OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Computer science student beats odds, hopes to expand computer usability

Charles Hill spent 17 years in foster care, from which only a small fraction of people obtain college degrees. This fall he will start a Ph.D. program in computer science at Oregon State University.

Students Thrive With Support

Private support through scholarships helps students in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science to succeed.

Intricate Algae Produce Low-Cost Biosensors

Oregon State researchers advance technology in optical biosensors by integrating algae with nanoparticles to produce a sensor capable of detecting miniscule amounts of protein or other biomarkers.

Dr. Wattson: Power Inspector

Oregon State students design a power consumption monitoring system for home owners.

OSU's Answer to the High-tech Talent Shortage

Oregon State’s new online degree program in computer science for post-baccalaureate students is changing individual lives and impacting the Oregon tech industry.

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Engineering News

OSU News Release

Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator accepting applications

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Oct 22, 2014
The Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator program will begin its next cohort in January, and is now seeking participants.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Lomónaco to direct Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory

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Oct 10, 2014
Pedro Lomónaco, an expert in coastal and maritime engineering, has been named the director of the O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory.… Read full story.

Upcoming Events

Oct
24
2014

MS Final Examination – Shravya Varakantham

Computer Vision for Geometrical Analysis of Bridge Gusset Plates
Gusset plates are an important component of bridges. They are thick sheets of steel that join steel members

Oct
24
2014

Microsoft Coding Challenge

Home grown competitive coding challenge where students make teams of 1-3 people and race to answer a series of 6-8 real world coding problems. Students can code in any language…
Oct
27
2014

Towards Modular Computer Language Components

Tillman Rendel
Research Associate
University of Tübingen

A modern software project uses many computer languages for source code, configuration files, database queries, scripts, network protocols,

Oct
29
2014

Humanity Before Us: Crossing the Cultural Divide

“Humanity Before Us: Crossing the Cultural Divide.†October 29, 7:00pm to 8:00 pm, LaSells Stewart Center. Photographer and Visual Storyteller Joni Kabana. This lecture offers perspective on visual

Oct
30
2014

Machine Learning and Optimization for Robotics

Pieter Abbeel, Associate Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
UC Berkeley

Apprenticeship learning, belief space planning, guided policy search -- three hot topics

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EECS News

Portland Workshop on Multicore Programming Translates Research into Practice

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Sep 4, 2014

Danny Dig, assistant professor of computer science at Oregon State University and Andrew Black, professor of computer science at Portland State University, are hosting a workshop in Portland, Oregon on October 17-19 for software professionals to learn the foundations of multicore programming in Java and JavaScript. Dig’s research focus for the last 8 years has been… Continue reading

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ChickTech encourages girls to explore technology at OSU event

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Aug 27, 2014

Oregon State University alumni Janice Levenhagen-Seeley and Jennifer Davidson returned to Corvallis last weekend to host a 2-day event to encourage high school girls to enter technology fields. Both graduates of the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Levenhagen-Seeley is the founder and executive director for ChickTech, a Portland-based non-profit, and Jennifer Davidson is… Continue reading

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Faculty Profile: Mike Rosulek

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Aug 18, 2014

Mike Rosulek, assistant professor of computer science, brings the area of cryptography to the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Computer science grabbed Rosulek’s imagination early on, and at the age of 7 years he was already writing a UFO adventure game. He had the advantage of growing up in a technical household. In fact,… Continue reading

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ChickTech encourages girls to enter technology fields

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Aug 18, 2014

ChickTech is hosting a workshop on Aug. 23-24 at Oregon State University to encourage high school girls to enter computing and technical fields. The event culminates with a show on Sunday, Aug. 24, that’s free and open to the public. It will be from 4:30-5:45 p.m. at the Kelley Engineering Center on the OSU campus,… Continue reading

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Christopher Scaffidi’s First Paper Named Most Influential

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Aug 4, 2014

The first peer-reviewed paper Christopher Scaffidi wrote 10 years ago has just been named the Most Influential Paper at the IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing, (VL/HCC) in Melbourne, Australia, July 28-Aug 1. “It’s surprising because my first attempt at something usually isn’t my best …but this paper won the award because it… Continue reading

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