News Archive

NMSU computer science degree earns accreditation, faculty get nearly $2 million in NSF grants  December 19, 2016

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 […]

Western Data Hub Director Visit  August 31, 2016

NSF has established four regional data hubs (Midwest, Northeast, South, and West) in 2015 through the Big Data Regional Innovation Hub program ( 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 […]

NMSU Team Wins International Competition for Software to Help Emergency Responders  July 5, 2016

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 […]

CS Students Finalists for Wearable Computing Challenge  April 8, 2016

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 […]

Electromagnetic study may aid WSMR field tests  March 22, 2016

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 […]

BIGDatA REU Program @ NMSU CS  March 1, 2016

The CS Department is excited to announce its first summer Research Experiences for Undergrads in Big Data Analytics for Cyber-Physical Systems (BIG DatA)! This BIGDatA REU program provides funded learning and research opportunities to undergraduates to pursue future academic and career goals in Computing, especially in big data analytics for cyber-physical systems. Funding for the […]

NMSU professor named among top emerging AI researchers  February 3, 2016

Date: 02/05/2016 Writer: Dana Beasley, 575-646-7853, Original article from NMSU News Center William Yeoh, a New Mexico State University assistant professor of computer science in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been named to IEEE Intelligent Systems’ 2015 list of “AI’s 10 to Watch,” which acknowledges 10 outstanding researchers in the field of […]

New issue of Computer Bytes published!  November 23, 2015

The CS Department’s annual newsletter, Computer Bytes, has been published. You can download the latest issue below; and find back issues on the Newsletters page. Fall 2015

#GivingTuesday for NMSU Computer Science  November 20, 2015

NMSU is encouraging participation in another Giving Tuesday event, this year it is November 29, 2106. Stay Tuned! 2015 Content Below Here – ignore for now! NMSU has instituted a challenge match for December 1, Giving Tuesday, which is a worldwide idea for promoting giving instead of buying (as Black Friday and Cyber Monday do). The NMSU Foundation will match […]

Jay Misra Awarded Grant from Department of Defense  November 12, 2015

 NMSU CS Professor Jay Misra and his colleague Professor Hong Huang from the Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering was awarded a $593,233 DoD grant for their project titled “Theories and Algorithms to Achieve Linear Capacity Scaling in Wireless Networks through Opportunistic Usage of Direct Energy Links.” Abstract: “Large-scale wireless networks are central to the […]