Computer Science

Entrepreneurial STEM students wanted for new Ph.D. program

Posted by on January 13, 2021

Powered by a $300 million gift to strengthen entrepreneurship and innovation in the STEM fields, Missouri University of Science and Technology has established a new Ph.D. fellowship program for innovation-minded students interested in pursuing a doctoral degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The new Kummer Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) Doctoral Fellows Program provides 12-month […]

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Mentors make the difference, says Missouri S&T alumnus Lamont Orange

Posted by on December 14, 2020

Lamont Orange has risen to the top of his field as a chief information security officer (CISO) named one of the 2020 Top 100 Cyber Defense professionals in the industry. He says mentors with honest feedback made a significant difference in his career.

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20 significant research stories of 2020

Posted by on December 9, 2020

There’s a lot about 2020 that many of us would rather forget. Despite the challenges resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, Missouri S&T researchers advanced the frontiers of technical, scientific and scholarly discovery in many ways in 2020. Here are 20 examples. Combating COVID-19 The global pandemic led researchers everywhere to seek ways to detect the […]

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From India, with gratitude

Posted by on December 1, 2020

Rahul Kumar had worked in the information technology industry in Bangalore, India, for over seven years before deciding to pursue a master’s degree in computer science at Missouri S&T. Kumar, who earned a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communications engineering from SRM University in New Delhi, says S&T’s reputation led him to apply for study in […]

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Is your smart watch sharing your data?

Posted by on November 13, 2020

You may not realize it, but your internet-connected household devices such as the Ring doorbell, Peloton exercise bike and Nest thermostat are all exchanging data with other devices and systems over the network. These physical objects, all part of the Internet of Things (IoT), come with sensors and software, and they often use cloud computing. Most people would consider the information contained in these household items as highly private. They store data ranging from your height and weight to when you are out of the house.

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Missouri S&T receives additional NSF grant to train cybersecurity experts

Posted by on July 28, 2020

Researchers at Missouri S&T will continue to combat cybersecurity threats by training the next generation of experts in the field with a $225,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant will fund Missouri S&T’s computer science department’s “Scholarship for Service” master of science degree and Ph.D. students, who will specialize in cybersecurity.

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S&T to offer new computer programming boot camps for engineers

Posted by on June 15, 2020

Non-computer science engineers can join other professionals online to learn problem-solving concepts in new pilot programs that offer computing experience at Missouri S&T. The Computer Science Boot Camps are designed help catapult an engineer’s personal skill set to the next level.

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Finding the right tracks

Posted by on June 9, 2020

Growing up in St. Charles, Mo., Nathan Stechschulte was drawn to studying software engineering. He chose S&T for its STEM reputation and was prepared to focus on his studies.

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Two S&T students earn Donald D. Myers Scholarship

Posted by on June 4, 2020

Missouri S&T has awarded the Donald D. Myers Scholarship to two Missouri S&T seniors in recognition of their service to the community and the campus.

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Researchers at Missouri S&T use social media to study COVID-19

Posted by on April 6, 2020

As COVID-19 sweeps across the U.S. and the world, people have taken to social media with concerns, questions and opinions. Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are analyzing tens of millions of posts on Twitter in real time to show how attitudes toward the disease have changed. The researchers are designing machine learning and natural language processing techniques for the study. They say the project is distinctive in that it measures topics of concern, subjectivity, social distancing and public sentiment rather than predicting the spread of infection.

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