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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.