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Computer Bytes Fall 2017 issue posted

The department’s annual newsletter, Computer Bytes, is up on the Newsletters Page.

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NMSU computer science degree earns accreditation, faculty get nearly $2 million in NSF grants

by Minerva Baumann¬†for the Sun-News and NMSU News Center; reposted with permission. Big data, cyber-human systems and flash drive technology are among the projects receiving more than $1.89 million in National Science Foundation awards to computer science faculty at New Mexico State University this year. In addition to the research grants, which range from two…
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Western Data Hub Director Visit

NSF has established four regional data hubs (Midwest, Northeast, South, and West) in 2015 through the Big Data Regional Innovation Hub program (https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2015/nsf15562/nsf15562.htm). The BD Hubs are to support the breadth of interested local stakeholders within their respective regions, while members of a BD Hub should strive to achieve common Big Data goals that would…
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NMSU Team Wins International Competition for Software to Help Emergency Responders

NMSU graduate students Sultan Alharthi, left, and Hitesh Nidhi Sharma, right, along with Assistant Professor of Computer Science Zach Toups, demonstrate a wearable disaster response simulation game they developed. The game tied for first in the Icehouse Challenge, as part of the 2016 Body Sensor Networks Conference in San Francisco. (Photo by Darren Phillips) NMSU…
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CS Students Finalists for Wearable Computing Challenge

NMSU’s Team DeSIGN, a collaboration between the PIxL Lab in the Computer Science Department, the Department of Engineering Technology & Surveying Engineering, the Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the Psychology Department, was named one of four finalist teams for the Body Sensor Networks 2016 Icehouse Challenge to design wearable computers for disaster…
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Electromagnetic study may aid WSMR field tests

Engineering professors Sang-Yeon Cho, left, and Muhammad Dawood, right, examine an experimental setup of near-field imaging instrumentation in Cho’s laboratory at NMSU. This setup will be used to measure the guiding properties of the optical circuit for their project. (Photo: NMSU photo by Linda Fresques) Computer Science Assistant Professor Zachary Toups will develop a visual…
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