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May 2, 2012

Maybe the acronym “STEM” should start with the letter “T.”

Among businesses in Ohio, the demand for people who specialize in information technology — the “T” in “STEM,” which stands for “Science, Technology, Engineering and Math” — far outpaces demand for people in other STEM professions.

Four times as many Ohioans work in computer-related jobs than in the other STEM fields combined. Also, the number of IT job openings exceeds the number of people graduating from...

Apr 5, 2012

Wright State University has just approved a combined Bachelor and Master of Science program which applies to our department. Streamlining the process from Undergraduate to Graduate, the new programs allow for a student to complete bot ha Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in either Computer Science or Computer Engineering in just 5 years.

Information for both combined programs can be found at the links below.

Mar 5, 2012

Wright State has been assigned a patent for core techniques of the Twitris system developed at Kno.e.sis, the Ohio Center of Excellence in Knowledge-enabled Computing, according to Amit Sheth, Ph.D., the center’s director. The patent, titled “Methods and Systems for Analysis of Real-time User-generated Text Messages,” lists Sheth as co-inventor with Kno.e.sis alumni Karthik Gomadam, Ph.D., and Meenakshi Nagarajan, Ph.D. Sheth is also the LexisNexis Ohio Eminent Scholar and professor in the...

Feb 22, 2012

Lately there have been interesting changes at both ends of the spectrum of computing power. On one end there has been a boom in mobile computing devices, fueled by fast growing communication networks. On the other end, there has been substantial growth in high-end data centers that offer cheap, on-demand and virtually unlimited computing resources, popularly named Cloud computing. In the backdrop of these advances in computing and the growth of data intensive domains such as social networks...

Feb 10, 2012

It looks like our local Knoesis center is making news again! From

"Semantic social web application Twitris, a project of Kno.e.sis at Wright State University, recently added to its social media analysis event lineup coverage of Occupy Wall Street, and Election 2012 is set to debut in the next couple of weeks. These join earlier efforts such as the India Against Corruption Twitris site, and across all of them users can explore the popular topics about the event in the...

Feb 6, 2012
Amit Sheth, Ph.D.

Amit Sheth, Ph.D., leads a collaborative team of Wright State and Ohio State University researchers who are developing new ways to extract meaningful information from hundreds of thousands of Twitter and other messages as they are posted during emergencies. (from article, linked below).

Dec 15, 2011
Department of Computer Science and Engineering is now on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+!

Keep up to date with happenings in the department by adding our page to your likes, follows, and circles (respectively).

Nov 14, 2011
Just hours after a powerful earthquake killed hundreds of people in Turkey...
Oct 5, 2011
...if you’d like to do something Saturday other than hang out in your basement playing WoW, “Get Ready to Program” might be your kind of party.
Jun 6, 2011
Wright State University's robotic lawn mowing team placed in the top three...


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