Tag: computer science

Computer scientist Madria named Curators’ Distinguished Professor at Missouri S&T

Posted by on April 26, 2018

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Dr. Sanjay Madria, professor of computer science at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named Curators’ Distinguished Professor of computer science. Madria will be officially recognized during Missouri S&T’s commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 12. The University of Missouri System Board of Curators bestows the honorary title upon outstanding scholars with established reputations in their field of study. Madria is recognized for his work in cloud computing, wireless computing, security and mobile data management. He’s also working in the area of data integrity verification in cloud computing, secure cyber-physical systems, mobile cloud computing and sensor data fusion.

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Missouri S&T professor receives President’s Award for Sustained Career Excellence

Posted by on April 12, 2018

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University of Missouri System President Mun Choi surprised a Missouri S&T faculty member with a President’s Award at a Cybersecurity Summit meeting in Rolla this week (Wednesday, April 11).

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Missouri S&T to host coding and hacking marathon

Posted by on February 5, 2018

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Approximately 100 area college and high school students are expected to visit Missouri S&T this February to participate in ShamHacks, a 36-hour hackathon of coding, problem solving and team building.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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