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Exploiting Security Vulnerabilities

Professor Xinyu Xing and his current and former students recently participated in three flagship security summits.
Oct 3, 2022

Northwestern Engineering Names Winners of 2022 Cole-Higgins Awards

Matthew Elwin, Branden Ghena, Barry Nelson, Sara Sood, and Jill Wilson received the awards for outstanding teaching and advising.
Sep 21, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

IDEAL Hosts Theory-in-Practice Workshop

Speakers from a variety of backgrounds examined practical, robust solutions to big data challenges from an algorithmic perspective during an IDEAL special workshop held September 12-13.
Sep 21, 2022

Changes to Computer Science Undergraduate Curricula

Effective fall 2022, Northwestern Engineering undergraduate curricula requirements are changing to expand the scope of approved course options and increase flexibility.
Sep 19, 2022

Northwestern CS Welcomes New Clinical and Teaching-Track Faculty Members

Northwestern CS welcomes new faculty members Andrew Fano, Joseph Hummel, and Zach Wood-Doughty.
Sep 14, 2022

Northwestern CS Welcomes New Tenure-Track Faculty Members

Northwestern CS welcomes new faculty members Andrew Crotty, Sam Kriegman, and Miklos Racz.
Sep 14, 2022

Exploring the Intersection of Computer Science and Law

The emerging field of CS+Law is building new frameworks to address challenging problems at the intersection of computation and law.
Sep 13, 2022

Applying Technical Knowledge for Social Good

Charles Cui, a rising third-year PhD student in Northwestern CS, joined the Data Science for Social Good summer fellowship program at Carnegie Mellon University.
Sep 7, 2022

Jason Hartline Wins ESA Test of Time Award

The award recognizes influential papers in algorithms research published in ESA proceedings 19-21 years ago.
Sep 6, 2022

Northwestern Partners with Indigenous Scientists to Conserve Great Lakes Wetlands

The researchers will focus on manoomin (the Ojibwe word for wild rice), a critical — yet declining — part of the Great Lakes ecosystem and a sacred food that connects Native communities to the land.
Aug 29, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

Building Privacy-Preserving Systems

Johes Bater (PhD ‘20) is an assistant professor of computer science at Tufts University
Aug 25, 2022

Cross-layer Computing Summer School Offers Students Technical Knowledge and Practical Know-How

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering hosted a career development workshop for underrepresented students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in computer engineering, electrical engineering, and computer science.
Aug 23, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

Supporting Efforts Towards More Equitable Communities

Northwestern CS and YWCA Evanston/North Shore were awarded a 2022 Racial Equity and Community Partnership grant from Northwestern’s Office of Neighborhood and Community Relations.
Aug 16, 2022

Quanquan Liu Wins the Best Paper Award at the 2022 ACM SPAA Conference

At the 2022 ACM SPAA conference, postdoc Quanquan Liu won the Best Paper Award, and two additional Northwestern CS papers were presented.
Aug 12, 2022

Exploring STEAM at Northwestern CS Summer Camp

Northwestern CS partnered with the DuPage County NAACP Education Committee and the Center for Success to host a week-long summer camp in July.
Aug 8, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News
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