Skip to main content

NC State News

Tag: computer science

Jan 11, 2016

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

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

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. 

Nov 16, 2015

Prime Mover

Computer science graduate Xavier Primus was accepted into MIT, Georgetown and Duke — and then went to NC State instead. Learn why we’re increasingly the first choice of elite students. 

Nov 16, 2015

New Tech Helps Handlers Monitor Health, Well-Being of Guide Dogs

An interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers has developed a device that allows people who are blind to monitor their guide dogs, in order to keep tabs on the health and well-being of their canine companions. 

Sep 29, 2015

Literacy Expert Pushes ‘Play’ on Educational Games

What do playing a computer game and reading a book have in common? Both can immerse students and help them build reading skills, according to NC State research. 

Aug 24, 2015

Researchers Tackle Issues Surrounding Security Tools for Software Developers

Researchers are working to give computer programmers better tools to help them protect software from security vulnerabilities. 

Apr 29, 2015

Enron Becomes Unlikely Data Source for Computer Science Researchers

Computer science researchers have turned to unlikely sources – including Enron – for assembling huge collections of spreadsheets that can be used to study how people use this software. The goal is for the data to facilitate research to make spreadsheets more useful. 

Apr 20, 2015

What Science Looks Like at NC State

At NC State, science is more than labs, computers and experiments. Science is a story. Science is a calling. Science is diverse. These are the stories of the dual identities of our scientists – the researcher and the everyday man or woman. 

Apr 9, 2015

Researchers Roll Out Science Video Game With Demonstrated Results

Researchers are rolling out a science video game and educational curriculum, making them freely available to educators.