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Oct 2, 2014 | Campus Life

Award Will Help NC State Researcher Put Computer Science Theory Into Practice

Blair Sullivan of NC State will receive one of only 14 $1.5 million Moore Investigator Awards for her work on transforming theoretical algorithms into practical tools that could be used in fields ranging from biomedical science to business analytics. 

Sep 24, 2014 | Research and Innovation

Researchers Aim to Improve Educational Software through Speech and Emotion Detection

North Carolina State University researchers have won a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to improve educational software by enabling it to assess facial expression, body language, speech and other cues to better […] 

Sep 2, 2014 | The Abstract

Dogs, Math and Computers: How One Researcher Gets His Ideas

Where does inspiration come from? One researcher talks about artificial intelligence, computer science, and working with dogs. 

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.