BRAG SHEET: SPECIAL EDITION
FALL, 2005
COMPUTER SCIENCE
DEPARTMENT
www.cs.ipfw.edu
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING,
TECHNOLOGY
AND COMPUTER SCIENCE
INDIANA UNIVERSITY – PURDUE UNIVERSITY
FORT WAYNE
Brag Sheet
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This annual presentation informs all of our
stakeholders about their GREAT department.
These stakeholders include:
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Alumni
Students (prospective and current)
Faculty and Administrators
Colleagues
Parents
Advisory boards
Community
“Special Edition” means this version has
numbers that will probably not be shared with
general public
Mission
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The Department strives to offer students
excellent instructional and educational
opportunities in Computer Science,
Information Systems, and Applied
Computer Science.
Mission
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It endeavors to provide its students a
durable technical foundation in an
environment of rapid technical change, to
enable and promote their professional
growth through contact with best
professional practice, and to play a role of
resource and technical leadership in the
regional communities.
Educational Objectives:
Computer Science and Information Systems
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Analyze, design, implement, and evaluate a
computerized solution to a real life problem
using appropriate tools
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Communicate effectively through speaking,
writing, and the use of presentation tools
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Work effectively as a team member.
Educational Objectives:
Computer Science and Information Systems
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Enter a professional computer science/
information systems position or an appropriate
graduate program
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Pursue life-long learning and continued
professional development
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Be aware of ethical and societal concerns
relating to computers in society and apply this
knowledge in the conduct of their careers
Educational Objectives:
B.S. Computer Science
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Understand the fundamentals of the
discipline of computer science:
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programming
data structure design
computer architecture
data communication
programming language design
algorithm analysis and design
operating systems
computer graphics
database design
Educational Objectives:
B.S. Information Systems
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Understand the fundamentals of the
discipline of information systems:
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programming
data structure design
business data processing
computer architecture
data communication
database systems
system analysis and design
project management
strategic issues in information systems
Brag Sheet: Overview
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Accreditation
Alumni
Careers
Students
Faculty
Curriculum
Computing Laboratories
Advisory Boards
What’s Coming
Brag Sheet: History of CS Department
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1963: IPFW founded – Building “A” (Kettler Hall)
1967: First Graduates with A.S. in CS
1973: First Graduates with B.S. in CS
1974: First Graduates with B.S. in Computer
Technology (predecessor of IS program)
1978: First Graduates with A.S. in Computer
Technology
1985: Computer Technology and Computer Science
program in Mathematics combine to become
Computer Science Department
1999: First Graduates with M.S. in Applied Computer
Science
Summer, 2004: Moved department to ETCS bldg
August, 2004: B.S. in CS accredited by CAC/ABET
Spring, 2005: 1335 graduates of all programs!
Accreditation of CS B.S.
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Received accreditation notice in August, 2004 –
first one in Indiana!
Applied for national professional accreditation in
January, 2003 from Computing Accreditation
Commission of Accreditation Board of
Engineering and Technology (CAC/ABET),
composed of ACM + IEEE-CS, to join ~175
accredited programs
Official Site visit by CAC on October 5-7, 2003
Covered objectives, assessments, students,
faculty, curriculum, labs, institutional support and
facilities, graded coursework/projects
Brag Sheet: Overview
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Accreditation
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Alumni
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Careers
Students
Faculty
Curriculum
Computing Laboratories
Advisory Boards
What’s Coming
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Alumni
“One may judge a University by its faculty, its
research, or its students, but the best measure is
the quality and character of its alumni, as reflected
in their professional achievement, in their citizen
service, in the way they live and in the values by
which they live.”
Dr. David Dodds Henry
President Emeritus
University of Illinois
1955-71
Summary Evaluation
Alumni Survey (N=133), CS Department, IPFW, June, 2005
Average, 17
Excellent, 24
Very Good, 81
Employers [N=68]: Alumni Survey
CS Department, IPFW, June, 2005
Group
AIGInc.
