Plans for smart houses in the future are slowly becoming more and more plausible. A house that does all the manual labor for the occupants, where dinner is ready on the kitchen table and all the amenities in a house are included in these plans. Thanks to Baylor University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and deep learning research, a future with smart houses is getting closer.
Baylor University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) graduate programs are among those nationally ranked in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings, released March 20, 2018.
Baylor University graduate programs in law, business, nursing and health disciplines, education, engineering, the sciences and social sciences and humanities were among those nationally ranked in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings, released today.
Baylor University is a nationally-ranked research institution, but there is more to this school than a research-based curriculum. The School of Engineering and Computer Science not only makes certain that its computer science students are prepared to go into the workforce and deal with data analysis, code and computers, but it also offers a specialization for students who want to learn how to create video games.
Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science does more than work on machines and buildings. Some work to rebuild parts of the human body. A branch of the mechanical engineering program is the Biomedical Experimentation, Design and Simulation, where they are taking leaps the field of orthopedics and rehabilitation issues and research.
Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science is launching a Mentorship Program specific to students and alumni in the engineering and computer science fields. This program is accessed through the Baylor Mentor Network, an online platform that creates partnerships and drives career-related conversations between students and alumni.
Elise King, assistant professor of interior design in Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, and David Lin, Ph.D., associate professor of computer science in the School of Engineering and Computer Science, have been awarded a Digital Humanities Advancement Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to expand and develop their prototype for an open-source system that reads and analyzes floor plans automatically.
The Baylor McNair Scholars Program aims to prepare low-income, first generation and other underrepresented students in acquiring the knowledge, skills and capacities necessary to successfully navigate a path to a Ph.D. program following graduation from Baylor. The program prepares students for the rigors of Ph.D. studies through immersion in research and a variety of scholarly activities. Students who join the McNair Program join a community of peers that have been selected from a pool of eligible applicants.