College of Engineering and Computer Sciences News Archive

Steel of West Virginia commits $25,000 to College of Engineering and Computer Sciences’ co-op program
Steel of West Virginia Inc. has pledged $25,000 over two years to Marshall University’s College of Engineering and Computer Sciences in support of the college’s co-op program.
Collaborative cybersecurity project pairs Marshall with the U.S. Army and Civil-Military Innovation Institute
Marshall University was chosen for project in the Pathfinder program, the first West Virginia project awarded by U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) and the Civil-Military Innovation Institute (CMI2). Marshall will lead a research project that focuses on engineering and cybersecurity for technology used by the military.
J. Robert Fletcher Professorship for Engineering awarded
Dr. Asad Salem was awarded the J. Robert Fletcher Professorship for Engineering in Marshall University’s College of Engineering and Computer Sciences in April. Salem is the interim chair of the Weisberg Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Marshall to host Computer Science Adventure Zone online summer camp
The Marshall University Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering will host the Computer Science Adventure Zone summer camp Monday, July 11 through Wednesday, July 13, for high school students. The camp will be offered virtually, focusing primarily on programming and cybersecurity.
NSF research grants awarded to faculty in College of Engineering and Computer Sciences
Faculty in the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences have recently received research grants from the National Science Foundation.
Grant to develop safety and emergency preparedness videos for the mining industry
The Marshall University Research Corporation (MURC) has received a $130,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Brookwood-Sago Mine Safety Grants program. Marshall will be developing and piloting new safety and emergency preparedness videos that will be available for use throughout the mining industry.
Institute for Cyber Security to be launched Oct. 13
Marshall University will officially launch its newly formed Institute for Cyber Security at a kickoff event planned for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, in the Weisberg Applied Engineering Complex. The institute is an academic and research cluster that will support cyber security-related programs across the campus, drawing on personnel — regardless of current academic affiliation — who are identified as having the skills needed to advance academic, research, external outreach and training/certification programs.
New College of Engineering and Computer Sciences partnership aims to enhance co-op program
The Cooperative Education program in Marshall University’s College of Engineering and Computer Sciences (CECS) has established a partnership with CDI Solutions, a Philadelphia-based, full-service engineering provider that will help Marshall identify internship and co-op opportunities and facilitate the process if students are hired.
Biomedical engineering researchers earn National Science Foundation grant
A Marshall University team of researchers led by Dr. Nasim Nosoudi, assistant professor of biomedical engineering (pictured), has been awarded a $267,658 National Science Foundation (NSF) MRI grant to acquire a CytoViva enhanced darkfield optical microscope to assist with research in nanotechnology.
Dampier named dean of College of Engineering and Computer Sciences
Dr. David A. Dampier has been appointed as dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences at Marshall University, effective July 3. Dampier has served as interim dean for the past year and previously served as associate dean for research and a professor of computer science at Marshall.