Valic
Wisconsin DeptWorld
of Revenue
American
Elect ric
Power Finance
American
At tGeneral
eroAut
Tech,
LLC
Verizon
omat
ion Engineering
Backbone
Securit y
Universit y of Wisconsin
BAE Syst ems Cont rols
Blue Cross blue Shield of MN
Unit ed Space Alliance
Thales
Bunge
Cent ral Soya
TEK Int eract ive Group
Tat um Part ners
Cirrus Logic
CNA Insurance
Swiss Re
Superior Essex
Cust om Poly Packaging
Dana Corp
St umps
St oneware, INC
Dext er Communit y School
Sout hern Guarant y Ins Co
SIRVA
Do It Best Corp
Ecolar Inc
Elect ronic Evidence Discovery
Self Employed
Essex Group Inc
Fish Consult ing Services
Foret hought Financial Services
SAIC
Fort Wayne Communit y Schools
Rea
Fort Wayne Wire Die
Franklin Elect ric
Garret t Public Library
Rayt heon
GE Medical Prot ect ive
General Dynamics
General Mot ors
R.R. Donnelley
Global VR
PDI
Grant ham Consult ing, INC
Heart land Hospice
Parkview Healt h
IBM
Nort h American Van Lines
MIE
MD Anderson Cancer Cent er
Management Technology
Logikos, INC
LSI Logic
Lincoln Nat ional
Lif e Insurance
Lif espan
Healt h Syst
emBank
Key
Kaiser Permanent
Healt hcare
ITT Indust ries
InDesign
Int ernat ional Truck & Engine Corp
Invest igo
Invisible Technologies
Employers (minimum of two alumni):
Alumni Survey, CS Department, IPFW, June, 2005
Self Employed, 6
Do It Best Corp, 3
Franklin Electric, 2
Verizon, 4
IBM, 6
International Truck &
Engine Corp, 4
Raytheon, 7
Invisible Technologies, 2
Parkview Health, 4
North American Van Lines,
2
ITT Industries, 5
Positions Held: Alumni Survey, CS Department, IPFW,
June, 2005 [N=95]
Adminstrator
Analyst-Business & Systems
Writer - Technical
Web Developer
Vice President
Technician-IT
Team Coordinator
Supervisors
Staff Scientist
Specialist
Chief Information Officer
Compliance Coordinator
Configuration Associate
Consultant-Computer/Analyst
Six Sigma Black Belt
Programmer/Analyst
Customer Service Rep
President
Developer-Senior
Ow ner
Development Officer-Senior
Director
Engineer
Manager
Engineer-Affiliate
Engineer-Application
Engineer-Electrical
Librarian
Faculty
Engineer-Test
Engineer-Systems
Engineer-Field Service
Engineer-Softw are
Positions Held (minimum of 2):
Alumni Survey, CS Department, IPFW, June, 2005
Web Developer, 2
Vice President, 3
Specialist - IT, 5
Adminstrator, 2
Analyst-Business & Systems,
10
Programmer/Analyst, 3
Consultant-Computer/Analyst,
4
President/Ow ner, 4
Director, 7
Engineer, 2
Manager, 16
Faculty, 3
Engineer-Systems, 4
Engineer-Softw are, 15
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Current Salaries, Average = $81,097, Alumni Survey (N=63)
CS Department, IPFW, June, 2005
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Educational Evaluation: Alumni Survey (N=133)
CS Department, IPFW, June, 2005
90
80
70
60
Strongly Agree
50
Agree
Neutral
Disagree
40
Strongly Disagree
30
20
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1. Prep for first
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3. Can choose
job
Comprehensive technologies
4. Create welldocumented
pgms
5. Prep for
teamwork
6. Computing
facilities
7.Useful
Advising
8.Helpful faculty
Top Interests for more courses, Alumni Survey (N =133)
CS Department, IPFW, June, 2005
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Software Quality
Reliability
Web Design
Games
Security
Embedded
Systems
Information
System &
Technology
Graphics
Others
Question Responses to Learning Outcomes Evaluated on 4-point Scale
Alumni Survey (N=133)
Computer Science Department, IPFW, June, 2005
4.50
4.00
3.50
3.00
2.50
2.00
1.50
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IPFW
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Program Objectives: B.S. CS
Analyze, design, implement, and evaluate a
computerized solution to a real life problem
using appropriate tools.
