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CS Alum Paul S. Cheney Inducted into the 2020 Academy of Distinguished Engineers

Congratulations to Computer Science alum Paul S. Cheney on his induction into the Academy of Distinguished Engineers! The Academy recognizes School of Engineering alumni and friends for their exemplary contributions […]

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Professor Fuller discusses Work-From-Home Cybersecurity on NBC Connecticut

Professor Ben Fuller provides some work-from-home cybersecurity tips in this interview.

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Dr. Johnson Receives Grant Award to Develop Software for Handwriting Recognition

CSE, Library partnership brings 19th century documents into the 21st Imagine you are a history scholar. You need historical documents that mention the political structure of a town from the […]

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Dr. Jinbo Bi Appointed as the Frederick H. Leonhardt Computer Science Chair

The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees recently approved the appointment of Associate Department Head Jinbo Bi, Ph.D. as the Frederick H. Leonhardt Computer Science Chair in the School of […]

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CSE Professor Qian Yang Awarded Grants to Optimize 3D Printing Methods

Computer Science & Engineering professor Qian Yang and Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering professor Anson Ma are literally shaping the way we use 3D printing. The professors joined forces on two […]

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CSE Undergraduate Keegan Yao Receives 2020 SURF Award

Congratulations to Keegan Yao on receiving the UConn Summer Undergraduate Research Funds (SURF) Award for his project titled: Phylogenetic Tree Completions with Minimal Robinson-Foulds Distance. SURF Awards support full-time undergraduate […]

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Berk Alpay Named 2020 University Scholar

Congratulations to Berk Alpay on being named a 2020 University Scholar. One of the most challenging and prestigious programs for UConn undergraduates, the University Scholar Program allows students to design […]

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Song Han Awarded Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure

  Congratulations to Dr. Song Han on his promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure. Dr. Han received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin in 2012 and […]

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Doctoral Students Awarded Fellowships

Congratulations to 14 Ph.D. students who were awarded a Predoctoral Fellowship on May 11, 2020! These prestigious awards are given to outstanding students to further their progress toward degree completion. […]

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CSE Recognizes Senior Design Project Competition Winners

Congratulations to the winners of Computer Science & Engineering’s 2020 Senior Design Project competition! Top honors go to Team 5: Cloud Developer Management Dashboard and Team 17: Process Visualization. Second […]

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Virtual Senior Design Demonstration Day 2020

The capstone Senior Design Project Program is a hallmark of success for engineering seniors. Mentored by faculty and industry engineers, students work to solve real-world engineering problems. Students learn principles […]

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Dr. Sheida Nabavi Wins Prestigious CAREER Award

 A special congratulations to Dr. Sheida Nabavi for her latest accomplishment of winning the NSF CAREER Award receiving $499,991 over five years for her research project: “CAREER: Machine learning and signal […]

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Professor Qian Yang Co-Organized First Annual Women in STEM Frontiers in Research Expo (WiSFiRE)

The School Of Engineering held the Women in STEM Frontiers in Research Expo, also known as WiSFiRE, for the first time—bringing together, and celebrating some of the important research and […]

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Dr. Fei Miao Awarded 2 NSF Grants for Research with Connected Autonomous Vehicles and Data-Driven CPS

Congratulations to Dr. Fei Miao for receiving 2 NSF awards titled: S&AS: FND: COLLAB: Adaptable Vehicular Sensing and Control for Fleet-Oriented Systems in Smart Cities and CPS: Small: Collaborative Research: Improving […]

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CSE and UConn Health Faculty Awarded Grant for Treating Depression through Mobile Technology

Professor Bing Wang is the lead principal investigator on a new $1 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health and Department of Health and Human Services to develop […]

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Altschuler Family, Computer Science & Engineering Build UConn’s First Cybersecurity Lab

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Dr. Han Receives Multiple Grant Awards

The Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) Laboratory directed by Dr. Song Han has recently received multiple external and internal grants to support the design, analysis and implementation of Industrial Internet of Things […]

