July 28, 2021
Before arriving in the U.S., Mohammad Masum had no real concept of data science. A native of Bangladesh, he came stateside to expand his knowledge but didn’t quite discover his passion for data science until he neared the end of a graduate program in mathematics and statistics. That passion is what ultimately led him to Kennesaw State University, where he will graduate this month with a Ph.D. in Analytics and Data Science.
July 23, 2021
Faculty members from Kennesaw State University’s College of Computing and Software Engineering and Bagwell College of Education are helping metro Atlanta middle and high school teachers educate their students about cybersecurity. Through a grant they received from the GenCyber program, assistant professors of information technology Shirley Tian and Zhigang Li and assistant professor of instructional technology Yi Jin have been leading a cybersecurity education camp for the past two weeks.
July 08, 2021
In what has been a record-breaking year for enrollment, more than 20,300 have enrolled in the Summer 2021 semester at Kennesaw State University, with graduate programs seeing a nearly 9 percent increase since last year.
July 06, 2021
Kennesaw State University professor Kun Suo has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to develop solutions for highly efficient, low-power computing in the cloud. Suo, an assistant professor of computer science in Kennesaw State’s College of Computing and Software Engineering, said the $173,000 grant will allow him to continue his research involving Internet of Things (IoT), or the interconnected network of computing devices embedded in everyday objects.
June 29, 2021
It’s been six years since Southern Polytechnic and Kennesaw State joined forces to create Georgia’s second-largest university. The consolidation of the two schools created a total alumni base of nearly 130,000 living graduates. In recognition of the history, legacy and traditions that were an integral part of SPSU, the Kennesaw State University Alumni Association has chartered the Southern Polytechnic State University Alumni Society (SPSUAS).
June 17, 2021
Kennesaw State University has been ranked by several online organizations for having some of the nation’s best academic programs. During the Spring 2021 semester, several KSU academic programs were ranked for their curriculum quality, affordability, course strength and flexibility, among others.
May 28, 2021
Paola Spoletini recalls stepping into her first engineering course at Politecnico di Milano in Italy as one of the only female students among a class of 100. Equipped with decades of research experience and a platform through which she can connect with the next generation of STEM scholars, Spoletini now plays an active role in encouraging other women to take their seat at the table. A professor of software engineering in Kennesaw State University’s College of Computing and Software Engineering, Spoletini said she recognized her own passion for STEM at an early age.
May 26, 2021
Kennesaw State University student Alyssa Venn considers herself an early adopter of data science. While working toward an bachelor’s degree in computational and applied mathematics, she picked up an undergraduate minor in applied statistics and analytics hoping to gain a bit of exposure in one of the nation’s fastest growing fields. At the time, she didn’t anticipate the amount of doors the minor program would open. Today, Venn is one of 4,200 students who are served at the undergraduate and graduate levels by the School of Data Science in Analytics.
May 13, 2021
Ask Kennesaw State University professor Mohammed Aledhari to describe graduate computer science student Rehma Razzak, and he will respond with one word: productive. Her resume, on the other hand, speaks for itself. In her first 16 months of graduate study, Razzak authored and co-authored nine academic papers with another four papers submitted for review.
May 10, 2021
When he was in ninth grade, Kennesaw State University student Samuel Wolde’s parents moved their family more than 12,000 miles from Ethiopia to Minnesota to provide their children with better educational and career opportunities. “My parents left everything behind and sacrificed a lot to give us a better future,” said Wolde, who is now 25 years old. “Adjusting to the new culture, language, and this new world was challenging.” This week Wolde is set to earn a Master’s of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) without ever having to travel the 750 miles between Kennesaw and where he now lives in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He credits the online program with providing the education he needs to advance his career, while fitting around his full-time work schedule.