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The Arbiter: Senior Design Project Team ‘Tapped’ for Charity Pour Project

The Arbiter met up with one of the Spring 2019 senior design project teams to learn more about their project with Boise Brewing. Read more at https://arbiteronline.com/senior-capstone-project-counts-on-beer/. (Read More) The Arbiter: Senior Design Project Team ‘Tapped’ for Charity Pour Project

Don Winiecki and Noah Salzman awarded ‘Distinguished Paper’

Don Winiecki, Ed.D., and Noah Salzman, Ph.D., were awarded ‘Distinguished Paper’ for their paper “Teaching Professional Morality & Ethics to Undergraduate Computer Science Students through Cognitive Apprenticeships & Case Studies: Experiences in CS-HU 130 ‘Foundational Values’” presented at the RESPECT … (Read More) Don Winiecki and Noah Salzman awarded ‘Distinguished Paper’

ACM IDC Conference Coming to Boise, Chaired by Dr. Jerry Alan Fails

The 18th ACM Conference on Interaction Design and Children (IDC 2019) will be held in Boise, Idaho June 12-15, 2019. Dr. Jerry Alan Fails, an associate professor in the the Computer Science Department, is the General Chair for the conference. … (Read More) ACM IDC Conference Coming to Boise, Chaired by Dr. Jerry Alan Fails

Dr. Gaby Dagher Speaks at FBI Cyber Task Force Meeting

On January 29, 2019 Dr. Gaby Dagher presented to the 2019 2nd Quarter Cyber Task Force (CTF) Meeting held by the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Salt Lake City Field Office at eBay’s campus in Draper, Utah. Sharing the work … (Read More) Dr. Gaby Dagher Speaks at FBI Cyber Task Force Meeting

Researchers Awarded Grant to Advance Water Modeling Across Continent

Brianne Phillips, Boise State Communications and Marketing –  Two Boise State University researchers have been awarded a $700,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support the transdisciplinary scholarship of Assistant Professor of Computer Science Cathie Olschanowsky and Associate … (Read More) Researchers Awarded Grant to Advance Water Modeling Across Continent

Daniele Moro – Finalist for CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award

Daniele Moro continues to be recognized for his scholarship and achievement in undergraduate research, being named as a finalist for the Computer Research Association’s (CRA) Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award, an award that recognizes undergraduate students in North American colleges and universities … (Read More) Daniele Moro – Finalist for CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award

Helping the Idaho Secretary of State Transform Election Cybersecurity

In 2017, the Harvard Kennedy School released a set of cybersecurity guidelines to raise awareness and provide cybersecurity best practices for campaign and election professionals. With the help of these guidelines, the Department of Computer Science with Dr. Hoda Mehrpouyan … (Read More) Helping the Idaho Secretary of State Transform Election Cybersecurity

Research Team Gets $1.2 Million NSF Grant for Work on Child Adaptive Search Tool

A Boise State University research team recently was awarded nearly $1.2 million from the National Science Foundation to develop an internet search user interface tailored to the skills and needs of children ranging from 6-11 years old. Over the four-year … (Read More) Research Team Gets $1.2 Million NSF Grant for Work on Child Adaptive Search Tool

Edoardo Serra, Francesca Spezzano and Mikel Joaristi

Edoardo Serra, Francesca Spezzano and Mikel Joaristi (Read More) Edoardo Serra, Francesca Spezzano and Mikel Joaristi

Boise State to Host Big Data Experts from the West

By: Sherry Squires   Published 8:20 am / August 28, 2018 The effective, ethical use of “big data” poses great opportunity, as well as great challenges, and solving those challenges will require big thinking from a variety of perspectives. Boise State University … (Read More) Boise State to Host Big Data Experts from the West