Archive for Computer Science

The Sketch Recognition Lab (SRL) at Texas A&M University was nominated for best case study at the recent ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2013) in Paris, France, for the paper, "Multimodal Location-Aware System for Paratrooper Team Coordination." CHI 2013 is th…


"Software Development for Infrastructure" by Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup was selected as a notable paper in computing in 2012 by the Association of Computing Machinery's (ACM) Computing Reviews Best of 2012. The Best of 2012 list consists of book and article nominations from CR's reviewers and category e…


Dr. Walter C. Daugherity, senior lecturer in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, officially transitioned from speaker-elect to speaker of the Texas A&M Faculty Senate May 13. Daugherity received a bachelor's degree from O…


The fourth edition of Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup's book,  "The C++ Programming Language," was released May 13. And sold out within an hour. "I got my copy (the very first copy!) on Friday [May 10]," said Stroustrup, distinguished professor and holder of the College of Engineering Chair in Computer Scie…


Manoj Prasad and Ralph Crosby received the President's Volunteer Service Award directly from the desk of President Barrack Obama in a ceremony April 19 on campus. Prasad and Crosby were selected by the Monte Cristo Center for Volunteer Development for their significant contributions to the Graduate…


"Hats or no hats when doing a yell?" "What are the differences between northside and southside on-campus living?" "What is the last day for pica course evaluations?" And so forth and so on. These are some of the questions posted to AskAgs.com, which was founded by Tyler Mandry, senior computer s…


Dr. Nancy Amato, Unocal Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been chosen to receive the 2013 Betty M. Unterberger Award by Honors and Undergraduate Research in recognition of her exemplary record of commitment to Honors education and Underg…


Waylon Brown, a sophomore computer science student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has designed an Android App called SmartSilence: Silent Scheduler, available through Google Play. Commenting on his motivation for designing SmartSilence, Waylon say…


Benjamin Fine and Paul Taele (pictured left and right), Ph.D. candidates in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, have been awarded NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute (EAPSI) fellowships for 2013. Fine will spend his time with the Australian Centre …


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Valerie E. Taylor senior associate dean for academic affairs. Taylor is Regents Professor and the Wisenbaker Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and an IEEE (Institute of Electrical and E…


The Space Engineering Research Center (SERC) delivered an innovative star field simulator to technical personnel at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, Ala., in March.  The simulator provides a realistic simulation of what a NASA space-based telescope would see when viewing th…


The schedule for the 2013 Summer Institute June 4‐7 at Disaster City has been finalized, with state and federal agencies participating as well as numerous companies from the EDGE® consortium. Participating agencies include the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Texas A&M Engineering Exte…


Dr. Radu Stoleru, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award recipient for his continuing research into the newly emerging field of flow-based cyber-physical system. The NSF awards…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University will honor seven alumni April 4 at the Miramont Country Club in Bryan, Texas. Receiving the Outstanding Alumni Honor Award will be Thomas E. Ferguson ’78, former president of Flow Solutions Group; Col. Mike Fossum ’80, a NASA astron…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has announced the recipients of the 2012-2013 College of Engineering Faculty Fellow Awards. Recipients of this year's awards are William Keeler FellowsDr. Binayak Mohanty, Biological and Agricultural EngineeringDr. Rosana Moreira, Bi…