From developing an immersive 3D virtual reality game to teach students languages, to creating mathematical models to better understand and improve the campus handicap accessibility routes, to evolving molecules through computer simulations to have specific chemical properties, our students learn to apply theory to real world issues in creative and interdisciplinary ways.
Along the way, they develop concise and logical patterns of thinking, hone problem-solving skills and learn critical thought processes that carry them throughout life.
Recent CS graduate Natalia Rodriguez ’15 is one of three college women nation wide to win the NCWIT Collegiate Award from the National Center for Women & Information Technology for her project, “Mapping Instagram Data To Visualize Body Image Hashtags,” which is explained at http://youtu.be/sk-rORKBa94.
The Computer Science Honor Society, Upsilon Pi Epsilon, inducted 6 new members on April 1st, 2015, after a guest lecture by Dr. Risto Miikkulainen.
CS Club/UPE Chapter comes together to celebrate Anita Borg’s birthday, exchange gifts at the annual Post-Holiday White Elephant Party, and to learn about CS careers from SU alumni.