Posts Tagged ‘Computer Science’

During Black History month 2009 Portland State University computer science professor Bryant York profiled 14 African-American males who are doing advanced research in computer science. These brothers are doing extraordinary research in everything from Network Security to Visual Data Mining. The 14 combined have over $32 million in research grant funding. I had the pleasure […]


Dr. Hill is a Assistant Professor of Computer Science in the School of Informatics at Indiana University. I came across Raquel and her work recently while researching the Ph.D. program in Social Informatics at Indiana University School of Informatics. She received her Ph.D in Computer Science from the prestigious Harvard University and her M.S and […]


Howard University makes history in a sense by hiring the new Assistant Professor of Systems and Computer Science Dr. Nicki Washington. This appointment makes Dr. Washington the first African-American female in the Department of Systems and Computer Science at Howard University. Before coming to Howard University, she was a Senior Member of the Technical Staff […]


According to recent research done by the Computing Research Association (CRA) African-Americans and other minority groups still lag behind their white counterparts when it comes to the recipients of PhD’s in Computer Science and Computer Engineering. Even though African-Americans and other minority groups lag behind their white counterparts, the research also reveals a decline in […]