Dr. Keith Vertanen specializes in designing intelligent interactive systems that leverage uncertain input technologies. A particular focus of his research is on systems that enhance the capabilities of users with permanent or situationally-induced disabilities. Dr. Vertanen’s broader interests include human-computer interaction (HCI), speech and language processing, mobile interfaces, and crowdsourcing. Dr. Vertanen received his PhD . . .
Professor Soner Onder (CS) will be giving an invited talk at École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland on July 16, 2015. The talk is entitled Breaking out of Control-Flow Jail: Single Assignment Compiler, Single-Assignment Architecture. EPFL is a research university that specializes in physical sciences and engineering. . . .
Michigan Tech recently established the Institute of Computing and Cybersystems (ICC), a new research institute to promote research and learning experiences in the areas of mobile computing, cybersecurity, cyber physical systems, cyber human systems and computer systems. ICC is the research arm of the Alliance of Computing, Information and Automation (ACIA). “The Institute of Computing . . .
Charles Wallace (CS) is the principal investigator on a research and development project that has received a $218,735 grant from the National Science Foundation. The title of the project is Agile Communicators: Preparing Students for Communication-Intensive Software Development through Inquiry, Critique and Reflection. Also involved with the project are Leo Ureel (CS) and Shreya Kumar . . .
Leo C. Ureel II was awarded a $35,000 Google CS4HS grant, along with co-PIs Charles Wallace and Linda Ott. The purpose of the grant is to establish a U.P.-wide Community of Practice for K-12 computer teachers. The group will be kicking-off the project with a workshop at Michigan Tech in August.
CS4ALL Workshop Michigan Tech, August 17-19, 2015 APPLICATION: Deadline is June 25, 2015. WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE: Upper Peninsula teachers and administrators interested in teaching computer science and programming in their school or classroom. COST: Attendance is free. FINANCIAL SUPPORT: Meals will be provided while the workshop is in session. A stipend will be provided to cover . . .