New faculty hires in 2016 The Department of Computer Science welcomes two new tenure-track faculty hires in 2016. UCCS PeakChaos team places highly in 2014 iCTF competition UCCS PeakChaosUCLion Team ranked 16 out of 123 university teams in iCTF cyber war competition 2013; the 4th among 44 US teams. UCLions team achieves record result in iCTF Cyber War competition /*-->*/ /*-->*/ Congratulations to the UCLions team who ranked 35 out of 99 world-wide University teams in the m Dr. Yue wins Best Paper Award at USENIX LISA 2012 /*-->*/ /*-->*/ Congratulations to Dr. Ph.D. Student Yanfei Guo wins Best Paper Award at USENIX ICAC 2013 /*-->*/ /*-->*/ Congratulations to PhD student Yanfei Guo for winning the Best Paper Award from the USENIX ICAC Ph.D. student Palden Lama joins UT San Antonio as Assistant Professor /*-->*/ /*-->*/ Congratulations to PhD-CS 2013 Graduate Dr. Jia Rao awarded NSF research grant on predictable computing in multi-tenant clouds /*-->*/ /*-->*/ Congratulations to Dr. CS department secures six major NSF awards in 2014 /*-->*/ /*-->*/ Computer Science Department Faculty secured six major NSF awards in year 2014, bring in total mo Research highlights from 2013 */ Prof. Zhou receives NSF award for sustainable computing Prof. Xiaobo Zhou received an NSF research award for sustainable computing: Autonomic Performance and Power Control on Virtualized Servers; (Sponsor: NSF Computer Network Systems, 2012 - 2015). Learn more at Dr. Zhou's DISCO Lab website. Department welcomes new faculty member Dr. Qing Yi The computer science department welcomes Prof. Qing Yi who joined the department in August 2012. Prof. Yi has three NSF research grants including the prestigious CAREER award. UCCS team wins regional "capture the flag" hacking competition The UCCS PeakChaos team has won the "capture the flag" hacking competition at the Rocky Mountain Cyberspace Symposium 2017. PeakChaos overcame other regional colleges, Air Force Academy, Colorado College, Pikes Peak Community College and Colorado Technical University to take the win. Spring 2016 Colloquium: Making Security Usable Title: Making Security Usable Spring 2016 Colloquium: Securing the Software Supply Chain Title: Securing the Software Supply Chain 2016 PhD Graduate Dazhao Cheng joins UNC Charlotte as an Assistant Professor 2016 PhD Graduate Dazhao Cheng has joined the University of North Carolina at Charlotte as an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department. Dr. Terrance E. Boult named IEEE Fellow for 2017 Dr. Terrance E. Boult, El Pomar Endowed Professor of Innovation and Security, has been named an IEEE Fellow for 2017. Congratulations, Terry! New faculty hires in 2012 /*-->*/ /*-->*/ The Department of Computer Science welcomes three new tenure-track faculty members, Dr. UCCS designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education /*-->*/ Fall 2016 Colloquium: High-Performance Computing Resources Are Available in Colorado !! High-Performance Computing Resources Are Available in Colorado !! A research talk presented by Dr. Bruce Loftis, a Computational Scientist at CU Boulder Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) Brought to you by Gran Turismo, also known as The Race to the Clouds, is an annual invitational automobile and motorcycle hill climb to the summit of Pikes Peak - America's Mountain in Colorado, USA every year 2016 Secretary's Honors Program Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the launch of the 2016 Secretary's Honors Program Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative for current undergraduate and graduate college students. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships (Study Abroad) The applications for the 2016-2017 David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships are now available at www.borenawards.org. Boren Awards provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. Intern at Boecore, Colorado Springs, Colorado Boecore is currently recruiting talented and enthusiastic students to join our highly competitive internship program at Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, CO. Engineering Intern at Blackhawk Network, Colorado Springs, Colorado Junior or Senior student in Computer Science sought for an engineering internship. Contact Sireesha Muppala (Sireesha DOT Muppala AT bhnetwork DOT com) for more information. FBI Internship and Job Opportunities in Cyber Security The intern application for the summer 2016 intern program closes Novembe Web Application Developer at ReconInsight, Ltd., Buena Vista, Colorado BS student sought with excellent computer science foundation to develop a complex responsive web application. Systems and Software Engineer at HP, Colorado Springs, Colorado BS Computer Science student graduating in Spring or recently graduated. HP is interested in hiring local talent, if possible and specifically would like to invite UCCS graduates to apply for these positions. Endowed chair search The Department of Computer Science invites applications for the Gallogly Endowed Chair Professor of Cybersecurity. For more information visit this page. Human body movement analysis project Edward Chow, Professor, received a research contract ($23.6k) from TNUA for improving sensor based tracking systems of a smart rotating exercise chair, evaluating its effectiveness at high tech nursing centers of Palesides at Broadmoor Park, and enh Cyber insider threat reduction Edward Chow, Professor, received a research contract ($17.8k) from AFOSR SBIR Phase I subcontract through Tier 1 Performance Solutions. Machine learning grant Jugal Kalita and Terrence Boult received a research contract ($325k) for artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing, computer vision, and related fields. New opening for assistant professor The department of computer science invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Computer Science / Computer Architecture and Parallel Processing. For more information visit this page. Courseware approved by NSA Information Assurance Courseware Evaluation (IACE) program */ NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Site Awarded The National Science Foundation has awarded UCCS a three-year, $379,853.00 grant to host a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) site starting summer 2017.