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Be Part of CyberSEED 2019-An Exciting Cybersecurity Event

The University of Connecticut, a leader in hardware cybersecurity, and Synchrony, the fintech market powerhouse are joining forces to sponsor CyberSEED, an exciting cybersecurity event October 19, 2019. Timed to […]

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CSE and ECE Hosts Research Experience for Undergraduates Program

The Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) and Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Departments hosted a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program with the theme of “Trustable Embedded Systems Security Research” […]

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Engineering Alumni Brothers Create UConn’s First Cybersecurity Instructional Lab

The Computer Science & Engineering Department is pleased to share news from the UConn Foundation and the School of Engineering. In response to the growing field of cybersecurity, two University […]

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CSE Features 41 Projects at Senior Design Day

Each year, more than 100 leading manufacturing companies, pharmaceutical and medical firms, consulting practices, utilities as well as local, state and federal government agencies partner with the UConn School of […]

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Dr. Robert McCartney Wins Top Ten Symposium Papers of All Time Award

Congratulations to Professor McCartney for recently being recognized for his publication “A Multi-institutional Study of Peer Instruction in Introductory Computing” being selected 4th best among the “Top Ten SIGCSE Symposium […]

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CSE Department Ranked Among Best Departments in the World for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

The Computer Science & Engineering department has been recognized as the 9th best department in the world, tied with Princeton for computational biology and bioinformatics research by csrankings.org which provides […]

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Dr. Rajasekaran Announces New Leadership Team

Department Head, Sanguthevar Rajasekaran recently announced that the following highly accomplished key leaders have joined his cabinet as Associate Department Heads. He is looking forward to working with them in […]

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Dr. Sanguthevar Rajasekaran Appointed New Department Head

Dr. Kazem Kazerounian, Dean of the School of Engineering, recently announced the appointment of Dr. Sanguthevar Rajasekaran – Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor as well as UTC Chair Professor – […]

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Gift to the Fred J. Maryanski Memorial Fund for Computer Science

A special thank you to Mrs. Karen Maryanski for her generous gift to the Fred J. Maryanski Memorial Fund for Computer Science. Fred was the first Department Head of Computer Science […]

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Dr. Bing Wang and Team Win Best Paper Award

Congratulations to Professor Bing Wang and her students Yanyuan Qin and Chaoqun Yue for winning the prestigious Best Paper Award for their research project entitled “ABR Streaming of VBR-encoded Videos: Characterization, […]

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Lei Li Wins Best Paper Award at ACM Conference

Ph.D. student Lei Li won the “Best Student Paper” award at the ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics (ACM-BCB 2018) for his research paper titled “An Integer […]

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Dr. Russell Leads Voting Technology Research Center

 Voting security is imperative to the election process, especially with the growing threat that states experience from hackers. The work in Connecticut is being led by Alexander Russell, director of […]

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Dr. Song Han and Research Team Win Best Paper Award

The IEEE International Conference on Industrial Internet 2018 recently announced that Dr. Song Han and his research team won the Best Paper Award for their research entitled, “RT-DAP: A Real-Time […]

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Professor Khan Wins NSF Career Award

A special congratulations to Dr. Mohammad Khan for his latest accomplishment of winning an NSF CAREER Award receiving $559,786 over five years for his research project: “The Role of Emotion […]

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Annual Trivia Contest Kicks Off Semester for Graduate Students

Following introductions from faculty and staff, the main event of the day began- The Graduate Student Trivia Contest!  After careful and painstakingly detailed research by some of UConn’s faculty, a […]

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VOLUNTEERS WANTED FOR RESEARCH STUDY IN SCIENCE COMMUNICATION

The ability to communicate the results of scientific research is fundamental to a career as a scientist. The ability of scientists to communicate science to non-scientists is fundamental to science […]

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CSE Introduces New Faculty

Interim Department Head, Dr. Reda Ammar is pleased to announce the addition of 3 new faculty to the departments growing list of accomplished scholars. Dr. Derek Aguiar joins the department […]

