College of Engineering and Computer Sciences News Archive

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. 
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.