Communicate effectively through speaking,
writing, and the use of presentation tools.
Work effectively as a team member.
Enter a professional computer science
position or an appropriate graduate program.
Pursue life-long learning and continued
professional development.
Be aware of ethical and societal concerns
relating to computers and apply this
knowledge in the conduct of their careers.
Question Responses to Learning Outcomes Evaluated on 4-point Scale
Employer Survey (N=6)
Computer Science Department, IPFW, June, 2005
4.50
4.00
3.50
3.00
2.50
2.00
1.50
1.00
0.50
0.00
1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.10 2.2 2.3 2.5 3.1 4.1 4.2 5.1 6.1
International: Burma,
Canada, Cyprus, Greece,
India, Thailand
INDIANA UNIVERSITY – PURDUE UNIVERSITY FORT WAYNE
COMPUTER SCIENCE ALUMNI COUNTS BY INDIANA COUNTIES
August, 2005
12
March03=916
August03=944
August 05=988
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Graduates by Degree
Department of Computer Science
Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
Fall, 2005
100
90
80
70
60
M.S.
B.S.
50
A.S.
40
30
20
10
0
1998-99
1999-2000
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04
2004-05
+Where are the females????
Graduates by Degree and Gender
Department of Computer Science
Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
Fall, 2005
100
90
Number of Graduates
80
70
Male M.S.
60
Female M.S.
Male B.S.
50
Female B.S.
40
Male A.S.
Female A.S.
30
20
10
0
1998-99
1999-2000
2000-01
2001-02
Year of Graduation
2002-03
2003-04
2004-05
Graduates by Discipline and Degree
School of Engineering, Technology and Computer Science
Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
Fall, 2005
140
120
100
M.S. in CS
B.S. in CS
B.S. in CAET
80
B.S. in ECET
B.S. in EE
60
B.S. in CE
B.S. in ME
40
B.S. in MIET
20
0
1998-99
1999-2000
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04
2004-05
Graduates by Degree, Discipline, and Gender
School of Engineering, Technology and Computer Science
Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
Fall, 2005
Male M.S. in CS
Female M.S. in CS
Male B.S. in CS
160
Female B.S. in CS
Number of Graduates
140
Male B.S. in CAET
120
Female B.S. in CAET
100
Male B.S. in ECET
Female B.S. in ECET
80
Male B.S. in EE
60
Female B.S. in EE
40
Male B.S. in CE
Female B.S. in CE
20
0
1998-99
Male B.S. in ME
Female B.S. in ME
1999-2000
2000-01
2001-02
Year graduated
2002-03
2003-04
2004-05
Male B.S. in MIET
Female B.S. in MIET
B.S. Graduates by Degrees and Ethnicity
School of Engineering, Technology and Computer Science
Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
2004-2005
25
AFA:2004
AFA:2005
20
HSPA:2004
HSPA:2005
NATA:2004
15
NATA:2005
ASA:2004
ASA:2005
FORN:2004
10
FORN:2005
OTH:2004
OTH:2005
5
WHT:2004
WHT:2005
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Computer
Science
Information
Systems
Electrical
Engineering
Mechanical
Engineering
Construction
Technology
Electrical
Engineering
Technology
Computer
Engineering
Technology
Industrial
Engineering
Technology
Mechanical
Engineering
Technology
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Career Prospects for Graduates
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Top ten majors for 2004/2005 with highest
average salaries almost exclusively
computer science and engineering:
High 90% Average Low 25%
B.S. in CS
Up 4.9%
B.S. in IS
Up 3.9%
M.S. in CS
$63,000
$51,292
$46,000
$43,741
$85,000
$63,350
$50,000
National Association of Colleges and Employers, April, 2005
Fastest Growing Fields
1. Network Systems & 57.0%
Communication
Analysts
3. Software Engineers 44.6%
6. Database
Administrators
44.2%
9. Computer Systems 39.4%
Analysts
Going Global: Software Developer Jobs: U.S. currently 4X that of India and 7X that of
China
Actual (February 2004) and Projected
3
2.5
Millions of Jobs
2
United States
1.5
India
China
1
0.5
0
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
4.75
Qualities Employers Consider Most Important in Applicants Seeking Employment
National Association of Colleges and Employers, 2003
5: Most Important; 1: Not Important
4.7
4.65
4.6
4.55
4.5
4.45
4.4
Communication Skills
Honesty/Integrity
Teamw ork Skill
Interpersonal Skills
Motivation/Initiative
Strong Work Ethic
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Students
Fall, 2005
Decrease in Nationwide
CS majors
Total
60%
2000-2004
IPFW
Females
1998-2004
54%
80%
27% and
beginning to
flatten out!
