Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Computer Science
The Department of Computer Science at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, invites applications and nominations for three tenure-track or tenured faculty positions and one additional joint position between Computer Science and another department to begin in July 2020. The areas of particular interest are: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, and Computer Systems (broadly defined) and Security.
Professor of the Practice Positions in Computer Science
The Department of Computer Science at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, invites applications and nominations for a Professor of the Practice position starting in July 2020.
Duke Comp Sci Startup Phitonex Announces $2M Seed Funding
Phitonex, Inc., a startup co-founded by Duke Computer Science Professor Alvin Lebeck with former Duke research colleagues Chris Dwyer and Craig LaBoda, recently announced that it received a $2M seed round mainly from private investors. Phitonex's groundbreaking new platform provides unmatched cell population resolution to drive enhanced biological insight. Congrats on this significant accomplishment!Read More
How computer science students feel about Duke’s most popular major
Computer science is the most popular major at Duke, with 734 undergrad students majoring in it. Also, 1,746 undergrad and 376 grad students are enrolled in comp sci courses. What is the student experience like? The Duke Chronicle reports that even with some packed lectures, students appreciate new options like expanded course offerings, online resources, and TA-led review sessions.Read More
Ashwin Machanavajjhala and Jun Yang collaborate with research team in $1M NSF Program Award to Combat Misinformation
Duke Computer Science professors Jun Yang and Ashwin Machanavajjhala are collaborating with Lavanya Vasudevan from Duke Community and Family Medicine and Global Health and also a multi-institution, multi-disciplinary research team in an NSF ~$1M project award to help combat misinformation.Read More
Duke CS Faculty Meet with Duke Learning Innovation to Design Courses
Several Duke Computer Science faculty members redesigned their courses and learned from each other's teaching experiences during a Duke Learning Innovation session this summer. Faculty participants explored research-supported, interactive teaching practices and innovative ideas around facilitating group work, holding students to seven programming steps, and helping them to think through problems.Read More
New "Protein Design by Provable Algorithms" Article by Bruce Donald and Mark Hallen Published in the Communications of the ACM
Published in the Oct. 2019 Communications of the ACM (CACM), the new review article "Protein Design by Provable Algorithms" by Bruce Donald and Mark Hallen explores designing synthetic proteins to suit our biomedical and industrial needs by using mathematically provable algorithms such as those included in OSPREY, the Donald Laboratory’s open-source suite of molecular design software.Read More