The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of North Texas (UNT) is seeking candidates for one tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level and two non-tenure track Lecturers beginning August 15, 2014. More information about these positions may be found here.
PepsiCo is offering a scholarship for Spring 2014 to Juniors and Seniors who are majoring in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Technology with a cumulative 3.25 GPA.
Eligible students must apply for the scholarship here before Monday, April 14th, 2014
ITWorld has named the Computer Science degree at the University of North Texas as the 7th best return on investment in this article "For the best ROI, get your computer science degree at a state school" and in this slideshow "Show me the ROI: The 10 computer science programs with the biggest payoff." ITWorld used data from PayScale’s "2014 PayScale College ROI Report" to calculate the return on investment for computer science.
Congratulations to first-year CSE graduate student Natalie Parde on winning an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Natalie is the first student to win this award in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. The National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is the nation’s flagship program directly supporting graduate students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.
The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship is $32,000 per year for up to three years, as well as $12,000 for each of those years for tuition at UNT. Natalie’s research "Building a Better Agent: The Next Generation of Teachable-Agent Technology" is under the guidance of Dr. Rodney Nielsen, Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.
Following the recent crash of Malaysian Airlines flight 370, NBC Channel 5 interviewed Dr. Krishna Kavi, Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and Director of Net-Centric Software & Systems Center, about his “glass box” technology. The NBC news article also included this video. Dr. Kavi was first quoted by the New York Times in this article from 2009 after Air France Flight 447 crashed into the Atlantic Ocean. In August 2010, Dr. Kavi wrote "Beyond the Black Box" in IEEE Spectrum. Since the recent crash, Dr. Kavi has been quoted in articles in Al jazeera America, Medium.com, Discovery News, and again in The New York Times on March 20.
Congratulations to the CSE Cyber Defense Team on their third place finish in the Southwest Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC), on March 8 and 9 in San Antonio, TX. Dr. Mahadevan Gomathisankaran is the faculty mentor for the team. For more information see this Trusted Secure Systems Lab page. The team was featured in this news video about the competition.
1st - Karen Mazidi
2nd - Mohamed Fazeen Mohamed Issadeen
3rd - Sultanah Mohammed Alshammari
To see all of our CSE Graduate Students at this event, please go to this Media Gallery page.
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering will host our Distinguished Speaker Dr. Hongyang Chao on Friday, March 7, at 11:30 am in the department conference room F223. Dr. Chao will present Research on Key Technologies for Scalable Video Coding and Massive Video Data Analysis.
Dr. Chao is a Professor and Associate Dean at the School of Software at Sun Yet-Sen University in Guangzhou, China. She received her Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics from Sun Yat-Sen University in 1987. From 1996 to 2003, she worked at Infinop Holdings, Inc. (later acquired by Vianet/ESPRE) in Denton, where she was also a co-founding researcher. During the same period, she was a visiting professor at our UNT Department of Computer Science.
The UNT Department of Computer Science and Engineering Department is hosting summer programs to introduce young men and women entering the 8th thru 12th grades to Robotics, Game Development, Mobile Apps and Computer Science and Engineering. Registration opens April 15! For more information, see this flyer or http://www.cse.unt.edu/robocamp.
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering will continue to host our Distinguished Speaker series in Spring 2014. Dr. Cyrus Shahabi will be our next Distinguished Speaker on Friday, February 21, at 11:30 am in F223. His presentation will be "GeoCrowd: Harnessing the Power of Crowd for On-Demand Geographical Data Collection."
Dr. Shahabi is a Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering and the Director of the Information Laboratory (InfoLAB) at the Computer Science Department and also the Director of the NSF’s Integrated Media Systems Center (IMSC) at the University of Southern California.