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4th Annual CEIT Golf Tournament

You may now register for the 4th Annual CEIT Golf Tournament, to be held on Friday, April 21 at the Georgia Southern Golf Course.  Click here to register online.

Flight 1 is limited to 20 teams, so register now for your choice of flights!  Individual registration is $125 ($75 for current Georgia Southern faculty, staff and students), and team registration is $500.  Many sponsorship opportunities are also available.  For more information, you may email or call 912-478-7170.

CEIT Golf Tournament brochure 2017

CEIT Student Research Symposium

Over 100 CEIT undergraduate and graduate students will present 94 research posters on Thursday, April 20, 2017.  Starting at 8:30am in the IT Building Atrium, the students will discuss their research projects and results with faculty, alumni, representatives from government and economic development authorities, and industry professionals.  Mr. Steve Justice, Executive Director of the Georgia Centers of Innovation, will speak at 11:30am, and awards will be announced at noon to the top three undergraduate and top three graduate presentations.

The presentations will be grouped into 18 interdisciplinary topics, including Alternative Energy, Biomedical Engineering, Cybersecurity, Microgrids/Nanogrids, Autonomous Vehicles, and Robotics.  Everyone is invited to attend.  If you would like more information, please call the Dean’s Office at 912-478-4712.  Registration is free at:

CEIT Faculty Lead Cybersecurity Workshop for Robins AFB

Lixin Li, Ph.D., associate professor of computer sciences, and Lei Chen, Ph.D., associate professor of IT, will lead a training workshop entitled “Software System Safety” for employees of Robins Air Force Base in Warner-Robins, GA.  The workshop will be held April 10 through 13 and is designed to instruct military personnel in fundamental concepts of cybersecurity in software development.  Emphasis will be placed upon integrating safety considerations in the software development process, hazard and risk analysis of systems, and reducing human errors in human-computer interface (HCI) design.

The Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Information Technology is pleased to be able to offer this timely and important course for our military cyber professionals.

IT Graduate and Undergraduate Students Win Best Paper Award at SE DSI

Kennitha and Tiffany Presenting at SEDSI

Kennitha Cochrum and Tiffany Carpenter were presenters at the 2017 SE SDI Conference.

The paper titled “Predicting IMDB Score: An Application of Decision Trees” by Geanna Torres, Kennitha Cochrum, Jonathan Covington and Tiffany Carpenter took first place in the undergraduate student paper award competition at the 2017 meeting of Southeast Decision Sciences Institute (SE DSI). The 47th annual conference was held in Charleston, SC on February 22 – 24, 2017. Kennitha Cochrum and Tiffany Carpenter were the presenters at the conference.  Geanna, Kennitha, Jonathan and Tiffany are all seniors in the BS in Information Technology program at Georgia Southern University.

Sushmita Presentation

Sushmita Khan took first place in the graduate student paper award competition.

The paper titled “Grouping Students According to IT-Related Ethical Behavior: An Application of the Clustering Algorithm” by Sushmita Khan took first place in the graduate student paper award competition.  Sushmita is in her second semester in the MS in Applied Engineering in the IT track.

SE DSI is a regional subdivision of the Decision Sciences Institute, a professional organization of academicians and practitioners interested in the application of quantitative and behavioral methods to the problems of society.

All students started the project in their data mining course in the IT program last semester and were mentored by their faculty advisor, Dr. Cheryl Aasheim, Professor of Information Technology.

Adel El Shahat publishes book on Nano-grids

Adel El-Shahat, assistant professor of electrical engineering, has published a book entitled “Nano-grids (Future of Power Systems Grids Notes),” Scholars Press Publishing, 2017.  You may order the book via these links: Scholars Press, or  Morebooks.