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The Department of Computer and Information Sciences congratulates Mr. William J. Keeler and Mr. Charles Guse for receiving scholarships from the Michael C. Back Memorial Scholarship Fund, which was provided by the 11-10-02 Foundation. Additional information about the 11-10-02 foundation can be found at http://www.shakingupamerica.org/ April 22, 2008 More information..
The department congratulates its 2008 William J. Knight Scholarship Winner. April 22, 2008 More information..
The department congratulates its 2008 John P. Russo Scholarship Winners. April 22, 2008 More information..
The department congratulates its 2007 William J. Knight Scholarship Winner. April 13, 2007 More information..
The department congratulates its 2007 John P. Russo Scholarship Winners. April 13, 2007 More information..
The department congratulates its 2007 Excellence Award Winners. April 13, 2007 More information..
Dr. James Wolfer and Charles Guse received $3400 in SMART Summer Fellowship grant for summer 2007. April 12, 2007 More information..
The Department completes its 2007 external review. Feb. 3-6, 2007 Feb. 2007 More information
The Department completes its 2007 Self Study. July 2006 to Jan. 2007 Jan. 2007 More information
Dr. Liqiang Zhang co-chairs The First International Workshop on Wireless Mesh and Ad Hoc Networks, (WiMAN 2007) in conjunction with ICCCN 2007, Turtle Bay Resort, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, August 16, 2007 Aug. 2007 WiMAN-2007
Department Sponsors a conference on Dialogue & Diversity: The Human-Computer Interface, February 19, 2007, 4 pm - 7 pm, SAC 201, IU South Bend. (Organized by Campus Theme Committee, Dr. James Wolfer, the IUSB Student Chapter of the ACM, and Intelligent Systems Laboratory. ) Feb 19, 2007 Pictures from the Event.
Department will conduct its external review in Feb 2007 Feb 2007 2007 External Review
Department offers a new Minor in Computer Applications.  This minor is specifically designed for non-majors. Jan 2007 Minor in Computer Applications
Dr. Murli Nair, receives a NSF Grant (2006) Sept 2006  
The NS207 laboratory (AKA Natasha) has been renovated.   The renovation has split the lab in two two smaller laboratories. 

NS207-A is named the "KNIGHT" lab and will be primarily used by our graduate students in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics. 

NS207-B is named the "RUSSO" lab and will be used by undergraduate student in computer science and informatics.

June 2006  
Dr. Wolfer Receives a U.S. Patent..
Dr. James Wolfer and two of his colleagues receive a patent on speech recognition...
May 2006  
Dr. Knight is Retiring..
The Department honors Dr. William J. Knight with a scholarship in his name
May 2006 Scholarship Application
Drs. Knight, Wolfer and Hakimzadeh, receive an Assessment Grant (2006) May 2006  
Dr. Murli Nair, receives a Faculty Research Grant (2006) March 2006  
Dr. Liqiang Zhang, receives a Faculty Research Grant (2006) March 2006  
Dr. Mike Scheessele receives a New Frontiers Program Exploration Traveling Fellowship Grant (2006)    
     
Dr. Mike Scheessele receives a Faculty Research Grant (2005)    
Dr. James Wolfer receives an IT Equipment Grant (2005)    
Department receives a McGraw-Hill Equipment Grant (2005)    

Dr. Hakimzadeh, Schwartz and Wolfer visit Riley High School to make a presentation and discuss the new Information Technology Magnet Program.

Nov. 18, 2004
 
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ACM Hosts NIC-ISSA Meeting. Northern Indiana Chapter of ISSA (Information Systems Security Association)

Oct. 28, 2004
 
ISSA Web Site
More..
Drs. Batzinger and Hakimzadeh, receive a Grant from Syscon International (2004) 2004  

Dr. Hakimzadeh and Dr. Rus visit Mishawaka High School to make a presentation at the Career Day.

April 19, 2004 More..

Dr. Dana Vrajitoru receives a Faculty Fellowship Grant

April 7, 2004 Project Abstract

Haroun Rababaah receives the 2004 John P. Russo Scholarship

April 2, 2004
 
John P. Russo Scholarship Application
More information about the scholarship

David E. Meeks receives the 2004 Computer Science Excellence Award

April 2, 2004
 
More information about the Computer Science Excellence Award

WNDU TV Features Computer Science and IT at IUSB. Dr. Dana Vrajitoro discusses Computer Graphics and Dr. James Wolfer discusses the use of Robots in the Computer Architecture course.

