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Oct 6, 2015

Outstanding Teacher Awards given to Chang and Heckman

Dr. Chih-Hao Chang and Dr. Sarah Heckman received Outstanding Teacher Awards during the College’s spring faculty meeting. 

Aug 24, 2015

Researchers tackle issues surrounding security tools for software developers

Security tools are analytic software that can scan or run their code to expose vulnerabilities long before the software goes to market. But these tools can have shortcomings, and programmers don’t always use them. NC State researchers tackle three different aspects of the issue. 

May 5, 2015

Chang and Heckman receive Outstanding Teacher Award

Two members of the faculty of the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University received Outstanding Teacher Awards for 2015-16 at the College’s spring faculty meeting April 29. 

May 4, 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 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. 

Feb 13, 2015

NC State researchers land UNC System research grants

The University of North Carolina General Administration has awarded six three-year grants totaling nearly $9 million to support game-changing faculty research in areas of strategic importance to the state – and North Carolina State University is a partner in five of the six research initiatives. 

Feb 6, 2015

Williams named acting department head in Computer Science

Dr. Laurie Williams has been named acting head of the Department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University, effective Dec. 15, 2014. 

Feb 2, 2015

What Google Fiber may mean for North Carolina, NC State and R&D

On Jan. 27, Google announced that it would be expanding its fiber-optic network, Google Fiber, into four new metropolitan areas: Raleigh-Durham, Charlotte, Atlanta and Nashville. So what? 

Nov 19, 2014

TIMA technology is core to Samsung’s state-of-the-art Knox platform

Security technology developed by NC State computer science researchers, called TIMA, has been sub-licensed to Samsung through CellSentry Inc., an NC State start-up with support from the NC State Office of Technology Transfer.