Computer Science

Gao named interim chair of computer science

Posted by on August 25, 2022

Dr. Stephen Gao, professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering (GGPE), has accepted the role of interim computer science department chair. He will begin his new role Sept. 1.

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Smart, connected farms could assist agricultural hazard management

Posted by on June 13, 2022

Farming communities face many threats to their livelihood – pest migration, disease spore dispersal, adverse weather and weed spread to name a few. Researchers at Missouri S&T are developing infrastructure for smart and connected farms to improve timely data sharing so that communities can better respond to production threats.

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Michael Carlson embarks on a great journey

Posted by on May 11, 2022

“Getting more involved in satellites will take computer science into a whole new spectrum,” says Michael Carlson. He graduates Saturday with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and will also be commissioned as a lieutenant in the U.S. Space Force, where he plans to specialize in cybersecurity.

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S&T’s Renaissance Student Award goes to Pamela Petterchak

Posted by on May 4, 2022

Pamela Petterchak, a senior in computer science and computer engineering from St. Louis, has been named Missouri S&T’s Renaissance Student for 2022. She received the award, which includes a $1,000 prize, on May 3, at a ceremony hosted by the arts, languages and philosophy department.

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Shining a light on data transfer

Posted by on February 22, 2022

Turning a light on and off doesn’t require much thought – click on, click off. But modulating that light – turning it on and off faster than the human eye can comprehend – and using the modulated light for Wi-Fi data transmission requires a great deal of thought, and it’s the focus on Dr. Nan Cen’s visible-light communications research.

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81 researchers affiliated with Missouri S&T among top 2% in their fields for career and single-year impact

Posted by on December 30, 2021

CORRECTION: Two Missouri S&T faculty were omitted from the original news release due to misidentification in the database: Dr. Fatih Dogan, professor of ceramic engineering, and Dr. Ulrich D. Jentschura, professor of physics. Their information is now included in the news release below. Sixty-six current and former faculty of Missouri S&T are among the top […]

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Missouri S&T faculty honored for outstanding teaching, experiential learning

Posted by on December 15, 2021

Missouri University of Science and Technology celebrated faculty excellence at an awards banquet Dec. 9 on campus. Honorees include:

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Meet some of Missouri S&T’s 460 Kummer Vanguard Scholars

Posted by on October 31, 2021

This fall, nearly 460 of the first-year students to enroll at Missouri University of Science and Technology are recipients of the inaugural Kummer Vanguard Scholarships, and halfway through the first semester of the program and their first year of college, the students are gaining valuable insights.  The program is one of several initiatives supported through […]

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Shining a light on data transfer

Posted by on October 10, 2021

Turning a light on and off doesn’t require much thought – click on, click off. But modulating that light – turning it on and off faster than the human eye can comprehend – and using the modulated light for Wi-Fi data transmission requires a great deal of thought, and it’s the focus on Nan Cen’s visible-light communications research.

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Building trust between humans and computer systems

Posted by on October 10, 2021

Technological systems were developed to make tasks easier for people. But our human biases may limit our trust of those systems. Venkata Sriram Siddhardh (Sid) Nadendla, assistant professor of computer science at Missouri S&T, focuses his research on building human-systems partnerships so that humans and computers work as a team.

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