Students
Fall, 2005
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Largest department in School of ETCS since
1996, in terms of majors enrolled, and, with
one exception, since before 1990 in terms of
student credit hours
267 undergraduate majors
24 graduate majors
61.2% of the B.S. graduates complete degree
within six years – IPFW average is ~67%
Average class size over last three years is
19.25
Majors in Fall Terms
Department of Computer Science
Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
Fall, 2005
500
450
400
350
300
250
200
150
100
50
0
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
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Majors, by Gender, for Fall Terms
Department of Computer Science
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
Fall, 2004
450
400
350
MAJORS
300
250
Male
Female
200
150
100
50
0
1998
1999
2000
2001
TERM
2002
2003
2004
Majors, by Discipline
School of Engineering, Technology and Computer Science
Indiana University - Purdue University
Fall, 2005
1800
1600
1400
1200
CAET
CS
1000
ECET
ENGR
800
MFT
UNDECIDED
600
400
200
0
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
Student Credit Hours, by Discipline
School of Engineering, Technology and Computer Science
Indiana University - Purdue University
Fall, 2005
4000
3500
3000
2500
2002
2003
2000
2004
2005
1500
1000
500
0
UNDECIDED
MIET
ENGR
ECET
CS
CAET
Students (cont)
Fall, 2005
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Between 10-14 CS students receive
scholarships worth a total of $14-18K
annually from 5-6 sources: Northrop
Grumman, Raytheon, ITT, Zollner, Air
Force, SETCS
Over 20 professional journal and
conference papers have been given by
students in the last five years.
A team of graduate students won first place
in a state-wide programming contest in
2002.
An undergraduate won first prize in the
annual campus-wide Sigma Xi contest.
Students (cont)
Fall, 2005
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Persistence rate from Fall, 2001 to Fall, 2002 (those
students staying in the same major) was 71.8%, above
the 69% for the IPFW campus.
Computer Information Association (CIA) has ~25
members (sponsor – Dr. B. J. Kim)
http://www.student.ipfw.edu/%7Ecia/
ACM Student Chapter has ~25 members (sponsor –
Professor Bob Sedlmeyer)
http://www.student.ipfw.edu/%7Eacm/
UPE (Upsilon Pi Epsilon) – International Honor Society
for the Computing and Information Disciplines has 14
charter members (sponsor – Ken Modesitt)
http://www.student.ipfw.edu/~upe/
Students (cont)
Fall, 2005
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SAT Verbal scores of CS freshmen
have been first or second in ETCS since
at least 1998. Also consistently higher
than IPFW averages for Verbal, Math,
and Total.
SAT VERBAL Scores of Entering Students, by Department, School, and University
School of Engineering, Technology and Computer Science
Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
560
540
520
Fall '98
500
Fall '99
Fall '00
480
Fall '01
Fall '02
Fall '03
460
Fall '04
440
420
400
CAET
CS
ECET
ENGR
MIET
SETCS
IPFW
U.S.
SAT TOTAL Scores of Entering Students, by Department, School, and University
School of Engineering, Technology and Computer Science
Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne
1400
1200
1000
Fall '98
Fall '99
800
Fall '00
Fall '01
Fall '02
600
Fall '03
Fall '04
400
200
0
CAET
CS
ECET
ENGR
MFT
SETCS
IPFW
U.S.
