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Aug 7, 2013

Writing the Book on ‘Big Data’

Computer science professor Nagiza Samatova and her students wanted a better introductory book on a particular approach to data mining. So, they wrote one. 

May 14, 2012

Students Get Giant Screen Test

Although the James B. Hunt Jr. Library is still under construction on  Centennial Campus, it’s already giving students hands-on experience with  the gaming industry’s newest technology. 

May 8, 2012

White House Honors Student

President Obama recognized Sina Bahram as one of 14 “Champions of Change” at a White House ceremony May 7, honoring those who have made significant efforts to make science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) more accessible to people with disabilities. 

May 1, 2012

Students Get Giant Screen Test

Students are already taking advantage of the advanced technology planned for the new Hunt Library. Watch design and computer science students in action. 

Feb 21, 2012

Education Professor’s Book Recognized

Dr. Brad Mehlenbacher, associate professor of distance learning, won the Best Book in Technical and Scientific Communication award at the 2012 Conference on College Composition and Communication. 

Feb 16, 2012

Gu Receives NSF Career Award

Dr. Xiaohui (Helen) Gu, an assistant professor of computer science, will receive $450,000 from the National Science Foundation for research in networking and computer systems. 

Jan 3, 2012

Data defender

In 2011, NC State researcher Xuxian Jiang and his team of students discovered at least 20 types of malware affecting smartphones that use the Android operating system. 

Dec 7, 2011

Williams Named Distinguished Scientist

Dr. Laurie Williams, professor of computer science, has been honored as a 2011 Distinguished Scientist by the Association for Computing Machinery. 

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Donald Bitzer

Dr. Donald L. Bitzer was part of the team that discovered plasma-screen technology. 

Jun 15, 2011

Gaming’s Crystal Ball

Video games are more popular than ever. The online role-playing game World of Warcraft (WoW) alone has more than 11 million registered players. And generating new content to keep those players involved can be a challenge. But now NC State researchers have developed a way to predict what players will do next – and that can help video-game designers give the players exactly what they want.