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    CS Faculty Spotlight
    Third in Competition

    Congratulations to members of the AI Group for finishing third place in the Multiple Myeloma DREAM Challenge. Members include A-State Computer Science faculty members Dr. Xiuzhen Huang, Dr. Jason Causey, Dr. Jake Qualls and senior scientist Dr. Wei Dong.

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    Master of Science
    Computer
    Science

    The Masters of Science degree in Computer Science is designed to strengthen the background of the student in advanced computing concepts involving computational problem solving and complex programming environments.

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    Bachelor of Arts
    Computer
    Science

    A broad exposure to information technology in business provides an understanding of problem solving in a business environment. An emphasis is available in electronic commerce, information technology track, and general business.

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    Bachelor of Science
    Computer
    Science

    The program builds a strong foundation in programming, software development, algorithms, computer organization, operating systems, networking, and database systems. Broad exposure to math and science provide an understanding of scientific problem solving.

These are exciting times for computer scientists as the discipline is now widely recognized as an essential source of tools and techniques for advancements in nearly all spheres of human endeavor.

EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH, TEACHING, AND SERVICE


Through excellence in research, teaching, and service our dedicated faculty has distinguished itself in the core areas of computer science and in many related multi-disciplinary areas. We continue to stress diversity in our hiring and strongly support the creation of a diverse workforce through our student recruiting and retention programs.

Computer Science Faculty Research

Huang is A-State PI for EPSCoR DART Project

Dr. Xiuzhen Huang, professor of computer science and director, Center for No-Boundary Thinking, is on the Scientific Steering Committee for the National Science Foundation's EPSCoR project, "Data Analytics that are Robust and Trusted (DART).” She also is principal investigator (PI) at A-State, and co-lead of the social awareness thrust that includes faculty members from four universities. Huang will conduct research and advise students in machine learning and deep learning for privacy-preserving analytics in genomics and health. She was featured last week in Arkansas Money & Politics.

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Computer Science Faculty Research

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Bellis and Marsico Co-Author Major Study

A study co-authored by Dr. Emily Bellis (left), assistant professor of bioinformatics, Computer Science and Arkansas Biosciences Institute, Dr. Travis Marsico (right), professor of botany and associate chair, Biological Sciences, and colleagues was published Monday in Scientific Reports. In the project with the U.S. Forest Service, the researchers found significant environmental risks associated with nonnative seeds that arrive in U.S. ports on refrigerated shipping containers. The article is online.


Computer Science Faculty Research

Kim Working on NSF Grant Studying Data Analytics

Dr. Donghoon Kim, assistant professor of computer science, was selected to participate with the LP (learning and prediction) team on a National Science Foundation grant to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. The five-year project is titled “Data Analytics that are Robust and Trusted (DART): From Smart Curation to Socially Aware Decision Making.” Kim's research will involve development of novel approaches, using "deep learning," for malware classification.

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Congratulations to Vu Nguyen

Vu Nguyen won the Create@State Dean’s Award for Undergraduate Oral Presentation and a $250 prize. He submitted his mobile app development project, Face Recognition Attendance Checking Assistant for Classroom on Android Smartphone. Click here to view his presentation.

Career Services' Intern of the Year Award

Joseph Branch (second from left) is congratulated on his internship award by Hytrol officials David Peacock, president, Ed Tanner, manager of process development, and Phillip Poston, director of strategic planning.

Congratulations to Joseph Branch, a senior computer science major who has been chosen as A-State's Intern of the Year award by Hytrol Conveyor Co., Inc., Branch has been interning at Hytrol Conveyor Inc., Co., under Ed Tanner, "the manager of process and development. Branch was tasked with creating a document management system that could be used to deliver important and timely infromation to Hytrol's employees at the Jonesboro facility." Learn more here about Joseph's award.

Congratulation to Lloyd Thomas SURF Grant Winner

Lloyd Thomas, a senior pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science as been awarded the Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Grant. The Arkansas Department of Education offers the annual SURF competition to support all types of faculty-mentored undergraduate research projects and all academic disciplines are eligible. Thomas has been awarded a $2,750 SURF Grant. Thomas will work with Dr. Donghoon Kim on his research grant.  

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