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Alexander Russell, Qiang Tang and Hong-Sheng Zhou Awarded NSF Grant

The National Science Foundation awarded a $300,000 grant to Professor Alexander Russell for his project “SaTC: CORE: Medium: Collaborative: Theory and Practice of Cryptosystems Secure against Subversion”. The grant is […]

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Dr. Bradford Receives Stamford Faculty Recognition Award

The 2018 UConn Stamford Faculty Recognition Award goes to Dr. Phillip Bradford, Associate Professor-in-Residence in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Dr. Bradford is an excellent teacher in the […]

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Jinbo Bi and Song Han win NSF Award in the CISE Robust Intelligence Program

Congratulations to Drs. Jinbo Bi and Song Han on winning an NSF Award in the CISE Robust Intelligence program. The three year $450,000 research project is titled “Multi-view Latent Class […]

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Senior Design Day Features Projects from 33 Teams

CSE hosted a record number of senior design teams this year with 33 teams presenting their projects on April 27, 2018. Each year leading technology, manufacturing, and insurance companies, financial […]

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Dr. Laurent Michel Elected to the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering

The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering recently announced their Science and Engineering inductees for 2018. Congratulations to Dr. Michel for receiving this honorable lifetime achievement and being one of […]

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The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering elects Dr. Bing Wang

Congratulations to Dr. Bing Wang for being recognized as one of the leading experts in her field by the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering. Dr. Wang’s professional areas include […]

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Faculty of the Year Award Presented to Dr. Keith Barker

The UConn chapter of the Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society recently awarded Professor Keith Barker the 2017-2018 Faculty of the Year Award. Every year members are asked to nominate a […]

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Computer Science Alumnus named Dean at the University of Northern Colorado

Burkhard Englert, Ph.D. has been named as the new dean of the University of Northern Colorado’s College of Natural and Health Sciences starting July 1, 2018. He earned his doctorate […]

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CSE Alumni needed as judges for Senior Design Project Demonstration Day 4/27/18

Dear CSE Alumni, Please help our faculty judges in selecting the outstanding projects from this year’s 33 teams of Senior Design Project students. Demonstration Day is @ Gampel Pavilion, UConn, […]

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Dr. Rajasekaran Awarded NSF Grant to Transfer Big Data Tools

Dr. Sanguthevar Rajasekaran and his team have been granted $700,000 by the National Science Foundation to transform novel big data tools used in biological research for use in materials science […]

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Scholarship Opportunity for Stamford Computer Science Majors

Terrence Cheng, the Director of the Stamford campus, is pleased to announce the addition of the FairHaven Scholarship at UConn Stamford. The scholarship is a highly competitive merit-based award for […]

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Dr. Yufeng Wu Awarded National Science Foundation Award

Congratulations to Dr. Yufeng Wu on winning a National Science Foundation award in the Computer & Information Science & Engineering Division of Computing and Communication Foundations. His research project is […]

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Distinguished Alumnus-Dr. Lance Fiondella Receives CAREER Award

Professor Lance Fiondella was recently awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation’s CAREER Award for his project CAREER: Software Reliability and Security Assessment: Modeling and Algorithms. The award supports early-career faculty […]

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52 Seniors Receive Academic Awards

52 Seniors Receive Academic Awards On December 5th, Dr. Alexander Schwarzmann presented academic awards to 52 seniors who have shown exemplary academic success in computer science, computer science and engineering, […]

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Gift to the Anthony W. DeSio Endowed Fellowship

A special thank you to the Anthony W. DeSio and Delores J. DeSio Foundation for the generous gift to the Anthony W. DeSio Endowed Fellowship in Computer Science & Engineering. This […]

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Dr. Nabavi and Fatima Zare Win Best Poster Competition

Congratulations to Professor Sheida Nabavi and Fatima Zare for winning the best poster award at the recent Association for Computing Machinery Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics held […]

