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1 Growth Opportunities October 8, Presentation to College of STEM Advisory Board

2 Overview Background on Department Current department size and structure Programs offered Enrollment and employment trends Research Opportunities for Growth 2October 8, 2010Presentation to College of STEM Advisory Board

3 Department Size Twelve full-time faculty members, including chairperson (Fourteen as recently as ) One Administrative Assistant Adjunct faculty members: 10 to 15 Three GAs, four TAs, several RAs Undergraduate student workers for office and labs 3October 8, 2010Presentation to College of STEM Advisory Board

4 Degree Programs Offered Graduate Program (Master of Computing and Information Systems) Computer Science (Bachelor of Science) Computer Information Systems (BSAS/AAS) Information Technology (BSAS/AAS) 4October 8, 2010Presentation to College of STEM Advisory Board

5 Degree Programs Offered Several Individualized Curriculum Programs (ICP ** ): Web Communications Computer Forensics Media and Interface Design **An ICP allows an alternative path for reaching an undergraduate degree, when this cannot be achieved through a conventional program. 5October 8, 2010Presentation to College of STEM Advisory Board

6 Enrollment Trends Undergraduate Programs: Source: YSU Office of Institutional Research 6 Produce 19% of baccalaureate degrees in YSU STEM College. (2009) October 8, 2010Presentation to College of STEM Advisory Board

7 Enrollment Trends Graduate Program: Source: YSU Office of Institutional Research 7 Produce 22% of graduate degrees in YSU STEM College. (2009) October 8, 2010Presentation to College of STEM Advisory Board

8 Employment Trends Projected growth in jobs for Computer Professionals: Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 8October 8, 2010Presentation to College of STEM Advisory Board

9 Employment Partial list of companies hiring our graduates in recent years: CbossRevol Wireless Cleveland ClinicTurning Technologies General MotorsCity of Youngstown NotifyYSU ODOTZerco Systems Henry ScheinHumility of Mary IS 9October 8, 2010Presentation to College of STEM Advisory Board

10 Employer Partnerships Listing of companies that are working or have worked with CSIS faculty include Zethus through YBI Zerco Azork Notify SenSource 10October 8, 2010Presentation to College of STEM Advisory Board

11 Collaborative Research Research areas with recent collaborations with STEM, YSU, or external partners include: Data mining and machine learning Network security Network energy consumption Biometrics Biomedical imaging Multimedia Online learning 11October 8, 2010Presentation to College of STEM Advisory Board

12 Research & Grant Production Highlights Research and grant activity from 2006 t produced 35 refereed publications 11 masters theses + 30 masters capstone projects 10 external undergraduate research experiences 8 graduates entered doctoral programs 2 international visiting scholars $2,400,000 in external funding (PI and Co-PI, 12 grants) 12October 8, 2010Presentation to College of STEM Advisory Board

13 Growth Opportunities Enhance current programs Create new courses in areas such as Recruit and retain additional quality students Utilize distance education 13 Robotics Imaging, computer vision Game design Mobile devices Networking Computer forensics Security Sensors Informatics October 8, 2010Presentation to College of STEM Advisory Board

14 Growth Opportunities Support businesses / support economic development Increase internships Increase business partnerships Develop business-computer technology support mechanism Increase collaborative research 14October 8, 2010Presentation to College of STEM Advisory Board

15 Growth Opportunities Expand support to ALL YSU students Develop additional service courses Renovate and expand facilities 15October 8, 2010Presentation to College of STEM Advisory Board

16 Summary CSIS provides three undergraduate programs and one graduate degree program. Enrollment is high and is increasing. Demand for CS/IT graduates will continue. CSIS faculty collaborate on research projects Many growth opportunities. 16October 8, 2010Presentation to College of STEM Advisory Board

17 Discussion What opportunities do you see? 17October 8, 2010Presentation to College of STEM Advisory Board


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