Tag: Computer Science



Tightening Cloud Computing Security

Imagine sharing a backyard with your neighbor. Security concerns would abound, from unwanted visitors to missing tools and unruly pets. Sheng Wei, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, said the perils of a shared backyard illustrate potential security challenges of a high-speed computing platform: the CPU-FPGA hybrid, an architecture that boosts cloud computing’s speed. […]

Easing People’s Discomfort with Drones

Drone sightings are becoming more common, but many people are still apprehensive being around them. Nebraska computer scientist Brittany Duncan aims to ease discomfort by enabling drones to communicate their intentions, such as taking photos, and maintain comfortable distances. Communication also could make drones valuable coworkers. Duncan, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, earned […]

Stealth Drilling Drone Could Help Military

Drilling a hole in the ground can be complicated. Especially when the driller is a stealth drone working undetected in unknown, far-off terrain. And when it’s for the U.S. Department of Defense, it has to work every time. Computer scientists Carrick Detweiler (left) and Justin Bradley The Nebraska Intelligent MoBile Unmanned Systems, or NIMBUS, Lab […]