Brown Bag: Writing Software for a Living

Posted on: August 26, 2014

Speaker:  Michal Sampson Title:  Writing Software for a Living Monday, September 1, 3:30pm Abstract: Getting a CS degree is just the first part of taking on the title of Software Developer as your career. From internships, interviews, and the day to day of writing production software, there are a lot of things that go beyond […]

Giving A Voice To The Voiceless

Posted on: June 12, 2014

VIDEO: A new way to help those without a voice communicate. Originally published: Jun 5 2014 – 4:15pm By: Marsha Lewis, Contributing Producer (Inside Science TV) – The world is full of ways to communicate – from talking in person to talking through a computer. But, despite the multitude of conversational mediums, some people remain […]

Perfect Pitch

Posted on: June 12, 2014

Video: Training the novice ear to identify musical notes with motion. Originally published: Jun 10 2014 – 1:45pm By: Marsha Lewis, Contributing Producer (Inside Science TV) – For most of us, music just sounds like music. But for people with perfect pitch, every note is distinct and recognizable. “The ability to hear and identify a […]

Honors Presentation: Miles Bratton

Posted on: April 29, 2014

Honors Presentation:  Miles Bratton Unsupervised Emotional Classification Using Vector Space Models Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. Manchester 241 Abstract Classification of emotions from audio and text has broad applications such as sentiment analysis for security, business, and health purposes. For example, websites that work to immerse users, especially social networking websites, may utilize […]

CS Faculty Fellowships

Posted on: April 28, 2014

Sam Cho has been awarded the Shively Family Faculty Fellowship, his nomination reflecting his work as a joint faculty member in Computer Science and Physics. This three-year fellowship begins July 1st and is in recognition of Sam’s “outstanding record of teaching and scholarship.” Paúl Pauca has been awarded the Bryant/Groves Family Faculty Fellowship. This three-year […]

Thesis Defense: Maxim Zalutskiy

Posted on: April 28, 2014

Maxim Zalutskiy Thesis Defense Efficient iterative algorithm for computing quasinormal modes of black holes and information extraction from black hole ringdown signal Thursday, May 1, 2014.  9:00 A.M., MANCHESTER 017 The present work shows how black hole information, such as mass and angular momentum, can be extracted via a new theoretical and computational analysis of […]

Thesis Defense: Chaz Lever

Posted on: April 28, 2014

Chaz Lever Thesis Defense Thursday, May 1, 2014 3:00 P.M., MANCHESTER 245 Network classification using motif coloring As the pervasiveness of computer networks continues to grow, network administrators face a seemingly insurmountable challenge of monitoring and managing network access and connectivity. Accurate network application classification is essential for network administrators in performing their duties. Current […]

Honors Presentation: Benjamin Walsh

Posted on: April 28, 2014

Benjamin Walsh Floating Point Multiplication in a Pipeline Architecture Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Manchester 241 Abstract: For this project we looked at an application of pipelining specifically in a floating point multiplier. A computer will generally have a floating point unit, which is a separate processing unit on the chip to deal […]

CS STEM in the news

Posted on: April 11, 2014

                    Featured on WFMY News 2: Students Get Hands-On Stem Experience at WFU The front-page story on today’s W-S Journal includes a picture and description of the high school students in the STEM lab yesterday.

Edward Zhao awarded WFU Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Posted on: April 9, 2014

Edward Zhao was awarded a WFU Undergraduate Research Fellowship to work with Dr. Burg and WFIRM this summer. Description of Edward’s project: ___________________________________________ 3D Bioprinting of Human Organs Current 3D printing technology has advanced quickly in recent years, enabling people to print 3D models of non-living objects. More recently, researchers in the biomedicine have also […]