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Computer Security Grants
Posted: Tuesday, September 14 2010
Faculty in the department of Computer Science have been awarded a $1.5 million grant by the National Science Foundation to support the Scholarship for Service program (SFS). The SFS program provides a two-year full-ride scholarship to students studying computer security, with the requirement that the student then work for the US government for two years helping improve the security of our nation’s...
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Engineering | Computer Science
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UI Researchers Gain New Advantage with One of the Nation’s Most Powerful Computers
Posted: Tuesday, March 11
MOSCOW, Idaho -- A new University of Idaho computer nicknamed “Big-STEM” isn’t much larger on the outside than your average computer tower. But what’s inside puts everyday PCs — and most other computers — to shame. When Big-STEM goes fully online this summer, it will be one of the most powerful computers of its kind in the United States.
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Science | Engineering | Physics | Jim Alves-Foss | Marty Ytreberg | Research | News Release
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Twentieth Annual Engineering Design EXPO Announces Winners
Posted: Friday, April 26 2013
MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Student Union Building was home to robots, snowmobiles, submarines and other student-built engineering projects April 26 for the 20th annual Engineering Design EXPO. Teams of senior students from U-Idaho’s College of Engineering displayed and presented their hands-on projects to the university community and the public.
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Engineering | Electrical & Computer Engineering | Civil Engineering | Computer Science | Mechanical Engineering | Chemical & Materials Engineering | Biological and Agricultural Engineering | News Release
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Rolling with the Beat
Posted: Friday, November 16 2012
The University of Idaho’s newest marching band member has three legs, 30 flashing LED lights and an electronic brain. The Human-Assisted Robotic Drumset, nicknamed the Band-Beesten, is the newest star of the Sound of Idaho. It’s a joint project between students and faculty in mechanical engineering, computer science and music – and there’s nothing quite like it anywhere el...
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Science | Engineering | Computer Science | Mechanical Engineering | Lionel Hampton School of Music | B.S. Mechanical Engineering | Music | News Release | Music | Computer Science
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U-Idaho Helping to Build the Best Defense Against a “Cyber Pearl Harbor”
Posted: Monday, October 15 2012
By Donna Emert POST FALLS/COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho -- American intelligence agencies have concluded that Iran is behind a recent barrage of network attacks on computers across the Saudi oil industry and US banks. In light of the attacks, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said the US risks a “cyber Pearl Harbor.” In the 21st Century, cyber security breaches are one of the greatest threats to government...
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Science | Computer Science | News Release | Northern Idaho | Post Falls | Computer Science
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Staying Well Ahead of Hackers and Protecting the Public
Posted: Wednesday, June 13 2012
Cybersecurity research at the University of Idaho is helping to safeguard computers’ vast stores of data vital to individuals, companies and complex computer networks controlling everything from banking to the air traffic control system.
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Science | Engineering | Computer Science | Jim Alves-Foss | B.S. Computer Science | Computer Science, M.S. or Ph.D. | Research | News Release | Graduate | Security
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Crosswalk Insights for the Vision Impaired
Posted: Monday, May 16 2011
Written by Steven Nelson MOSCOW, Idaho – Most people don’t think much about crossing the street. Even at a busy intersection, the "walk" or flashing "don’t walk" signs tell them when it is safe to cross. However, for the vision impaired, it can be challenging as they can’t see the sign or the traffic, or struggle with noise issues created by heavy traffic. Research done at the University of Ida...
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Engineering | Computer Science | Richard Wall | Electrical Engineering | Research | News Release | Graduate | B.S. Electrical Engineering | Idaho at Glance | Register Features | Technology Transfer | Computer Science
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Student EXPO Project Allows State Board of Education to Mine Vital Data
Posted: Thursday, April 21 2011
Mapping out a successful future often depends on the ability to understand the past.
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Engineering | Computer Science | Larry Stauffer | B.S. Computer Science | Research | News Release | Greg Donohoe
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Computer Language Facilitates Visualizations of Next-Generation Computing
Posted: Tuesday, October 5 2010
Language, our species’ platform for almost all communication and comprehension, continues to evolve at the hands of computer programmers.
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Engineering | Computer Science | Clint Jeffery | News Release | Computer Science
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A “BEACON” for Real-Time Evolution Research
Posted: Wednesday, February 24 2010
Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho’s excellence in real-time evolution has been nationally recognized by its inclusion in a $25 million grant bringing together scientists across the country to research topics ranging from antibiotic resistance in bacteria to the efficiency of automobiles. The University of Idaho will join four other universities in the creation of B...
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Science | Computer Science | Research | News Release | Idaho at Glance
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