Binghamton University SUNY

Binghamton, New York, United States

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Computer Science

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The Department of Computer Science at the Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science offers a 4-year B.S degree in Computer Science. The Bachelor of Science degree program in Computer Science at Binghamton University is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission ABET. Apart from the required coursework, students in their third and fourth years get paid internships during the summer.

Students have the opportunity to intern in prestigious corporations such as :

  • list items Apple
  • list items Google
  • list items Facebook
  • list items NASA
  • list items AFRL Rome Labs
  • list items Microsoft
  • list items Bloomberg
  • list items IBM
  • Exceptional students who wish to pursue a Master's degree have an opportunity to join an accelerated 5-year BSCS/MSCS (BS in Computer Science and MS in Computer Science) program.
    Students may also apply for the fast track 5-year BS/MBA program.

    The Graduate Degrees offered are the 2-year MS in Computer Science and a Ph.D. in Computer Science. Students can go on to pursue research and acquiring a P.hD degree. Students with a B.S in Computer Science or a closely affiliated degree are admitted into the graduate program.

    Students in the M.S degree program can choose from the following areas of focus:

  • list items AI and Machine Learning
  • list items Data Science and Information Systems
  • list items Cyber Security
  • list items Systems
  • list items Wireless Sensors
  • list items Mobile Computing
  • list items IoT (Internet of Things)
  • list items Advanced Programming
  • list items Software Design
  • The Ph.D. program normally accepts students who have completed their MS in Computer Science, but students who have an excellent academic record may also be granted admission.
    The departments' faculty consists of 14 Professors and 18 Assistant Professors.

    Areas of Expertise:

  • list items Programming Languages
  • list items Operating Systems
  • list items Embedded Systems
  • list items IoT
  • list items Computer Systems Design and Engineering
  • list items Real-Time Systems
  • list items Graphics
  • list items Vision Systems
  • list items Image Processing & Image-Based Retrieval
  • list items Computer Architecture
  • list items VLSI Design and Reconfigurable Computing
  • list items Energy-Aware Computing Systems
  • list items Data Centers
  • list items Distributed & Cloud Computing
  • list items Web Services
  • list items Networking and Sensor Networks
  • list items Information Systems
  • list items Database
  • list items Data Mining
  • list items Machine Learning
  • list items NLP
  • list items Computer Security & Cybersecurity
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    Electrical and Computer Engineering

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    The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers a 4-year BS program in Electrical Engineering and a BS in Computer Engineering.  The Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

    Students can also avail the opportunity to enroll in the 5-year accelerated program with which they can graduate with both BS and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering
    Students can then go on to complete their doctorates. MS applicants must have completed an undergraduate major in electrical engineering, computer engineering or a related field. Normally applicants for the Ph.D. program should have an MS in Electrical or Computer Engineering, but exceptional students from the B.S stream are also admitted.

    Core areas offered for research are:

  • list items Steganography and watermarking
  • list items Signal process in sensor networks
  • list items Signal process for communications
  • list items Speech signal processing
  • list items Optoelectronics and laser communication
  • list items Fault-tolerant control systems
  • list items Robust control of power systems
  • list items Computer and network security
  • list items Computer architecture
  • list items Low-power VLSI
  • list items Solar cell devices and systems
  • list items BioMEMS/NEMS, biosensors and biofuel cells
  • list items Medical cyber-physical systems
  • list items Smart grid power systems.
  • The Department has 9 Professors and 17 Assistant Professors.
    Research areas in this department are :

  • list items Information Assurance & Cyber Security
  • list items Microsystems and Computers
  • list items Power and Energy
  • list items Signal Processing, Communication & Controls.
  • Research centers are The Center for Autonomous Solar Power.

    Areas of Expertise:

  • list items Cyber Security
  • list items Smart Energy
  • list items Health and BioSystems.
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    Industrial and Systems Engineering

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    The 4-year Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering (BS ISE) offered by the Department of Systems Science and Industrial Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. In addition to the BS program, students can also opt for the combined 5-year BS and MS in Industrial and Systems Engineering and the combined BS and MS in Systems Science.

