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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.

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.

A Big Hit With Students, Pokemon GO Hits the Classroom

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

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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