Two tenure-track Assistant Professors for Fall 2020 and Multiple Postdoctoral Positions

The Computer Science Department at New Mexico State University invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level, with appointment starting in the Fall 2020 semester, and several Postdoctoral Positions. We are seeking strong candidates with research expertise that can effectively complement the research foci of the department. An earned PhD degree in…
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Prof. Huiping Cao Named Hue and Pat McCoy Endowed Professor

The CS Department is excited to announce that Prof. Huiping Cao was selected to be the first Hue and Pat McCoy Endowed Professor! The professorship is aimed at recognizing a faculty member’s dedication to promoting and advancing the role of the department and computer science, emphasizing those faculty who have made significant efforts resulting in…
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iCREDITS Renewal

The iCREDITS team recently received the second round funding from the NSF’s Center for Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) program. The funding of $5 million will allow the team to continue their research in smart grid for another five years. Read more about the new grant here.

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Dr. Janyce Wiebe has passed away

Former NMSU CS Professor Dr. Janyce “Jan” Wiebe, most recently a professor with the University of Pittsburgh, passed away. Her advisee, Dr. Tom O’Hara, NMSU class of 2005, shares this: It was incredibly disheartening to find out that Dr. Janyce Wiebe (“Jan”) died this past December after a struggle with leukemia. She taught at NMSU…
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Former Department Head – Dr. Mark Wells – has passed away

Mark Brimhall Wells (June 10, 1929 – October 7, 2018) was a mathematician and computer scientist. He worked at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (1951-1980; appointed Group Leader of Computer Science Research in 1968), and as Department Head of the Computer Science Department at New Mexico State University (1980-1989). Dr. Wells received his PhD on…
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Computer Science Faculty in Smart Grid Research

The National Science Foundation recently announced the $20 million five-year grant for New Mexico’s SMART Grid Center under its Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). NMSU will receive $7.3 million from the grant. Dean Enrico Pontelli will be leading the overall effort at NMSU. Drs. Huiping Cao, Satyajayant Misra, and Son Tran from Computer…
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