Computer Science

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

Posted by on August 26, 2016

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

Posted by on May 19, 2016

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For the second consecutive year, an interactive summer workshop to promote cybersecurity awareness and educate Missouri K-12 teachers takes place next month at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

The “GenCyber” camp is sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Security Agency (NSA). It’s part of an NSF/NSA program to educate K-12 teachers about the need for more cybersecurity experts, and Missouri S&T is the only university in the state to host the camp. There are 73 camps sponsored throughout the country this year after 43 in last year’s pilot program.

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Missouri S&T co-sponsors IEEE SMARTCOMP 2016

Posted by on April 25, 2016

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Smart computing has weaved its way into people’s everyday lives, from heathcare to transportation, from security to social media, and Missouri University of Science and Technology is a leader in this growing field.

Missouri S&T is a co-sponsor of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Conference on Smart Computing (SMARTCOMP 2016) held May 18-20 in St. Louis. Dr. Sajal K. Das, the Daniel St. Clair Endowed Chair and department chair of computer science at Missouri S&T, is on the steering committee and is the conference’s co-chair.

“We wanted to bring IEEE SMARTCOMP 2016 to St. Louis because Smart Living is one of our signature areas, and I think this will give Missouri S&T a lot of visibility,” says Das, who attended the first IEEE SMARTCOMP conference in 2014 in Hong Kong. “This conference will continue to grow over time.”

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Harvey Mudd president to discuss getting more women into tech careers

Posted by on April 20, 2016

Dr. Maria Klawe, president of Harvey Mudd College and creator of an initiative to get more women to study computer science, will visit Missouri University of Science and Technology on Monday, April 25, to deliver a public lecture titled “Getting more women into tech careers.”

Klawe will speak at 10 a.m. Monday in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center on campus. The event is open to the public.

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Missouri S&T computer science department hosts distinguished speaker series

Posted by on February 12, 2016

As part of its yearlong Golden Jubilee, Missouri University of Science and Technology’s computer science department is highlighting world-renowned faculty and government and national campus leaders through its Distinguished Colloquium Speaker series.

The series, which runs March 7 to May 2, features six speakers from around the country.

“They all are top-class computer scientists and hold very respected positions,” says Dr. Sajal Das, professor and chair of computer science and the Daniel C. St. Clair Endowed Chair in computer science at Missouri S&T.

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Diving In

Posted by on January 8, 2016

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Armaja LaRue-Hill says that if it weren’t for a crown and sash, she would still be the shy, introverted student she was in the fall of 2014 when she started classes at Missouri S&T. Back then, her introversion kept her from joining campus activities. Now a junior in computer science, LaRue-Hill can’t cross campus without […]

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41 S&T faculty members honored for outstanding teaching

Posted by on November 24, 2015

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Forty-one Missouri University of Science and Technology faculty members will receive the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2014-2015. The winners will be recognized at a ceremony scheduled t 1:30 p.m. p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, in St. Pat’s Ballroom A of the Havener Center. The Outstanding Teaching Award is given each year to faculty members by the Outstanding Teaching Award Committee, which bases its selections on student evaluations.

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Four alumni honored by S&T computer science academy

Posted by on November 4, 2015

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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

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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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McMillin elected to IEEE Computer Society Board

Posted by on October 15, 2015

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Dr. Bruce M. McMillin, professor of computer science and associate dean of the College of Engineering and Computing at Missouri University of Science and Technology, was elected to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society Board of Governors.

The IEEE is the world’s leading membership organization for professionals in all aspects of advancing techology, and the computer society is the largest of the 39 IEEE technical societies.

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