Until the day Brigid Smith, a spunky 16-year-old, tagged along with her boyfriend to a meeting of their high school’s computer club, she had always planned on being a marine biologist. But Smith, who is now a Penn State alumna, had an almost instantaneous change of heart during that first after-school meeting.
An interdisciplinary team lead by Vijaykrishnan Narayanan, professor of computer science and engineering, is developing computerized vision systems that can match -- and even surpass -- the capabilities of human vision.
Engineering students will display their solutions to industry-posed problems at the Student Design Project Showcase at 1 p.m. on Dec. 12 at the Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus of Penn State.
A team of Penn State and Carnegie Mellon University researchers has received a $4 million Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency grant to develop a program to expose backdoors and hidden malicious functionality on information technology devices.
A new program aims to connect students in computer science and engineering with alumni mentors. Launched on Oct. 1, the program matches each student's interest with an alumni volunteer's professional area of expertise.
The Penn State student chapters of the Association for Computing Machinery and the Association of Women in Computing will host CodePSU, a programming competition, from 1 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 19, in 113 IST Building on the University Park campus.