CS Students: Diversity
Fall 2002/2003/2004
American Indian/Alaskan
Native
2
2
2
Asian or Pacific Islander
23
9
5
30
4
2
2
290
367
19
10
6
23
1
2
0
269
332
16
10
11
15
6
2
0
240
302
Black
Hispanic Americans
Non-resident Alien
Other
Refuse to Answer
Unknown
White non-Hispanic
TOTAL
Co-op Program for CS
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Over 98% of the employers rate the overall
performance of our students as either Very
Good or Outstanding/Excellent
Student Evaluation
Outstanding
Very Satisfactory
Very Satisfactory
Very Satisfactory
Outstanding
Employer Eval Employer Comments
Outstanding
Fantastic
Very Good
XX is a goodteam player
Very Good
Recommend Software
Engineering
Very Good
Look forward to
hiring XX full-time
Outstanding
Most outstanding ever
2
1
Co-op Student Placements: N= 162
Department of Computer
Science Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
1998-2005
June 30, 2005
1
1
7
13
1 5
6
3
City of Fort Wayne
Cooper Standard
Dana Clutch
Do It Best
20
Eaton Corporation
Essex Group
GE Motors
9
International Truck
ITT Aerospace
Lockheed Martin
93
NCS
Russ Moore Transmission
Technicad
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Full-Time Faculty
Fall, 2005
First
Faculty
Year Degree/Field/University
Barrett
1979 M.S./BA/Indiana Univ.
Erbach-Chair 1999 Ph.D/Mathematics/Cambridge
Kim
1998 Ph.D/CS/Illinois Inst. Tech
Liu
2004 Ph.D/CS/Ohio State
Modesitt
1972 Ph.D/CS/Washington St. Un.
Petruska
2000 Ph.D/Mathematics/Eotvos: Hungary
Sanders
1968 M.A./Education+History/St. Francis
Sedlmeyer 1977 M.S./CS/Purdue
Stanchev
2005 Ph.D./CS/Waterloo
Temte 1983 Ph.D/Mathematics/Univ.of Maryland
Udoh
2000 Ph.D/Hydrology/U. Erlangen:Germany
Full-Time Faculty
Fall, 2005
 Every member of the department has
publications, exceeding 40 over the last six years.
For their entire professional careers, the totals are
near 240
 Nine of the eleven faculty have received grants,
totaling over 40
 Ten of the eleven faculty have received awards,
totaling 18
 All members belong to at least one professional
society, ranging from one to six
 All eleven have attended professional
conferences, totaling at least 190
Faculty: Research Expertise (1)
Algorithmic Design and Complexity
Stanchev
Bioinformatics and Environmental Modeling
Udoh
Combinatorial Geometry
Petruska
Computer Algebra
Temte
Education: Computer Science, Software
Engineering, Information Systems
Barrett, Erbach, Modesitt,
Parker, Toscos
Computing as Catalyst for Economic
Development
Erbach
Databases
Liu, Stanchev, Udoh,
Sanders
Distributed Learning
Modesitt, Sedlmeyer
Embedded Systems
Stanchev
Expert Systems, Genetic Algorithms, Machine
Learning
Erbach, Modesitt,
Sedlmeyer
Grid Computing
Liu
Graphics
Kim
Java Programming
Toscos
Faculty: Research Expertise (2)
Image Processing: General and Medical
Kim
Information Visualization
Kim
Linux
Kim, Yi
Informatics____________________________ Barrett_________________
Manufacturing Resource Planning
Sanders
Networks
Liu, Sedlmeyer, Yi
Object-Oriented Design
Kim, Petruska
Query Optimization
Stanchev
Security: Networks and Systems
Liu
Societal Concerns about Computing
Parker, Udoh
Software Engineering
Erbach, Modesitt,
Sedlmeyer, Stanchev
Real-time Systems
Liu
Visual Basic, VB.net
Sanders
Faculty
Spring, 2005
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92.2% of the students gave
“excellent” or “good” evaluations for
“interest/ enthusiasm” to faculty on
end-of-term evaluations
89.3% of the students gave
“excellent” or “good” evaluations for
“concern/ helpfulness to faculty on
end-of-term evaluations
Faculty Quality
Associate Faculty
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Some teaching since 1982
Usually full-time software practitioners in local
Information Technology firms, e.g., Northrop
Grumman, IBM, Accenture, Lincoln Life, etc.
