NSF Grant provides Scholarships for Doctoral Students

A nearly $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation will provide scholarships for doctoral students to study cyber security and information assurance in UNT’s College of Engineering, College of Business and College of Information. CSE Professor, Dr. Ram Dantu, is leading this program.

About six students will be accepted into the program beginning in Fall 2014 and each will receive $45,000 for 9 months with a possibility of additional funding during summer. For more details see this UNT press release. Application and scholarship information can be found at the Center for Information and Computer Security.

Distinguished Speaker Seminar on January 25

Prof. Jeff Lei, University of Texas at Arlington, will give a presentation on Combinatorial Testing, Theory, Methods and Applications, on Friday, January 25, 2013 at 11 am in the F223, the main conference room of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Everyone is invited to attend.

Welcome from Dr. Barrett Bryant

Happy New Year and welcome to the UNT Department of Computer Science and Engineering for the Spring 2013 semester! Among a number of exciting things happening this semester is National Engineers Week February 18-22. Please participate in the Career Fair on February 21, where a lot of companies will be searching for interns and full-time employees. Now is also the time to be applying to Graduate Schools for M. S. and Ph. D. programs, including ours (UNT application deadline is February 15). I would be glad to talk with anyone interested in furthering their studies at UNT or elsewhere. Please check this website and the student email newsletters that we'll be sending out during the semester for information on other planned activities this semester. Good luck with all of your classes!

PepsiCo Undergraduate Scholarships

PepsiCo offers $1,000 scholarships to CSE Undergraduate Students. Students who meet the following minimum qualification criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Junior or Senior standing (no pre-majors)
  • Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Technology major
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher

Deadline: March 1st

The application for this scholarship can be found here.

Past Recipients

2013-2014 - Jeremy Gonzales, Mayaria Johnson, and Nathan Thurmond
Spring 2013 – Tawfiq Shah
Fall 2012 – Lisa Reynolds

Congratulations to the Fall 2012 Graduates from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering!

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

CSE Department celebrates 40 years

Alumni, faculty and staff celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at a banquet on October 26, 2012 at the new UNT Apogee Stadium. CSE Chair Dr. Barrett Bryant greeted everyone and introduced speakers Dr. Warren Burggren, UNT Provost; Dr. Costas Tsatsoulis, Dean of the College of Engineering; and Nelson Cichitto, BS 1989, whose company Avatier Corp. sponsored this event. It was a very special evening enjoyed by all who attended.

Special anniversary edition of the CSE newsletter is HERE. The media gallery page of the 40th anniversary is HERE. Before the celebration, alumni were invited to tour the CSE Department. The media gallery page of the alumni tour is HERE.

November 2012 Editions of CSE Student and Alumni Newsletters sent

The CSE Department November 2012 Student and Alumni Email Newsletters have been sent. You can view the student newsletter online HERE, and the alumni newsletter online HERE

CSE Students Halloween Trick-Or-Treat

ACM and ACM-W decorated the CSE department for Halloween and hosted a trick-or-treat event on October 31, 2012. Participants visited selected labs and faculty offices and received candy after asking questions about their work. The event was a great opportunity for students to learn about the work of faculty and labs that they might not otherwise encounter.

Prizes were awarded as follows:

Best Costume: Quentin Mayo, Ph.D. student
Best Computer Related Costume: Joseph Helsing, Ph.D. student
Best Faculty Costume: Dr. Dantu
Best Lab Decoration: Network Security Lab

For pictures, go to this media gallery page.

September 2012 Editions of CSE Student and Alumni Newsletters sent

The CSE Department September 2012 Student and Alumni Email Newsletters have been sent. You can view the student newsletter online HERE, and the alumni newsletter online HERE

Dr. Kavi’s NSF Net-Centric Software and Systems IUCRC wins Tech Titan of the Future Award

Congratulations to Dr. Krishna Kavi, Director of the NSF Net-Centric Software and Systems Industry/University Cooperative Research Center, for winning the Tech Titan of the Future, University award on August 24, 2012. This award, presented annually by The Metroplex Technology Business Council, recognizes educational institutions that encourage and support students in choosing engineering and technology-related disciplines as a preferred path. This award category spotlights DFW area higher educational institutions' tech-related curricula and incentives to perpetuate tech-related knowledge transfer. For more details, see this UNT press release.

In the picture on the right, Dr. Kavi holds the Tech Titans trophy, and standing with him, from left to right are CENG Dean Dr. Costas Tsatsoulis, CSE Chair Dr. Barrett Bryant, and CSE Professor Dr. Bill Buckles.

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