Myounghoon “Philart” Jeon’s (CLS/CS) students Jason Sterkenburg, Steven Landry and Joshua Johnson won the Best Student Paper Award from the International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD) which was held at Australian National University in Canberra, Australia July 3 through July 7. The paper was entitled, “Towards an in-vehicle sonically-enhanced gesture control interface: A pilot study.” – from Tech Today
Professors Keith Vertanen, Nilufer Onder, Scott Kuhl, Philart Jeon, have been identified as four of only 85 instructors who received an exceptional “Average of 7 Dimensions” student evaluation score during Spring semester 2016.
Their scores are in the top 10% of similarly sized sections across all courses/sections on campus. These great achievements reflect the tremendous effort and commitment Keith, Nilufer, Philart, and Scott have put on their teaching.
Myounghoon “Philart” Jeon received the best paper award from the EAI (European Alliance Innovation) Conference regarding art and technology integration. Philart’s paper is about “Aesthetic Computing” and its case projects.
Congratulations Philart on a job well done!
The project is entitled, “NRI: Music-based interactive robotic orchestration for children with ASD”.
This is the 2nd year funding from NIH via the NRI (National Robotics Initiative) program.
Congratulations to Benjamin Closner, Rory Straubel, and Mitch Davis for winning the 2016 NMU Invitational Programming Contest! Pictured left to right: Jason Hiebel, Benjamin Closner, Rory Strauble, Mitch Davis and Dr. Min Song, Department Chair and Professor of Computer Science.
The winning team “MID OR FEED” consisted of MTU undergrads: Mitch Davis, Rory Straubel, and Benjamin Closner. Laura Brown and Leo Ureel represented our faculty and helped organize Michigan Tech’s participation in the event. PhD Candidate Jason Hiebel assisted us. The Seventeenth Annual Northern Michigan University Invitational Programming Contest was held from 12:00 to 5:00 P.M. EST on Saturday 9 April 2016 on the campus of Northern Michigan University (Marquette Co, MI).
The contest was organized by the NMU student chapter of the ACM and was attended by 77 students on 29 teams representing the following 5 schools and organizations.
- Lake Superior State University, Chippewa Co, MI
- Bay de Noc Community College, Delta Co, MI
- Copper Country Coders, Houghton Co, MI
- Michigan Technological University, Houghton Co, MI
- Northern Michigan University, Marquette Co, MI
The contest consisted of 6 problems to be solved over a 5 hour period. First place went to Michigan Technological University MID OR FEED, second place went to Northern Michigan University BELT LOOP, and third place went to Northern Michigan University THE AWESOMOS.
- The first place school was Michigan Technological University.
- The second place school was Northern Michigan University.
- The third place school was Bay de Noc Community College.
Complete results and problem solutions can be found at http://philos.nmu.edu/NMUCONTEST17/
Graduate student Shreya Kumar is a Fall 2015 recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award as announced by the Graduate School.
Graduate student Alex Klinkhamer is a Spring 2016 recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award as announced by the Graduate School.
Graduate student Shreya Kumar is a Spring 2016 recipient of the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Scholarship, as announced by the Graduate School.
Dave Poplawski has been identified as one of only 91 instructors who received an exceptional “Average of 7 dimensions” student evaluation score during fall 2015 semester. Dave’s score was in the top 10% of similarly sized sections across all courses/sections on campus.
This great achievement reflects Dave’s lifelong devotion to teaching and service to the Tech community. Thank you Dave!
Congratulations Philart on receiving the 2nd year Initiative Funding, $20,000 from Michigan Tech Transportation Institute, for a 3 year project entitled, “Building the ENGIN (Exploring Next Generation IN-vehicle INterfaces) Consortium at MTTI”. This project aims to promote interdisciplinary driving research and education curriculum across campus and to secure external funding for driving research.