Computer Science News
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The School of Engineering China programs aim to enhance engineering education by providing undergraduate, co-term, master's, and PhD students with an opportunity to learn about China and to gain meaningful volunteer experience in a culturally diverse and international environment.
Friday, April 26, 2013
Two faculty members at the School of Engineering join one of the country's oldest and most prestigious honorary learned societies.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Assistant Professor Jure Leskovec uses information collected from sites like Twitter, Wikipedia and Facebook to tackle big questions about how society works.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Two faculty members and four alumni are among those named as winners of prestigious ACM Awards in computer science.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
EdX will be available as an open source learning platform on June 1. In support of that move, Stanford will integrate features of its existing Class2Go open source online learning platform into the edX platform.
Monday, March 4, 2013
Users of the new research application EmailValet grew comfortable with sharing their inbox with remote assistants, who perused the emails to create to-do lists. Developed by a Stanford Engineering doctoral student, the appication helped users complete twice as many tasks.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions an engineer can receive.
Monday, January 7, 2013
Letter from the Dean of Stanford Engineering.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Undergraduate section leaders in Stanford's largest class ensure the best of both worlds.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
An innovative course at Stanford is designing mobile phone platforms that help improve living conditions in Kenya's largest slums. The course teams students up with local organizations to co-create technology projects that address clean water, sanitation and safety issues.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Patrick Costello had never pursued computer science until he came to Stanford and took the intro course CS 106A,and he fell in love with the field. As an undergraduate he joined the section-leading program and began teaching CS courses.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Electrical Engineering Professor Olukotun and two colleagues won a grant of $1.3 million to develop core techniques and software libraries for high-throughput DNA sequencing to address challenges in human genetics and metagenomics.
Hellman and graduate students who invented encryption inducted to National Cyber Security Hall of Fame
Monday, October 1, 2012
Hellman and graduate students who invented encryption inducted to National Cyber Security Hall of Fame.
Friday, September 28, 2012
The two newest classes, "Introduction to Computer Networks," and “Solar Cells, Fuel Cells and Batteries,” offer participants the chance to learn from some of Stanford's most accomplished faculty.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The platform, called Class2Go, allows professors the flexibility to incorporate other online tools and to conduct research as they teach.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
The creation of the Office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning – part of the larger Stanford Online initiative – signals both a restructuring of the university and its dedication to ensuring pedagogical agility and rigor in the face of global, economic and social transformations.
Friday, August 24, 2012
A collaboration between a Stanford ant biologist and a computer scientist has revealed that the behavior of harvester ants as they forage for food mirrors the protocols that control traffic on the Internet.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Assistant Professor of Computer Science Fei-Fei Li is an expert in artificial intelligence. She is teaching computers how to see—to understand—photographs. In this lecture from Stanford Engineering eDay 2012, Professor Fei-Fei explores some of the challenges and rewards of her work.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
The team leading Stanford's online education initiative announces seed grants to faculty members across campus for course development. "It's been a grassroots phenomenon, which really reflects Stanford's tradition of innovation and creativity," said John Mitchell, professor of computer science and President John Hennessy's special assistant for educational technology.
Monday, July 16, 2012
At their final class presentation, students show off the robots they conceived and designed during the last few weeks of the course.
Thursday, July 12, 2012
The School of Engineering feted Bechtolsheim recently as one of its “Engineering Heroes,” the revered alumni and faculty who have reshaped the world through their transformative work. As a graduate student at Stanford, Bechtolsheim invented the workstation, an affordable, high-end computer that was to engineers what the PC was to the average American. He later co-founded Sun Microsystems.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
VMware to Grant $1.6 Million in Endowments to Computer Science Education.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
A half-decade ago, the department that virtually invented computer science as an academic discipline in the U.S. decided to re-invent itself. The result was a new concept of computer science education. Today, with a full three years under its belt, the department is shaping a new type of computer scientist.