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Robby and John Hatcliff receive defense department grant for work on safety/security-critical systems
Robby and John Hatcliff have been awarded $231,000 for a two-year period by the U.S. Department of Defense — Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for development of tools that will assure the safety and security of mission-critical software.
Pascal Hitzler and Cogan Shimizu partner launch online database on history of slavery
Pascal Hitzler, professor and Lloyd T. Smith creativity in engineering chair in the computer science department, and his postdoc, Cogan Shimizu, have helped launch the online database Enslaved.org.
Pavithra Prabhakar to lead on NASA grant to design certifiable, intelligent aerospace control systems
Pavithra Prabhakar, associate professor and Peggy and Gary Edwards chair in engineering in the computer science department, will lead Kansas State University on the project "Evolving and Certifiable Autopilot for Unmanned Aerial Systems, Phase II."
The Computational Core Initiative
The Computational Core Initiative, or CCI, a set of computer programming courses offered by the computer science department in the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering, is designed to provide students of any major with the fundamental knowledge to utilize programming in a variety of situations.
Hatcliff, Robby receive DoD grant for safety-critical systems
Two professors of computer science have been awarded just over $400,000 for two years by the U.S. Department of Defense — Army for development of techniques in building safety-critical systems used in military operations.
Pavithra Prabhakar funded by NSF for research on artificial intelligence-based cyber-physical systems
Pavithra Prabhakar, associate professor of computer science, has been awarded $450,000 from the NSF to work on artificial intelligence-based controllers in the three-year project, "Scalable Formal Verification of ANN Controlled Cyber-Physical Systems."