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Dr. Amit Jain, noted for influence in courting Silicon Valley tech company to Boise.

Dr. Amit Jain was recently noted for his influence in helping Jelli, a Silicon Valley tech company with another office in New York City, decide to open an office in Boise. This new office soon will house over half of … (Read More) Dr. Amit Jain, noted for influence in courting Silicon Valley tech company to Boise.

Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

Three years ago (2013-14) there were 31, this year (2016-17) there were 86. On May 6th, 2017 during Boise State University’s 100th commencement ceremony, the same number of students joined the Boise State CS alumni ranks as had joined previously from the classes … (Read More) Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

New Department Chair Announced: Dr. Nader Rafla

The Department of Computer Science at Boise State University is pleased to announce Dr. Nader Rafla as department chair. Dr. Rafla joined the newly developed Electrical and Computer Engineering program (ECE) at Boise State University in January 1997. Currently, he … (Read More) New Department Chair Announced: Dr. Nader Rafla

Oghenemaro Anuyah Attends CRA-W Grad Cohort 2017

Ever heard of CRA-W's Grad Cohort? Boise State grad student Maro Anuyah gives us the scoop on this fantastic opportunity after attending last month! (Read More) Oghenemaro Anuyah Attends CRA-W Grad Cohort 2017

CS Resume and Mock Interview Workshops

CS Resume Workshop 4:30pm-6:30pm, 30th March, CCP 352 Technical Mock Interview Workshop 4:30pm-6:30pm, 6th April, CCP 352 Organizers Nilab Mousa, Clearwater Analytics John Clifford, Clearwater Analytics Jen Kniss, Forsta Mike Shelton,  iVinciHealth Amit Jain, CS Associate Chair Join us on … (Read More) CS Resume and Mock Interview Workshops

Fairness, accountability and transparency in automated decision-making

Speaker: Suresh Venkatasubramanian, University of Utah Location: CCP 221 Abstract: In the last few years we’ve seen the rapid rise of automated decision making systems in all areas that touch our lives, whether it be hiring, credit scoring, university admissions, … (Read More) Fairness, accountability and transparency in automated decision-making

Dr. Sole Pera Receives Golden Apple for Teaching

In February, Dr. Sole Pera was awarded the 2017 Golden Apple Award for the Graduate College. Sponsored by the Associated Students of Boise State University. The Golden Apple is a way for students to thank teachers who encouraged them and … (Read More) Dr. Sole Pera Receives Golden Apple for Teaching

Amazon Recommendations: Who/what is behind the curtain?

Ted Thetford Principal Product Manager, Personalization at Amazon 3rd March, 12:00pm – 1:15pm CCP 221 (Read More) Amazon Recommendations: Who/what is behind the curtain?

Transforming the world of Audio Ads through Innovation

Jateen Parekh CTO, Jelli 24th Feb, 12:00pm-1:15pm CCP 221 Abstract:  The global audio advertising space is a 40B/year industry, supporting many audio entertainment services. Audio advertisers, however, are lacking the innovation they require to connect to their desired audience in … (Read More) Transforming the world of Audio Ads through Innovation

Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning for fun and profit

Mike Ritthaler Senior Software Engineer, Clearwater 17th Feb., 12:00pm — 1:15pm CCP 221 Bio: Mike Ritthaler has been a software engineer and tester for 17 years.   He currently works for Clearwater Analytics, before that he worked at Microsoft.   He has a … (Read More) Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning for fun and profit