

Drs. Robert St. Amant and Christopher Healey will use this NSF award, worth more than $496...

10/28/14


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A Virtual Whodunit

IC-Crime’s development is a multidisciplinary project led by Dr. Michael Young under NC State’s Digital Games Research Center (DGRC), housed in the Department of Computer Science on Centennial Campus.

10/29/14

IC-Crime’s development is a multidisciplinary project led by Dr. Michael Young under NC ...

10/29/14


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Dog-Powered Disaster Response

Dr. Dave Roberts invites you to imagine a team of humans, dogs, robots and drones swooping onto the scene in the aftermath of a disaster and working together to find and rescue anyone trapped in collapsed buildings.

10/28/14

Dr. Dave Roberts invites you to imagine a team of humans, dogs, robots and drones swooping...

10/28/14


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Safe Haven

Dr. Nagiza Samatova, professor of Computer Science at NC State, is one of nine faculty members in six departments spanning three colleges that, through the CNEC, will become nuclear nonproliferation and security professionals and researchers.

10/27/14

Dr. Nagiza Samatova, professor of Computer Science at NC State, is one of nine faculty mem...

10/27/14


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Cracking the Code

In 2012, the NSA established lablets at NC State, Carnegie Mellon and the University of Illinois in hopes of taking a different approach to preventing cyber-attacks, to change how code is written and take away opportunities from thieves.

10/24/14

In 2012, the NSA established lablets at NC State, Carnegie Mellon and the University of Il...

10/24/14


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SAS Collaboration Supports Research on Language Models

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

10/22/14

This is the second faculty award associated with the innovative new partnership between SA...

10/22/14


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Gaining More Value from Big Data

That is the goal as NC State joins the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, the University of Utah, and the University of California, San Diego, as the third site of the Center of Hybrid Multicore Productivity Research (CHMPR).

10/30/14

That is the goal as NC State joins the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, the Unive...

10/30/14


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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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Award Will Help NC State Researcher Put Computer Science Theory Into Practice

Dr. Blair Sullivan, assistant professor in the NC State Computer Science Department, is one of 14 winners nationally of a $1.5 million Moore Investigator Award from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation as part of its Data-Driven Discovery Initiative.

10/02/14

Dr. Blair Sullivan, assistant professor in the NC State Computer Science Department, is on...

10/02/14


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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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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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Dogs, Math and Computers: How One Researcher Gets His Ideas

What inspires research? Where do ideas come from? Dr. David Roberts, assistant professor in the NC State Computer Science Department, admits his approach may be a bit non-traditional, and he says you never know where your next idea will come from.

9/08/14

What inspires research? Where do ideas come from? Dr. David Roberts, assistant professor ...

9/08/14


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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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Gehringer's Research Advances Peer Review Systems

Dr. Edward Gehringer and fellow researchers are building web services that will advance the state of the art in peer assessment.

8/25/14

Dr. Edward Gehringer and fellow researchers are building web services that will advance th...

8/25/14


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Enck’s Research Focuses on Smartphone Security

Dr. William Enck’s latest research, supported by the US Army Research Office, aims to enhance end-user security and privacy in Android and iOS devices by designing formal frameworks and algorithms for modeling, extracting, and enforcing policy.

8/25/14

Dr. William Enck’s latest research, supported by the US Army Research Office, aims to en...

8/25/14


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New Framework Would Facilitate Use of New Android Security Modules

ASM framework research led by Dr. Will Enck at NC State allows the creation of custom security control modules that better protect phones owned by consumers and businesses, and can be used in various personal and enterprise scenarios.

8/20/14

ASM framework research led by Dr. Will Enck at NC State allows the creation of custom secu...

8/20/14


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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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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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Anyanwu Ogan Receives Award for Mobile Network Study

Dr. Kemafor Anyanwu Ogan recently received an award worth more than $16,000 to support her work on improving data capture and data analysis with BOSH Global Services.

7/08/14

Dr. Kemafor Anyanwu Ogan recently received an award worth more than $16,000 to support her...

7/08/14


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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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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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Vail Receives 2014 Generation Google Scholarship

Alexandria Vail is one of only 16 college-aged students chosen to receive a 2014 Generation Google Scholarship valued at $10,000. As part of her award, she will also attend the Google Scholars’ Retreat in CA this summer.

6/09/14

Alexandria Vail is one of only 16 college-aged students chosen to receive a 2014 Generatio...

6/09/14


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Faculty Promotions and Reappointments Announced

Please join us in congratulating several members of our faculty on their promotions or reappointments in the NC State Computer Science Department.

6/05/14

Please join us in congratulating several members of our faculty on their promotions or rea...

6/05/14


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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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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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NC State Awarded $25 Million NNSA Grant

Dr. Nagiza Samatova, professor of Computer Science at NC State, is one of nine faculty members in six departments spanning three colleges that, through the CNEC, will become nuclear nonproliferation and other nuclear security professionals and researchers

4/16/14

Dr. Nagiza Samatova, professor of Computer Science at NC State, is one of nine faculty mem...

4/16/14


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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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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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NCDS Supports Sullivan’s Work with Complex Networks

Dr. Blair Sullivan recently received an award worth more than $30,000 to support her work on developing methods to integrate ideas from graph theory with multi-scale modeling to form a foundation for novel methods of visualization and interaction.

3/13/14

Dr. Blair Sullivan recently received an award worth more than $30,000 to support her work ...

3/13/14


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NSF Supports Dutta’s Research on Networking Technologies

Dr. Rudra Dutta recently received an NSF Award worth almost $292,000 to support his work on networking technologies.

3/07/14

Dr. Rudra Dutta recently received an NSF Award worth almost $292,000 to support his work o...

