EECS: Computer Science and Engineering

featured EECS: Computer Science and Engineering stories
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One-credit class for curious students with no CS background returns this fall

Discover Computer Science provides a basic background in all the skills a student needs to pursue further education in computing.|Short Read
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Gift from Daniel E. Offutt III Charitable Trust endows CSE chair and funds targeted activities

The gift will be extremely valuable as CSE continues to progress as a computer science powerhouse.|Short Read
Prof. Chris Peikert

NIST finalists for post-quantum security standards include research results developed by Prof. Chris Peikert

A new secure code is needed to protect private information from the power of quantum computing.|Short Read
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Student developer builds Long Island commuters a safer, more accurate train app

CS undergrad Ryan O’Connor led front-end development on a major update to Long Island Rail Road’s TrainTime app, helping the country’s biggest commuter line offer socially distanced service.|Medium Read
Server racks with network delay

“Hiding” network latency for fast memory in data centers

A new system called Leap earned a Best Paper award at USENIX ATC ‘20 for producing remote memory access speed on par with local machines over data center networks.|Medium Read
Bug on a screen

Baris Kasikci earns CAREER Award to automatically improve software quality with data from everyday program use

Kasikci will sift through the byproducts of hundreds of millions of common program executions to determine how this data can automate some key steps in bug finding and fixing.|Medium Read
Portrait of Michael Wellman.

Michael Wellman named chair of CSE

Professor Michael Wellman to be named chair of the Computer Science and Engineering division subject to Regental approval.|Medium Read
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Eleven New Faculty Hired in CSE in 2020

Meet the new arrivals.|Short Read
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New collaboration promises greater innovation in medical device security

The two organizations will connect their membership and partner networks to work on advancing security for life-saving devices.|Short Read
Clarence Wardell III

The Renaissance of the American City

Improving the lives of others has remained a consistent, fundamental value across the entirety of Dr. Wardell’s career.|Short Read
Data warehouse

Enabling fairer data clusters for machine learning

Their findings reduce average job completion time by up to 95% when the system load is high, while treating every job fairly.|Medium Read
Jason Flinn

Jason Flinn earns Test of Time award for 1999 invention of adaptable battery use in mobile apps

The approaches to energy adaptation he proposed are now commonplace, and the applications he analyzed (web browsers, voice recognition, video players, and maps) are still ubiquitous.|Short Read