Archive for Computer Science

A student group in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University created a device to thwart potential attackers as a project in their microcomputer systems course, taught by Dr. Jyh-Charn (Steve) Liu, professor in the department. Studies have shown that across the c…


Dhananjay Khanna, a senior in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named chief justice of the Texas A&M Student Government Association (SGA) Judicial Court. Similar to the Supreme Court of the United States, the SGA is appointed one chief justi…


Research led by Dr. Frank Shipman and Dr. Catherine Marshall in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University was highlighted on the May cover of Communications of the ACM, which is the flagship publication of the Association for Computing Machinery. As more and mor…


Three engineering student teams took the top spots in the 2017 Raymond Ideas Challenge competition hosted by the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship at the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. The Raymond Ideas Challenge is an annual competition that challenges students to exp…


Dr. Robin Murphy, Raytheon Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University and director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s Center for Robot-Assisted Search and Rescue, saw a need for a safer, more efficient way to use quadcopter unmanned…


The focus of the fifth annual Smart Grid Workshop on the Texas A&M University campus was using smart grids for big data. The workshop was organized by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s (TEES) Smart Grid Center after receiving a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation.


Texas A&M University will be hosting the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Global Environment for Network Innovations (GENI) regional workshop and camp, May 22-26. GENI provides a virtual laboratory for networking and distributed systems research and education. It is well-suited for exploring…


The Grand Challenge Scholars Program (GCSP) at Texas A&M University is a selective three-year program offered to sophomore students with the intent to attract, retain and graduate future leaders who are equipped to solve engineering grand challenges facing our society today and in the future. Wh…


Traci Sarmiento, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, earned second place in the graduate oral presentation category during Student Research Week (SRW) 2017. Sarmiento’s presentation, “Flying Animal Inspired Autonomous Flight with a Sm…


The Aggie Coding Club (ACC) in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University is a student organization bringing together like-minded individuals to create a center for pursuing software based projects as well as networking with companies and individuals. Founded in …


General Motors (GM) and SAE International announced Wednesday that Texas A&M University has been selected as one of eight North American universities to compete in the AutoDrive Challenge over the next three years. GM will provide each team with a Chevrolet Bolt EV as the vehicle platform. Stra…


Sam Gwydir, senior in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at Texas A&M University, presented at the 2017 AsiaBSDCon on his knowledge of FreeBSD, a UNIX-like operating system similar to Mac OS X, or GNU/Linux. AsiaBSDCon2017 was held March 9-12 in Tokyo, Japan at the Tokyo University …


Dr. Robin Murphy, Raytheon Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, served on the Beyond BB-8: When Robots Start Acting Human panel at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival in Austin, Texas. One of Dr. Murphy’s robots, a lifeguard assistant robot …


Unmanned vehicles could soon help provide first responders more context of unknown surroundings in crisis situations, thanks to Dimas Gonzales and Alejandro Suazo, two undergraduate students in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University. Dr. Jyh-Charn Lui, profes…


At the most recent Aggies Invent, students solved the problems of the future, focusing on infrastructure and architecture. Students were challenged to incorporate the latest technology, 3-D printing, drones and robotics as they competed to create the most innovative and compelling solution for build…