Archive for Computer Science

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…


The 100 fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world were recognized Nov. 11 at the 12th Annual Aggie 100 program, and 37 of the 100 companies recognized are owned or led by graduates of the Texas A&M University College of Engineering. The Aggie 100 is sponsored by the Cente…


Each year, the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University participates in the Anita Borg Institute’s Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC). This year, over 50 undergraduate and graduate students from computer science and engineering attended the event, …


From Google Maps to planetary cartography, Dr. Tim Davis’ work on algorithms and software impacts our lives every single day. This research has such a vast impact on our technology-driven world, that you have likely seen the results of his work without even realizing it. Davis, a professor in the D…


Students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University competed in a local programming competition that was hosted by the Texas A&M Computing Society. The event is used to select the teams that will represent Texas A&M at the upcoming Association for Com…


The Defense Sciences Office at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Dr. James Caverlee and Dr. Xia “Ben” Hu a Next Generation Social Science (NGS2) grant to complete their collaborative research project, HELIOS, named after the Greek god with the ability to see the invis…