Assistant professor Rolando Estrada’s Biologically Inspired AI course was recently featured on the Georgia State University website.
An interdisciplinary team led by Dr. Ashwin Ashok has received a $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop and test a new radon measurement system in metro Atlanta.
Computer science student Hunmin Lee took first place in the Master’s Category in Georgia State’s 2021 Three-Minute Thesis competition. Mr. Lee is supervised by assistant professor David Kim. He will begin Ph.D. studies at GSU this fall.
In an opinion piece published in The Scientist magazine, computer science associate professor Sergey Plis and Distinguished University Professor Vince Calhoun argue that better data sharing among biomedical researchers can unleash a wealth of research and discovery.
Computer science associate professor Sergey Plis is a co-author of a recent Nature Communications paper that shows deep learning is superior to standard machine learning for finding patterns in brain imaging.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to Georgia State’s Evidence-Based Cybersecurity Research Group to study how to disrupt the supply chain supporting underground markets. The project will be led by Dr. Yubao Wu and Dr. Robert Harrison, along with Dr. David Maimon from Criminal Justice and Criminology.
Distinguished University Professor Vince Calhoun and CS associate professor Sergey Plis have won a $3 million grant to further develop a software tool called COINSTAC that allows researchers to participate in large-scale brain imaging analyses without sharing protected patient data.
Dr. Juan Banda’s research on Twitter data related to COVID-19 is featured in Georgia State University Research Magazine.
This year’s Georgia State men’s basketball team features the talents of Kalik Brooks, a sophomore majoring in computer science.
A team of GSU researchers has won a $2.4 million NIH grant to develop methods for identifying brain imaging biomarkers. The principal investigators are Distinguished University Professor Vince Calhoun and associate professor of computer science Sergey Plis. Assistant professor Robyn Miller is a co-PI.
Dr. Armin Mikler became chair of the Department of Computer Science on September 1, replacing Dr. Yi Pan, who had served as chair since 2005.
Associate professor Sergey Plis is the institutional lead for a $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for research aimed at revolutionizing understanding of the human brain. The work will be done with colleagues at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant to Georgia State’s Evidence-Based Cybersecurity Research Group to study the sale of critical COVID-19 supplies on darknet markets.
NSA and the Department of Homeland Security have designated Georgia State a National Center of Academic Excellence in both Cyber Defense Research and Cyber Defense Education.
Nadiya Noor, who graduated in May with a B.S. in computer science, was recently featured on the College of Arts & Sciences website. She was an Honors College student and president of Girls++, a student organization for women majoring in CS.
Assistant professor Pavel Skums is part of a team of GSU researchers who are modeling the real-time global spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Abu Nadim Kabir, a junior majoring in computer science, presented his research on classifying baby cries at a national REU workshop.
Facebook engineer Rachel Min is teaching in the Department of Computer Science during the Spring 2020 semester.
Lauren James is one of only 15 undergraduates in the U.S. and Canada to win a 2019 Generation Google Scholarship.
Dr. Ashwin Ashok’s use of NVIDIA’s Robotics Teaching Kit in his Introduction to Robotics course was featured on the company’s Deep Learning blog.
Computer science Ph.D. student Soukaina Filali Boubrahimi was recently profiled on Georgia State’s Next Generation Program website. She is a Second Century Initiative Fellow and winner of the Outstanding Graduate Research award from the Department of Computer Science.
The cover story in the Spring 2019 issue of Georgia State University Research Magazine discusses Dr. Yubao Wu’s research on cryptomarkets.
Dr. Olga Glebova’s NCWIT Seed Fund grant to encourage women to pursue computing was recently highlighted on the GSU News Hub website.
Georgia State is now accepting applications for the newly created Master of Science in Data Science and Analytics with concentration in Big Data and Machine Learning.
Dr. Xiaolin Hu’s research into using drones to fight wildfires was recently highlighted on the Georgia State University website.
The 2019 Spring Computer Science Poster & Demo Day was held on Friday, April 26.
New Pre-Major RequirementsEffective Fall Semester 2017, students must fulfill new requirements in order to enroll in major-level CSC courses and complete the B.S. degree.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
Since it was created in 1999, the Department of Computer Science has made tremendous strides, including hiring a first-class faculty, creating a successful Ph.D. program, and building collaborative research and education programs with other science departments. Active research areas in the department include bioinformatics, graphics and visualization, networks and distributed systems, and algorithms. Six faculty members (including two now at Georgia Tech and the University of Georgia) have won awards from the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program. The department’s Ph.D. program is nationally competitive and ranks among the best in the Southeast, according to National Research Council data. more »
Ph.D. graduate Lanier Watkins has become a cybersecurity leader at Johns Hopkins University. more »
Two CS majors won awards at the 2021 Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference. more »
Dr. Berkay Aydin has received a three-year, $600,000 NSF cyberinfrastructure grant. more »
The department invites applications for multiple faculty positions to begin in Fall 2021. more »