News, activities and events from the Department of Computer and Information Science.

Current News

9/14/2018
The UM-Dearborn computer and information science associate professor is the youngest ever to win the country’s Distinguished Researcher Award.
9/10/2018
Faculty and students share their memories of the veteran computer science professor, who died in July.
9/4/2018
Dr. Marouane Kessentini, Associate Professor of Computer and Information Science, received a new $300K NSF grant to support his research project on software health monitoring and improvement.
7/24/2018
Dr. Marouane Kessentini, Associate Professor of Computer and Information Science, received the very prestigious Tunisia's Distinguished Research Award from the President of the country (Tunisia), Beji Caid Essebsi, at the Presidential palace as the best Tunisian Researcher/Faculty in 2018.
5/14/2018
UM-Dearborn undergrads and a UM-Ann Arbor librarian teamed up for a project to help young people with autism stay safe online.
5/11/2018
Dr. Joe Tekli, Assistant Professor in Computer Engineering at Lebanese American University and Visiting Fulbright Scholar in the CIS Department gave a research seminar on Similarity-based Semi-structured and Semantic Data Processing and Applications.
4/16/2018
Four faculty members were honored for the second year of the awards.
4/12/2018
Dr. Yuanfang Cai, Associate Professor in Computer Science at Drexel University, visited CIS to discuss research with faculty and students in the SBSE Research Lab and gave a CIS distinguished seminar on "Software Architecture Analysis: Theory and Practice"
4/6/2018
Dr. Lan Wang, Professor and Chair of Department of Computer Science at The University of Memphis, visited CIS to discuss potential research collaboration and gave a research seminar on "IoT and Edge Computing in Named Data Network" in the College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS).
3/27/2018
Two faculty members and seven students in the CIS Department were recognized for their excellent achievements at the 36th University Annual Honor Scholars and Faculty Awards Ceremony on March 27, 2018.
3/22/2018
The CECS undergraduate degree in game design ranked #45 by the Princeton Review and the undergraduate degree in software engineering ranked #20 by Best Computer Science Schools.
3/16/2018
Dr. Bruce Maxim, Professor of Computer and Information Science, in collaboration with Dr. Maria Lemos (PI) and seven other participating investigators at UM-Arbor, received a research grant from National Institute of Food and Agriculture/USDA.
2/16/2018
Professor Mounir Boukadoum, an IEEE fellow and a full professor at The University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM), Canada, visited the CIS Department and gave a distinguished seminar on "Deep Learning, differentiable programming, and software 2.0"
2/5/2018
Assistant Professor Marouane Kessentini has partnered with software company Sema to find the most efficient way to fix broken code.
2/1/2018
Sanjay Khunger, the Managing Partner at 2THEDGE LLC and a former GM Chief Technologist, visited the CIS Department to give a distinguished seminar on “The Technology Behind Autonomous Vehicles: From Idea to Concept to Scale”
12/17/2017
Dr. Marouane Kessentini, Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science, received a research grant from Lokaksema, Inc.
12/8/2017
Dr. Rajeev Agrawal, a Computer Scientist from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, visited the CIS department and gave a distinguished research seminar on "Custom Visualization of Scientific Phenomenon".
11/14/2017
Professor Andrian Marcus from The University of Texas at Dallas visited the CIS department and gave a distinguished research seminar on "Using Text Retrieval in Software Engineering The Story of a Research Idea".
10/24/2017
Sami Ben-Romdhane, VP & Fellow of Platform & Infrastructure Architecture, eBay, visited the CIS department to discuss potential research collaboration and gave a talk at the CECS Industrial Speaker Series.
10/17/2017
The CIS department held a special distinguished seminar in honor of Dr. Bill Grosky for his 16 years of service as CIS chair. The seminar featured the distinguished speaker Dr. Farshad Fotouhi, dean of the College of Engineering and professor of computer science at Wayne State University.
10/5/2017
Dr. André Weimerskirch, VP Cyber Security at Lear Corporation, visited the CIS department to give a distinguished seminar on V2V security and privacy.
9/19/2017
Matt Vanitallie, the Founder and CEO of Sema - an R&D company using machine learning and other cutting-edge techniques to improve legacy software, visited the CIS department to give a talk around Automated Legacy Software Maintenance through Machine Learning.
8/30/2017
Dr. Di Ma and Dr. Brahim Medjahed, together with their Ford research collaborator Dr. Pramita Mitra, provided a panel talk on "Navigating security and privacy in next-generation of mobility" in Automation Alley Tech Takeover program.
8/17/2017
Dr. Qiang Zhu has been named chair of the Department of Computer and Information Science.
7/24/2017
Dr. Di Ma and Dr. Jinhua Guo, together with Dr. Yujian Fu from Alabama A&M University, organized the 3rd online Faculty Workshop on Pervasive and Mobile Computing Security.

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