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KUDOS! Professor Lei Xie Awarded $1.3 Million Grant to Develop New Computational Methods for Drug Discovery

NIH (National Institutes of Health) Award Hunter Computer Science Professor Grant to Develop New Computational Methods for Drug Discovery.

  • Posted by jdriscol
  • Published: Oct 30, 2014


Click on the links below to hear faculty & students talk about the program and specifically about the ttopic of women in the field of Computer Science.

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  • Published: Apr 14, 2014

Author! Author! Dmytro Kedyk, CS Alum Class of 2009 Pens Textbook

Dmytro Kedyk has authored a new text, "Commodity Algorithms and Data Structures in C++: Simple and Useful."

  • Posted by jdriscol
  • Published: Mar 27, 2014

Going Hollywood: Jonathan Galsurkar wins summer fellowship at USC!

Jonathan Galsurkar, CSCI Major, class of 2015 has been offered a SURE fellowship at the Viterbi School of Engineering at The University of Southern California (Los Angeles) for summer 2014.

  • Posted by jdriscol
  • Published: Mar 27, 2014

Hunter to Participate in Major NSF Study on Artificial Intelligence

Susan L. Epstein, Hunter Professor of Computer Science, reported to President Jennifer Raab that Hunter College has been selected to participate in a major interdisciplinary study funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

  • Posted by jdriscol
  • Published: Sep 13, 2013


Prof. William Sakas assumes the seat of Department Chair on July 1 as Prof. Virginia Teller steps down.

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  • Published: Jun 19, 2013

CS Alumnus Wins Prestigious NSF Award

Samuel (Ben) Hixon, class of 2012, is the recipient of National Science Fellowship...part of a record number for CUNY and the second CSCI alum in as many years to win one.

  • Posted by jdriscol
  • Published: Apr 29, 2013

FIVE(!) Computer Science Majors win new VERIZON Scholars Award

Jorge Davila, Joseph Fong, Steven Han, Vitaliy Maritash and Carlos Villalba are among the Hunter College winners of new Verizon Foundation STEM Scholarship.

  • Posted by jdriscol
  • Published: Nov 06, 2012

Ms. Clara Ng, CSCI major-QuBI Concentrator Wins Prestigious McNulty Scholarship

This program is designed to equip extraordinary science and math majors at Hunter College with the knowledge and experiences that will enable them to become leaders in their fields. You were nominated for this honor by Hunter College faculty in your major department in recognition of your superb academic record. There are five components to the John P. McNulty Scholars Program • Research experience: McNulty Scholars receive hands-on research experience during the academic year in the laboratory of a Hunter College faculty member. • Mentoring: McNulty Scholars receive scientific, academic and career guidance from the Hunter faculty members who run the labs in which they work. They also receive peer advice and guidance from other McNulty Scholars. • Professional Development: McNulty Scholars have the opportunity to participate in workshops and seminars that will help them advance in their scientific careers (topics may include, for example, applying to graduate school, preparing scientific posters, networking at professional conferences). These opportunities will be offered by Hunter’s Science Mathematics Opportunities Network (SciMON). • Conferences, Speakers and Events: McNulty Scholars are invited to participate in science and math events offered at Hunter College, including Hunter's annual Science Poster Day, and they are provided with up to $500 for travel to scientific meetings, conference or events and/or for preparation of scientific posters. • Financial support: McNulty Scholars receive up $4000 per year, of which up to $1500 may be applied to tuition (depending on financial need); the balance is awarded as a research stipend. This is a one-year award, starting August 27, 2012.

  • Posted by jdriscol
  • Published: Aug 22, 2012

Hunter CS Major / Macauley Honors College Junior Wins Microsoft "Favorite App" Prize.

Chevon Christie creates an app designed to scan and organize business cards on your smart-phone -- and wins a $2,500 prize from Microsoft for it!

  • Posted by jdriscol
  • Published: Jun 28, 2012

KUDOS AND ACCOLADES! Mr. Vincent Xue, Macauley Honors College student and CSCI bionformatics concentrator is awarded the prestigeous National Science Fund's GRFP Fellowship.

Please join the CSCI Department in congratulating Mr. Xue on this stellar accomplishment: truly a feather in both his and our caps! The fellowship is for a period of five years and carries with it an annual stipend of $30,000. Graduate Research Fellowship Program's honor was awarded to him based on [his] outstanding abilities and accomplishments as well as [his] potential to contribute to strengthening the vitality of the US science and engineering enterprise.

  • Posted by jdriscol
  • Published: Apr 02, 2012

And Professor Epstein Scores Again!

Professor Susan Epstein was recognized by the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence in its Games and Puzzles division.

  • Posted by jdriscol
  • Published: Apr 02, 2012

Professor Susan Epstein Wins Hunter/SciMON Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Mentoring

On March 15, 2012, Professor Susan Epstein was awarded an Outstanding Mentor award at a ceremony in Hunter's Faculty Lounge.

  • Posted by jdriscol
  • Published: Mar 16, 2012

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Graduate School*

* ...But May Have Been Afraid To Ask!

  • Posted by jdriscol
  • Published: Feb 14, 2012