Accomplishments: Department of Computer Science

September 20, 2022
The Computer Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers has recognized Hal Berghel (Computer Science) with the designation of Charter Member of the IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Contributor program for 2022. This program, introduced in 2021 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the IEEE Computer Society, "showcases…
September 6, 2022
Paul La Plante (Computer Science) was awarded a three-year, $707,955 grant from the National Science Foundation titled, "Collaborative Research: Exploring Reionization and the Cosmic Dawn through Cross-Correlations." The goal of this grant is to improve our understanding of the first stars and galaxies in the universe, and combine data from…
September 6, 2022
Junggab Son (Computer Science) was a senior author on a recently accepted paper titled, "Improving Fashion Attribute Classification Accuracy With Limited Labeled Data Using Transfer Learning," in the 21st IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (IEEE ICMLA'22). 
August 31, 2022
Hal Berghel (Computer Science) has published an article in the September 2022 issue of IEEE Computer titled, "A Collapsing Academy IV: How Did Memory and Gag Laws Gain Admission?"
July 22, 2022
Junggab Son (Computer Science) published  "Leveraging Smart Contracts for Secure and Asynchronous Group Key Exchange Without Trusted Third Party" in the IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC). TDSC is a top publication in the filed of cybersecurity, and he is the corresponding author. 
July 17, 2022
Armin Esmaeilzadeh, Jorge Ramón Fonseca Cacho, Kazem Taghva, Mina Esmail Zadeh Nojoo Kambar, and Mahdi Hajiali (all Computer Science) have written "Building Wikipedia N-grams with Apache Spark," that was presented in SAI 2022: Intelligent Computing and published by Springer.
July 6, 2022
Hal Berghel (Computer Science) has published an article, "Prosperity Theology Goes Online: Will This Be a Fifth Great Awakening?" in the current issue of IEEE Computer. 
May 25, 2022
Mina Esmail Zadeh Nojoo Kambar, Armin Esmaeilzadeh, Yoohwan Kim, and Kazem Taghva (all Computer Science) have written "A Survey on Mobile Malware Detection Methods using Machine Learning" paper that was presented in 2022 IEEE 12th Annual Computing and Communication Workshop and Conference (CCWC) and published by IEEE in January.
May 11, 2022
Hal Berghel (Computer Science) is the author of an article "The QAnon Phenomenon: The Storm Has Always Been Among Us," which has been published in the current issue of IEEE Computer. The article explains how QAnon uses social media effectively to spread disinformation and achieve opinion creep.
March 16, 2022
Hal Berghel (Computer Science) has written an article, "A Collapsing Academy, Part III: Scientometrics and Metric Mania," that appears in the March issue of IEEE Computer. This is the third installment of a six-part series written by Berghel that describes the challenges and threats that face higher education today.
January 14, 2022
Hal Berghel (Computer Science) and Doug Jones (University of Iowa) wrote an article, "The State of the Art in Voting Machine Technology: Just How Reliable Are They?" which appears in the January issue of IEEE Computer.
January 13, 2022
Beiyu Lin (Computer Science) co-authored an article, "Early Forecasting of the Impact of Traffic Accidents Using a Single Shot Observation," which has been accepted to SIAM International Conference on Data Mining 2022 (acceptance rate of about 27.8%). The paper was co-authored with Guangyu Meng (University of Notre Dame), Qisheng Jiang (Shanghai…