Archive for Computer Science

Dr. Xingfu Wu and Dr. Valerie Taylor from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, have received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct research that aims to improve energy efficiency of scientific applications on large-scale high-perform…


Each year, the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University participates in the ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference. This year, the three-day conference was held in Austin, Texas, from Sept. 14-16. The Tapia 2016 conference theme, “Divers…


Texas A&M Engineering ranked eighth among engineering schools at public institutions offering a doctorate, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of the country’s undergraduate universities and programs. The college of engineering is ranked 16th overall in engineering pro…


Texas A&M University, Chevron and Austin Community College (ACC) have announced the formation of the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy at ACC, an innovative co-enrollment partnership developed to address the state’s growing need for engineers. Qualified students will be admitted to the T…


Dr. Guofei Gu and Dr. Jyh-Charn Liu in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University are developing game-changing defense approaches to beat cyber attackers in two very different, but important, aspects of cybersecurity. Proactive Cyber Defense Gu, associate profes…


Paul Taele, Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently elected to serve as the 47th president of the Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC) for the 2016-2017 academic year. Previously, Taele served as the communications off…


The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s (TEES) Smart Grid Center has received a new grant from the Department of Energy (DOE) that will further the center’s mission to strengthen and protect the nation’s power grid. The grant is one of 12 given to projects across the United States as pa…


Texas A&M University’s College of Engineering is No. 2 on Best College Values’ ranking of the 50 Top Value Master’s in Engineering. The University of California, Berkeley was the only program to rank higher than Texas A&M. Georgia Institute of Technology (third), The University of Texas at …


Most of us have seen the “Not Enough Storage” message on our smart phone or tablet. Cloud computing services provide a way to alleviate this overwhelming need for space by letting programs store their data on remote servers instead of locally.  Cloud computing is just one example of distributed stor…


Dr. Nancy M. Amato, director of engineering honors and co-director of the computer science and engineering track of engineering honors at Texas A&M University, was selected program chair of the 2016 Robotics: Science and Systems Conference (RSS) held in June at the University of Michigan. As pr…


Dr. Tiffani Williams, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded the 2016 Association of Former Students (AFS) Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching — College Level.  Since 1982, the AFS teaching award has been presented …


Study abroad programs allow students the unique opportunity to not only learn about a new culture, but be immersed in one. The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University offers a study abroad trip to India led by Dr. Rabi Mahapatra, professor and head of graduate admi…


Over 30 high school students worked alongside faculty members from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University during the ENGAGE Summer Camp held on campus. Faculty members who mentored the students included: Instructional Assistant Professor Dr. Philip Ritchey, …


Microprocessors are at the heart of devices such as computers, smartphones and iPads. In the Texas Architecture and Compiler Optimization (TACO) lab at Texas A&M University, Dr. Daniel Jiménez, professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has revolutionized the way research o…


Andrew Nemec, a recent graduate from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, held several prestigious distinctions during his undergraduate career including participation in Engineering Honors, Honors in Science, Honors in Mathematics, Honors Fellows and Under…