CSE at UNT | Computer Science and Engineering


CSE Doctoral Students tackle the newest threats in cybersecurity

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.

Prof. Saraju Mohanty named Editor-in-Chief of Consumer Electronics

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.


Dr. Ram Dantu wins Outstanding Technology Advocate Award

Congratulations to CSE Professor Dr. Ram Dantu, Director of the UNT Center for Information and Computer Security, on winning the "Outstanding Technology Advocate" award at the inaugural D CEO CIO/CTO awards ceremony on September 27, 2016! A partnership between D CEO magazine and the Information Systems Security Association, this program honors chief information officers, chief technology officers, and other in top IT posts in the North Texas Region. Dr. Dantu thanks all his past and present students in the Network Security Lab and said they are the reason for the recognition. See all the winners here.

CSE Professors recognized at UNT Salute to Faculty Excellence

The Salute to Faculty Excellence was held September 22, 2016 at the University of North Texas. From left to right are Dr. Song Fu, promoted to Associate Professor; Dr. Barrett Bryant, CSE Chair; Dr. Costas Tsatsoulis, CENG Dean; CSE Professor Ram Dantu, Research Leadership Award presented by the Office of Research and Economic Development; CSE Professor Saraju P. Mohanty, Toulouse Scholar Award presented by the Toulouse Graduate School; and Materials Science and Engineering Professor Thomas W. Scharf, Teacher Scholar Award presented by the Office of Research and Economic Development. Congratulations to all!

September CSE Student and Alumni Newsletters

The September CSE Department newsletters have been sent. The CSE Student newsletter is online here and the CSE Alumni Newsletter is online here.

Welcome to our new Faculty in Fall 2016

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering welcomes the following new faculty members:

Wei Jin
Degree: Ph.D. Computer Science, Buffalo, 2008
Previous position: North Dakota State University
At UNT: Associate Professor
Research areas: data mining and knowledge discovery, text and web mining, information retrieval and extraction
Fall 2016: CSCE 5380 Data Mining

Hui Zhao
Degree: Ph.D. Computer Science and Engineering, Penn State, 2014
Previous position: National Institute of Standards and Technology
At UNT: Assistant Professor
Research areas: network on chip, multi-core, QoS/performance/power
Fall 2016:  CSCE 5610 Computer Architecture

Pradhumna Shrestha
Degree: Ph.D. Computer Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2014
Previous position: Pierson Wireless
At UNT: Lecturer 
Research areas: wireless communications and networks, sensor networks, network security
Fall 2016: CSCE 1030 Computer Science I, CSCE 1040 Computer Science II and CSCE 3010 Signals and Systems

Stephanie Ludi
Degree: Ph.D. Computer Science, Arizona State University, 2003
Previous position: Professor of Software Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology
At UNT: Professor 
Research areas: software engineering, HCI, SE education
Fall 2016: CSCE 4444 Software Engineering

Fahmida Hamid
Degree: Ph.D. Computer Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, 2016
At UNT: Visiting Lecturer
Research areas: information retrieval and natural language processing 
Fall 2016: CSCE 2610 Assembly Language and Computer Organization and CSCE 3110 Data Structures and Algorithms