computer science

Sep 27, 2016

NSF-funded Afterschool Program Powering Up in Durham

Middle school students in Durham will have time to explore electrical engineering and computer science as part of a 3-year, National Science Foundation project NC State is leading.

Sep 14, 2016  |  The Abstract

Researchers Eye Gaming As Tool for Boosting Computer Science Skills, Diversity in Middle Schools

An interdisciplinary team of researchers is launching an initiative that will use a custom-designed video game to boost computational thinking in middle school science classrooms and foster diversity in the sciences.

Sep 7, 2016  |  Campus Life

Don’t Get Snagged by Phishing Scams

Cyber attacks are on the rise. To fight back, NC State is hosting numerous events in October to help you identify and stop the spread of phishing attacks on campus. It’s all part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

Aug 25, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Find Vulnerabilities in iPhone, iPad Operating System

An international team of computer science researchers has identified serious security vulnerabilities in the iOS – the operating system used in Apple’s iPhone and iPad devices. The vulnerabilities make a variety of attacks possible.

May 2, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

New Tech Uses Hardware, Software to Train Dogs More Efficiently

NC State researchers have developed and used a customized suite of technologies that allows a computer to train a dog autonomously, with the computer effectively responding to the dog based on the dog’s body language.

Apr 20, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

In Gaming, Player Behavior Reflects Roles – Even When No Roles Are Given

New research from NC State finds that player behavior in narrative role-playing games (RPGs) reflects specific character roles – even if the game tells players nothing about the character’s role.

Feb 15, 2016  |  The Abstract

Sci and Spy: Studying Collaboration Between the Research and Intelligence Communities

When NC State and the NSA created the joint Laboratory for Analytical Sciences, they soon discovered that a funny thing happens when academic researchers collaborate with the intelligence community: they feel like they’re being spied on.

Jan 11, 2016  |  The Abstract

New Tech Targets Cloud Computing Bugs

Computer science researcher Helen Gu has launched a start-up to help companies that use cloud computing improve the user experience for their customers.

Jan 5, 2016  |  The Abstract

Start-Up Connects Micro-Entrepreneurs With Tourists

How an interdisciplinary team of researchers is helping small, locally owned businesses connect with tourists to create economic prosperity -- and amazing experiences.

Dec 11, 2015  |  The Abstract

Student Project Evolves Into New Tool for the Biotech Industry

When Scott Vu started working on a computer science research project as a teenager, he didn’t realize he would end up launching a company designed to help the biotechnology industry operate more efficiently.