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Modern Tech Meets Ancient Text

Modern Tech Meets Ancient Text

Computer programs interpret languages like HTML, XML, Java, PHP with no problem. But ancient handwritten text? BYU professor Bill Barrett and his team of undergraduate and graduate students are determined to create a program that will do just that—and to a large degree, they already have.

Training Computers, Helping Humans

Training Computers, Helping Humans

Three BYU faculty recently received Faculty Early Career Development (Career) Awards, the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award for junior faculty. Each awardee received a five-year grant to support both his research and accompanying educational outreach programs.

CPMS Alum Cui Tao Wins Presidential Award

CPMS Alum Cui Tao Wins Presidential Award

Cui Tao’s love for both biology and computer science has led to more than an accomplished research and teaching career—it has earned her one of Barack Obama’s final awards before the former president left office in January.