October 01, 2021
In order to teach school-age children the basics of cybersecurity, two Kennesaw State University professors are collaborating on a method to deliver lessons where K-12 students spend most of their time: playing video games. Launched by Joy Li, assistant professor of computer game design and development, and Yan Huang, assistant professor of software engineering, the project is pegged as an alternative to traditional learning activities by teaching students the principles of cybersecurity in a immersive virtual reality (VR) environment.
September 20, 2021
Kennesaw State University students were given the opportunity to race against the clock and work with major companies to solve industry-related issues at the 2021 Hackathon. The three-day, interdisciplinary event partners students with industry leaders to develop solutions to real-world problems. This year, Microsoft participated as an event sponsor along with BlackRock and Wellstar Health System.
September 17, 2021
What some may see as the standard class project, Susan Hardy sees an opportunity to positively impact society. A senior lecturer in Kennesaw State University’s School of Data Science and Analytics, she is among the faculty responsible for mentoring students through research projects in the School’s Minor in Applied Statistics and Analytics. Having guided more than 50 projects and accompanying students to high-caliber conferences, she asks every student to follow a simple directive: Find something you’re passionate about.
September 08, 2021
Kennesaw State University computer science professor Tu Nguyen has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to address the massive service demand placed on cellular networks.
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.