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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Lab Facilities

computer science

The following computer labs are available for use by Computer Science students:

Computer Science Lab
Fulton Hall Room 160

This lab is staffed and administered by the Computer Science department for use by students taking Computer Science courses. It is also used as a teaching lab for the department's short courses. The lab was fully renovated in 2011, with new carpeting, painting, and furniture. The lab contains 20 Apple iMac Intel computers, ample table space for user laptops, a central server, and a high-end HP laser printer. Each lab computer is capable of operating Apple OS X or Windows 7. The lab director is Professor Robert Signorile.

Computer Architecture Lab
Fulton Hall, Room 114

The Computer Architecture lab consists of twelve dual-boot Apple iMacs each configured with Altera modeling and simulation software and associated hardware. Students in CSCI2272 use the lab for designing combination and sequential circuits. Students in CSCI3372 use the lab for designing pipelined datapaths and processors. The lab director is Professor Robert Signorile.

Machine Learning Lab
St. Mary's Hall S275

The Machine Learning lab comprises five Linux workstations equipped with liquid-cooled GeForce GTX Titan X GPU cards, and software that includes Python, CUDA, Caffe, and Theano. The lab is used for projects that involve computationally intensive machine learning algorithms, such as gradient descent training of convolutional neural networks. The lab director is Prof. Sergio Alvarez.

Security and Distributed Systems Lab
St. Mary's Hall S281

This lab is used to study computer security and distributed systems software. it contains four four Apple iMac computers running combinations of OS X, Windows, and linux OS. The lab director is Professor Robert Signorile.