3/07/14


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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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Boyer Working with Wake County Schools on Computer Science Curriculum

Dr. Kristy Boyer is working with the Wake County Public Schools System to develop a curriculum to teach computer science to younger students in grades K-5.

2/14/14

Dr. Kristy Boyer is working with the Wake County Public Schools System to develop a curric...

2/14/14


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Bitzers Establish Endowment to Support Undergraduate Research

The award is the first of its kind for the computer science department at NC State and will provide funds in perpetuity that can be used to support undergraduate research related programs and initiatives.

1/07/14

The award is the first of its kind for the computer science department at NC State and wil...

1/07/14


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ComTech Receives Grant to Create Network Autobahn

Dr. Rudra Dutta, professor in the NC State Computer Science Department, was part of a team that secured an almost $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to enhance the University’s network infrastructure.

1/03/14

Dr. Rudra Dutta, professor in the NC State Computer Science Department, was part of a team...

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Vouk Receives 2013 MCNC Robyn Render Endeavor Award

Dr. Mladen Vouk, professor and head of the NC State Computer Science Department, is the fifth winner of the award with NC State ties, joining Sam Averitt in 2006, Henry Schaffer in 2008 and John Streck and Phil Emer in 2009.

12/12/13

Dr. Mladen Vouk, professor and head of the NC State Computer Science Department, is the fi...

12/12/13


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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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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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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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Securing the Cloud - Collaboratively!

Dr. Peng Ning awarded $750,000 by NSF to study the security risks of cloud computing and propose a new approach to cloud architecture by leveraging cloud providers as trusted security enablers.

11/11/13

Dr. Peng Ning awarded $750,000 by NSF to study the security risks of cloud computing and p...

11/11/13


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Spreading the Beauty and Joy of Computing

A collaborative research effort led by Dr. Tiffany Barnes seeks to spread the beauty and joy of computing to high school students through teacher training, development and a culturally relevant curriculum.

11/04/13

A collaborative research effort led by Dr. Tiffany Barnes seeks to spread the beauty and j...

11/04/13


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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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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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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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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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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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Mueller Receives Support for Operating System Research

Securaboration (via the US Air Force Research Laboratory) is supporting Dr. Frank Mueller’s operating systems research.

10/15/13

Securaboration (via the US Air Force Research Laboratory) is supporting Dr. Frank Mueller...

10/15/13


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Visualization Research Supports Military Missions

Drs. Christopher Healey and Robert St. Amant recently received an award from Soar Technology, Inc. to support their work on an intuitive decision-making system that can be used in a wide variety of military missions.

10/14/13

Drs. Christopher Healey and Robert St. Amant recently received an award from Soar Technolo...

10/14/13


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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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Lights, Virtual Camera, Action!

Dr. R. Michael Young, professor in the Computer Science Department, recently received an NSF Award worth more than $352,600 to support his research on developing a model of virtual cinematography that is both computational and cognitive.

9/17/13

Dr. R. Michael Young, professor in the Computer Science Department, recently received an N...

9/17/13


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Ning Receives NSF Award to Support Wireless Security Research

Just how dependable and secure are wireless systems? With the help of a $350,000 NSF grant, professor Peng Ning is hoping to learn more about the limits of wireless security.

9/13/13

Just how dependable and secure are wireless systems? With the help of a $350,000 NSF gran...

9/13/13


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NSF Supports Ma’s Research on Cloud HPC

Dr. Xiaosong Ma recently received an NSF Award worth more than $311,000 to support her work on cost-effective high-performance computing.

9/16/13

Dr. Xiaosong Ma recently received an NSF Award worth more than $311,000 to support her wor...

9/16/13


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Yu Receives NSF Award for Mobile Device Security Research

Dr. Ting Yu will use this NSF award, worth more than $267,000, to support his research on mobile device security, particularly ways to help the average end-user understand potential risks and protect their personal data.

9/11/13

Dr. Ting Yu will use this NSF award, worth more than $267,000, to support his research on ...

9/11/13


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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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Young Named Senior Member of AAAI

Dr. R. Michael Young, professor of computer science, has been recognized with Senior Member status of the AAAI for his accomplishments within the field of artificial intelligence in the areas of outstanding scholarship, leadership and professional service

8/15/13

Dr. R. Michael Young, professor of computer science, has been recognized with Senior Membe...

8/15/13


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NC State Partners With National Security Agency on Big-Data Lab

NC State is partnering with the NSA to create a data analysis lab, the Laboratory for Analytic Sciences (LAS), on NC State’s Centennial Campus. The NSA grant funding the LAS is the largest sponsored research contract in the university’s history

8/15/13

NC State is partnering with the NSA to create a data analysis lab, the Laboratory for Anal...

8/15/13


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Murphy-Hill Receives Google Research Award

Dr. Emerson Murphy-Hill will use the $34,862 award to support his research proposal titled “Refactoring-Aware Code Review.”

8/16/13

Dr. Emerson Murphy-Hill will use the $34,862 award to support his research proposal titled...

8/16/13


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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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Enck Wins Best Paper Award at WiSec '13

Congratulations to Dr. Will Enck, assistant professor in the NC State Computer Science Department, for winning the Best Paper Award at the WiSec ‘13 Conference in Budapest, Hungary.

7/09/13

Congratulations to Dr. Will Enck, assistant professor in the NC State Computer Science Dep...

7/09/13


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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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Ma Receives Award for Parallel Computing Study

Dr. Xiaosong Ma will collaborate with Oak Ridge National Laboratories on a parallel computing research grant valued at over $45,000.

7/03/13

Dr. Xiaosong Ma will collaborate with Oak Ridge National Laboratories on a parallel comput...

7/03/13


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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