The Department of Computer Science & Engineering conducts high-impact research and trains future researchers, engineers and educators in both the fundamental properties of computing systems and how computation can benefit a wide range of disciplines. Key themes include designing computing systems that interact with humans and the physical world, using computation to interpret large data sets from science and engineering, and creating safe, secure infrastructure to connect millions of people to their data and to each other.
|McKelvey Engineering students, alumna win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships||https://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/McKelvey-Engineering-students-alumna-win-NSF-Graduate-Research-Fellowships.aspx||McKelvey Engineering students, alumna win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships||McKelvey Engineering students and alumni win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships. ||<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/feb2020-east-end.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />|
|In the media: Ultrasonic Waves Can Make Siri Share Your Secrets||https://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Ultrasonic-Waves-Can-Make-Siri-Share-Your-Secrets.aspx||In the media: Ultrasonic Waves Can Make Siri Share Your Secrets||Voice assistant programs listen to a frequency far wider than the human voice is capable of producing, and thus can be fed ultrasonic waves that will be interpreted as voice commands.||<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/Vice%20Ning%20Zhang%20mention.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />|
|‘Surfing attack’ hacks Siri, Google with ultrasonic waves||https://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Surfing-attack-hacks-Siri-Google-with-ultrasonic-waves.aspx||‘Surfing attack’ hacks Siri, Google with ultrasonic waves||Researchers use ultrasound waves vibrating through tables to access cellphones.||<img alt="" src="/Profiles/PublishingImages/Ning%20Zhang%202018.jpeg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />||y|