computer science

HR Notices From Sept. 3

The latest staffing, leadership and boardroom news from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2013

Wayne State's new tech education center in Warren.

Wayne State Breaks Ground On Advanced Technology Education Center In Warren

Wayne State University will celebrate the groundbreaking of its new Advanced Technology Education Center At noon Wednesday, July 24, at 14601 E. 12 Mile Road in Warren.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2013

Nick DeNardis. Wayne State University photo.

Computer Science Alum Solves Problems, Builds WSU Web Presence

Wayne State University computer science alumnus Nick DeNardis is quickly becoming a nationally renowned expert on institutional Web presence in higher education. Fortunately for WSU, he opted to stay and lead online communication efforts at his alma mater.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

LTU. Steven Balmer awarded honorary doctorate 3.8.13

Lawrence Tech Grants Microsoft’s Ballmer Honorary Doctorate

Microsoft Corp. CEO and Michigan native Steven Ballmer received an honorary doctorate degree in computer science from Lawrence Technological University Friday morning in a special university convocation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2013


Twitter CEO Returns To Alma Mater UM

Social media like Twitter that offer instant reaction to news events has recreated the Greek ‘agora’ shared meeting space and complemented the traditional news media in unexpected ways, Twitter’s CEO said Friday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/16/2012

An example design of a smart building exterior. Photo: University of Michigan

Smart Building Exteriors For Reduced Energy Costs, Cleaner Environment

Within the “envelopes” of commercial and residential buildings rests the promise of major, new energy efficiencies in the built-environment, according to University of Michigan researchers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2012

Lawrence Tech Associate Professor of Computer Science C.J. Chung demonstrates how a Microsoft Kinect vision sensor can send video of his movements to a computer.

Robotics Lab Opening Will Feature Demonstration Of Fall Detection

Associate Professor C.J. Chung of Lawrence Technological University knows from personal experience how dangerous it can be to fall and not be able to get assistance. Last year he suffered a painful fall when he was recovering from a bone infection that had greatly reduced his ability to walk.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2011

Michigan Technological University professor Hairong Wei

Michigan Tech Prof Removes Gene Research Roadblock

Hairong Wei is a molecular biologist who turned to his other passion — computer science — to remove a major research roadblock. The Michigan Technological University professor’s cross-disciplinary efforts have produced a new computer-based tool for rapidly and accurately identifying the regulatory genes that work together to control a biological process or trait.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2011

Google Swamped With Applicants

Google Inc., the world’s biggest Internet-search service, received more than 75,000 job applications worldwide last week, setting a record for the company as it embarks on a hiring spree.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2011


Kettering U Creates Bioinformatics Major

Kettering University will begin to offer a bachelor of science degree in bioinformatics in summer 2011, a hybrid field where biology, computer science and statistics merge to form a single discipline.