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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.
A Georgia State University team led by assistant professor Juan Banda has released a dataset of more than 140 million tweets to help researchers worldwide study the spread and impacts of the global coronavirus outbreak.
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.
HackGSU, a Major League hackathon, was held for the eighth time on November 1–3.
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 »
Seven CS students earned a Ph.D. in August, bringing the department’s total to 154 graduates. more »
Dr. Rafal Angryk, Dr. Zhipeng Cai, and Dr. Olga Glebova won CS outstanding faculty awards. more »
Dr. Wei Li has received a Tech Fee award for the construction of a cybersecurity lab. more »
The department invites applications for multiple lecturer positions to begin in January 2021. more »