Archive for Computer Science

In order to remain safe, robots are commonly used to reach what human hands cannot. Often a robot is used to uncover victims from rubble or bring them safely to shore. These helpful hands can even reach a world far beyond our own – outer space. Dr. Dezhen Song, a professor in the Department of Comp…


Texas A&M Engineering’s graduate program was again ranked 11th overall nationally in the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, “America’s Best Graduate Schools 2018.” The college also ranked seventh among public institutions. Individual programs ranked were: aerospace engineering, 7 (4 pu…


Dr. Ravishankar Iyer, a former student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently named an Intel Fellow. Intel Fellow is one of the highest levels of achievement one can attain within the company. This prestigious distinction is given to less tha…


Dr. Xia “Ben” Hu, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for his novel research, which centers around the development of network embedding algorithms for analyzing large-scale and compl…


Dr. Daniel A. Jiménez, professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was elected program chair of the 2017 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA). HPCA offers attendees the op…


Dr. Lawrence Rauchwerger, Eppright Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, served as program chair of the organizing committee for the 2017 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Programming Languages (SIGPLAN) Symposi…


Dr. Nancy M. Amato, Unocal and Regents Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been honored with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) Distinguished Service Award. The IEEE RAS Dist…


Each year, M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering at Texas A&M University, recognizes faculty members who have received fellowships for their impact on their department and the college as a whole. The Department of Computer Science and Engineering had six faculty members r…


Dr. Robin Murphy, Raytheon Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, presented a plenary talk to the Annual Plenary Conference for NASA Human Research Program Investigators Workshop (HRPI) in Galveston, Texas. A day earlier, Murphy gave a video-stre…


When you think of art, mathematical algorithms may not be the first thing that comes to mind. Dr. Tim Davis set out to show the world that mathematics can, in fact, be beautiful. He is merging the two disciplines by crafting algorithms that convert songs into something you can actually see. Davis, …


One thing we can all agree on is social media has drastically altered the way we interact with each other and the world around us. This societal shift has brought to light the need for awareness of the risks that surround it. As quickly as the landscape of social interaction changes, new threats eme…


Dr. Bruce Gooch, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently asked to participate in a Pearson Education documentary series. The series showcases professors and those who have inspired them to pursue their dreams. Gooch current…


Dr. Valerie E. Taylor, senior associate dean for academic affairs and the Royce E. Wisenbaker Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). Taylor was honored for leadership in b…


Dr. Nancy Amato, Regents Professor and Unocal Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was the invited speaker at the 2016 Ethel Ashworth-Tsutsui Memorial Lecture which was sponsored by the College of Science Educational Outreach and Women’s Progra…


Dr. Lawrence Rauchwerger, Eppright Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, served as program co-chair of the ACM/IEEE 25th International Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques (PACT). The conference was held Sept. 11-15 i…