Archive for Computing

Dr. Xi Zhang, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been recently selected as the winner of the prestigious Best Paper Award at the IEEE GLOBECOM 2014 conference held earlier this month in Austin, Texas. Zhang and his Ph.D. student co-au…


Several faculty and students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University participated in the 2014 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC) held in New Orleans, Nov. 16-21. SC, the largest and most diverse c…


Dr. Nancy M. Amato, Unocal Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and senior director of honors programs in the Dwight Look College of Engineering, has taken on two important leadership roles with the Computing Research Association (CRA). In July, Amato began a three-yea…


The Center for Exascale Radiation Transport (CERT) at Texas A&M University is one of six centers of excellence funded by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) under the Predictive Science Academic Alliance Program (PSAAP-II). CERT, led by Texas A&M with participation from the U…


The Texas A&M University Department of Computer Science and Engineering sent 21 students, including four male students, to the 2014 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference (GHC).  GHC is the largest conference for women in computing in the world. This year the conference to…


Professor P. R. Kumar of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University is featured in an interview on the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) website. Kumar, holder of the College of Engineering Chair in Computer Engineering, and a University Distinguished Profes…


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University was ranked among the Top 10 electrical and computer engineering schools by salary according to EE Times.The department was ranked sixth, ahead of MIT and Cornell, and is among some of the elite schools in the nation. T…


The cyber-world was terrorized last month with the surfacing of the Heartbleed Bug, and though a fix for the bug was released, many people were impacted. Fortunately, a graduate student in the Computer Engineering and Systems Group in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&…


Congratulations to the following graduating ECE students who were recognized at the Honors and Undergraduate Research ceremony: Peter Grubb, CEEN, Engineering Honors, Foundation Honors, University Honors, 2013 Undergraduate Research Scholar Taylor Chambers, ELEN, University Honors Amanda Couch,…


Three graduate students from the Genomic Signal Processing laboratory of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University won awards from the Texas A&M Science of Information Days Workshop. Mohammad Shahrokh Esfahani (left) won the first place poster present…


A high school student working in an engineering research lab has won several awards for her research.Shreya Shankar, a junior at A&M Consolidated High School, began working in June 2013 on a research project titled “Supporting 3-Dimensional Movement through Etherware, a Middleware for Networke…


Dr. Krishna Narayanan will receive the 2014 Professional Progress in Engineering Award from the College of Engineering at Iowa State University on April 10. The award was created to recognize outstanding professional progress, personal development and distinguished community service by Iowa State en…


Dr. Valerie Taylor, senior associate dean of academic affairs, participated as the moderator for the Microsoft-Sponsored Fireside Chat, “Discussing the Hard-hitting Problems,” at the 2014 Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference in Seattle. The chat discussed issues being addr…