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Computer science students learn how to apply their skills outside the classroom

A Fall 2019 Senior Design Project team was highlighted in The Arbiter for their work with local industry partner, Micron. You can read the Arbiter piece here to learn more about the Senior Design Program and this team’s specific project which … (Read More) Computer science students learn how to apply their skills outside the classroom

First Student will Defend Dissertation in Doctoral Computing Program

Kinzi Poteet, Boise State University Graduate College –  October is commonly associated with being the most frightening month of the year. However, for one doctoral student at Boise State, the end of October will be met with excitement. Doctoral candidate … (Read More) First Student will Defend Dissertation in Doctoral Computing Program

Boise State in the Community: Dr. Catherine Olschanowsky

“If you had told me that I was going to be sitting here now as a computer scientist I would never have believed you. I believe the words “that major is not for me” came out of my mouth multiple … (Read More) Boise State in the Community: Dr. Catherine Olschanowsky

Data Science Certificate Created

Like all sciences, computer science is an ever-evolving field and today it feels like the speed of evolution is approaching warp speed! Through constant assessment and engagement from numerous industry partners, the Department of Computer Science charts its course and … (Read More) Data Science Certificate Created

Boise State CS at the Center of the Downtown Boise Tech Industry (Idaho Business Review)

Idaho Business Review’s Liz Stewart reports on downtown Boise’s workforce, with emphasis on the tech sector and Boise State CS’s role in the software ecosystem. The article, featured on the Idaho Business Review website (no subscription required for this article) and … (Read More) Boise State CS at the Center of the Downtown Boise Tech Industry (Idaho Business Review)

Pouring One Out for Charity

When local brewery Boise Brewing wanted to figure out how to display their monthly charity proceeds, they turned to a group of seniors in Boise State’s computer science department for help. Their challenge: engineer a smart tap handle that could … (Read More) Pouring One Out for Charity

Pouring One Out for Charity

When local brewery Boise Brewing wanted to figure out how to display their monthly charity proceeds, they turned to a group of seniors in Boise State’s computer science department for help. Their challenge: engineer a smart tap handle that could … (Read More) Pouring One Out for Charity

Coding Their Way Through the Glass Ceiling

"Computer science is a great career path for parents. This program makes it feel more accessible for this group of incredible women." (Read More) Coding Their Way Through the Glass Ceiling

Hoda Mehrpouyan Receives NSF Early Career Development Award

Hoda Mehrpouyan, an assistant professor in the computer science department and associate director of the Cyber Lab for Industrial Control Systems, was awarded a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to further her cybersecurity and network research. This prestigious, five-year award … (Read More) Hoda Mehrpouyan Receives NSF Early Career Development Award

Catching up with Boise State University’s World Museum – and it’s high-tech approach to art (Idaho Business Review)

Idaho Business Review’s Sharon Fisher reports on the progress of the Boise State University World Museum and Dr. Steve Cutchin’s role in leading the design effort. The article, featured on the Idaho Business Review website (no subscription required for this article) and to be … (Read More) Catching up with Boise State University’s World Museum – and it’s high-tech approach to art (Idaho Business Review)