Summer 2022 Internships

Jorge Rojo and Bryan Castro - CSI

Summer 2023 Internships

Zachary Evans - Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Bryce Olesen, Kegan Rutledge, and Colby Cherry - Texas Instruments

Andy Polanco and Logan Pinter - Bank of America

Jordan Unfred - Pantex

Jakob Childers - Visa


In addition to curriculum-based research opportunities, our students work with faculty mentors on CS research projects through Federal Research grants, Industry Research grants, WT Killgore Student Research grant, and WT Killgore Faculty Research Grant.

Some of the research areas include:

  • Software engineering
  • Formal specification languages
  • Cybersecurity
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • STEM Education
  • Experimental analysis of the performance of various algorithms
  • Storage Systems
  • Data Mining
  • Data Science
  • Big Data
  • Caching
  • Prefetching
  • High Performance Computing
  • Optimization
  • Parallelization

Extracurricular Activities

Extracurricular activities enable CS students to collaboratively lead and participate in events but also represent the College of Engineering to the public through community events such as homecoming, recruiting, CoE week, and Engineering Camp.
Master the Mainframe

Master the Mainframe 

WT CS program annually competes in the North American Master the Mainframe Contest.

  • We have been competing in this competition since 2008.
  • This is a contest for which there are over 6,000 competitors every year.
  • WTAMU students have placed 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in the annual Master the Mainframe Contest.  Among all  North American universities competing, WTAMU is among the top five for number of winners.  These winners have received trips to Poughkeepsie, NY with tours of the IBM System Z manufacturing facility and the IBM Executive Briefing Center.  They were also treated to multi-course dinners at the Culinary Institute of America.
  • WTAMU is among the top five North American universities with number of students receiving Honorable Mention in the Master the Mainframe Contest.  Those who receive Honorable Mention rank in the top 1% of all competitors.
ACM Student Chapter
ACM Student Chapter 

Board Members:

President: Nathan Emigh

Vice President - Hector Ceballos

Treasurer - Austyn Smock

Secretary - Myranda Alvarez

Some of the recent events conducted by our ACM student chapter:

  • Mainframe in The Market Place (Guest Speaker: Kevin Shuma) - November 17, 2022
  • Hackathon (Everyone's A Hacker) - April 14-15, 2023
  • Hackathon - TBD - 2024
WECSM (Women in Engineering, Computer Science, and Mathematics)

The WECSM organization conducts professional development, community service, academic, and professional events to support women in College of Engineering.

Some of the recent events conducted by our WECSM:

  • General Meeting - August 25, 2022
  • Fall Kick-Off Event - September 14, 2022
  • Canyon ISD Meeting - September 27, 2022
  • Panel Discussion - October 12, 2022
  • DIY Scrubs - November 2, 2022
  • Final week De-Stress Meeting - Novemeber 30, 2022
  • Galentine’s Day - February 13, 2023
  • De-Stress Meeting - April 24, 2023