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4th Annual CyberSEED Conference at UConn

The Cybersecurity Competitions & Conference will be held October 19-20, 2017 in the Rome Commons Ballroom. Hosted by the Comcast Center of Excellence for Security Innovation (CSI), CyberSEED brings together top information […]

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CSE Welcomes New Faculty

Dr. Alexander Schwarzmann is pleased to announce the addition of 5 new faculty to the departments growing list of accomplished scholars. Dr. Amir Herzberg joins the department as a Full […]

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Sanguthevar Rajasekaran Named Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor

The Board of Trustees has named Sanguthevar Rajasekaran a University of Connecticut Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, the highest honor that the institution bestows on its faculty. Established in 1998, […]

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Jinbo Bi Receives NIH Mid-Career Independent Scientist Award

Congratulations to Dr. Jinbo Bi on winning an NIH Mid-Career Independent Scientist Award for her research project “Classifying Addictions Using Machine Learning Analysis of Multidimensional Data.” This award is expected […]

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Professor Donald Sheehy Receives NSF Career Award

Congratulations to Dr. Donald Sheehy on winning an NSF CAREER Award for his research project “Algorithmic Challenges and Opportunities in Spatial Data Analysis.”  The award is expected to total over $500K from 2017 to 2022. […]

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Scholarships Awarded to Doctoral Students

Twenty-one Predoctoral Scholarships were presented to outstanding doctoral students in May. Every year the CSE Department awards Predoctoral Fellowships to our best graduate students who are making clear progress towards […]

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CSE Awards Prizes for Top Senior Design Projects

On April 28th, Senior Design Day was held in Gampel Pavilion with 26 teams presenting their projects for CSE. Each year leading manufacturing and insurance companies, financial institutions, medical firms, […]

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Tyler Daddio Named 2017 Goldwater Scholar

The prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship was recently awarded to Tyler Daddio. Only 240 scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year were awarded to U.S. undergraduate sophomores and juniors across the fields […]

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Tyler Daddio and Soumya Kundu selected as University Scholars

Congratulations to Tyler and Soumya for achieving this distinguished award! The University Scholar Program is one of the most prestigious programs for undergraduates at the University of Connecticut. The program […]

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Professor Russell Inducted into the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering

The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering recently announced their list of Scientist and Engineer inductees for 2017. Congratulations to Dr. Alexander C. Russell, Professor and Director of the graduate program, […]

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Gift to the Computer Science Program

We would like to thank Dr. Robert A. Ravenscroft Jr. and Ms. Anne F. DelSanto-Ravenscroft for their generous contribution to the Computer Science Program. This gift helps support students to […]

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Gift to the Computer Science Program

We would like to thank Drs. Frances and John Morse for your generous contribution to the Computer Science Program. This gift helps support students to become leaders, problem solvers, and […]

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Gift to the Fred J. Maryanski Memorial Fund for Computer Science

A special thank you to Karen Maryanski for your generous gift to the Fred J. Maryanski Memorial Fund for Computer Science. Your financial contribution provides scholarship support to undergraduate and graduate […]

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Gift to the Fred J. Maryanski Memorial Fund for Computer Science

A special thank you to David and Ashley Maryanski for your generous gift to the Fred J. Maryanski Memorial Fund for Computer Science. Your financial contribution provides scholarship support to undergraduate […]

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Outstanding Undergraduate Students Receive Academic Awards

On December 7th, seventy seniors were recognized for their stellar academic performance in Computer Science & Engineering, Computer Science, and Computer Engineering.  The special event was hosted by the Department […]

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Understanding Horizontal Gene Transfer in Bacteria and Archaea: Units of Transfer and Modes of Integration

Professor Bansal is leading a research project, recently funded by the NSF, to develop new computational methods for studying Horizontal Gene Transfer (HGT) in microbes. HGT is known to be […]

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Gift to The Cigna Graduate Assistant Fund for Computer Sciences