    Some of the programmes offered in research for the BS program are :

  • list items National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program
  • list items U.S. Department of Education McNair Scholars Program
  • list items National Science Foundation Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation Program.
  • Undergraduate research areas focus on

  • list items Information Assurance and Security
  • list items Microelectronics and Computer Networks
  • list items Systems Areas of Communications
  • list items Controls and Signal Processing
  • list items Laser Communication, Photonics, and Optoelectronics.
  • Students can also apply for the Watson fast-track masters in business administration combined degree program (BS/MBA).

    The graduate department offers the following Master's Degree Programs:

  • list items MS in Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • list items MS in Systems Science
  • list items MS in Healthcare Systems Engineering
  • The department offers thesis and non-thesis options for the MS program.

    Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering and Ph.D. in Systems Science are the doctoral programs offered by the Department of Systems Science and Industrial Engineering.
    The department has 14 Professors and 15 Associate Professors and Lecturers.

    Areas of Expertise:

  • list items Quality & Reliability Modeling
  • list items Electronics Manufacturing & Packaging
  • list items Flexible Electronics and Roll-to-Roll Manufacturing
  • list items Healthcare Systems Engineering & Data Science
  • list items Supply Chain Management & Logistics
  • list items Business Analytics & Data Science
  • list items Smart Energy
  • list items Human Factors and Ergonomics
  • list items Complex Systems Science & Modeling
  • list items Soft Computing & Intelligent Systems
  • list items Advanced Manufacturing Systems.
  • List of Labs:

  • list items Center for Healthcare Systems Engineering (CHSE) and the Watson Institute for Systems Excellence (WISE)
  • list items Human factors and ergonomics Research laboratory (HFERL)
  • list items Surface mount assembly and reliability testing (S.M.A.R.T) laboratory.
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    Mechanical and Materials Science

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    The 4-year Bachelor of Science program in Mechanical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://abet.org.
    The 5-year Accelerated Program of BS/MS gives accomplished students a chance to complete both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in five years.

    The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers programs leading to :

  • list items Master of Science (MS)
  • list items Master of Engineering (MEng)
  • list items Ph.D. in mechanical engineering.
  • The MS degree program offers both the thesis and non-thesis options.

    Specializations provided in the master’s programs are :

  • list items Design and Manufacturing
  • list items Dynamic Systems
  • list items Energy
  • list items Materials
  • list items Solid Mechanics
  • list items Transport Phenomena.
  • Graduates and exceptional BS students can go on to complete a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering.

    Binghamton University also offers both a Master of Science and a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering (MSE). To be eligible for the master’s programme, one needs to have an undergraduate degree in physical sciences or engineering. For the doctoral programme, students need to possess a bachelor's or master's degree in a physical science or an engineering discipline.

    The Department has 10 professors and 12 assistant professors.
    Research areas in Materials Science are

  • list items Energy conversion and storage (batteries, fuel cells, solar, etc.)
  • list items Biomaterials
  • list items Flexible electronics and electronics packaging
  • list items Theory and modeling
  • list items Processing, microstructure and mechanical behavior of materials.
  • Research facilities in the department of mechanical engineering are :

  • list items Acoustics Core
  • list items Additive Manufacturing Laboratory
  • list items Micro/Nano-Electro-Mechanical Systems
  • list items Opto-Mechanics
  • list items Transport Sciences Core
  • list items Vibration Core.
  • Some of the large companies who have employed graduates from The Department of Mechanical Engineering are :

  • list items Analog Devices
  • list items BAE Systems
  • list items Cisco
  • list items Corning Inc.
  • list items Dover Technologies
  • list items Ford Motor Co.
  • list items General Electric
  • list items IBM
  • list items Intel
  • list items Lockheed Martin
  • list items Motorola
  • list items Qualcomm
  • list items Welch Allyn
  • Areas of Expertise:

  • list items Small-Scale Systems & Sensors
  • list items Vibration & Controls
  • list items Solid Mechanics & Dynamics
  • list items Thermal/Fluids
  • list items Materials Engineering.