Senior Symposium 2018

April 27th, 2018

Congratulations to CSCI Senior Yasmeen Mussard-Afcari who has been selected as the Keynote Speaker at the Senior Symposium Friday, April 27.

4:30-5:20 p.m. King 106

Creating Barriers to Determination of Structurally Cohesive Subgroups

Yasmeen Mussard-Afcari ‘18 is a double major in Africana Studies and Computer Science and a Mathematics minor who will graduate with honors in Africana Studies this May. Yasmeen plans to pursue graduate studies in computer science, continuing her broader research goals of utilizing theoretical computer science to advance a more just world. Yasmeen will present her and Dr. Eck’s research at the Data Justice Conference in Cardiff, Wales this summer.

Rewriting the Code Fellowship Program 2019

April 5th, 2018

http://rewritingthecode.org/fellowship-program/

Applications open now – use above link.

Fellowship Program – A national program for undergraduate college women interested in careers in tech.
The Rewriting the Code Fellowship Program is for women undergraduates studying computer science and engineering who are interested in gaining applied experience through potential internships or full-time jobs with leading tech companies.

Hylands-Women-in-Tech-Conference April 14-Westlake, OH

April 5th, 2018

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hylands-women-in-tech-conference-tickets-44261589606

Want to hear the latest technology resources being used in Computer Science and IT?

Join us Saturday, April 14th from 12:00-4:00 pm at Hyland’s Building 3 to hear from Hyland employees.

This event will provide insight into latest research, workshops to enhance your technology skills, and the opportunity to network with our employees.

Free lunch and parking will be provided. RSVP to reserve your spot today! use above link to register.

The day will include:

  • Presentations from Hyland female employees
  • Hands on Workshops
  • Q&A Panels

Doors will open at 11:30 am on Saturday, April 14th. Bring a friend and join us!

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December 8th, 2017

CSCI Majors present their research at Celebration of Undergraduate Research

October 31st, 2017

Congratulations to our CSCI Majors who presented their work at the 2017 Celebration of Undergraduate Research  

  • Dominic Bosco  Mentors: Lakshminarayanan Mahadevan, Christoph Weber, Orit eleg, Alex Heyde and Sarah Iams, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
    Understanding Collective Motion: Jamming and Crowd DynamicsXinnan (Frank) Cheng  Mentor: Adam Eck, Computer Science                              Impact of Real-Time Ride-sharing Software on Traffic Congestion in Metropolitan Cleveland:  Multi-Agent Simulation Approach

    Jane Hsieh Mentor: Yumi Ijiri, Physics                                                                                                                                               Determining the Magnetic Structure of Ferrite Nanoparticles

    Mark Ligonde    Mentor: Stephen FitzGerald, Physics                                                                                                                                                         The Uses of Hydrogen in Metal-Organic Frameworks

    Yasmeen Mussard-Afcari     Mentor: Adam Eck, Computer Science
    Creating Barriers to Determination of Structurally Cohesive Subgroups

    Diep Nguyen   Mentor: Emily Miraldi, Immunobiology and Biomedical Informatics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital                                                                                                                                                   Transcriptional Regulatory Network inference from Single-Cell RNA Measurements in Embryonic Stem Cells

    Pedro Ribeiro   Mentors: Jenelle Feather and Josh McDermott, MIT, Cambridge, MA
    Sound Classification with Convolutional Neural Networks

    Noel Warford   Mentors: Maithilee Kunda and Adriane Seiffert, Psychology, Vanderbilt University                                                                                                                                               Information Salience: Artificial Intelligence Models of Human Attention

 

 

HAkron 2.0

September 29th, 2017

Five of our CSCI students participated in HAkron 2.0

The University of Akron’s 24 Hour Hackathon 9/23-24

Lukas Griffin, Kendrick Wang, Marouane Abra, Josh Rapport and Lukas Gnirke

Kendrick and Lucas made it into the semifinals! And congratulations to both teams for the great work.

 

Google Returns to Campus for All CSCI Majors Sept 26 & 27

September 7th, 2017

GOOGLE EVENTS

Thank you Seth ’10, Laura ’15 and Greg, Google Engineers for visiting Oberlin and holding several exciting events!

Our students participated in **New Event On Campus: Google Games Campus Edition**  (9/27, 7-9pm)

Students assembled a team of up to five of their best buds to compete against other student teams in puzzles (which involve some coding) and word association games. The top teams received some preeeeetty cool prizes.

The winning teams were the following:
1st – Grumpo Mangoes: Rachel Clark, Clarissa Heart, Sophie Jackson, and Leah Yassky.
2nd – A Barely Functional State: Adina Johnson, Sage Vouse, Gavin Epstein, Daniel Firebanks, Seraphina Nix
3rd – Obie Crew: Zac Plett, Marouane Abra, James Capuder, Jonathan Carroll, and Adam Cooper

 

 

 

Welcome to our newest faculty member, Sam Taggart

August 25th, 2017

 

Sam Taggart

Ph.D Northwestern University 2017; Oberlin College 2012

Office: King Bldg.  223B

 

 

 

Welcome Back Majors- Ice Cream Social

August 25th, 2017

Welcome Back to Campus CSCI Majors !

Ready to Kick of the semester right with an Ice Cream Social.

Wed. August 30 4:30 King/Rice Courtyard

In combination with our fellow Math Dept. Majors.

(rain site: King 2nd floor common area)

R.J. Thomas Award – 2017 CSCI Major Selected

May 10th, 2017

Congratulations to Eren Guendelsberger, CSCI 2017 GRAD, selected as the recipient of the R.J. Thomas Award.

The monetary award is bestowed upon an outstanding CSCI major based not solely on grades but also involvement and contributions toEren Guendelsberger the department.

Congratulations Eren!