UTEP CS Chair Receives Prestigious Award

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For over two decades, Gates has been a leader in initiatives that support Hispanics and members of other underrepresented groups in the computing field. She is perhaps best known for leading the Computing Alliance of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (CAHSI), an alliance of 13 institutions whose work has had large and sustained positive impact on recruitment, retention, […]

Emotion Detection is the Focus of CS Researchers


Happy or Sad? Recognizing Emotion Through Facial Skin Color Watch a YouTube video of a giggling baby and you’ll likely end up with a grin on your face. Your mouth will turn upward into a smile and you might even let out a chuckle yourself. The skin on your face may change color, too, turning […]

Students Enjoy Collaborative, Study, and Meeting Areas


There are new locations for students to socialize and also for increased group work and tutoring: CCSB 1.0706 is the new location for TA office hours, CS tutoring by ACM volunteers CCSB G.0512 is the new location for team meeting location, and social gathering area. Enjoy the new design of the rooms. Go Miners!

Video Chat May be Dramatically Improved by Research


If you’re not hooked up to WiFi, video chatting on your smartphone can be a pretty choppy experience. Users often run into frustrating problems like highly pixelated or frozen frames, lagging video or audio, and connection losses. Mobile video chat programs such as FaceTime, Skype and Google Hangouts use a lot of bandwidth, which is […]