We would like to thank Mr. Nicholas Wagner once again for his generous contribution to The Cigna Graduate Assistant Fund for Computer Sciences to establish graduate assistantships. Graduate assistants divide […]

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Link to CSE 30th Anniversary Colloquium Speaker Ran Canetti’s presentation

Title: Program Obfuscation:  A Brave New World Abstract: Program obfuscation is the art of writing programs in a way that renders the code unintelligible even to parties that can run […]

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Keys to migitating the problem of a shortage of cybersecurity professionals

Daniel Conroy, Synchrony Financial CISO, discusses the shortage of cybersecurity professionals, proposes some steps for mitigating the problem, and mentions the UConn/Synchrony partnership of Synchrony Financial Center of Excellence in […]

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UConn hosts 3rd annual CyberSEED conference

The University of Connecticut’s Comcast Center of Excellence for Security Innovation recently hosted CyberSEED 2016. Speakers from around the country shared perspectives on cybersecurity issues and the importance of strengthening […]

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UConn Establishes Synchrony Financial Center of Excellence in Cybersecurity

We are delighted to announce that UConn, with the investment of $2.2 million over the next five years from Synchrony Financial, is establishing the Synchrony Financial Center of Excellence in […]

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Phillip Bradford speaks at the First Northeast JavaScript Conference, Future of Software Panel

Future of Software Panel at the First Northeast JavaScript Conference, Stamford, CT 2016-09-15. Panelists: Jeff Fox, Ed Faulkner, Phil Bradford, Prabal Ghosh, Isaac Sacolick We were given this sentence a […]

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REGISTER NOW for CyberSEED 2016

Emerging Cybersecurity Trends in Cloud, IoT and Beyond, October 10-11, 2016, at UConn Hosted by the Comcast Center of Excellence for Security Innovation at the University of Connecticut (CSI), CyberSEED […]

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Graduate Students Compete in CS Trivia Game

The Computer Science and Engineering department welcomed its new graduate students for the fall semester.  Students and faculty got to know each other over ice cream from the UConn Dairy […]

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CT Skills Challenge Programming Contest

Registration is closed. PREPARE FOR THE CT SKILLS CHALLENGE https://www.cse.uconn.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/PreparefortheCTSkillsChallenge.pdf          

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Gift to The Cigna Graduate Assistant Fund for Computer Sciences

We would like to thank Mr. Nicholas Wagner for his generous contribution to The Cigna Graduate Assistant Fund for Computer Sciences to establish two graduate assistantships. Graduate assistants divide their […]

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Professors Khan and Gokhale Receive Air Force Office of Scientific Research Grant

Congratulations to Professor Mohammad Maifi Khan and Professor Swapna Gokhale for receiving an Air Force Office of Scientific Research grant entitled: Performance Analysis and Diagnosis of Cloud-based DDDAS Applications. This […]

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Professor McCartney Receives Best Paper Award

Robert McCartney was recognized along with seven other authors for his outstanding work on his paper, A Multi-institutional Study of Peer Instruction in Introductory Computing. Peer Instruction (PI) is a […]

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Hacking 101: UConn students crack codes for the greater good

In 2015, 288,012 complaints of internet crime resulting in $1,070,711,522 in financial losses were reported to the Internet Crime Complaint Center of the Federal Bureau of Investigation[i]. A staggering 80% […]

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Dr. Khan Co-Chairs Symposium

Professor Mohammad Maifi Khan will be serving as the Tutorials and Workshops Co-Chair at the Twelfth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2016). This is a premier conference that focuses on […]

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Bing Wang selected as a 2016 Women of Innovation honorees by the Connecticut Technology Council.

