Welcome to the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology. If you are a prospective student, the links on this page will provide you with much of the information that you need. We welcome on-line, transfer, and second-degree students. If you need more information, please contact our office at 931-221-7840 or email Dr. Leong Lee, the chair of the department.
- Need TUTORING for assignments? Check out peer programming tutoring hours.
- Hunting down a professor, need advisement? Check out their office hours.
- Please LIKE our department facebook page https://www.facebook.com/apsucsci/
- 2019-2020 FAFSA is now open! Check out APSU financial aid.
- Scholarships! Apply now for official APSU Scholarships and check out more CSCI scholarships.
- Looking for work? check out our job opportunities and internship/REU opportunities pages.
- Need more STEM info? check out the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics webpage..
Dr. Bruce Myer's Retirement Reception
Join us for a Retirement Reception honoring Dr. Bruce Myers, Fri, Oct 26, 2018, 7pm - 9:30pm. The Reception will be held at 416 College Street, which is located near the campus food pantry and BCM. Reservations are $30 per guest.
Wells Fargo Campus Analytics Challenge - Machine Learning
"One of Wells Fargo’s priorities is to promote environmental sustainability, which includes accelerating the transition to a low-carbon economy. Taking individual actions can encourage collective responsibility to help achieve this. Using machine learning, create a data product to help individuals optimize the balance between their carbon footprint and quality of life."
Using a pre-defined data set of customer information, can you create a machine learning algorithm that minimizes carbon footprint while maintaining their total quality of life? $11,000 is available for the top performing teams!
Ends Sunday, October 21st.
More information and contest: https://www.mindsumo.com/contests/campus-analytics-challenge-2018
Fall Peer Programming Tutoring Available
Taking summer class? Need help with programming assignments? Summer peer programming tutoring available. Check out the schedule here !
Graduate Teaching Assistant Positions Available
- work (a maximum of) 20 hours per week for 16 weeks in Fall and 16 weeks in Spring
- annual stipend: $5,200
- eligible for a tuition waiver to cover the cost of tuition and fees (approximately $10,000) not to exceed 10 graduate credit hours per academic semester
- Applicant must be admitted to or applying to the PSM or M.S. in Computer Science and Quantitative Methods program.
- The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics offer a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Computer Science and Quantitative Methods, and a Professional Science Master’s (PSM) degree, also in Computer Science and Quantitative Methods.
Keeping Up With Us
- EITCE 2018 Conference Research Paper: Shanghai University of Engineering Science, China, October 12-14. Dr. Alice J. Lin, Charles B Chen and Fuhua (Frank) Cheng had their research paper, "Virtual Reality Games for Health Care" accepted and presented at the conference.
- Rocky Mountain CCS Conference Research Paper: New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM, October 12-13. James Church, Bettina Shank, Tabitha S. Y. Lee, Trevor Compton, and Justin M. Conklin had their research paper "PeayNotes: A Generic Web-based Patient Clinical Notes Sharing System for Health Care Professionals" accepted and presented at the conference.
- VolHacks III Hackathon 2018: UTK Knoxville, September 28-30. 3 teams of 4 participating.
- VolHacks is a 36 hour hackathon, where teams of up to 4 have 36 hours to build something using any kind of technology they have.At the end of the 36 hours, teams are judged on multiple categories, from best overall to best use of a particular technology to best for social good.
- The 3 teams participating were:
- Team Black: Bunkerin' Down, a website to score locations based on how good they would be to shelter in during a natural disaster. They won Best Social Good hack. https://devpost.com/software/bunkerin-down
- Team Red: PiMail, a hardware peripheral that you can put on your mailbox to alert you when anyone opens your mailbox. They won Most Technical and Most Marketable. https://devpost.com/software/pi-mail
- Team White: Leap Beats Unplugged, a game using sensors to track your hands so you can play a virtual set of bongos. https://devpost.com/software/leaps-beats-unplugged
- Haskell: Data Analysis Made Easy - by Dr. James Church: This 78 page book covers setting up the Haskell environment, performing meaningful analysis on real-world data, visualizing and harvesting information from data, and identifying patterns in the data with advanced data analysis. Perfect for anyone new to the field of data analysis that wants to polish their skill with Haskell. Amazon link to book.
- Learning Haskell Data Analysis - by Dr. James Church: This 194 page book covers creating portable databases with SQLite3 and pulling large amounts of data into your Haskell programs, using EasyPlot to make publication-ready charts, and analyzing real-word data with the most commonly used statistical techniques. A must-buy for any developer, analyst, or data scientist wanting to learn data analysis methods with Haskell! Amazon link to book.
For those who may not have kept up with us, here is a list of our faculty and staff.
- Mr. Barry G. Bruster, Instructor
- Dr. Nicholas A. Coleman, Assistant Professor
- Dr. Joseph V. Elarde, Assistant Professor
- Dr. Leong Lee, Associate Professor and Chair
- Dr. Jiang Li, Professor
- Mr. Johnny Maynard, Assistant Professor
- Dr. Bruce Myers, Professor
- Dr. John A. Nicholson, Associate Professor
- Dr. Yingbing Yu, Professor
- Dr. Jim Bateman, Professor Emeritus
- Dr. Jim Vandergriff, Professor Emeritus
- Mr. Keith Bearden, Adjunct Faculty
- Mr. Calvin G. Bolander, Adjunct Faculty
- Dr. Gary L. Griffith, Adjunct Faculty
- Mr. Jason Hatton, Adjunct Faculty
- Mr. Paul E. MacAfee, Adjunct Faculty
- Mr. Antonio (Tony) L. McCutcheon, Adjunct Faculty
- Mr. Stephen T. Paulk-McGinley, Adjunct Faculty
- Mr. Austin Siders, Adjunct Faculty
- Mr. Aaron Taylor, Adjunct Faculty
- Mr. Leonard Tharpe, Adjunct Faculty
- Mr. John Wood, Adjunct Faculty
- Mrs. Betty Leimer, Administrative Assistant II