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Available Faculty Positions

Available Faculty Positions

The Department of Computer Science is currently accepting applications for multiple tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant or associate professor starting in Fall 2015. For more information, visit the Open Positions page.





Chen Named IEEE TCSC Young Achiever in Scalable Computing

Chen Named IEEE TCSC Young Achiever in Scalable Computing

Dr. Yong Chen, an assistant professor of computer science, has been named a 2014 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Technical Committee on Scalable Computing (TCSC) Young Achiever in Scalable Computing. Five recipients were selected by the IEEE TCSC selection committee and the award will be presented at the 2014 International Conference on High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC14) conference in New Orleans, Louisiana in November.

The IEEE TCSC annual Young Achiever in Scalable Computing Award recognizes up to 5 individuals who have made outstanding, influential, and potentially long-lasting contributions in the field of scalable computing within 5 years of receiving their Ph.D.

The IEEE TCSC is an International Forum within the IEEE, aimed at fostering research and education in Scalable Computing. TCSC is interested in all areas of scalable computing, including but not limited to, high performance computing systems, Cloud computing systems, Grid, algorithms, applications, scheduling and workflows, and various others.


Watson Inducted into the Texas Tech Teaching Academy

Watson Inducted into the Texas Tech Teaching Academy

Dr. Richard Watson, associate professor of computer science, has been inducted into the Texas Tech Teaching Academy. He was selected because he has demonstrated a significant commitment to teaching excellence. The mission of the Teaching Academy is to advocate for teaching excellence, promote service related to the university's teaching mission, advise and mentor colleagues and others, and share knowledge about teaching strategies and their implementation as appropriate.


Texas Tech to Build Faster, More Efficient Supercomputer Prototype

Texas Tech to Build Faster, More Efficient Supercomputer Prototype

Dr. Yong Chen, assistant professor and director of Data-Intensive Scalable Computing Laboratory at Texas Tech University, is leading a team of researchers in a $500,000 National Science Foundation grant titled, “Development of a Data-Intensive Scalable Computing Instrument (DISCI) for High Performance Computing.”

The goal is to develop a new supercomputer prototype that could lead to more efficient data-intensive computing – and speed-up the scientific discovery cycle.

Read the full story on Texas Tech Today.


Registration for Fall 2014

Registration for Fall 2014

For a full listing of advisors, registration dates, and special information for graduating seniors, visit the Undergraduate Advising page.


Texas Tech and Angelo State Cybersecurity Collaboration

Texas Tech and Angelo State Cybersecurity Collaboration

Texas Tech University, in conjunction with Angelo State University, has received a $385,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to address the workforce needs by reaching out to community and private colleges in the West Texas area. Read more in the Texas Tech Discoveries article.




Available Faculty Position

Available Faculty Position

The Department of Computer Science is currently accepting applications for a full time tenure-track faculty position. Interviewing will take place in early Fall 2013. For more information, visit the Open Positions page.





Zhang Wins Paper of Excellence Award

Zhang Wins Paper of Excellence Award

Shiqi Zhang, a graduate CS student, won a Paper of Excellence award at the International Conference on Development and Learning (ICDL). His paper was titled "ASP+POMDP: Integrating Non-monotonic Logical Reasoning and Probabilistic Planning on Robots."


Holman Wins Best Graduate Student Paper Award

Holman Wins Best Graduate Student Paper Award

Daniel Holman, a graduate CS student, won a Best Graduate Student Paper award in the symposium session titled "Remote Sensing of Evapotranspiration Community," at the American Society of Agronomy: ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meeting.


Kahl Receives SMART Scholarship

Kahl Receives SMART Scholarship

Patrick Kahl, a doctoral student, has been awarded a scholarship from the Department of Defense Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program.


Gianoutsos Receives Award from Secretary of the Interior

Gianoutsos Receives Award from Secretary of the Interior

Nick Gianoutsos, a 2005 M.S in CS graduate, recently received an award from the Secretary of the Interior for his work aboard the NOAA research vessel M/V International Peace collecting samples in response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Read about his work on a NOAA blog.


Quasny Featured in NASA Video

Quasny Featured in NASA Video

Todd Quasny, a 2001 B.S. in CS and 2003 M.S in CS graduate, is featured in a video about NASA’s International Space Station Mission Control Center. Click here to watch the video.


Shiqi Zhang Receives AAMAS Scholarship

Shiqi Zhang Receives AAMAS Scholarship

Shiqi Zhang received a AAMAS scholarship ($860) from the Eleventh International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), 2012. AAMAS is the largest and most influential conference in the area of agents and multiagent systems.


Colmenares Places Third at Poster Competition

Colmenares Places Third at Poster Competition

Eduardo Colmenares, a Ph.D. computer science student, won third place at the in the Engineering II category of the Texas Tech Graduate Student Research Poster Competition for his poster on research completed with Dr. Per Andersen.


South Presenting at National Conference

South Presenting at National Conference

A paper by David South, a junior computer science major, was selected from among 3,500 abstracts across the nation to be presented at the 2012 NCUR on March 29−31 in Ogden, Utah. The paper is titled "Integration of the Alice 3D Programming Environment with Robotics to Stimulate Interest in Computing."


CSAN, The Computer Science Alumni Newsletter

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