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

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Dr. Marouane Kessentini, Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science, received a research grant from Lokaksema, Inc.
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".
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".
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.
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.
Dr. André Weimerskirch, VP Cyber Security at Lear Corporation, visited the CIS department to give a distinguished seminar on V2V security and privacy.
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.
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.
Dr. Qiang Zhu has been named chair of the Department of Computer and Information Science.
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.
The 30-credit-hour Master of Science in Data Science degree will teach students how to effectively process, analyze, and use massive data collection.
The Ford Innovation Alliance’s Ford Faculty Internship is a new initiative to foster future research collaboration.
The College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) has named two faculty members as collegiate professors in recognition of their teaching, research, and service.
Students examined digital security of autonomous vehicles and earned top marks in vehicle safety competition. The team earned a regional win at the 25th Enhanced Safety of Vehicles competition, qualifying to represent North America at the international competition.
CIS faculty members are the first recipients of the CECS Excellence Awards
Professor Margaret Burnett gave a seminar sponsored by the ACM Distinguished Speakers Program about "Womenomics and Gender-Inclusive Software: What the Software Industry Needs to Know".
Professor Tao Xie gave a seminar sponsored by the ACM Distinguished Speakers Program about "Software Analytics: Data Analytics for Software Engineering".
CECS doctoral programs launched to meet need for research and development engineers.
Assistant Professor Marouane Kessentini encourages risk-taking research—and heeds his own advice.


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