Villanova Department of Computing Sciences

The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.

— Socrates

CAVE

Please save Thursday, October 2, 2014 on your calendar for the Grand Opening of Villanova's CAVE Facility in Falvey Memorial Library.The campus event is planned to start at 2:00 pm and will be held in the Falvey Hall Lobby (formerly known as Old Falvey and Viewing Room 4), and will include tours of the CAVE through the afternoon. More...

Friday, August 29, 2014

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Department Space Renovations

Posted: 2014/7/21

The department space renovation is proceeding well. Main office renovations on first floor and a new collaboration area on second. Dr. Cassel made a Facebook page to track the progress. You might want to check VU Computing Sciences Facebook. More...

Faculty/Staff Award Winners!

Posted: 2014/5/20

photo of all four The Computing Sciences department boasts several members who received special recognition this spring for outstanding accomplishments. Congratulations to Mirela Damian, Thomas Way, Najib Nadi and Robert Beck. Dr. Damian was presented with the 2014 Veritas Award for Research Excellence in the Sciences. Dr. Way received the 2014 Faculty Award for Innovative Teaching. Professor Nadi was awarded an “Above and Beyond Award” which recognizes individuals and groups who go above and beyond the routine call of duty. Dr. Beck received a 2014 NCWIT Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award, which recognizes computing professors for their outstanding mentorship, high-quality research opportunities, and efforts to encourage and advance undergraduates (particularly women and minorities) in computing-related fields. Congratulations to all, we are very proud of you. More...

Google Glass Research TeamDr. Tom Way led a team from Villanova who attended the Google Glass Accessibility Workshop on Thursday May 15 and Friday, May 16, 2014 at Google HQ in Mountain View, California. This kick-off event for Google Glass accessibility projects gathered about 40 researchers from universities in the US and UK to meet with Google scientists and developers to share research ideas and learn about how to develop applications for Glass that can assist people with various disabilities. More...

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Department Entrepreneurs

Steve Castellotti graduated from Villanova University with a BSCS in 2000. Steve is the owner of Puzzlebox Productions LLC in San Francisco and the Technical Director at Eyemagnet Limited, also in San Francisco. His activities include advising or consulting on serious, innovative projects in his areas of interest (brain-computer interface, rapid prototyping, mobile applications, education, disruptive technologies), and working with nonprofits using innovation, particularly technology, to improve society. His previous experiences includes positions as a Principal Support Consultant at Rocom Wireless and Bulletin Wireless and a Systems Programmer at the University of Pennsylvania.

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