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MSCS 222 Mobile App Lab
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Dr. Cline's summer in Vietnam
Dr. Cline's summer in Vietnam
2015 College of A&S Three Minute Thesis winners
2015 College of A&S Three Minute Thesis winners
Akhil Guli, 2015 CAS Three Minute Thesis third place!
Akhil Guli, 2015 CAS Three Minute Thesis third place!
Congratulations to 2016 graduate Mohammad Khan!
Congratulations to 2016 graduate Mohammad Khan!
Fall 2015 meet and greet
Fall 2015 meet and greet
New account procedure for new students
Welcome new students! Please check out our procedures for CSX accounts -- even if you're not a new student, things have changed a bit in the last couple of months, plus there's now a self-service way to get a new password if you've forgotten yours over the summer! And don't forget the Tech Support link at the top of the page for even more information.

Research & News

Fisher Scholarship recipients for 2015-16 new
Congratulations to Michael Farcasin, Ashwin Kumar, Rohit Nutalapati and Gautham Pannaganti, recipients of the 2015-2016 Fisher Scholarships!
ACM Programming Contest Results new
We had a very successful programming contest on April 14, 2016 with 48 contestants and 133 correct submissions. First place went to James Robinson, with 7 problems solved out of 10. Second place went to Ziheng Lin, with 5 problems solved by 7:28. Third place went to Ben Meyers with 5 problems solved by 7:50. Fourth place went to Thomas Games with 5 problems solved by 7:57. You can see all the problems for this and previous contests at the site http://cs.okstate.edu/~clined/ -- thanks to everyone who participated as well as Dr. Cline for overseeing the contest!
Congratulations to CS students Marcus Gabilheri and the team of Aaron Weaver and Alexander Melton for their respective first place finishes in the annual OSU Mobile App Competition!
Mr. Connor Davis was selected as the computer science outstanding senior!
Walt Kolb Graduate Studies Scholarship
Congratulations to Michael Farcasin for receiving a Walt Kolb Graduate Studies Scholarship for spring 2016.
Undergraduate Scholarships
Congratulations to Don Stauffer, Layla Alachkar, and Corey Cuba for being awarded undergraduate scholarships from ConocoPhillips and Devon.
ExxonMobil Grant
The Computer Science Department received an additional $2000 grant from ExxonMobil.
Dr. Crick Awarded NSF National Robotics Grant
Dr. Christopher Crick, in partnership with colleagues in the College of Engineering and the Department of Psychology, has been awarded a $900,000 grant under the auspices of the National Science Foundation's National Robotics Initiative.
Dr. Christopher Crick, in partnership with other colleagues at OSU and other universities, has been awarded a $6 million NSF Award. The award will be an OSU-led collaboration to develop weather research UAVs.

Privacy Issues in Smart Grid Data Sharing

Prediction is a critical aspect of any company. For an energy cooperative, predicting future energy demands, energy generation, and problems in energy transmission or production is important. Predicting the future requires data. The goal of this project is to enable this wide data collection and transmission back to the server so that predictions can be made. The accuracy of the predictions depends largely on the quality and amount of data. Most of the data collection are performed through sensors gathering information such as ambient information, power quality, and harmonics. Sensor data collection: Effective sensor data collection is a challenge because of the different types of sensors, different data formats and different sensor locations. Other challenges are the extensibility and modularity of the sensor hardware because the type of data collected can and will likely change in the future. Replacing the whole sensor infrastructure every few years is not desirable. The solution proposed is to design and deploy a new sensor infrastructure that will integrate all the sensors and aggregate all the data collection.

Dr. Crick in Partnership Awarded $6 Million NSF Award

Dr. Christopher Crick, in partnership with other colleagues at OSU and other universities, has been awarded a $6 million NSF Award. The award will be an OSU-led collaboration to develop weather research UAVs.

Dr. Mayfield & Thomas McQuary create a 3D window into the computer

With eyewear, XBox camera, 3D LCD monitor the experience is like looking out a window

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Mission Statement

The Computer Science Department has a three-pronged mission:

  1. to pursue and to publicize research projects in computer science in order to extend the present state of knowledge in the computer field;
  2. to educate students in all program levels in order to provide them with the knowledge, interest, and ethics to become productive members of the computing profession;
  3. to serve as an initial and continuing source of education in the field of computer science.
Dr. Crick's robot torso spells out OSU