Tag: computer science and software engineering

Into the Lab: Computer Science and Software

Jeffrey Overbey and Munawar Hafiz, faculty members in computer science and software engineering, are among those selected to take part in a new partnership with Google. As the recipients of a Google Faculty Research Award, Overbey and Hafiz will study advanced software development tools that will improve the design and performance of Google’s programming language,…




Into the Lab: Computer Science and Software

Computer science and software engineering faculty member David Umphress and graduate students Matthew Hardwick and Matthew Swann are developing mobile software for teaching middle-school children physical science. The team is using a suite of educational programs called FutureLab as its inspiration, which was written by Auburn Engineering alum Walt Woltosz, ‘77 aerospace engineering, and his…




Extreme rebating

Extreme couponing is so last year — extreme rebating has transformed engineering student Jonathan Hood’s budget. Hood, a doctoral student in computer science and software engineering, used his engineering know-how to opt out of student loans and instead invested in items that come with mail-in rebates to pay for his tuition. He has earned 337…




Young gun

Mark Spencer, a 2000 computer science and software engineering graduate, was recently named a recipient of one of the university’s 2012 Young Alumni Achievement Awards. The award, sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs, was created in 2011 to recognize extraordinary accomplishments by members of the Auburn family who are 40 years old and younger….




Computing for first

Yuan Tian, doctoral student in computer science and software engineering, earned first place at the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) student research competition grand finals for her research, “Smart-IO: System-Aware Two-Level Data Organization for Efficient Scientific Analytics.” She accepted her award at a banquet held in San Francisco on June 16. The student research competition…