Computer Science and Software Engineering News
Biosystems senior wins Engineer Together design competition - 3/16/23 8:15 AM
The Engineer Together annual design competition winners were announced Wednesday as part of Engineer Together Day.
AI expert in CSSE weighs in on the rise of chatbots - 3/15/23 8:15 AM
Santu Karmaker discusses quirks, concerns regarding increasingly evolving smart tool
Faculty, students harmoniously develop children's computer, music skills - 3/8/23 3:25 PM
Taught by CSSE faculty and students, 20 elementary school children use what they learn and program robots how to play musical tunes on xylophones
Upcoming Engineer Together Day to highlight college's DEI efforts - 3/2/23 9:00 AM
The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering’s Inclusion and Diversity Committee will host Engineer Together Day on Wednesday, March 15 in the Brown-Kopel Center.
Graduate student in CSSE selected to attend CRA-WP women's conference - 3/2/23 8:00 AM
Prashamsa Pandey has the opportunity to learn, and share her research ideas on introducing computer science to children with like-minded women April 20-22 in San Francisco.
Brodbeck named Director of Research Engineering Operations - 2/28/23 8:00 AM
To reflect his growing and evolving role in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, Christian Brodbeck, who has served the college as research engineer since 2006, was recently named director of research engineering operations.
4 engineers awarded Auburn Alumni Association's highest honor - 2/26/23 12:35 PM
Five Auburn University graduates — including four Auburn engineers — who are all highly accomplished in their fields, received the highest honor given by the Auburn Alumni Association at Auburn’s 2023 Lifetime Achievement Awards dinner on Feb. 25. The association also honored its Young Alumni Achievement Award recipient.
Professor in CSSE uses after-school program to introduce children to AI - 2/24/23 3:35 PM
Anh Nguyen's AI Club allows children to program robots and take a deeper dive into artificial intelligence
Annual E-Day Open House welcomes 3,500 visitors to campus - 2/24/23 2:00 PM
Auburn Engineering hosted more than 3,500 attendees on Friday, Feb. 24 for E-Day, the college's annual open house event.
Research team from CSSE, COSAM and agriculture win Coleridge Challenge - 2/8/23 12:20 PM
After winning the first and second rounds of the Coleridge Initiative Food for Thought Challenge, a team of Auburn faculty members and students from the colleges of engineering, agriculture, and sciences and mathematics, completed the sweep in December.
Nine engineering students among Tiger Cage semifinalists - 2/7/23 3:40 PM
Sixteen teams will compete in the Feb. 24 Tiger Cage semifinals
Professor in CSSE earns two NSF grants to research security weaknesses - 1/31/23 7:33 AM
Akond Rahman is principal investigator on two National Science Foundation awarded projects.
Auburn Engineering No. 16 among online graduate programs - 1/24/23 6:00 AM
The Auburn University Samuel Ginn College of Engineering came in at No. 16 in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online Engineering Graduate Programs 2023 rankings, climbing one spot from last year. This is the seventh-consecutive year that engineering’s online program has ranked in the Top 25.
Recruiting trip to national lab leaves lasting impression on students - 1/13/23 8:00 AM
Nine students, six from engineering and three from COSAM, toured the Los Alamos National Laboratory on a recruiting trip Dec. 11-14
Tauritz appointed director of national laboratory relationships - 1/12/23 9:20 AM
Daniel Tauritz, associate professor of computer science and software engineering, and interim director/chief cyber artificial intelligence strategist of the Auburn Cyber Research Center since 2020, was appointed effective Jan. 1 to the newly-created position of director for national laboratory relationships.
22 scholars ranked among the world's top two percent of cited researchers - 1/5/23 2:50 PM
Stanford University's study examined a database of more than 180,000 researchers worldwide
#GINNing Podcast: Chip off the ol' Motherboard - 12/30/22 12:00 AM
If the story of recent computer science and software engineering graduates Donna Jackson and Jamie Whitehead tells us anything, it's that the world needs more mothers. And motherboards.
Engineering part of $28 million grant to meet rural challenges - 12/16/22 5:25 PM
Auburn University is one of three universities sharing a $28 million grant award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, or NIFA, to establish an Institute for Rural Partnership to research the causes and conditions of challenges facing rural areas.
