NC State names executive director, chief scientist for IBM Q Hub
Daniel Stancil, Alcoa Distinguished Professor and head of NC State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, will be executive director of the new IBM Quantum Computing Hub on Centennial Campus, and Patrick Dreher, research professor in the Department of Computer Science and associate faculty member in the Department of Physics, will be the hub’s chief scientist.
Menzies elected as Fellow of IEEE
Dr. Timothy Menzies, professor in the Department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University, has been elected as a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for 2019.
Mueller named 2018 ACM Fellow, first in CSC department
Dr. Frank Mueller, professor of computer science, was recently named 2018 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Fellow.
Leadership in Technology Speaker Series – Jamie Thomas
Jamie Thomas, general manager of Systems Strategy and Development at IBM, will give a talk on Nov. 15 at 6:30 p.m. in EB II. The title of the talk is "Quantum Computing: Impact of a New Computer Model."
Gordon, Lehrer, Weinberg and West receive DEA awards
The College of Engineering at North Carolina State University bestowed the Distinguished Engineering Alumnus award on Suzanne Gordon, Peter Lehrer, Gil West, and Alan Weinberg.
Course improves graduate engineering students’ writing skills
NC State’s College of Engineering is one of only a few engineering schools to offer a course on improving graduate students’ writing skills — an immeasurable career boost, according to former students.
Leadership in Technology Speaker Series – Larry Weber
Larry Weber, head of Product Marketing, AWS Relational Databases, Amazon, will give a talk on Oct. 23 at 6:30 p.m. in EB II. The talk is entitled, "From Ground to the Cloud: The Evolution of the Relational Database."
Code of ethics doesn’t influence decisions of software developers
Research finds that ACM’s revised code of ethics does not appear to affect the decisions made by software developers.
Alumni meet before the highest court
In WesternGeco LLC v. ION Geophysical Corporation, the Supreme Court of the United States considered whether a U.S. patent owner was entitled to foreign lost profits when components of the patented invention were assembled and used outside of the United States. It’s subject matter that only an attorney could love. And in this case, three of the attorneys involved in the proceedings hold undergraduate degrees from the College of Engineering.
National Security Agency renews Science of Security Lablet at NC State
NC State has again been awarded a Science of Security Lablet by the National Security Agency (NSA) to continue its work in developing the cybersecurity and privacy breakthroughs needed to safeguard cyberspace.