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Mathematica is available for free to UAB faculty, staff and students, thanks to funding from the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering.
The Department of Computer Science and Information System is proud to recognize all of the 2012-2013 UAB CIS scholarship recipients.
Song Gao is among the very few (and the only one from Computer Science) winning the College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Award. He was also awarded the outstanding graduating PhD student of Computer Science. 
Nitesh Saxena, Ph.D., associate professor of computer and information sciences, wondered what was happening in people’s brains when they encountered malware warnings or malicious websites. His collaboration with Rajesh Kana, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology, and three students revealed a surprising answer that won them a “Distinguished Paper Award.”
A Facebook-sponsored game of cybersecurity “Capture the Flag” was held March 22nd from 9am -3pm at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  UAB joined Stanford University as the first U.S. universities to host the Facebook event designed to test the skills of up-and-coming cybersecurity programmers as they try to penetrate peers’ online security while defending their own.
A team of University of Alabama at Birmingham faculty and CIS students have created a free, downloadable smartphone application to help health care providers and cancer patients identify more than 500 valuable community resources for people in North Central Alabama battling cancer.
Song Gao, a a graduate student in Computer and Information Sciences, received an entrepreneurship award for his proposal to enhance Internet security.
It was a moment of pride and honor for KDDM students at the recent ACM Mid-Southeast Conference. The conference was held on November 15, 2013 at Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
Two graduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences have received 2014 CAS Graduate Entrepreneurship Awards. The program promotes student innovation and entrepreneurship across all graduate programs in CAS.
“What your major is has a bigger influence over your income than where you go to school, according to Anthony Carnevale, an economist at Georgetown University.
Computer Science students will use UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center (ASC) as a canvas for their game, Pacman Revisited, in “Lux Somnia: Light Dreams.”
Rajan Kharel, who recently joined the Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining Lab as a MS/PHD student in Fall 2012, wins the first place in the paper competition in the Engineering and Computer Science Section at the 90th annual meeting of the Alabama Academy of Science.
The Department of Computer Science and Information System is proud to recognize all of the 2012-2013 UAB CIS scholarship recipients! We are committed to providing scholarships for undergraduate, graduate, transfer, upperclassmen and international students.
In the search for excellence and professional commitment to the computing and information technology fields, The Executive Council of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), the Honor Society for Computing Sciences, and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) announce the UPE ACM STUDENT CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP AWARD.
Internet Identity (IID), a provider of technologies and services that help organizations secure Internet presence, has graciously sponsored another year of scholarships for students in the computer forensics program.
On May 2nd, four CIS students presented their projects from CS 105 at the AlaSims International 2012 in Huntsville.
Job search website CareerCast.com recently ranked 200 jobs from best to worst based on five criteria including salary, stress levels, hiring outlook, physical demands, and work environment. The top job for 2012: software engineer.
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