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Student Wins Best Student Paper Award at ICMI

Alex Shaw, a Ph.D. student in Computer Science at the University of Florida’s Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering, won the best student paper award for “Comparing Human and Machine Recognition of Children's Touchscreen Gestures” at the 19th Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI). The paper compares human and machine recognition of children’s touchscreen gestures.

Dr. Baba Vemuri Receives 4-year NSF Grant That Brings Diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease One Step Closer

Vemuri Receives 4-year NSF Grant That Brings Diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease One Step Closer Through Advanced Mathematical and Statistical Techniques Applied to Human Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging Data
Baba C. Vemuri, Ph.D., the recently named Wilson and Marie Collins Professor in Engineering at the University of Florida, received a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Collaborative Research for Computational Neuroscience program titled, "Automated Analysis of Movement Disorders from Diffusion and Functional MRI." 

Fall 2017 Career Development Workshop

The department’s 21st biannual Career Development Workshop (CDW) saw a flood of students to the Reitz Union’s Grand Ballroom on Sept. 25, 2017. More than 860 students stopped by during the four-hour event. A mix of undergraduate students, graduate students and alumni interested working in computer science or engineering fields came to interview with 31 companies.

Info Tech Speaker Series Presents Davyeon Ross

Notes to My Younger Self

Stop by the Chamber Room on the ground floor of the Reitz Union on Thursday, Sept. 28, to listen to Davyeon Ross, co-founder and COO of DDSports Inc., share highlights of his professional, athletic and entrepreneurial journey, and the emotional highs and lows while navigating the roller coaster of entrepreneurship.

Hear Davyeon’s unique insight into building an exciting sports tech company while traveling from the West Indies throughout the US, Europe, Asia and Canada and key learnings from years of playing competitive and college basketball.

The Department Congratulates Its First HCC Ph.D. Graduates

The University of Florida Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) is proud to announce the graduation of its first two students from the Human-Centered Computing (HCC) Ph.D. degree program.

Chris Crawford, whose research focuses on brain-computer interfaces (BCI) and human-robot interaction, and Marvin Andujar, whose research focuses on affective BCI, graduated this past weekend after passing their dissertation defenses.

Bringing More Women to Tech

Supporting Women and the Industry

Recently accepted as a BRAID Affiliate, the UF Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering is working to increase diversity in computer science

Diversity makes the industry stronger. That’s why UF CISE excels in the number of women throughout our program. Want to learn more about our diversity? Come see us at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in booth 1942 on Oct. 4-6, 2017.

BYTES: An Annual News Magazine, 2017

Message from the Chair

Dear Friends,

Safety first, right? That’s how most of us live our lives. That’s definitely how we set priorities in our department. Because whenever we turn on the news we see new threats with the potential to damage individuals and nations. At the UF Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering, we’re paying attention. We’re playing hardball with some of the world’s biggest security challenges.