Category: Achievements and Awards

RedTeam Achieves Breakthrough in NCL Cybersecurity Competition

The 23 members of the Michigan Tech RedTeam achieved a historic breakthrough in the Spring 2021 National Cyber League (NCL) competition. The primary team finished the capture-the-flag (CTF) team competition 3rd Place in the overall ranking (tied for 1st Place in score). More than 900 teams from across the country participated in the CTF. Students . . .

Spring Celebration Update

In light of recent changes to Michigan’s COVID-19 epidemic orders that increase the size of allowable group gatherings, Michigan Technological University has modified its graduation celebration planned for April 30, 2021 to allow families and guests to participate alongside their graduate. As announced in an earlier email to students, the University will host a graduation . . .

Leo Ureel Receives 2020-21 CTL Award for Innovative Teaching

The 2020-2021 CTL Instructional Award for Innovative or Out of Class Teaching is being presented to two instructors, and Assistant Professor Leo Ureel, Computer Science, and Libby Meyer, senior lecturer, Visual and Performing Arts. Ureel was nominated in recognition of his “student-centric efforts which have increased retention and diversified the cohort of first-year computing students.” . . .

Bob Mark Pitch Contest Winners Announced

by Husky Innovate Congratulations to Husky Innovate’s Bob Mark Business Model Competition contestants and winners! Michigan Tech Computer Engineering Ph.D. candidate Ranit Karmakar is among the awardees, winning first place and a $2,000 prize in the Business Model category. The Bob Mark Business Model Competition was the main event during Innovation Week, a celebration of . . .

Sidike Paheding Wins MDPI Electronics Best Paper Award

A scholarly paper co-authored by Assistant Professor Sidike Paheding, Applied Computing, is one of two papers to receive the 2020 Best Paper Award from the open-access journal Electronics, published by MDPI. The paper presents a brief survey on the advances that have occurred in the area of Deep Learning. Paheding is a member of the . . .