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PVAMU Alumna Develops Student Loan Mobile App

Prairie View A&M University graduate Tania White, Ph.D. presented a new mobile app she developed during the 2018 Prairie View A&M University National Alumni Association Convention.  She sees her mobile application as a tool to increase retention of students dependent on student loans to pursue a college degree. According to a new report published by the [...]

PVAMU Develops Cloud Software for Oil & Gas

Oil and gas is hardly the first industry that springs to mind when one mentions cloud computing. The technology that has been expanding at a snail's pace, disrupting business models and enabling innovation across industry boards, has not really met with a lot of enthusiasm in the energy industry—at least not yet. But this may [...]

Computer Science Research Impacting Emergency Management

If you watch a group of boys playing outside, chances are, at some point, one boy is going to leap on top of another boy. There will be a lot of yelling and ferocious roars, but also lots of grins. Other boys will try to pull the first boy off or grab on, too, and [...]

Cybersecurity / Privacy Team Awarded $300,000

“Shall We Play A Game?” is one of the most heart-pounding lines in the 1983 movie WarGames. – David Lightman, played by Matthew Broderick was a young computer whiz kid who accidentally connects into a top-secret super-computer named War Operation Planned Response (WOPR), pronounced ‘whopper’.  WOPR which has complete control over the U.S. nuclear arsenal [...]

Mission-Critical: CREDIT Responding to the Military’s Needs

Managing and processing large volumes of data, or “Big Data,” and gaining meaningful insights is a significant challenge facing the distributed computing community. As a consequence, many businesses are demanding large-scale streaming data analytics. This has a significant impact on a wide range of domains, including healthcare, biomedical research, Internet searches, finance and business informatics, [...]

Roy G. Perry College of Engineering Celebrates National Engineering Week

Roy G. Perry College of Engineering celebrated National Engineering Week (E-Week) February 18-24. There were a host of events including the Celebration of Excellence Awards Ceremony and the Outstanding Student Awards Luncheon; the Celebration of Excellence Awards Ceremony congratulates and recognizes faculty, staff, students, and corporate sponsor achievements. PVAMU, along with the University of Houston [...]

Lockheed Martin Awards College of Engineering $100,000

The Roy G. Perry College of Engineering at Prairie View A&M University received a $100,000 donation from global security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin. “The donation will give us the ability to recruit more incoming freshmen to the College of Engineering Institute Summer Bridge program. In addition, we will be able to attract more students [...]