CSE at UNT
The UNT Department of Computer Science and Engineering welcomes Dr. Perry Alexander, AT&T Foundation Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Science and Director of the Information and Technology Center at the University of Kansas, to be our first Distinguished Speaker of Spring 2017 on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 2:30 pm in NTDP F285.
Dr. Alexander's presentation will be on Verifying Infrastructure for Trust. His research interests include formal methods, system-level design, trusted computing, design and specification language semantics, and component retrieval. His teaching interests include formal methods, programming languages, digital systems design and software engineering.
We will host the “Secure Software Testing for Web and Mobile Applications” Research Experience for Undergraduates Site at University of North Texas this summer. Accepted students will receive:
- The opportunity to work on exciting research in the area of web testing.
- $5,000 stipend for 10 weeks.
- Some students will receive a travel stipend for moving expenses.
- The opportunity to be part of program that has a strong emphasis on collaboration with other students (you won’t sit at a computer by yourself all day/every day)
More details and the application are available: http://www.cse.unt.edu/~reneebryce/Renee_Bryce/REU.html
We will begin review of applications starting on Feb 1, 2017.
UNT’s Women in Computing organization has partnered with Mozilla for Spring 2017. Mozilla is very interested in connecting with students at all levels in our Department of Computer Science and Engineering, from those working on Bachelor’s degrees all the way up to the Ph.D. level. Additionally, they have non-technical roles available in areas including marketing and legal. Information about Mozilla’s summer internship program can be found here: https://careers.mozilla.org/university/
Information about full-time jobs and the company in general can be found here: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/internet-health/
If you’re interested in an internship or full-time opportunity at Mozilla, please email your resume to UNT.Women.in.CS@gmail.com by one of the following cutoff dates:
· Send your resume by Thursday, 1/12 and it’ll be submitted on 1/13
· Send your resume by Thursday, 1/19 and it’ll be submitted on 1/20
· Send your resume by Thursday, 1/26 and it’ll be submitted on 1/27
For Computer Science Education Week, December 5-12, 2016, The White House has announced support of new programs in its press release “Fact Sheet: A Year of Action Supporting Computer Science for All.” Dr. Stephanie Ludi, CSE Professor, is responsible for the new program that our CSE Department, in partnership with Perkins School for the Blind and the California School for the Blind, will pilot a new version of the JBrick robotics programming software, the Glance data analysis tool, and an accessible version of Blockly to support visually impaired students in learning CS. Additionally, the team will test an accessible block-based programming tool for visually impaired students over the next year, with the aim of ultimately enabling visually impaired students to participate in Hour of Code and similar activities. Read The White House press release here.
CSE Professor Dr. Ram Dantu directs UNT's Center for Information and Computer Security. UNT is the only university in the country to receive NSF funding of more than $1 million for a Scholarship for Service program for Ph.D. students studying cybersecurity. UNT's team of six Scholarship for Service students research topics including cyber physical security, insider threats, intrusion detection, data breaches, health information technology, identity management, big data security analysis and more. Read more about our cybersecurity program in UNT News. UNT cybersecurity students and professors (from left) Dr. Suliman Hawamdeh, Quentin Mayo, Yassir Hashem, Logan Widick, Obi Ogbanufe, Josh Talkington, Dr. Ram Dantu and Michael Jaynes. Not shown: Dr. Dan Kim and Dr. Victor R. Prybutok. Photo credit: Michael Clements.
Congratulations to CSE Professor Dr. Saraju Mohanty on being named the new Editor-in-Chief of Consumer Electronics, the magazine of the IEEE Consumer Electronics Society. Read more about this prestigious honor on this UNT Faculty Success website.