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2016 UPE Initiates

June 10, 2016

On May 4, 2016, The Johns Hopkins University Chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), held an intimate initiation ceremony to induct 14 new members in to its international honor society. UPE is dedicated to the discipline of computer information systems and computer science. The Hopkins chapter, advised by JHU Computer Scientists Joanne Selinski and Scott […]

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Cheers to the class of 2016!

June 9, 2016

On May 18, Johns Hopkins celebrated its 2016 university wide Commencement in a climate-controlled venue. For the first time, the ceremony was held at Royal Farms Arena in downtown Baltimore. The Department of Computer Science (CS) at the Whiting School of Engineering, awarded degrees to 50 CS Majors and 26 CS Minors. Seventeen majors earned departmental honors. There […]

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Johns Hopkins computer scientists find drones vulnerable to attack

June 8, 2016

Sales of drones—small flying machines equipped with cameras—are soaring, but new research by a Johns Hopkins computer security team has raised concerns about how easily hackers could cause these robotic devices to ignore their human controllers—and potentially crash to the ground. Five graduate students and their professor discovered three different ways to send rogue commands […]

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The Johns Hopkins University Chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon Hosts T-Shirt Competition

May 6, 2016

In fall 2015, The Johns Hopkins University Chapter of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), an international honor society dedicated to the discipline of computer information systems and computer science, partnered with The Johns Hopkins Association for Computing Machinery to organize a t-shirt design competition and fundraiser. The goal of the competition was to raise UPE’s visibility […]

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WSE team takes home 2016 KUKA Innovation Award

April 28, 2016

A team from the Whiting School of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science has taken the top honors at the world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology in Hanover, Germany. Comprising three graduate students and one recently completed PhD student from the Department of Computer Science, as well as one robotics Master’s degree student, Team CoSTAR (Collaborative […]

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