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Monday, August 4th, 2014

Pair of summer programs keep Computer Science Department busy

The Computer Science Department debuted its Big Data Analytics Summer Program in July and also hosted a National Science Foundation-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates program.


Friday, July 25th, 2014

Assistant professor Becchi featured by prominent visual computing company

NVIDIA, a prominent visual computing company, recently featured Michela Becchi, an assistant professor in the University of Missouri’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, as one of 30 women chosen to share their stories on how they use the company’s compute unified device architecture.


Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Mizzou-rooted software apps find national appeal

Three software applications with ties to the MU College of Engineering’s Computer Science Department recently garnered mainstream media attention.


Monday, June 16th, 2014

IBM partnering with MU to prepare students for Big Data careers

IBM announced that it will partner with 28 schools and universities, including the University of Missouri, to help prepare students for the predicted 4.4 million jobs expected to be created worldwide by 2015 in support of Big Data.


Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Assistant professor manages online database for soybean studies

The Soybean Knowledge Base (SoyKB), a free online data resource managed by assistant computer science research professor Trupti Joshi, allows collaboration to solve questions encountered in soybean research.


Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

VIMAN lab pushes the virtual network computing envelope

GENI a cloud infrastructure sponsored by the National Science Foundation allows researchers and others to set up virtual labs to share information, resources, data and more.


Friday, May 9th, 2014

Program provides innovative opportunities in immersive environment

The hands-on approach at the University of Missouri has suited Tianbo Wang just fine since his arrival from Shanghai University. The opportunity to work on different projects and free reign to be innovative has been a boost for the computer science major.


Friday, May 2nd, 2014

My Two Cents application claims top honors at RJI Tech Showcase

My Two Cents Radio, developed an Android mobile application that attempts to popularize public media through social media integration and uses a new model for consumers to fund content, winning the Reynolds Journalism Institute’s Tech Showcase competition.


Friday, May 2nd, 2014

New course uses drones to inspire student innovation

Thirty students in the Information Technology program will spend two afternoons each week testing software they engineer for use in unmanned aerial systems, more commonly known as drones.


Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Singhal earns more than just accolade at app competition

Manav Singhal’s mScan application for the Android operating system earned him a runner-up selection at the OPSWAT Student App Competition, and that work earned him an internship with OPSWAT, a provider of software management and security technologies, in San Francisco this summer.


Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Revitalized honor society earns campus, international honors

The Mizzou chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the computer science honors society, recently received honors and praise for the group’s efforts to put new life into itself.


Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Alumni, faculty, staff recognized at awards banquet

Two civil engineering and an electrical engineering alumni were honored with Missouri Honor Awards or the Citation of Merit. Four faculty and two staff members also were recognized.


Monday, April 7th, 2014

IT Program keeps pace with evolution of technology

MU associate teaching professor Dale Musser has been an “early adopter” of wearable technology. He has both a personal and a professional interest in technology’s ever-accelerating trends.


Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

CS students recognized at E-Week awards banquet

Computer Science students from the College of Engineering were honored during the annual Engineers’ Week as outstanding students in their department or individuals among their peers.


Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Symposium sheds light on student’s Big Data discovery

Post-graduate Andi Dhroso was selected as a recipient of the Keystone Symposia Future of Science Fund Scholarship to attend a Keystone Symposium on “Big Data in Biology.”


Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Success measured by academics

For some, the ability to turn personal success into lessons that teach others how to achieve the same success is the most rewarding. Such is the case for two alumni as both start their careers in academia.


Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

What’s new with CS student organizations?

The Computer Science Department’s student organizations have had a busy year planning events that involve students from across the university and sometimes beyond.


Friday, January 31st, 2014

Collaboration is key in lab renovation; mobile apps class is one beneficiary

New computer lab spaces in Lafferre Hall utilize fresh technology to teach and allow students the chance to work on collaborative projects.


Monday, January 27th, 2014

Senior looks to follow in mother’s footsteps

Wisdom often is passed through generations. “Like mother, like daughter” is an aphorism that follows Kimberly Butler, a senior in computer science at MU. She is the second computer science major in her family, following in her mother’s footsteps.


Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Students flock to alum’s talk, heed advice

Alumnus Peng Zhuang knows students approaching graduation have many questions, and after a presentation representing his employer, Google, to students, several stayed to ask questions about how they, too, could work for the Internet giant.


Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

From university to industry and back again

After completing his bachelor’s degree, Avi Vatsa took a job in the private sector but eventually returned to university to pursue his master’s degree and become an assistant professor. He then returned to student life in the Computer Science Department.


Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Students write successful IBM Big Data proposals

The “Students for a Smarter Planet” program’s winning proposals receive a requested budget award of up to $3,000, and if selected, teams must agree to blog about their projects as they progress. IBM selected two proposals from student teams in Susan Zeng’s class.


Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Embracing Big Data’s big bang

In the Fall 2013 semester, the Computer Science Department began offering a Big Data analytics course. IBM has supplied the use of its software, InfoSphere BigInsights and InfoSphere Streams, and access to IBM academic cloud for the endeavor.


Thursday, December 12th, 2013

In the field: Cross disciplinary research uses robots for data collection

Electrical engineers worked with a computer scientist and a computational biologist to create and utilize a robot that would automatically collect the latter pair’s data for research into maize phenotype mutants.


Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Coders complete first large-scale MU hackathon

Hack Mizzou, MU’s first university-wide coding blitz, marked what organizer Daniel Silver predicts will be a new tradition for computer science at the College of Engineering.


Monday, September 9th, 2013

MU Engineering welcomes 11 new faculty members

The College of Engineering welcomes 11 faculty members to its ranks this fall, four in industrial engineering, three in the computer science, two in mechanical and aerospace engineering, one in bioengineering and one in chemical engineering.


Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Broadband networks as a city utility? New app capitalizes on benefits

A project that promises to make supercomputing more accessible to American manufacturers won “Best Application for Advanced Manufacturing” at the Next Generation Application Summit.


Friday, August 30th, 2013

Reading the mind by tracking the eyes: Computer attempts to understand humans’ visual reasoning

New research uses the built-in camera on a computer to track and record the eye movement of health professionals as they viewed identical radiography images on the computer screen.


Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Big Data course added to computer science curriculum

MU Engineering’s Computer Science Department has partnered with IBM’s “Academic Initiative” to offer a “Big Data Analytics” course this fall.


Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Doctoral student set to continue teaching, bioinformatics research at Southern Miss.

Zhang Wang, who earned his doctorate in computer science at MU in 2012, accepted a professorship at The University of Southern Mississippi last May to teach and conduct new research.