Category: "Computer Science"

Harvey Mudd College 2022 Astronaut Scholars

ASF logo

Based upon exemplary academic performance, ingenuity and unique aptitude for research, Harvey Mudd College students Amani Maina-Kilaas ’23 and Alec Vercruysse ’23 have been selected by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation to join the elite group of Astronaut Scholars for the 2022–2023 academic year. Offered to students pursuing degrees in STEM, the 2022 ASF Astronaut Scholarship […]

Harvey Mudd Team No. 4 in Citadel Terminal Global Championship

students in lab

A team of Harvey Mudd College students placed fourth in Citadel’s TERMINAL global championship, winning a $5,000 prize and beating teams of experienced players and PhDs from top universities around the world. Students from Harvey Mudd placed first and third in the TERMINAL West Coast regional event in November, and they were invited to the summer […]

Harvey Mudd Faculty Promotions, Summer 2022

Dan Stoebel

Promotions and tenure appointments for Harvey Mudd College faculty were approved by the board of trustees at its May meeting. Upon discussion and the recommendation of the Academic Affairs Committee, the board unanimously approved the following appointments. Daniel Stoebel, a biology faculty member since 2010, received promotion to full professor. He studies the genetics and […]

Machine Learning Accuracy Research Published

McGregor Computer Science Center

Two papers authored by Harvey Mudd College computer scientists in Professor George Montañez’s AMISTAD Lab have been accepted to conferences this summer. The IEEE 2022 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (part of the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence) accepted “Bounding Generalization Error Through Bias and Capacity,” co-authored by Montañez, Ramya Ramalingam ’21, Nico […]

Harvey Mudd Presents 2022 Milestone Awards

HMC Milestone awards 2022

Five organizations are being honored by Harvey Mudd College for participating in its Clinic Program and for investing in students and the future of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Microsoft, Amazon Lab126, Doosan Bobcat, Georg Fischer Signet and Millennium Space Systems are sponsors of the Clinic Program, an internationally recognized hallmark of Harvey Mudd College […]

2022 Harvey Mudd College Leadership Awards

HMC Leadership Awards

For the past decade, Harvey Mudd College has recognized outstanding examples of leadership during its annual Leadership Awards event, coordinated by the Division of Student Affairs. For the 2022 presentations, community members gathered via Zoom webinar for the ceremony to celebrate students, faculty and staff for their contributions on campus and beyond. A selection committee […]

NSF Supports Universal Undergraduate Computing Literacy 

McGregor Computer Science Center

Harvey Mudd College is the headquarters for a new project to develop undergraduate-universal computing curricula. HMC, Claremont McKenna College and Caltech are working together on Computing-As­Literacy (CAL): Undergraduate Universal Computing, recently funded by the National Science Foundation as part of the Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources initiative. “Computing has long been a […]

Maina-Kilaas ’23 Named Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher

HMC seal

Harvey Mudd College computer science and mathematics major Amani Maina-Kilaas ’23 is a recipient of the Computing Research Association’s (CRA) 2022 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award. CRA also recognized computer science and mathematics major Mia Taylor ’22 with an honorable mention, given to students whose work CRA considers exemplary. The prestigious program celebrates undergraduates at North […]

ICAART 2022 Highlights HMC CS Research

Seal of Harvey Mudd College

Two papers authored by computer scientists from Harvey Mudd College Professor George Montañez’s AMISTAD Lab have been accepted to the 14th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART 2022), Feb. 3–5. Both papers were accepted as full papers for oral presentation in the main conference track. “For previous iterations of ICAART, the full paper acceptance rate has been less […]

Harvey Mudd College Wins Citadel West Coast Data Open

McGregor Computer Science Center

Defeating teams of graduate students, two groups of Harvey Mudd College first years placed first and third in Citadel’s West Coast Data Open. Members of Harvey Mudd’s first-place team—Milo Knell ’25 (CS and math), Alan Wu ’25 (CS and math), David Chen ’25 (CS) and Forrest Bicker ’25 (CS and math)—received a $10,000 cash prize […]