Two professors and five students from Taylor University's Computer Science and Engineering department traveled to Washington, D.C. this week to present their work in malware research to Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Labs (ATL). The work was sponsored by ATL and carried out by three professors and 14 computer science students during 2017. All five students in attendance took part in the presentation and were paid complements by the project sponsor.
Senior computer science major Mitchell Mays will present his original research paper at the 28th Modern Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science (MAICS) conference in Fort Wayne. Mays conducted the research for his paper, entitled “Feature Selection for Malware Classification, as part of a two semester research course last year.
Taylor University’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering has been awarded a $100,000 grant to perform computer virus research for the Advanced Technology Labs of Lockheed Martin. The work will start in February 2017 and is expected to continue through the following October.
Taylor University’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering has added a major in Cybersecurity to their program offerings.