Archive for Computer Science

Dr. Dmitri Loguinov, a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation for his work centered on high-performance virtual-memory streaming. Modern programs commonly process large amounts of…


Blake Williford, a doctoral student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and member of the Sketch Recognition Lab (SRL) at Texas A&M University, earned first place at the CHI PLAY 2017 student game design competition for the game, "ZenSketch", which he created with fellow SRL gr…


Dr. Dilma Da Silva, department head, professor and holder of the Ford Motor Company Design Professorship II in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named interim deputy director of the Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS). TAMIDS will foste…


Dr. Daniel A. Jiménez, professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been inducted into the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Association for Computing Machinery International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO) Hall of Fame for h…


Thirty-four students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University attended the 2017 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC). The three-day event, held in Orlando, Florida from Oct. 4-6, is the world’s largest gathering of women technologists, with …


Twenty-five students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University attended the 2017 ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing. The three-day event, held in Atlanta, Georgia Sept. 20-23, is dedicated to providing a space of collaboration for underg…


Dr. Dilma Da Silva, department head, professor and holder of the Ford Motor Company Design Professorship II in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, served as co-chair of the 2017 Advanced Computing Systems Association (USENIX) annual technical conference (A…


Cameron Cassidy, a senior in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, does not let his visual impairment slow him down as he pursues a degree in computer science. He uses several adaptive technologies to help him in class, such as a camera to help see text on …


Because of the way it is constructed, the virtual currency bitcoin offers a novel realization of a central bank-free financial instrument, as well as an alternative approach to classical distributed computing problems, and to numerous other applications, such as smart electronic contracts. At the c…


Deeply concerned for the people and institutions affected by Hurricane Harvey, the National Science Foundation (NSF) issued a call for research addressing new science and engineering challenges related to Harvey, including preparedness for future catastrophic events. Four faculty from the Zachry Dep…


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University welcomes seven new faculty members to the department. Dr. Theodora Chaspari, assistant professor, received her diploma in electrical and computer engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, and …


The devastation from Hurricane Harvey is widespread, but through the hard times humanity has shined through. Han Hong, senior in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, played an active role in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Houston, Texas. Hong, who wor…


Three Texas A&M University professors are collaborating on a project that centers on what job recruiters are looking for in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) graduates. Dr. Gerianne Alexander, professor and Cornerstone Fellow in the Department of Psychology, Dr. Tracy Hamm…


Five students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University participated in the MaratonIME International Collegiate Programming Competition (ICPC) Winter School, a programming contest training program held July 10-21 at the University of São Paulo in São Paulo, …


When disaster strikes, it is important for first responders to have reliable, unhindered access to a controlled network, allowing them to receive and deliver critical information while ensuring effective emergency response. Unfortunately this is currently not the case. Due to power outages and cell…