Archive for CSE

Cassandra Bub, undergraduate student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, created a guitar tuner and metronome that was developed by Microsoft. Bub and her fellow interns developed the two programs while interning for Microsoft after her freshman year a…


Dr. Nancy Amato, Unocal professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named to Robohub’s list of “25 Women in Robotics You Need to Know About.” Now in its third year, Robohub publishes the list annually to recognize women in robotics. Amato was se…


Dr. Walter C. Daugherity, senior lecturer in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, will be honored as the Mathematics and Computer Science Alumnus of the Year by Oklahoma Christian University.  Daugherity was selected by Oklahoma Christian’s Department of M…


Dr. Robin Murphy, Raytheon professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named an Agent of Change by TIME. TIME honors those who are the inventors, builders, experimenters and imaginers of future technology as Agents of Change. Researchers who use …


Dr. Aakash Tyagi has been awarded an instructional grant to develop a one-of-a-kind course in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University.  Tyagi, a professor of practice, was awarded $5,000 to complete his project “Bringing Chip Design Verification to Academia.” …


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University has selected Melanie Bell as chair of the Computer Science and Engineering Advisory Council. “I’m excited to lead the advisory council this year,” Bell said. “Giving back to Texas A&M is something that has always bee…


Terry Leeper, a former student of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was selected to lead the new Amazon corporate office in Austin, Texas. The office currently employs more than 165 full-time people with plans for expansion in the near future. In additi…


Dr. Daniel Ragsdale, professor of practice in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently inducted into the ESPN Fan Hall of Fame. As a retired colonel from the U.S. Army, Ragsdale was selected because of his notable passion and energy at Army athlet…


The Industrial Affiliates Program (IAP) in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at Texas A&M University recently held a career fair and poster competition at the fall recruiting event. More than 300 CSE students attended to learn about the 21 IAP members and engage with the …


Dr. Nancy Amato, Unocal professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, served as the program committee chair for the 2015 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) held in Seattle. Four additional computer science and engineering repres…


Peer Teacher Central (PTC) within the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University has been renovated and is ready for student use. The renovation includes glass walls to enclose PTC as well as new computers and furnishings. The open space design allows for collaborati…


Dr. Robin Murphy, Raytheon professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, delivered a TED talk to the 2015 TEDWomen conference. Murphy’s talk focused around her research in robotics and disaster informatics. As the director of the Texas A&M Engineer…


Graduate students Mani Zandifar and Alireza Majidi and professors Nancy Amato and Lawrence Rauchwerger were recognized for their research paper at the 2015 International Conference on Supercomputing. Their paper, “Composing Algorithmic Skeletons to Express High-Performance Scientific Applications,”…


Brandon Martinez and Eli Zamora received second place for their research poster at the Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium held at Texas A&M University. Their poster, titled “Toward Guiding Semi-Autonomous Vehicles” was about their research in motion planning. They worked with researchers…


Dr. Robin Murphy, Raytheon Professor, and her graduate students hosted a robot petting zoo for over 100 high school students in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University. The students came from across Texas to participate in the Women in Engineering IDEAS summer…