Month: May 2013

Best Paper Award to CS Student

A paper (entitled “On the Complexity of Adding Convergence”) by Alex Klinkhamer and Dr. Ali Ebnenasir  received the best paper award at FSEN 2013 (http://fsen.ir/2013/). This is not an easy conference to get in to. This year’s acceptance rate was 26% amongst 65 submissions from 30 countries.

Since Alex could not make it to the conference, Dr. Ebnenasir presented their paper in Tehran.

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CS and SE Students – Leo Ureel II, Michael Tuer and Raven Rebb – receive Leadership, Scholar and Service Awards

Computer Science Ph.D. student Leo C. Ureel II is the recipient of the 2013 Michigan Tech Student Leadership Award, in the “Exceptional Community Service Project” category, for his work with the Breaking Digital Barriers project.  Leo has been a key figure in organizing and fundraising for this effort, which brings Michigan Tech students together with local elderly residents for tutoring in computer literacy skills.

In addition, Software Engineering undergraduate Michael Tuer was presented with the Departmental Scholar award at the Awards Banquet on April 19, and Software Engineering undergraduate Raven Rebb was honored as a nominee for the Award for Service.

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