Computer Science and Engineering

UNT Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science student to present engineering research at international conference

Aditya Vaidya is conducting advanced engineering research at the University of North Texas that could help cities better manage mosquito-borne illness outbreaks. Vaidya is just 16-years-old.

Vaidya is a first-year student in UNT's Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science, and will present his research at the annual Association for Computing Machinery Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Health Informatics in Newport Beach, Calif., on Sept. 23.

L-3 Mission Integration donates equipment to UNT College of Engineering

L-3 Mission Integration has donated equipment and materials to the University of North Texas College of Engineering in an effort to help educate and inspire the next generation of aerospace professionals.

CINVESTAV Saltillo Researchers Visit UNT College of Engineering, Explore Possible Research Collaborations

Two researchers from the CINVESTAV (Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional) Saltillo visited the UNT College of Engineering on June 23-24, 2014, to explore possible research collaborations.

Computers that Communicate: Natalie Parde and the Next Generation of Teachable Agents

Natalie Parde and her teachable-agent. Photo by William Snyder

Natalie Parde and her Teachable-Agent. Photo by William Snyder

Researcher Suggests Alternative to the Black Box in Airplanes

Following the recent crash of Malaysian Airlines flight 370, Dr. Krishna Kavi, professor of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and Director of the Net-Centric Software & Systems Center, has been interviewed about his “glass box” technology.

Computer Science and Engineering Department Hosting Summer Camps

Children in grades 8 through 12 can now register for summer camps in the University of North Texas College of Engineering focusing on robotics, video and computer game development, mobile applications and computer science and engineering.

Camps are held from early June through August 1 (Friday), 2014. More information on camp schedules, registration, costs and locations can be found at http://www.cse.unt.edu/robocamp.

 

Engineering Graduate Student Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Natalie Parde, a Computer Science and Engineering graduate student, has won a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship for her work researching natural language processing – which makes it possible for computers to understand how humans talk and write.

UNT Takes First Prize at NASA-Sponsored Design Challenge

A team of UNT students from different departments of the College of Engineering took first place for their project titled, “Development of a Mesh Network that Supports Disruption Tolerant Networking (DTN),” as they became the first UNT students to participate in the Texas Space Grant Consortium Design Challenge sponsored by the Texas Space Consortium at NASA Headquarters in Houston, TX on November 18th, 2013.

Student Awarded $10,000 Scholarship from the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation

Joshua Urbanovsky of Granbury, a University of North Texas student in the College of Business and College of Engineering, was honored as one of the state’s top business students at the Texas Business Hall of Fame 31st Annual Induction Dinner Nov. 14 in San Antonio. Urbanovsky earned a $10,000 scholarship, which he plans to use to help pay for his doctoral degree in computer science at UNT. Urbanovsky is the son of Connie and Joe Urbanovsky and graduated from Granbury High School in 2009.

UNT Researcher Developing Location-based Social Media Search Function

Yan Huang, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, is developing a location-based social media search function that will allow users to search for and find more information about events around them than ever before. Read more about Yan Huang and the research on social media search.

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