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ACM SIGBots Hosts Qualifying Event at Lawson Computer Science Building

ACM SIGBots Hosts Qualifying Event at Lawson Computer Science Building

04-15-2019

Purdue’s ACM SIGBots recently hosted 16 university robotics teams in the largest Vex U Qualifying tournament this year. The competition was held in the Lawson Computer Science Building where Purdue SIGBots competed in qualifying rounds, scoring 8-0 and wining the final elimination-style tournament.


Drineas and Neville Promoted to Full Professor

Drineas and Neville Promoted to Full Professor

04-12-2019

Purdue University's Board of Trustees approved faculty promotions during their meeting on April 12, 2019. Within the Department of Computer Science, Professor Petros Drineas and Professor Jennifer Neville were promoted to full professor, effective August 12, 2019.


Kate Receives NSF CAREER Award

Kate Receives NSF CAREER Award

04-07-2019

Assistant professor Aniket Kate of the Department of Computer Science has received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). He received the CAREER award for his project, “Towards Privacy and Availability of Inter-blockchain Communication."


Bertino Named 2019-2020 Athena Lecturer by ACM

Bertino Named 2019-2020 Athena Lecturer by ACM

03-25-2019

Elisa Bertino, Samuel Conte Professor of Computer Science, has been named the 2019-2020 Athena Lecturer by the ACM. Initiated in 2006, the Athena Lecturer Award recognizes women researchers that have made pioneering contributions to computer science. Bertino is being honored for her significant research contributions to data management, security, and privacy.


Professor Pedro Fonseca Receives Google Faculty Research Award

Professor Pedro Fonseca Receives Google Faculty Research Award

03-05-2019

Fonseca has received a 2018 Google Faculty Research Award. His proposal, “Principled approaches for effective concurrency testing of OS kernels,” was selected to receive funding in the highly competitive Google-wide selection process and receive funding this year.


Flaws in 4G, 5G Networks Could Let Hackers Intercept Calls, Track Location

Flaws in 4G, 5G Networks Could Let Hackers Intercept Calls, Track Location

02-27-2019

Professors Elisa Bertino and Ninghui Li, with Syed Rafiul Hussain (Ph.D. ’18), have exposed vulnerabilities in 4G and 5G networks which could be used to intercept phone calls and track users’ locations via the networks of all four major U.S. cellular companies.


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