Archive for Computer Science

Texas A&M computer science and engineering professor Dr. Robin Murphy will brief the National Science Foundation (NSF) in Arlington, Va., Tuesday (May 24) about recent experiences inspecting port areas as well as searching for bodies trapped in flotsam or under submerged rubble following the dev…


Professors Beena Ahmed, Texas A&M University at Qatar Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Ricardo Gutierrez-Osuna (pictured), Texas A&M University Department of Computer Science and Engineering; and Kirrie Ballard from the University of Sydney have received a three-year award …


The Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), a research agency within The Texas A&M University System, announced today that it has joined the EDGE® Innovation Network, a collaborative, open-environment initiative enabling industry and academia, with government input, to work together to enha…


Assistant Professor Scott Schaefer and Ph.D. student Josiah Manson won the Best Paper Award at Eurographics 2011. Eurographics is the top computer graphics conference in Europe, and is highly selective and competitive, with only 17 percent of papers being accepted. Furthermore, Eurographics is the …


Texas A&M University's Interface Ecology Lab is exhibiting ZeroTouch, a unique optical multi-finger sensing technology, in the ACM CHI 2011 Conference. ZeroTouch allows for zero-force, zero-thickness, completely transparent multi-touch sensing. Unique characteristics enable trivial display integ…


Dr.  Jinxiang Chai, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has received a 2011 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award for his research in motion capture and computer animation. The NSF awards the prestigious CAREER grants to outstanding junior faculty …


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering junior Ivan Hernandez has been awarded a Microsoft scholarship for the 2011-2012 school year. Microsoft's scholarship qualifies Hernandez to receive $3,000 in tuition coverage. He not only received the scholarship but also was offered an internshi…


Dr. Duncan M. "Hank" Walker has been appointed head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University.Walker's appointment is effective June 1.Walker joined the Texas A&M Engineering faculty in 1993 as an associate professor. He was previously an engineer for Hugh…


A team of research and industry experts with four state-of-the-art small underwater vehicles from the United States-based Center for Robot-Assisted Search and Rescue (CRASAR) are working with the Japanese-based International Rescue Systems Institute (IRS) to inspect damaged bridges, docks, and pipel…


Texas A&M took second place in the Sixth National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) in San Antonio in April. Texas A&M secured its place in the national contest after winning the Southwestern Regional CCDC in March. Texas A&M team members were Mark Browning (captain), William…


Department of Computer Science and Engineering graduate student Timothy Mann was recently chosen to participate in the National Science Foundation's East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes program (NSF EAPSI), and the Association of the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Doctoral Consortium (AAA…


The Interface Ecology Lab in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering has designed the Team Coordination Game (TeC) to improve the safety of emergency responders and those they serve by studying firefighters at the Brayton Firefighter Training Field. Post-Doctoral Researcher Zachary O. To…


Texas A&M University will take part in National Robotics Awareness Week that will take place from Saturday (April 9) through April 16. The purpose of National Robotics Awareness Week is to celebrate the United States as a leader in robotics technology development, educate the public about how r…


Survivor Buddy, a rescue robot that was invented by Texas A&M University computer science and engineering professor Dr. Robin R. Murphy and her colleagues at Stanford University, will be part of National Robotics Week at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Survivor Buddy, a…


Texas A&M hosted the Southwest Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) during Spring Break (March 14-18). Texas A&M University took first place in the competition. Second place went to a first-year team from Southern Methodist University, and third place went to University of T…