CS Adjunct Assistant Professor Myounghoon (Philart) Jeon was appointed as an Associate Editor of MIT Journal Presence: Teleoperations and Virtual Environments and appointed as Chair-elect of Affective Design Technical Committee in the International Ergonomics Association.
Abhilash Kantamneni, a Computer Science Ph.D. candidate, presented research on solar energy in the Upper Peninsula at the Solar Powering Michigan conference. See the complete Michigan Land Use Institute article here. Also, see the October 2, 2014 Keweenaw Now article about Abhilash Kantamneni’s community presentation at the Keweenaw Research Center. Kantamneni was also featured in . . .
Laura Brown and Zhenlin Wang (CS) have received $91,451 of $299,993 from the National Science Foundation for the first year of a three-year research and development project titled “CSR: Small: Collaborative Research: Adaptive Memory Resource Management in a Data Center-A Transfer Learning Approach.”
Associate Professor Charles Wallace (CS) has been chosen as a Fulbright Alumni Ambassador. Fulbright Alumni Ambassadors are selected competitively for two-year terms. During that time, they present information on their Fulbright experience at campus workshops, academic conferences and other venues. The goal of the alumni ambassadors is to help increase the diversity of the individuals . . .
World Usability Day, an annual event highlighting the importance of humans as participants in technology, is Thursday, Nov. 13. Michigan Tech is the center of activities for World Usability Day in the Upper Peninsula (WUD-UP). In a world where basic infrastructures—including health care, education and finance—depend on rapidly changing technologies, WUD organizers call for ways . . .
The Department of Computer Science is offering local students free, hands-on instruction in the basics of computer programming and computer science. Starting Sept. 13, Copper Country Programmers meets from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays during the academic year at the Van Pelt and Opie Library. Computer Science faculty and students will teach the . . .