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					Annual Advisory Board
       Meeting
    February 26, 2010
                Day’s Agenda
•   9 a.m. – Welcome and Introductions
•   Dean’s Remarks – Robert Marley
•   Departmental Overview – John Paxton
•   Program Discussion – Chris Conlon and Eric Loya
•   Noon – lunch
•   Relevant Industry Trends – Board Members
•   Spinning Webs Overview – Rocky Ross
•   Security Overview – Year Back Yoo and Gary Harkin
•   Faculty Research – Clem Izurieta
•   Computer Museum Tour – George Keremedjiev
•   7:30 p.m. – Wine Plonk, 29 E. Main
   Advisory Board at a Glance
American Computer   American Express        Computers Unlimited
Museum              Technologies

EvoStor             Fast Enterprises        Golden Helix
– New!

KUSM                LexisNexis              Micron



Raytheon            RightNow Technologies   Security Innovation



SRI International   yaSSL                   Zoot Enterprises
                    - new!
      Department at a Glance
•   Faculty: 10.5
•   Staff: 3
•   Undergraduate Students: 163
•   Master’s Students: 19
•   Ph.D. Students: 20

• ABET accredited
                   Agenda
I. Curriculum
II. Research
III. Development
IV. Awards
V. Concerns
I. Curriculum
      ABET Visit – Fall 2009
• Strength: interdisciplinary option

• Strength: development efforts

• Concern: funding situation

• Likely to receive 6 year re-accreditation!
                    News
•   Interdisciplinary capstone – Spring 2009.
•   Courses-only M.S. – Fall 2009
•   Human Computer Interaction – Fall 2009
•   Spinning Webs “CS” – Spring 2010
•   Web Design “RA” – Spring 2010
•   Computer Security – Spring 2010
•   Web Programming – Spring 2010
Graduate FTEs
       M.S. Students

40
35
30
25
20
                          Enrolled
15                        Graduated
10
5
0
      AY     AY     AY
     2005   2007   2009
      Ph.D. Students

20
18
16
14
12
10
                          Enrolled
 8
 6                        Graduated
 4
 2
 0
      AY     AY     AY
     2005   2007   2009
Undergraduate FTEs
        B.S. Students

250

200

150
                           Enrolled
100
                           Graduated
50

 0
       AY     AY     AY
      2005   2007   2009
Website Promotional Videos
Computer Literacy FTEs
             Guest Instructors
•   Spring 2009 – Clem Izurieta, Hewlett-Packard
•   Spring 2009 – Jason Taylor, Security Innovation
•   Fall 2009 – Jared Bratsky, RightNow
•   Spring 2010 – Garh Harkin, RightNow
•   Spring 2010 – Michael Sutherland, MSU Libraries
II. Research
          Research Expenditures
                                   Expenditures
500,000
400,000
300,000
200,000                                                            Expenditures
100,000
     0
           FY 03   FY 04   FY 05    FY 06   FY 07   FY 08   FY09
  Research Labs and Groups
• Applied Algorithms Laboratory - Brendan
  Mumey and Binhai Zhu
• Computational Ecology Group - Clem Izurieta
  and Geoff Poole
• Data Mining Laboratory - Rafal Angryk
• Numerical Intelligent Systems Laboratory - John
  Sheppard
• Webworks Laboratory - Rocky Ross
• Wireless Networking Lab - Neil Tang
III. Development
    RightNow Technologies
    Distinguished Professor

• John Sheppard is in the second year of a
  three year start-up package provided by
  RightNow Technologies
  Industry Affiliates Program
• Gold Level Membership: $25K
  – RightNow Technologies (2007, 2008, 2009)


• Silver Level Membership: $15K
  – Fast Enterprises (2008, 2009)
  – Zoot Enterprises (2008, 2009)
  Industry Affiliates Program
• Clem Izurieta was hired in Fall 2009 as a
  half-time associate research professor
• Clem completed his Ph.D. in Software
  Engineering from CSU in April 2009.
• Clem worked for Hewlett-Packard and
  Intel from 1993 – 2009.
• Clem is providing once-per-semester
  trainings to local affiliates members.
    Industry Affiliates Program
•   Premier Partner
•   Partner
•   Small Business Partner
•   Friend
             Scholarships
•   RightNow Technologies (2)
•   Sonderegger (many)
•   Telesoft (1)
•   Zoot Enterprises (2)
              Other Help
• Jared Bratsky’s group at RightNow
  Technologies donated the money that we
  used to hire him to teach the HCI course in
  the fall

• Use of the Zoot Enterprises boardroom for
  our annual retreat
IV. Awards
       Faculty / Staff Awards
•   NSF Career Award – Neil Tang
•   COE Research Excellence – Neil Tang
•   COE Teaching Excellence – Rocky Ross
•   COE Classified Excellence – Scott Dowdle
•   MSU sabbatical – Binhai Zhu
•   Anna K. Fridley Teaching – John Paxton
            Other Awards
• George received an honorary doctorate in
  CS from MSU in Spring 2009

• Justin Krohn won a SMART scholarship in
  Fall 2009

• Chris Conlon received an Award for
  Excellence in Spring 2010
             V. Concerns
• Declining state funding

• Graduate student recruitment
               Discussion
• Thank you!
  Loss of Computer Literacy
            FTEs
• Formerly CS 150, now CAPP 120

• Loss of 58 FTEs in 3 years

• At $6K per FTE this is $348K

• At $4K per FTE this is $232K