March 30, 2004
 
Introduction (10MB)
Robotics (1st clip 30MB)
Robotics (2nd clip 40MB)
Computer Graphics (30MB
Trailer (7MB)

Dr. Mike Scheessele Receives Grant

2004
Project Abstract

Dr. Vasile Rus receives a Faculty Fellowship Grant

2004
Project Abstract

IUSB Computer Science and Physics Students Participate in the Rube Goldberg Machine Contest.
Russel Mehler (Team Captain), Geoffrey Warner (Alt Captain), Dan Wakefield, Jason Barden, Cory Solovey, Brian Godfrey, Aaron Mattix, Brad Zima
Coach: Dr. Phuoc Dai Ha, Department of Physics

Feb. 28, 2004
 
More information...

ACM and MADNOG (Michiana Area .NET Users Group) sponsor a talk on Extreme Programming.

March 16, 2004
 
Event Flyer

ACM Sponsors a talk on "Iridescent Colors in Computer Generated Imagery" by Stephen Thorman of Andrews University on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003, 8:30 pm, IUSB campus - Northside Hall, NS152. 

Nov. 19, 2003
 
Event Flyer
Dr. Dana Vrajitoru and two programming teams from IUSB Computer and Information Sceicnes attended the ACM ECNA Regional programming competitions. Our first team the "IUSB Titaniums" ranked 20th and the second team the IUSB Platonics ranked 97th. There were 128 teams in this regional competition. Oct. 23 2003 Final Contest Standing
ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest
Pictures..
Dr. James Wolfer receives a SBC Fellows Grant. This grant seeks to enhance the computer science curriculum by introducing hands-on, real-world, real-time robot assembly programming applications such as embedded systems into our C335, Computer Structures / Computer Architecture course. Oct. 23 2003 More Information...
IU SBC web site...
Direct link..
The Computer Science Faculty Honor Dr. James Wolfer for his Dedicated Service as the First Gradute Director of the Master of Science in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science. Sept, 5 2003 See pictures....
Dr. Dave Surma receives a NSF research grant. This is two year grant to study the impact of Communication Reduction Techniques on Throughput in High-Performance Networks. Sept. 1, 2003 Read More...
A Lecture on Cyberterrorism presented by Bill Neugent of MITRE Corp. (Wednesday, August, 6 2003, 7:00 PM, IUSB Northside Hall, Room 113) August, 6 2003 Event Flyer
Bill Neugent's Web Site
In the news...South Bend Tribune
Driving
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Cognitive Science Brown Bag Series Presents "Prospects for Emotions in Synthetic Minds", by Prof. James Beale, Dept. of Psychology, (Friday, April 25, 2003, 12:30 PM, IUSB Student Activity Center SAC-225) April 25, 2003 Read More...
Computer Sciences Presents it Third Year Assessment Report to IUSB Assessment Committee. (Friday, April 18, 2003, 2:00 PM, IUSB Library, 3rd Floor, Conference Room April 18, 2003 Assessment Document Presentation
ACM Sponsors a talk on Wireless Computing.. Tuesday, April 22, 2003, 6:15 pm, IUSB campus - Alumni Room - Admin 251B April 22, 2003 Wireless Communication
Department of Computer and Information Sciences Announces the John P. Russ Scholarship for Academic Excellence. April 12, 2003 Students..
Donors...
Indiana Commission for Higher Education approved the Bachelor of Science in Informatics To Be Offered by Indiana University South Bend. The program will begin admitting students for the Fall of 2003. April 11, 2003 More Info..
Thomas Perez will present a Poster Session on "Effect of Region Information on Perception of Partially Occluded Figures" at the annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society to be held in Sarasota, Florida. The Vision Sciences Society (VSS) annual meeting is the top annual conference for vision science research. Tom has received a IUSB SMART Travel Grant to attend this Conference. Tom's Research advisor is Dr. Mike Scheessele. May 2003 More Info..
The 2003 Computer Science Excellence Award Winners are announced. Award ceremony is held on May 9, 2003, 7:30pm, NS158. May 9, 2003 More info..
Jacob P. Ratkiewicz will present a talk on "Application of Self-Organizing Maps to Texture Visualization and Analysis" at Butler University Undergraduate Research Conference. Jacob's Research advisor is Dr. James Wolfer. April 11, 2003 More info..
ACM Sponsors a Lecture on High Performance Computing, by Dr. Ray Paden, IBM Corporation, Wednesday, April 9th, 2003, 8:30 pm, IUSB campus - Alumni Room - Admin 251B April 9, 2003 Dr. Paden's Talk
The IUSB Cognitive Science Program sponsors a talk by Dr. Steve Shore of the Physics Department. The title of the talk is "Be It Resolved...What is an Image and How Can It Be Improved?" March 28, 2003 Cog. Sci. Homepage