The CSE department is happy to announce that Prof. Bing Wang has been selected as one of the 2016 Women of Innovation honorees by the Connecticut Technology Council. The selection […]

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CSE Student Ashley Dumaine Runner-Up as Top Intern of the Year

Our congratulations to Ashley Dumaine (’16) for being recognized as the runner up for the top intern of the year. Ashley interned at Google in New York City and she […]

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ME Student Minoring in Computer Science Designs Prosthetic Limb

Stephen Hawes ’17 (Mechanical Engineering) had started working with Arduino kits in an introductory computer science and engineering class taught by Professor Jeffrey Meunier. Arduino boards are small circuit boards […]

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Google offers Women in Tech travel grants to 2 EUR conferences

  As part of Google’s ongoing commitment to encourage women to excel in computing and technology, we are pleased to offer Women in Tech Travel and Conference Grants to attend […]

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Mukul Bansal Receives NSF CAREER Award

The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of […]

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Translating DNA Information to Help Predict Risk of Disease

Knowing how our bodies are genetically composed is extremely important to keeping ourselves healthy. The ability to translate DNA information into a quantitative prediction of the risk to disease or […]

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Attention students! CTC Skills Challenge Internship and Job Fair 4/2

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Accolades for CSE Alumna

Dr. Heidi Ellis, UConn CSE Ph.D 1994 and Professor of Computer Science and Information Technology at Western New England University is the recipient of several recent awards. Business Insider Magazine […]

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David Etim: Ph.D. Candidate, Recipient of 2016 NNSA Graduate Fellowship

David Etim, a CSE doctoral student, was recently awarded a National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Graduate Fellowship.  The full-time salaried fellowship program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy is for […]

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Dr. Nabavi Receives NIH Pathway to Independence Award

Congratulations to Professor Sheida Nabavi for receiving a NIH Pathway to Independence Award for her project entitled: Novel Integrative Method to Detect Biomarkers of Breast Cancer Resistance. As stated in […]

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Academic Awards Presented to Stellar Undergraduate Students

On December 9th, forty three seniors were recognized for their superior academic performance in Computer Science & Engineering, Computer Science, and Computer Engineering.  The special event was hosted by the […]

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Professor Wang Elected To Journal Editorial Board

Dr. Fei Wang was appointed as an Action Editor to the Editorial Board of The Journal of Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery based on his extensive knowledge and research accomplishments […]

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Dr. Sheehy Awarded Two NSF/CISE/Directorate Grants Totaling $514,000

Assistant Professor Donald Sheehy was recently awarded two NSF/CISE/Directorate Grants for his research entitled, “CRII: AF: Principled Divide-and-Conquer for Topological Algorithms” and “AF:SMALL: Homological Methods for Big Enough Data”. These […]

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Gift to the Taylor L. Booth Scholarship Fund

We would like to thank Robert and Deanne Glorioso for their generous contribution to the Taylor L. Booth Scholarship Fund. This gift helps support students to become leaders, problem solvers, […]

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CT Skills Challenge Programming Contest

UConn Students, Please register on this page AND at the CT Technology Council site. http://www.ct.org/signature-event/connecticut-skills-challenge

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Dr. Michel Elected President of the ACP

We are happy to announce that Professor Laurent Michel was elected as the President of the Association for Constraint Programming for a three year term starting in 2015. Election results […]

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Dr. Ammar named as Chairman of EMC Project Competition

Professor Reda Ammar has been selected as the chairman of the steering committee for the EMC Project Competition, a part of the EMC Academic Alliance in the Middle East and […]

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CS&E Welcome Two New Faculty Members

The Computer Science & Engineering Department is pleased to announce the addition of two new faculty members for the fall of 2015 academic term. Their substantial academic credentials and experience […]

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UConn’s Comcast Center of Excellence for Security Innovation Hosts 2015 CyberSEED Cybersecurity Challenge – Register by September 18th

The University of Connecticut, home to the Comcast Center of Excellence for Security Innovation (CSI), and Comcast, one of the nation’s largest video, high-speed Internet and phone providers, are sponsoring […]

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Culture @ Google, Career Paths, Site Reliability & Recruiting, 9/3/15

Hello UConn students! Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. It’s an enormous goal to accomplish and we need great people to […]

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