Archive for Computer Science

The second annual Big Data workshop was held recently at Texas A&M University to foster connections across disciplines that intersect this area and help people to continue to identify opportunities for collaboration. The workshop was comprised of 27 short talks from speakers from across the univ…


Dr. Robin Murphy, Raytheon Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named one of the 30 Most Innovative Women Professors Alive Today by The Best Master’s Degrees, a website that provides reviews and rankings to help narrow down the field w…


Two Texas A&M University students in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Ryan Vrecenar and Zach Varnadore, completed all four tiers of the third annual National Security Agency 2015 Codebreaker challenge – an impressive feat very few have accomplished. More than 2,000 students f…


Dr. Xia (Ben) Hu, a member of the Texas A& M Engineering Experiment Station’s (TEES) Center for Remote Health Technologies, has joined the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University as an assistant professor. His research focuses on data mining and social computi…


Dr. Roozbeh Jafari, associate professor in biomedical engineering, computer science and engineering and electrical engineering (courtesy appointment), joined the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University in August 2015. Jafari is the director of the Embedded Signal …


Dr. Lydia Tapia, former student from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded the Denise Denton Emerging Leader ABIE Award at the 2015 Grace Hopper Conference in Houston. The Denise Denton Emerging Leader ABIE Award is presented by the Anita Borg I…


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University was well represented at the 2015 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference (GHC) in Houston. The conference, hosted by the Anita Borg Institute for Women in Technology in partnership with the Association …


Dr. Jeff Huang, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received a five-year National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for his research in debugging concurrency related software defects. The N…


Lynn and Bill Crane have established the Lynn ’84 and Bill Crane ’83 Chair within the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University. The Cranes' gift to establish the chair will be matched by the Texas A&M University President’s Office. The Cranes' gift, which will …


Dr. Tim Davis, professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for his contributions to sparse matrix algorithms and software. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of mem…


Dr. Nancy M. Amato was named a recipient of The Texas A&M University System’s Regents Professor Award. Amato is the Unocal Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, senior director of Engineering Honors Programs, co-coordinator of the computer science and engineering trac…


The first cohort of students admitted into the Zachry Leadership Program was honored with a reception Nov. 9 at Kyle Field. All 32 students were in attendance, along with M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of Texas A&M Engineering, John Zachry, Zachry Group Chairman & CEO, as well …


TAMUHack, student organization in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University held its second annual hackathon on campus in October. The student organization began in 2014 with the mission to put on the largest programming and hardware event on campus. During th…


Cassandra Bub, undergraduate student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, created a guitar tuner and metronome that was developed by Microsoft. Bub and her fellow interns developed the two programs while interning for Microsoft after her freshman year a…


Dr. Nancy Amato, Unocal professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named to Robohub’s list of “25 Women in Robotics You Need to Know About.” Now in its third year, Robohub publishes the list annually to recognize women in robotics. Amato was se…