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CISE Students Win at 2017 FICS Research Conference on Cybersecurity

Several students from the University of Florida Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) won the poster competition for their respective categories on March 8 during the second day of the Florida Institute for Cybersecurity (FICS) Research conference.

The conference, the FICS Research Conference on Cybersecurity, was held over two days at Emerson Alumni Hall on the UF campus. Student posters on cybersecurity projects were on display for judging. On day two, the conference held an awards ceremony for the poster winners in eight categories.

College Ranked in the Top 1% for Enrollment of Women

At the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, women are transforming the future. Under the leadership of Dean Cammy Abernathy, the college has prioritized diversity and inclusion alongside leadership and innovation. We are the New Engineers – leaders with a strong technical foundation who are equally adept at thinking critically and collaborating with others to execute creative solutions.

FICS Research Announces New Student Group: CyberGators

CyberGators at FICS Research is as student-driven organization dedicated to advancing cybersecurity, privacy and awareness. They are a diverse group of students performing interdisciplinary research, exploring innovative educational ideas, and seeking engagement in professional collaborations and community outreach across industry, government and academia.

Read more: FICS Research

CISE Server Maintenance

On Monday, March 6, at around 5 p.m. the servers at the Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering will be undergoing scheduled maintenance. Access to the department's website and affiliated websites will be unavailable, as well as access to all CISE services (ie: databases, terminal, etc.). Maintenance is scheduled to end on Tuesday, March 7, around noon.

We appreciate your cooperation

- CISE Admin

UF CISE Celebrates Black History Month

The University of Florida Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering celebrates Black History Month by spotlighting our achievements in diversity among five key performance indicators.

According to 2015 data from the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), the UF CISE department ranks No. 1 among computer science departments at public universities in the number of black students enrolled in the Ph.D. program.

UF Community Mourns the Loss of Karan Khullar

As many of you are aware, one of our students, Karan Khullar, was fatally struck by a car on Feb. 11, 2017. As a community, the Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering, the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering and the University of Florida are deeply saddened by the tragedy. If any of you are feeling overwhelmed during this difficult time, please contact one of the many services offered by UF and Alachua County listed below.

UF Counseling and Wellness Center: 352-392-1575

Cybersecurity Expert Named the John H. and Mary Lou Dasburg Preeminent Chair in Engineering

The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at the University of Florida has named Patrick Traynor the John H. and Mary Lou Dasburg Preeminent Chair in Engineering. Traynor came to the Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) in 2014 as an associate professor focusing on security and networks.