Mechanical engineering professor wins Avram Bar-Cohen Memorial Medal - 12/8/22 9:00 AM
Pradeep Lall, the MacFarlane Endowed Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering, is the inaugural winner of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Avram Bar-Cohen Memorial Medal. The honor was conferred at the 2022 ASME InterPACK Conference recently held in Garden Grove, Calif. The InterPACK is a flagship conference of the ASME Electronics and Photonic Packaging Division (EPPD and focuses on electronics packaging and heterogeneous integration.
'We were classmates': Mother, son to receive diplomas in CSSE together - 12/7/22 3:00 PM
Donna Jackson is earning a master's degree in computer science and software engineering, while her son, Jamie Whitehead is earning a bachelor's degree. Both graduate together this weekend.
Auburn signs research agreement with Korean Institute of Technology - 12/6/22 2:00 PM
The agreement includes the establishment of research and/or automotive technology support offices and laboratories, the creation of joint research projects and the exchange of technical information, periodic training symposia and consulting.
#GINNing Podcast: At Auburn, student services just means Moore - 12/2/22 12:00 PM
In 2019, Janet Moore, assistant dean for engineering student services, was named the National Academic Advising Association's Outstanding Academic Advising Administrator. Find out why on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast.
What role does AI play in holiday shopping? CSSE professors discuss - 12/1/22 2:10 PM
Hari Narayanan, chair of computer science and software engineering, and Gerry Dozier, assistant professor, share their thoughts on the role AI plays in holiday shopping, its pitfalls and strengths
$2,200 up for grabs in upcoming student research video competition - 11/30/22 10:45 AM
Auburn Engineering's first AUsome Science in 60 Seconds competition offers up to $2,200 in cash and prizes to the best – and most concise – student researchers, graduate and undergraduate, on video.
#GINNing Podcast: Wesley's Foundation - 11/28/22 12:00 AM
Computer science, finance, battle bots, volunteerism, picking Auburn over the University of Pennsylvania... this episode of the best podcast in all of higher education has it all.
Auburn hosts South's BEST Regional Robotics Competition Dec. 3-4 - 11/22/22 10:00 AM
Students from four states will bring their creations and design plans to Auburn for the 20th consecutive year.
Auburn University Board of Trustees approves Applied Research Institute - 11/11/22 11:15 AM
The Auburn University Board of Trustees approved a proposal Friday to form an Applied Research Institute that will represent an aggregation and culmination of various defense, aerospace, national security and biotech efforts at Auburn University. The proposed institute will serve as a hub to coordinate, organize and market these many efforts to Auburn's external constituents.
CSSE team wins 2nd round of Coleridge Initiative Challenge - 11/3/22 7:40 AM
Assistant professor Santu Karmaker and students Naman Bansal and Alex Knipper advance to the Initiative's third and final round with winners announced November 30
Senior in CSSE wins Halloween Business Idea Pitch Competition - 11/2/22 9:00 AM
Zakariya Veasy created OMNIS, a crowdsourced social media platform that provides an alternative to high-interest payday loans
Former NSA, U.S. Cyber Command leader visits students, faculty - 10/31/22 2:00 PM
Michael Rogers, a 1981 Auburn alumnus, shared views on a number of cybersecurity-related topics Friday during a special, interactive discussion
Auburn opens doors to Research and Innovation Campus in Huntsville - 10/25/22 12:00 PM
Auburn University expanded its footprint and opened its doors to a new facility in Huntsville on Tuesday with the grand-opening celebration of the Research and Innovation Campus.
Grand Challenges in Cybersecurity: A Discussion with Admiral Rogers - 10/25/22 11:00 AM
Students, faculty with an interest in cybersecurity are encouraged to attend
ISE student wins 10th Graduate Engineering Research Showcase - 10/21/22 2:45 PM
A record 177 students — representing all departments within the college — participated in poster presentations, allowing them the opportunity to exchange ideas among peers and compete for cash prizes.
