CS Students invited to attend Spring Advisory Board Conference presentations

The Department of Computer Science will host the Spring 2017 Industrial Advisory Board Conference on Friday, March 3, 2017 in the Spindletop Room on the 8th floor of the John Gray Library.  There are multiple sessions during the day that CS students are invited to attend, including those listed below.

Yolanda Conyers

Ms. Lillie Coney will give a presentation from 9:15 to 10:00 a.m. entitled "A Proximity-Based System that Secures Linked IP-enabled Devices in the Age of IoT."  Lillie Coney is the founder, CEO, and Chief Innovator of the Bruce Corporation, a Delaware Corporation based in Beaumont, Texas as DBA Bruce with a presence in Virginia as the IRMA Corporation.  She has worked for over 20 years in the areas of privacy and cyber security policy.  In 2013, she started her own business and has developed a number of patent applications.  Her first U.S. patent award designated as US 9,503,902 B1 was issued on November 22, 2016, for her invention for a Proximity-Based System that Secures Linked IP Enabled Devices - a hybrid geolocation and proximity based cyber security innovation that reduces the need for passwords and pins, while increasing nonrepudiation, authentication, access, control, trustworthiness, and ubiquity of enforceable security measures for digital technology. 

Lillie Coney

Ms. Yolanda Lee Conyers will give a presentation from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. entitled "A Journey from a Student of Lamar University to Lenovo Executive."  Ms. Conyers is a senior human resources leader in the high tech industry and is passionate about empowering people to transform global organizations and enable them to achieve their next level of success through an inclusive and high-performing culture.  She is the Vice President of Worldwide Human Resources and Chief Diversity Officer for Lenovo - a $56 billion global Fortune 500 company and leader in personal computers, smart phones, tablets, enterprise servers and gaming technologies.  With one of the most admired brands, Lenovo has also been recognized by Fortune magazine as one of the most admired companies for the past three years.

Computer Science Department announces project to create the Avatar-based Virtual Campus of Lamar University

Posted On: 9/18/2015 8:44:00 PM
The Department of Computer Science is excited to announce a new student project to create the Avatar-based Virtual Campus of Lamar University. This project is supported by the Department of Computer Science and the Center for Innovation and Commercialization Entrepreneurship. This platform provides a virtual look for Lamar Campus with buildings of interest.  Read More