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Tag: computer science

Oct 3, 2014

Award will help NC State researcher put computer science theory Into practice

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has announced that it has selected North Carolina State University’s Dr. Blair D. Sullivan for a $1.5 million Moore Investigator Award – one of only 14 nationally – as part of its Data-Driven Discovery Initiative. 

Sep 24, 2014

Researchers aim to improve educational software through speech and emotion detection

NC State 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 respond to a student’s emotional state during the learning process. 

Sep 17, 2014

Alumnus hopes his app helps patients get their fill

Michael Ramirez and his Greenville, S.C.,-based company, ApotheSource Inc., have introduced Pill Fill, a new app that doesn’t just tell you what to take. It tells you why to take it and more, arming a patient with as much medical information as possible. 

Sep 2, 2014

Dogs, math and computers: How one researcher gets his ideas

David Roberts smiles a lot. And why not? He’s a computer scientist whose research ranges from artificial intelligence and video games to developing new technologies that better connect dogs and humans. 

Aug 13, 2014

SAS signs research partnership

NC State University Chancellor Randy Woodson and SAS CEO Jim Goodnight today announced the signing of an innovative new partnership that will better enable collaborative research in the areas of computer science and data analysis. 

Aug 14, 2013

Keeping kids engaged

Researchers at NC State evaluate how well middle school students are able to pay attention to game-based learning tasks. 

Aug 7, 2013

Writing the book on ‘big data’

NC State students wrote the book on analyzing “big data” – sifting useful information out of the sea of business, personal and other data available online and elsewhere. Or at least they’ve written a book about mining that big data. 

Jun 6, 2013

Ready for business

The Chancellor's Innovation Fund helps NC State engineers and computer scientists bring their ideas to the marketplace. 

May 20, 2013

Football fan scores a touchdown as Carolina Panthers IT professional

Computer Science alumna, Christa Hayes, folds her love of football into her career. 

Apr 24, 2013

NC State engineering student receives Goldwater Scholarship

A North Carolina State University engineering student has received the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year.