Dr. Shore's Talk
Senator Vi Simpson, visit the IUSB Informatics laboratories, and announces her candidacy for the governor of state of Indiana. March 12, 2003 Senator Vi Simpson's Homepage
The Certificte in Informatics is approved by the Indiana University Academic Officers Commission. Qualified students can now apply to receive this certificate. Feb 28, 2003 Read More...
The B.S. in Informatics is Approved by the Indiana University Board of Trustees. Feb 28, 2003 Read More...
Computer Science and Informatics will participate in the day long event "Making IT Happen" day at IU South Bend. (March 20, 2003, 9am to 6:00pm) Indiana University South Bend Northside Hall March 20, 2003 PDF
ACM Sponsors a Lecture on Steganography and the War on Terrorism, By Elonka Dunin of Simutronics Corporation, (Saturday, February 15th, 2003, 2pm Indiana University South Bend Student Activities Center Room 223) Feb. 15, 2003 Read More...
School of Business and Economics and Department of Computer and Information Sciences make a presentation to the Memorial Hospital IT Staff. January 27, 2003 See the slides...
New INS Regulations... January 2003 Read More...
International Student Services
Cognitive Science Brown Bag Series Presents "From Chatterbots to Virtual Friends", by Dr. Dana Vrajitoru of the Computer and Information Sciences Department. (Friday, January 31st. 12:30 PM, IUSB Student Activity Center SAC-225) January 31, 2003 Read More...
ACM Sponsors a Lecture on Probabilistic Algorithms for Graph Positioning, by Dr. Dana Vrajitoru (Nov. 14, 2002, 8:10pm, SAC 223) Nov. 14, 2002 Read More...
Informatics, In the News......... Oct. 28, 2002 South Bend Tribune...
The department offers a number of new courses for non computer science majors..... Spring 2003 New courses for non mojors
The department revises the requirement for the Graduate Certificate in Technology in Administration..
K506 replaces A504, and A504 is removed as the prerequisite for A505.
October 2002 New requirement for the Certificate in Technology for Administration
Department adopts the new computerized CLEP test for testing out of A106 Introduction to Computing. A minimum score of 50 (C) is required to test out of A106. Interested students should consult rdennie@iusb.edu for additional information
Sept. 2002 Student Academic and Support Services
Revisions to Undergraduate Computer Science Curriculum can be found at.......
Students majoring in computer science should read this document and consult their academic advisor to prevent any delays in their graduation.
July 2002 2002 Curriculum Revisions
July 2002 Computer Science Newsletter is out... July 2002 July 2002 Newsletter
Informatics, In the News..... July 25, 2002 IUSB's Home Page 1
IUSB's Home Page 2
South Bend Tribune..
Elkhart Truth..
The new graduate level Certificate in Technology for Administration is approved by the IU Board of Trustees. May 3, 2002 More Information..
Budget for the Minor in Informatics is Approved. IU South Bend will begin to offer Informatics Minor starting Fall 2002 April 23, 2002 More Information..
Jacob Ratkiewicz receives the SMART (Student/Mentor Academic Research Teams) Research Fellowship Award for Summer 2002.

Jacob's project is entitled "Application of Self-Organizing Maps to Texture Visualization and Analysis."

His faculty mentor is Professor James Wolfer, Department of Computer and Information Sciences.
Summer 2002 More Information..
The final approval of the MS in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science was obtained on Friday, April 5, 2002. Students who seek admission for the Fall 2002 semester should complete their application material as soon as possible. Fall 2002 Interested students..
ACM Sponsors a Lecture on Supercomputing on LINUX clusters at Argonne National Laboratories. (April 18, 2002, 1:00pm, SAC 225) April 18, 2002 Read More..
Informatics Minor is coming to IU South Bend... Fall 2002 Read More..
IU South Bend's Computer Science is going to Mishawaka High School ... April 19, 2002 Read More..
The 2002 Computer Science Excellence Award Winners are announced. Award ceremony is held on May 3, 2002, 7:30pm, NS158. May 3, 2002 Read More..
ACM Sponsors a Lecture on Data Compression
March 6, 2002 Read More..
Computer Science Display case at IUSB Schurz Libaray. Jan. 2002 Read More..
ACM Sponsors a Lecture on Psychologically Plausible Computer Model for the Perception of Partially Occluded and Fragmented Figures. Oct. 31, 2001 Read More..