Department of Computer Science

Top prize goes to hands-free GPS navigational backpack  Student participants from Parsons The New School for Design, SUNY Buffalo, Stephens College and Kent State place in top 3 teams Despite a powerful snow storm that temporarily closed down the campus, students from around the U.S. descended upon Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, to develop...

MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY JAN. 30 – FEB. 1 Fashion-Technology Overlap Subject of Symposium and “Hackathon” at Kent State Events organized by Kent State’s Blackstone LaunchPad, Fashion School and TechStyleLAB TechStyleLAB Symposium Academic conference on digital textile design and production Friday, Jan. 30 (10 a.m. - 7 p.m.)...

The wearable technology industry is expected to grow to become a $30 billion market within the next five years, and Kent State University is laying the groundwork to make an impact in the field.  “The emerging wearables industry offers a wealth of research and economic development opportunities for this region,” said Todd Diacon, Kent...

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Kent State University a $300,000 grant for three College of Arts and Sciences faculty members to study how human dynamics across social media and social networks can be modeled. The grant is part of a $999,887 collaboration with San Diego State University and the University of Arkansas. Professor...

Kent State University student Robin Bonatesta, a junior computer science and fashion merchandising major from Branchburg, N.J., has been named a University Innovation Fellow by the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter). The program is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and directed by Stanford University...

Graduate School?!? Now Accepting Applications for Spring 2015!! Applications for the Spring will be accepted now through November 15, 2014. Turn yours in today at http://www.kent.edu/admissions/apply!!

Congratulations to Jeff Bailey, Research Engineer in the Department of Computer Science, for 20 years of service at Kent State University.  Jeff will be honored at an awards banquet on May 24.

Thursday 1 March, 10:00-11:30am and 12:30-2:00pm, Kent Student Center Ballroom (2nd floor). Come explore the exciting careers in information systems, computer science, and information technology. This is a great opportunity for students to interact with IT and IS professionals and learn about career opportunities in the field. This is not a...