Most have M.S. degrees, including some from
IPFW!
One, Tammy Toscos, is a “charter” student in
the new and only Informatics Ph.D. program
in the country – as of Fall, 2005, she will be at
I.U.-Bloomington, while teaching distance
learning courses for IPFW!
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Curriculum
Consistently Updated
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M.S. in Applied CS is only graduate
program in the entire School of ETCS
Started use of Java in CS 160, 161 in 1998
Added 321 (Graphics) in 1999
Added 232 (Unix and C++) in 2002
Developed CS 160 Honors, “on-line”, and
weekend sections
Increased use of team projects
Increased demonstration of communication
skills
Curriculum
Consistently Updated
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New courses added in 2004-2005
– CS 112: Survey of Computer Science (likely prereq
to CS 160- Java)
– CS 321: Graphics – added Linux component
– CS 360: Software Engineering
– CS 460: Capstone Design and Professional Practice
– CS 590: Managing Information Technology
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New courses planned for 2005-2006
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CS 280: Survey of Information Technology
CS 372: Web Application Development
CS 368: Human Computer Interface
CS 590: Topics in Security or Embedded Systems
B.S. CS: Curriculum Concentrations
Software Development
CS 365 Advanced
Database Systems
Network and Visual
Computing
CS 368 HumanComputer Interaction
CS 380 Artificial
Intelligence
CS 372 Web Application
Development
CS 384 Numerical
Analysis
CS 374 Computer
Networks
CS 474 Compiler
Construction
CS 421 Advanced
Computer Graphics
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Accreditation
Alumni
Careers
Students
Faculty
Curriculum
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Computing Laboratories
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What’s Coming
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Computing Labs
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Developed two closed labs for CS 160, CS 161 in
Fall, 1998
Added closed lab for CS 112 in 2004
Two new Pentium IV Labs, with move to new
location, one with dual-boot of Windows XP and
Linux in 2004
State-of-the-art software tools readily accessible
Qualified lab assistants always available
Tutors and supplemental instructors often used
New capstone design and project lab in Fall, 2005,
along with faculty and student research facility
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Alumni
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Professional Advisory Board
PAB
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First meeting on September 25, 2003
Quarterly meetings
Grew from six to 23 members including:
– Raytheon, ITT Space Systems, Northrop
Grumman, IBM, Verizon, Logikos, FourD, City of
Fort Wayne, FWCS, International Truck & Engine,
Parkview, SIRVA, Superior Essex, smaller
consulting firms from Indiana, Illinois, Michigan,
and Canada
– Directors of Information Technology Services from
IPFW and University of Windsor
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http://www.cs.ipfw.edu/pab/pab.php
PAB
Vision: 2008
“OUR PURPOSE IS TO INFLUENCE THE
FACTORS USED TO ATTRACT AND RETAIN
AN INCREASING NUMBER OF DIVERSE
COMPUTER SCIENCE GRADUATES WITH
THE SKILLS AND TRAINING THAT
EMPLOYERS WANT TO HIRE, AND WHO CAN
CONTINUE TO GROW AND ADAPT IN THE
GLOBAL MARKET. WE ALSO WANT
OPPORTUNITIES TO HAVE DIRECT
INTERACTION WITH STUDENTS AND
FACULTY.”
Student Advisory Board
SAB
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First meeting on November 20, 2003
20 charter members
Meetings three times per year
Current members include
– Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors and
Graduate students
– Full-time and part-time
– Officers of student organizations
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http://www.ipfw.edu/cssab/public/homepage.htm
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Alumni
Careers
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Faculty
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Computing Laboratories
Advisory Boards
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What’s Coming for
Computer Science?
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Increased collaboration with regional community
for research
“Stable” group of 11 full-time faculty able to
concentrate on teaching, research, and service
Increased outreach to community for recruiting of
new students, perhaps as early as middle school
Minor in Informatics for degree enhancement by
students in all other disciplines
Grant to permit trending of assessment data over
multiple years, as part of continuous quality
improvement
Sample of Trending Results
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