Margaret Burnett Wins National Mentoring Award

Margaret Burnett, a professor of computer science at Oregon State University, has won a national award for her leadership in encouraging women and minorities to pursue computer science.

EECS Graduation Speaker, Ben Nader: Entrepreneur of Life

EECS alumnus, Ben Nader, tells of his journey to become founder and CEO of Butterfleye.

Power Upscale

A diverse team of researchers spanning computer science and electrical and computer engineering are working on a new energy test bed at Oregon State University.

2015 Graduate, Mollie Holmes: True to Herself

Mollie Holmes took a risk to change her direction in life and return to school as a post-baccalaureate to receive a computer science degree through Oregon State’s online degree program.

Saving Lives with Computer Science

Oregon State students have played a vital role in creating critical software for the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT).

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OSU student programmers impact highway safety

Jun 18, 2015
OSU students are now in the tenth year of working with the Oregon Department of Transportation to develop innovative software for nearly 50 projects.… Read full story.

OSU professor wins national mentorship award

Jun 12, 2015
Margaret Burnett, a professor of computer science at Oregon State University, has won a national award for her leadership in encouraging women and minorities to pursue computer science.… Read full story.

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Dietterich Wins Postdoctoral Mentoring Award

Jun 22, 2015

Tom Dietterich, Oregon State distinguished professor of computer science, was awarded the 2015 Excellence in Postdoctoral Mentoring Award bytheGraduate School at Oregon State University. Dietterich has mentored 12 postdocs who have gone on to excellent positions that including academic appointments, industry leadership positions and research positions. His list of former postdocs also includes an NSF… Continue reading

OSU Hosts TAO Education Roadshow

Jun 15, 2015

The Technology Association of Oregon (TAO)sponsoredan Education Roadshow at Oregon State on May 28 to help students tailor their education to match industry needs. Representatives from AKQA, Columbia Sportswear, Hewlett-Packard, Tripwire and Vadio answered questions about what to expect when entering the workforce and how best to prepare. The event drew 250 students which was… Continue reading

Sophomore of the Year: Tanner Cecchetti

Jun 10, 2015

Tanner Cecchetti has always been a tinkerer, even as a child. His first experiments used simple technology such as tissue and corks to create tiny parachutes. Now, an electrical and computer engineering student at Oregon State, his focus is on mobile technology, and especially jailbroken iPhones. His interest was encouraged by his mother who initially… Continue reading

Amber Horvath Receives Honorable Mention

Jun 5, 2015

Amber Horvath, computer science student, received honorable mention for the Undergraduate Research Student of the Year Award at Celebrating Undergraduate Excellence (CUE) 2015. Students from all majors presented posters of their research or creative work. Horvath, advised by Dr. Margaret Burnett, presented a research study entitled, “Principles of a Debugging-First Puzzle Game for Computing Education.”… Continue reading

EECS Students Win Top Expo Awards

May 26, 2015

Students in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) won three of the four overall awards at the Engineering Expo 2015. Additionally, the Industry Advisory Board for EECS recognized six other outstanding projects. Boeing Engineering Excellence Award The Boeing Engineering Excellence Award distinguishes a project team that delivers a robust and innovative solution… Continue reading