Denis Conrady passes on Monday, June 13th, 2011

Denis Conrady, long-time faculty member in the Computer Science Department (1974-1995), died Monday evening after a long illness.

Dr. Conrady's former students were asked to send stories about him to the department. Click here to see a summary of those stories that were sent to us.

Congratulations to the Spring 2011 Graduates from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering!

Congratulations go to the Computer Science and Engineering Spring Graduates. A full list of our graduates can be seen here.

Dr. Barrett Bryant named new Computer Science and Engineering Chair

The Dean of the College of Engineering, Costas Tsatsoulis, has announced that Dr. Barrett Bryant, Professor of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, will be the next Chair of our Computer Science and Engineering Department. Dr. Bryant will join us on August 1, 2011.

Dr. Bryant received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Northwestern University in 1983. He served as Associate Chair at UAB since 1996, and has been the undergraduate program director since 1998.

He was an ACM Distinguished Lecturer twice, has received two University-wide teaching awards, and was nominated for three Dean's teaching awards. He has advised 14 Ph.D. and 36 MS students, has published over 130 refereed articles in books, journals, and conferences, and has been PI or co-PI on research grants totaling over $9.3 million.

Robocamp Registration for Summer 2011 now open

Students 14 years or older will have the opportunity to participate in fun robotics and game programming activities -- as well as learn more about engineering -- at the UNT Department of Computer Science and Engineering's summer Robocamp and Xbox Camp. There is no cost for these week-long camps. Register at

CSE Students present senior design research projects at Design Day

Students in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering will present their research projects at the UNT College of Engineering’s Design Day on Friday, Apri 29. The program will begin in the Auditorium, B155, at 9 a.m. with a welcome address. Poster presentations will be made in the Discovery Park Foyer from 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Five groups of Computer Engineering students will present their senior design projects in the Auditorium, B155, beginning at 11:30 a.m. Two groups of Information Technology students will present their projects in the CSE Conference Room, F223, at 11:30 a.m. Everyone is invited to attend.

See our media gallery for more details about our CSE Students at Design Day.

Dr. Armin R. Mikler receives ‘Fessor Graham Award

Dr. Armin R. Mikler, associate professor, received the ‘Fessor Graham Award at the UNT Honors Day Convocation on April 8, 2011. This award is the highest honor bestowed by the student body at UNT. This marks the first time a faculty member in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering has received this prestigious award.

Congratulations to Dr. Mikler on this award! For pictures of the ceremony, please see this media gallery page.

Rada Mihalcea featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education

The University of North Texas advertisement in The Chronicle of Higher Education features Rada Mihalcea, associate professor of computer science and engineering and recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

February 2011 Editions of CSE Student and Alumni Newsletters sent

The CSE Department February 2011 Student and Alumni Email Newsletters have been sent. You can view the student newsletter online HERE, and the alumni newsletter online HERE

CSE Students to celebrate National Engineers Week

The Council of Engineering Organizations is hosting its annual celebration of National Engineers Week February 21-25 to promote and educate others about the field of engineering as a profession.

CSE students are invited to join the celebration. See the schedule HERE for more information.

NACLO rescheduled on February 11

The open round for NACLO will take place Friday, February 11, in the same place and at the same time as scheduled before. For additional information, please see the NACLO local website

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