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  • Month: April 2014

    Computer Science in Michigan Tech News

    Students, Employers, Schools Match Skills, Opportunities using New Career Networking Program
    March 21, 2016
    Three Michigan Universities Receive Pacesetters Awards to Attract More Women to Computer Science
    January 28, 2016
    Schneiders Establish Professorship, Fellowships in Computer Science
    October 28, 2015
    High School Students Host Computer Programming Workshop for Middle School Girls
    October 16, 2015
    Chuck Wallace Shares How to Break Digital Barriers at White House Conference
    July 17, 2015
    Shokuhfar, Ott receive Diversity Awards
    June 15, 2015
    Michigan Tech’s Peace Corps Students Weather Horrendous Storms
    March 24, 2015
    Michigan Tech Adds New Peace Corps Master’s International Programs in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, GIS
    November 20, 2014
    Programmers Score Russian Success: Finished as Top Michigan School
    July 21, 2014
    Michigan Tech Couple Sees the USA on a Tandem Bike
    July 11, 2014
    Linda Ott Receives Michigan Tech’s Inaugural Diversity Award
    June 17, 2014


    Husky Game Development (HGD) wins at Design Expo 2014

    Husky Game Development (HGD) Enterprise competed against twenty other Enterprises at the Michigan Tech Design Expo 2014 and won 3rd place. At Expo, HGD members demonstrated the mobile and desktop games that students have developed over the course of the school year. Faculty, professionals, and alumni judged each enterprise based on the clarity of their presentation, the technical quality of their work, and the potential commercial impact of the projects.

    Husky Game Development is an interdisciplinary Enterprise hosted by the Computer Science department. HGD aims to design and develop games for business, education, and fun. For more information, visit: http://www.huskygames.com

    For more information about Design Expo 2014, visit: http://blogs.mtu.edu/expo/


    20th Annual Student Leadership Awards

    On Friday April 18th at the 20th Annual Student Leadership Awards, Abhilash Kantamneni (Computer Science, Ph.D. Student) won an award for Exceptional Community Service Project. The honor came from his leadership in bringing together community stakeholders to participate in the Georgetown University Energy Prize, a competition to award $5 million dollars for communities to innovate in energy efficiency.

    Abhi would like everyone to know that he could not have done this without the support of his advisor, Dr. Laura Brown.

    News about the awards is available here:
    http://www.mininggazette.com/page/content.detail/id/533884/Outstanding-achievement.html?nav=5006
    News about the Energy Prize is available here:
    http://www.mtu.edu/news/stories/2014/april/story105421.html