CS student Hannah Wilder has been selected as the 2015 CS Department Scholar by the department faculty. This award is in recognition of Wilder’s outstanding academic accomplishments during her career at Michigan Tech. Hannah will be recognized, along with all other department scholars, on Friday, April 17, 2015 at the 21st Annual Student Leadership Awards.
On Saturday March 28th, thirty-six Michigan Tech students took part in the 16th Annual NMU Invitational Programming Contest. The students sent a record number of 13 teams of up to three students to compete against 18 other teams from Northern Michigan University, Lake Superior State University, Algoma University, and The College of St. Scholastica (Duluth, . . .
Myounghoon Jeon (CS and CLS) has received $61,132 from the New York Institute of Technology, for the first year of a three-year research project that will total $258,362. The title of the project is “NRI: Music-Based Interactive Robotic Orchestration for Children with ASD.”
A Houghton High School student who has been active in Michigan Tech’s Copper Country Programmers, a computer club for local teens, has been named winner of a Michigan regional award in the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) Aspirations in Computing competition. Another Houghton High School student is a runner-up. Caitlyn McKenzie received . . .
Min Song published a book titled “Spectrum Sharing for Wireless Communications” at Springer Briefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering. The book explains widely used opportunistic spectrum access and TV white space sharing, and four new technologies to significantly increase the efficiency of spectrum sharing.
The College of Sciences and Arts is very pleased to announce the appointment of Linda Ott as associate dean for special initiatives, focusing on diversity in computing. Ott’s appointment signals a renewed effort to increase the diversity of students in computing and information. The under-representation of women and ethnic minorities has been little affected by . . .