Computer science professor and chair Brent Seales appeared on NOVA's "Dead Sea Scroll Detectives."


Stephen Ware, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, has received a $493,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to further his research in the area of computational storytelling. The grant will explore how intelligent interactive narratives can be used to provide effective, realistic training for police officers.


Brent Seales, professor and chair in the Department of Computer Science, has been using light 10 billion times brighter than the sun to read carbonized Herculaneum Scrolls. Seales is creating a comprehensive catalog of Herculaneum papyri, and recently virtually unwrapped a pair of 2,000-year-old Roman scrolls believed to have belonged to the family of Julius Caesar, and that were buried and charred during Mt. Vesuvius' eruption.  ... You can also tune in to a live-streamed event, "Reading the Herculaneum Papyri," and hear from experts about the challenges of unraveling and reading hundreds of carbonized papyri scrolls. The program streams live from the Getty Villa in Los Angeles, California on Saturday, October 19 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. PST.


James Griffioen, computer science professor and director of the UK Center for Computational Sciences, will be on a new Kentucky Research Computing team made possible by a $1.4 million National Science Foundation grant to aid in the development of Kentucky’s research computing cyberinfrastructure.


Xava Grooms, Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science, won first place in the Tapia Student Poster Competition for her poster “Utilizing Delay Tolerant Networking in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Applications.” The Tapia technical student poster session provides an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to present their latest research results and methodologies to a wide conference audience.


James F. Hardymon (BSCE ’56; MSCE ’58) shares his keys to success in a new memoir titled, “Engineering Corporate Success: A Memoir.”


Simone Silvestri, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Kentucky, has been awarded a three-year grant for approximately $500,000 by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the project “Crosslayer Optimization of Energy and Cost through Unified Modeling of User Behavior and Storage in Multiple Buildings.”


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Brent Seales, professor and chair of the Department of Computer Science, and Rick Honaker, professor in the Department of Mining Engineering, were mentioned by Lisa Cassis, UK’s vice president for Research, in a UKNow article about UK’s record-breaking increase of $83 million in competitive research awards over the previous year. The post appeared in the Lane Report.


Tingting Yu, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, has received a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation. The total amount of the award is approximately $500,000. The project will involve collaboration between UK and Stevens Institute of Technology. The goal is to improve the quality of modern software systems.


Brent Seales, professor and chair of the Department of Computer Science, had his digital unwrapping research presented in an article by the Washington Post.


Computer science assistant professor Corey Baker believes universities must do a better job recruiting, retaining and graduating minority students in engineering. Thus far, his own efforts are proving to be very successful.


Computer science doctoral student Asare Nkansah (BSCS 2019) was one of three students to work with Apple on an app to improve the student experience at UK.


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