Category: Research

Crowdsourcing Ticks for Disease Surveillance

Tick Talk, the crowdsourcing tick collection project conducted last year at Michigan Tech, has returned for a second year. Tick collection has already begun for 2024. MTU’s Genomic Sequencing Lab wants ticks from you, your family and your pets. The goal of this project is to identify the prevalence of tick-borne illnesses in the Copper Country. Please . . .

Paper by CS Grad Student Pawel Pratyush Published in Bioinformatics Journal

A paper by graduate student Pawel Pratyush, PhD in Computer Science, has been published in Bioinformatics, a publication of Oxford University Press and a top journal in the bioinformatics field. The title of the paper is, “LMCrot: An enhanced protein crotonylation site predictor by leveraging an interpretable window-level embedding from a transformer-based protein language model.” . . .

PhD Candidate Daniel Byrne to Present Defense May 14

Graduate student Daniel Byrne, PhD in Computer Science, will present his final oral examination (defense) on May 14, 2024, a 9 am in Rekhi 214 and via Zoom online meeting. The title of Byrne’s defense is, “Model Guided Optimization for Key-Value Caches.” Byrne is advised by Department of Computer Science faculty members Zhenlin Wang and . . .

2024 Gateway Magazine is Online!

The College of Computing is pleased to announce that the 2024 Gateway magazine is now available online. From data science, health informatics, and mechatronics to cybersecurity, alumni entrepreneurs, and esports, the new Gateway magazine introduces the students, alumni, and faculty that make it all happen in the College of Computing and beyond.

Computing Student, Faculty Member Recognized at McNair Scholars Event

Trent Betters ’24 BS in Computer Science, and Assistant Professor Briana Bettin, Computer Science and Cognitive and Learning Sciences, were among those recognized at the inaugural McNair Scholars Graduation recognition dinner on April 19, 2024, hosted the McNair Scholars program and the the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. This first cohort of Michigan Tech’s McNair . . .

AC Faculty Candidate Amna Mazen to Give Research Presentation April 25

Department of Applied Computing Mechatronics/MERET tenure-track faculty candidate Amna Mazen will give a research presentation on Thursday, April 25, 2024, at 9:30 am in Rekhi 214. The title of Mazen’s presentation is, “The development of intelligent autonomous systems and algorithms across various sectors, including robotics, autonomous vehicles, and healthcare.” Also on April 25 , faculty . . .