Department of Computer Science – News
November 13, 2019
Three Theory Lab Student Abstracts accepted to AAAI-20
Three Theory Lab Student Abstracts accepted to Thirty-Fourth Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-20)
November 13, 2019
Computer Science Colloquia and GCI invite to a presentation by Justin Cappos
This talk describes Uptane, the first compromise-resilient security system for over-the-air updates for the computerized units of automobiles.
November 6, 2019
RIT hosts elite universities for regional International Collegiate Programming Contest Nov. 9
Student problem-solvers from 20 universities will have five hours to design algorithms and program them to work at a computer science contest at the Northeast North American Regional Final of the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), held Nov. 9 at RIT.
November 1, 2019
Connections: Will artificial intelligence enhance or replace human activity?
WXXI’s “Connections” program features Hadi Hosseini, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science.
October 21, 2019
RIT cybersecurity research recognized at top computing conference in London
RIT researchers are heading to London in November to share four of their top cybersecurity research projects at an Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) conference. The RIT research varies from studying new machine-learning cyberattacks to an analysis of Security Operations Center issues.
October 4, 2019
RIT faculty earns NSF CAREER award to study human behavior using machine learning
Ifeoma Nwogu, an assistant professor of computer science, received an NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award and grant for her five-year project to study human behavior by using machine learning techniques to analyze and find patterns in the many signals that individuals display during social interactions.
September 13, 2019
RIT Sponsored Research garners $74 million in funding
RIT had its second best year ever in sponsored research funding and a record year for research expenditures in fiscal year 2019. RIT received 366 new awards totaling $74 million in funding, and expenditures grew to $61 million.
August 16, 2019
RIT designers honored as 'Top Talents' in global Adobe Awards
Dozens of students and recent alumni were recognized for their design excellence in the global competition.
August 6, 2019
2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards: Alice Jo Maisel Lichtman
Meet Alice Jo Maisel Lichtman ’79 MS (computer science), the Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences 2019 Distinguished Alumna.
July 9, 2019
RIT’s CyberCorps cybersecurity scholarship program renewed by NSF grant
RIT will use a $5.5 million federal grant to grow a program that trains the next generation of cybersecurity professionals who will help secure the nation. The National Science Foundation awarded RIT the five-year grant that will renew funding for the CyberCorps: Scholars for Service program.
June 18, 2019
Students combine hardware and attacking skills at cybersecurity competition
A team of RIT students from different computing disciplines came together last semester to place third in the 2019 MITRE Collegiate eCTF (embedded capture-the-flag) cybersecurity competition.
June 4, 2019
RIT a finalist in NSF 2026 Idea Machine competition
The National Science Foundation received more than 800 idea submissions for the NSF 2026 Idea Machine competition. Entries were judged and 33 are still in the running for the grand prize, including a submission from an RIT team on Integrated Human Machine Intelligence.