School of Information Technology and Engineering
University Computing Capability
Academic computing capability is provided by laboratories offering a large
number of individual student computers, as well as campuswide networked facilities.
All laboratories are networked and include access to local and remote servers
as well as the Internet.
IT&E provides multiple labs equipped with Microsoft NT workstations, Windows
PCs, Sun workstations, Network Computing Device workstations, and SGI graphical
workstations, as well as workstations of other manufacturers. The IT&E central
system computers are clustered into UNIX and NT networks that support the student
labs as well as faculty and departmental machines.
Software includes compilers for a variety of programming languages and software
tools supporting engineering design, graphics, neural networks, and high-performance/parallel
computing. Specialized facilities are available for artificial intelligence, software
engineering, image processing and computer vision, virtual reality, and parallel
and distributed computing research.