To be successful in today’s workforce, students need to be proficient at analyzing and applying data. Thanks to a partnership with Google, West Virginia University will now offer a series of introductory data science courses as part of its curriculum.
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The Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering in West Virginia University’s Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources will host its annual Senior Capstone Expo. The expo will feature projects centering around the theme of aging in place.
Gene Cilento, Glen H. Hiner Dean of the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University, announced the winners of the College's outstanding teaching, research and advising awards for 2018-2019. The awards were handed out at the College's annual Honors Ceremony, which took place on April 5.
Yanfang (Fanny) Ye, assistant professor of computer science and electrical engineering at West Virginia University, has been awarded a prestigious CAREER award from the National Science Foundation in support of her work to enhance the security of cyberspace. The award comes with $500,000 in funding over a five-year period.
Joseph Sullivan, a sophomore computer science major at West Virginia University, has been awarded a summer internship with the German Academic Exchange Service – or DAAD – Research Internships in Science and Engineering program. Sullivan is the first WVU student to be awarded this opportunity.
Yanfang (Fanny) Ye, assistant professor of computer science and electrical engineering at West Virginia University, has been awarded a grant from the National Institute of Justice in support of her work to develop novel artificial intelligence techniques to combat the opioid epidemic and trafficking. The award comes with about $1 million in funding over a three-year period.
When researchers first began working on the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment, or CHIME, they envisioned a radio telescope that would make precise measurements of the acceleration of the Universe to improve the knowledge of why the expansion of the universe is accelerating. Instead, it has become ideal for detecting fast radio bursts—radio flashes happening from far outside the Milky Way galaxy.
Claudia Flores-Saviaga, a doctoral candidate at West Virginia University, has won a 2019 Facebook Emerging Scholar Fellowship.
Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society, recently inducted 18 new members into the West Virginia University chapter.
For the third straight year, a team from West Virginia University will compete in the Moon to Mars Ice and Prospecting Challenge, a special edition competition under NASA’s Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts – Academic Linkage brand of competitions.