Tag: computer science

Missouri S&T receives federal support for early-stage research into tapping “citizen scientists” to collect water quality data

Posted by on September 21, 2017

Picture teams of smartphone-toting citizen scientists, poised to collect water samples and test for contaminants thanks to a user-friendly app that can crowdsource rapid responders to mobilize the next time a public water system is at risk.
Researchers from Missouri University of Science and Technology and the University of South Florida are tapping National Science Foundation seed money set aside for “potentially transformative research” to advance the technology and hone the social mobilization efforts needed to summon trained, trusted teams of everyday water watchers.

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S&T computer scientists share cybersecurity lessons with K-12 teachers

Posted by on June 28, 2017

Keeping up with the dizzying pace of modern technology can be a challenge for even the most tech-savvy among us. Being able to do so when dozens of young, malleable minds depend on your guidance, authority, know-how and protection? That responsibility isn’t to be taken lightly. At a time when plenty of adults turn to […]

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Maine cybersecurity expert named computer science chair at Missouri S&T

Posted by on June 5, 2017

Dr. George Markowsky, a computer science professor at the University of Maine with a background in entrepreneurship, international education and cybersecurity research, has been named chair of the Missouri University of Science and Technology computer science department. The appointment takes effect July 1.

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Missouri S&T expert to present at Governor’s Cybersecurity Summit

Posted by on August 26, 2016

A computer science professor from Missouri University of Science and Technology will join top government hackers, corporate risk managers and information technology professionals at the inaugural Governor’s Cybersecurity Summit in Jefferson City.

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Four alumni honored by S&T computer science academy

Posted by on November 4, 2015

Four alumni of Missouri University of Science and Technology with ties to the computer science department were inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Computer Science during the group’s banquet and induction ceremony, held Oct. 22, 2015, at Matt’s Steakhouse in Rolla. The academy honors outstanding computer scientists for their contributions to the profession and their involvement with Missouri S&T students and faculty. The academy also serves as an advisory group to the computer science department.

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Op-ed: Moving beyond ‘medieval’ cybersecurity

Posted by on October 30, 2015

The following op-ed was published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Friday, Oct. 30, 2015. The author is Dr. Bruce McMillin, professor of computer science, associate dean for research and external relations in the College of Engineering and Computing, and co-director of Missouri S&T’s Smart Living signature area. The U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s recent […]

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Missouri S&T to host GenCyber security camp for K-12 teachers

Posted by on May 21, 2015

A hands-on, interactive summer workshop to promote cybersecurity awareness and educate Missouri K-12 teachers will take place this June at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Dan Lin is Missouri S&T’s Woman of the Year

Posted by on April 15, 2015

Dr. Dan Lin, assistant professor of computer science at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named the 2015 Woman of the Year by Missouri S&T. She was honored during a campus ceremony on Wednesday, April 15.

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Missouri S&T computer science chair named IEEE Fellow

Posted by on January 12, 2015

Dr. Sajal K. Das, professor and chair of computer science and the Daniel C. St. Clair Endowed Chair in computer science at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named an IEEE Fellow in recognition of his contributions to parallel and distributed computing. The honor is the highest grade of membership in the organization.

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NSF program director to speak at Missouri S&T

Posted by on November 4, 2014

Dr. Rathindra DasGupta, lead program director for the Innovation Corps program at the National Science Foundation (NSF), will discuss the NSF’s innovation programs at Missouri University of Science and Technology this month.

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