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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.

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.

Computer Science Research

Our key research areas are in Theory (Algorithms, Theory of Computation), Systems (Computer Architectures and Operating Systems, Embedded and Real-Time Systems, Parallel and Distributed Systems, Scientific and High Performance Computing), Artificial Intelligence (Intelligent Agents; Data-Mining, Information and Knowledge Discovery, Engineering and Management; eCommerce Technologies; Information Visualization, Graphics and Human-Computer Interaction), Networks (Networking and Performance Evaluation), Security (Software and Network Systems Security, Information Assurance, Privacy), Software Engineering (Requirements, Formal Methods, Reliability Engineering, Process and Methods, Programming Languages), and Computer-Based Education. Our 2015 funding level was $63,871,514. The department has a number of teaching and research laboratories, centers and other facilities that support its educational and teaching mission.


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