College of Engineering and Computer Sciences News Archive

Computer science graduate student receives Best Paper award at Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Smart Cities
Marshall University’s Hwapyeong Song, who is a graduate student studying cybersecurity in the Department of Computer Sciences and Electrical Engineering, received the “Best Paper Award” in the Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Smart Cities in 2021. Her paper was titled “A Study of Implementing Smart Combined Sewer Systems.”
GenCyber summer camp for high school STEM teachers set for June 14-18
Marshall University’s Department of Computer Sciences and Electrical Engineering will host the Virtual Adventure Zone Teacher Academy Summer Camp June 14-18 for high school STEM teachers.
Computer science graduate student wins national Student Research Competition sponsored by Microsoft
Marshall University graduate student Vishwanshi Joshi, a student in Marshall’s Department of Computer Sciences and Electrical Engineering, was named a winner of the Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) Student Research Competition (SRC) 2021, hosted by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and Microsoft.
College of Engineering and Computer Sciences receives $990,550 from National Science Foundation
A team from the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences at Marshall University was awarded a $990,550 scholarship grant in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Aug. 7.
Dampier named interim dean of College of Engineering and Computer Sciences
Dr. David A. Dampier, associate dean for research and a professor of computer science at Marshall University, has been named interim dean of the university’s College of Engineering and Computer Sciences. Dampier replaces Dr. Wael Zatar, who has stepped down and will return to a faculty position in the college. Dr. Jaime R. Taylor, provost
Yeager Scholar, Society of Black Scholars member interning for Northrop Grumman
Morgan Johnson is a rising sophomore, mechanical engineering student, and a member of both the Society of Yeager Scholars and the Society of Black Scholars. This summer she’s working for Northrop Grumman as an aeronautics systems engineer intern.
Online master’s degree programs in computer science, cybersecurity, information systems now available
The College of Engineering and Computer Sciences at Marshall University will add three online master’s degree programs in the fall of 2020.
Student receives SMART Scholarship
Jacqueline Brown, a Marshall University senior, has received a National Defense Education Program SMART (Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation) Scholarship. As part of the program, Brown will participate in a summer internship at a Department of Defense facility and receive civilian job placement after graduation with the Department of Defense, in addition to a stipend and scholarship.
Zatar appointed founding chair of prestigious national transportation committee
Dr. Wael Zatar, dean of Marshall University’s College of Engineering and Computer Sciences (CECS), has been appointed to become the founding chair of the National Standing Committee on Innovative Highway Structures and Appurtenances of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies. The committee has been formed to address all aspects of applications of fiber-reinforced polymer composites in transportation structures. They will focus on building information modeling and structures such as bridges, maintenance, buildings, pipes, sign and luminaire support poles, and guard rails.
Engineering student accepted into master’s program at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences in Germany
Marshall University student Gregory Hart, who is studying mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences, was recently accepted into the master’s degree program in design and development for mechanical and automotive engineering (DDM) program at the Esslingen University of Applied Science in Esslingen, Germany. The DDM program is taught in English and focuses on the design and development of complex engineering systems. It encourages students to work in interdisciplinary and international teams.