Professor Kevin Gurney of NAU’s School of Informatics, Computing and Cyber Systems is building a detailed three-dimensional map of the urban Washington, D.C. area that will reveal every source of greenhouse gas being emitted into the atmosphere down to individual buildings, like the Pentagon, and roads such as Pennsylvania Ave. Gurney, an atmospheric scientist, says this will be an important tool for the city to use to reduce carbon emissions, assess progress and improve air… Read more
SICCS professors Igor Steinmacher and Marco Geraso are half a team that aims to identify gender bias in code, then propose ways to redesign the OSS documentation and eventually create a list of best practices for fixing gender-bias bugs in both products and processes. Read More
Julie Heynssens (Senior Lecturer SICCS) and students from EE490 Semiconductor Memories spent a week outside of class visiting Micron in Boise, Idaho. While at Micron, they got to learn about DRAM, Flash, and Advanced Technology Development through the life cycle of the product. Students got to see how masks and integrated circuits are fabricated. They got to visit the High Speed,… Read more
Aug. 12, 2019
What effect do zero-net homes have on the energy grid? What’s the dollar value of a healthy ecosystem, and what does that look like in the ever-changing Southwest? What are the best methods to protect forests from catastrophic fires? How does all of this affect the average resident of the Phoenix area?
These questions, critical in a time of… Read more