Tag: computer science

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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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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Election security is about more than just machines, researcher says

Posted by on November 19, 2019

As the 2020 elections approach, voters need to be aware of possibly malicious attempts to manipulate their opinions and their votes, according to Dr. George Markowsky, professor of computer science at Missouri S&T.

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National security agencies renew Missouri S&T cybersecurity accreditation

Posted by on March 19, 2019

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Missouri S&T has once again received accreditation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense Research (CAE-R), putting S&T in an elite group of universities that meet the federal government’s criteria for providing educational and research opportunities in cybersecurity.

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Classroom learning center approved by curators

Posted by on September 21, 2018

Plans to build a new learning center to provide needed classroom space at Missouri S&T were approved Thursday (Sept. 20, 2018) by the University of Missouri Board of Curators during the board’s meeting at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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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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