Congratulations to Dr. Mubarak Shah, who is to be inducted into the National Academy of Inventors as a fellow on April 10, 2020.
Congratulations to Irene Tanner, an undergraduate in Computer Science, who was awarded an Honors Undergraduate Thesis scholarship from the Burnett Honors College in October.
Congratulations to the following UCF students who won first place in the Duel Factor Capture the Flag competition at Florida Cyber Con:
Several UCF CS students and faculty have won a “Best Long Paper” award at the 7th ACM Symposium on Spatial User Interaction.
Congratulations to Hack@UCF’s Knightsec team and their coach, Dr. Tom Nedorost, for advancing to the Final Round of the inaugural 2019 Wicked6 Cyber Games held at the HyperX Esports Arena in Las Vegas on August 8th.
Trustee chair professor Dr. Mubarak Shah is the 2019 winner of the prestigious ACM SIGMM award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications.
A UCF team consisting of CS undergraduates Sara Aladham, Lauryn Landkrohn, Sydney Munro, and a graduate student in the MS in Digital Forensics program, Jensly Francisco, along with two alternates (both CS undergraduates) Natalie Larkin and Jacqueline Van Der Meulen has qualified as a finalist in the Wicked6CyberGames;
Dr. Pamela Wisniewski, an assistant professor with the department of Computer Science, earned an NSF CAREER award for her proposal: “CAREER: Safety by Design: Protecting Adolescents from Online Risks”.
Research by PhD student Karla Badillo-Urquiola and CS assistant professor Pamela Wisniewski describes the use of participatory design methods to redesign TikTok (or Musical.ly) to help keep kids safe online.
At the UCF Founder’s Day convocation in April, Dr. Pamela Wisniewski, an assistant professor with the department was recognized with UCF’s Reach for the Stars award.