(Left to right) Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean Christopher McCord, Lextech CEO Alex Bratton and Computer Science Chair Nicholas Karonis.

New certificate program in computer science teaches students how to write smartphone apps

NIU’s Department of Computer Science is touting its new certificate program in one of the hottest areas of computer programming – development of apps for mobile devices. The four-course certificate program aims to teach undergraduate or graduate students how to write apps

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Clyde Kimball (front) and Nicholas Karonis with NIU’s new computer cluster.

NIU’s new computer cluster is just super

NIU scientists have acquired a new high-performance computer cluster that will exponentially ramp up on-campus capabilities to sort and analyze large quantities of research data. The hybrid GPU/CPU supercomputer has a capacity of more than 30 teraflops, meaning it can do more

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