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Department of Computer Science

Aerial view of The Oval and surrounding Engineering buildings and Hunt Library on NC State's Centennial Campus.

Dec 1, 2022

Faculty highlights

The latest awards and honors earned by faculty of the College. 

Radhika Venkatraman

Dec 1, 2022

Taking a seat at the table

Radhika Venkatraman has always been willing to raise her hand to take on challenging opportunities — and to share what she has learned from her experiences with other female engineers. 

From left: Quint Barefoot, Dan Pleasant and Mark Wyatt.

Nov 8, 2022

Three receive Distinguished Engineering Alumnus award

The College honored three winners of its Distinguished Engineering Alumnus (DEA) award during a dinner and ceremony on campus on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, as part of Red and White Week. 

Dr. Donald Bitzer

Oct 17, 2022

Dr. Donald Bitzer named a Computer History Museum 2022 Fellow

Dr. Donald Bitzer, Distinguished University Research Professor of Computer Science at NC State University, has been named a 2022 Fellow by the Computer History Museum (CHM) for his global influence and outstanding contributions in the field of computer science through pioneering online education and communities with PLATO and co-inventing the plasma display.  

Closeup image of a circuit board.

Oct 5, 2022

CSC offering undergraduate concentration in artificial intelligence

In fall 2022, the Department of Computer Science (CSC) launched a new Artificial Intelligence (AI) concentration for undergraduate students majoring in Computer Science. Dr. Sarah Heckman, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Programs in CSC, said this concentration will equip students with an understanding of theoretical, conceptual and professional AI practices and enable them to use AI models to solve real-world problems. 

Cartoon illustration of man and woman pushing together two puzzle pieces of a lock.

Oct 4, 2022

Rodgers joins CSC as Director of Cybersecurity Practice

Laura Rodgers has joined NC State as the Director of Cybersecurity Practice in the Department of Computer Science (CSC), where she will facilitate outreach with government and industry partners to advance cybersecurity education and research initiatives. 

Large-scale, self-driving irrigation system, left, setup in large field.

Aug 18, 2022

Wireless tech measures soil moisture at multiple depths in real time

The tech informs irrigation practices to improve crop yield and reduce water consumption. 

James Lester standing behind computer modeled illustration of molecular structures.

Aug 18, 2022

Ask An Engineer: What is artificial intelligence?

In this video interview, Dr. James Lester, Distinguished University Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Center for Educational Informatics, discusses what artificial intelligence is, what it isn't and what to look for in the months and years to come. 

NC State Bell Tower in the fall

Aug 3, 2022

Computer Science to host Fall 2022 Labcorp Speaker Series

The NC State Department of Computer Science is pleased to announce an exciting lineup for the Fall 2022 Labcorp “Leadership in Technology” Speaker Series featuring speakers from Disney Streaming, Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC, and Stanford University.