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UA to Offer Degree in Cyber Security    /  UA News

In response to the growing need for professionals skilled in the protection of digital information, The University of Alabama will offer a degree in cyber security starting this fall.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 18, 2020    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Students, UA News    /    Features:   ,   

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What’s New in HPC Research: Quantum Clouds, Interatomic Models, Genetic Algorithms & More    /  HPC Wire

In this bimonthly feature, HPCwire highlights newly published research in the high-performance computing community and related domains. From parallel programming to exascale to quantum computing, the details are here. Linear…


Source: HPC Wire    /    Published: February 17, 2020    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research, Students   

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Computer science professor named IEEE Fellow

A professor in the College of Engineering has been recognized by an international organization for his extensive research on Wi-Fi standardization. Dr. Yang Xiao, a professor in The University of…


Author: Arayna Wooley    /    Published: February 10, 2020    /    Posted in:   Awards and Honors, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff    /    Features:     

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John Merrill Discusses Election Security at Cybersecurity Conference    /  WVUA

The Office of the Secretary of State hosted educators from around Alabama Thursday afternoon for a cybersecurity seminar at the University of Alabama. Recently, there have been several cybersecurity attacks…


Source: WVUA    /    Published: February 7, 2020    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News    /    Features:     

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Cyber Security Scholarships Available to UA Students    /  UA News

The University of Alabama received a five-year $3.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to provide scholarships to UA students interested in pursuing government careers in cyber security.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 6, 2020    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Research, Students, UA News   

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Former professor returns to lead transportation institute    /  Crimson White

Allen Parrish is returning to The University of Alabama on Feb. 17 to serve as executive director of the Alabama Transportation Institute.  Parrish was employed at the University from 1990…


Source: Crimson White    /    Published: February 5, 2020    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:     

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Alabama Transportation Institute Names New Director    /  UA News

Dr. Allen Parrish is returning to The University of Alabama as executive director of the Alabama Transportation Institute.


Author: Adam Jones    /    Published: February 3, 2020    /    Posted in:   Center for Advanced Public Safety, Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, Research, UA News    /    Features:     

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What’s New in HPC Research: Gravitational Lenses, the Human Brain Project, Biofuels & More    /  Hpcwire.com

Extreme-scale cosmology simulations are crucial to understanding our universe, but the data they produce can be unwieldy, necessitating compression. In this paper, researchers from the University of Alabama and Los…


Source: Hpcwire.com    /    Published: January 7, 2020    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research   

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UA researchers test tech to monitor eating habits    /  The Tuscaloosa News

University of Alabama researchers are involved in the study of a wearable device designed to monitor the user’s eating habits, with an eye toward fighting obesity. The Automatic Ingestion Monitor,…


Source: The Tuscaloosa News    /    Published: December 12, 2019    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Research    /    Features:   ,   

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UA Computer Science professor discusses bringing technology to the classroom (live interview)    /  WVUA

Dr. Jeff Gray is a professor in the department of computer science at The University of Alabama and a member of the software engineering group. He is a National Science…


Source: WVUA    /    Published: October 18, 2019    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Faculty and Staff, In The News    /    Features:     

In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s College of Engineering has more than 5,800 students and more than 150 faculty. In recent years, students in the College have been named USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, Goldwater, Hollings, Portz, Boren, Mitchell and Truman scholars.