Newest Auburn history book highlights women in engineering - 10/20/22 9:00 AM
Art Slotkin, ’68 aerospace engineering, has written 11 books, nine of which detail aspects of Auburn University’s history. His newest book, “Across Three Centuries”, profiles the history of women—specifically those in engineering—at Auburn.
Health and safety manager wins NSC Diversity in Safety Scholarship - 10/12/22 8:00 AM
Emmanuel Winful, Auburn Engineering health and safety manager since 2019, is among the first recipients of the National Safety Council’s Diversity in Safety Scholarship.
#GINNing Podcast: Securing Security - 10/7/22 10:00 AM
Smart people like the 1992 movie "Sneakers." So, it's no wonder Sam Mulder, new associate research professor in Auburn's Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, can quote it.
Engineering, German build lasting bridges between countries, disciplines - 10/6/22 12:20 PM
Computer science and software engineering student Sam Adams dreamed of one day living in Germany. Years later, and almost 5,000 miles away from the Plains, he’s fulfilling that dream through the Building Lasting Bridges project.
College's 10th annual Graduate Engineering Research Showcase Oct. 20 - 10/3/22 9:00 AM
More than 200 graduate students are expected to showcase and present their research findings before peers and judges, competing for cash prizes
Agriculture, Engineering launch 150th anniversary celebration - 9/23/22 7:53 PM
This year marks the 150th anniversary of Auburn’s reorganization under the Morrill Act from East Alabama Male College into the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama, which established the Colleges of Agriculture and Engineering.
Demand for Auburn Engineering students high as career fairs approach - 9/19/22 1:00 PM
Auburn Engineering kicks off fall career fair season with a two-day career fair Sept. 20-21, a Civil & Environmental + Biosystems Engineering Career Fair on Sept. 28 and an additional fair to be held at the end of October due to high demand.
BoT approves AU Gulf Coast Engineering Research Station in Orange Beach - 9/16/22 12:15 PM
Auburn football isn’t the only thing going orange this weekend, as the Board of Trustees approved a project Friday to build an Auburn University Gulf Coast Engineering Research Station in Orange Beach.
College's undergraduate programs ranked 33rd by U.S. News & World Report - 9/12/22 3:40 PM
U.S. News and World Report ranked Auburn Engineering's undergraduate program No. 33 among public institutions nationally, No. 3 in the Southeastern Conference and No.1 in the state
CSSE team uses machine learning to win Coleridge Initiative Challenge - 9/7/22 9:00 AM
ShubhraKanti (Santu) Karmaker, assistant professor in computer science and software engineering, and two doctoral students spent approximately 750 hours in July and August developing a model predicting links between retail scanner data (IRI) and the Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies (FDNSS).
CSSE professor one of 30 to earn fellowship in Drexel's ELATES program - 8/26/22 7:40 AM
Cheryl Seals, Charles W. Barkley Endowed Professor in computer science and software engineering, is part of a program designed to promote women in STEM-related careers.
#GINNing Podcast: Going Nuclear - 8/20/22 12:00 AM
Isabelle Cochran's minor focuses on a major issue: nuclear power. Learn how this software engineering senior plans to apply her education to the energy issues of tomorrow on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast below or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, iHeartRadio or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts by searching #GINNing.
Panel will urge developers to incorporate cybersecurity measures early - 8/18/22 8:04 AM
Auburn University and the McCrary Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Security will host a special online event Tuesday, featuring leaders from the energy, private and government sectors to discuss the new National Cyber-Informed Engineering Strategy, released by the Department of Energy.
AU signs memorandum of understanding with Los Alamos National Laboratory - 7/28/22 8:00 AM
With a focus on cyber and critical infrastructure security, AI, and data analytics, the MOU will primarily involve the Auburn Cyber Research Center and the McCrary Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Security, along with relevant faculty from the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering.
Professor in ECE earns $175k NSF grant to optimize device performance - 6/29/22 9:00 AM
Sadi Mehdi proposes the use of magnetic random-access memory will speed and increase processing power of cell phones and GPUs, which are often slowed by the increasing presence of deep learning programs
Auburn Engineering, Air University form partnership - 6/15/22 9:00 AM
The partnership is designed to develop an environment promotes unique opportunities for students and faculty to participate in Air Force-related research, while enhancing STEM-related education and research