Category: "Computer Science"

Harvey Mudd Presents 2022 Milestone Awards

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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

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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 

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Harvey Mudd Alumni Enhance Caltech’s Schmidt Academy

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Through a strategic partnership, Harvey Mudd alumni are poised to join the next generation of science-savvy software engineers who will set new standards in scientific software. Along with former HMC computer science professor and department chair Ran Libeskind Hadas (now at Claremont McKenna College), Katherine Breeden, HMC assistant professor of computer science and a Caltech […]

Harvey Mudd’s Computer Science Program Now a Harvard Kennedy Case Study

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Harvey Mudd College’s successful effort to raise the percentage of women majoring in computer science is now a featured case study in the Harvard Kennedy School Case Program, the world’s largest repository of case studies for educators in government and public policy. The case study, “Harvey Mudd College: Promoting Women in Computer Science Through Inclusive […]

Harvey Mudd College Alumna Priya Donti Named an MIT Technology Review 2021 Innovator Under 35

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Priya Donti ’15 is making good on her promise to address global warming and the energy crisis. She began working toward this goal during her time at Harvey Mudd College, when she served as co-president of the student environmental club, volunteered with community service organizations and developed educational games in partnership with middle school teachers. […]

2021 Harvey Mudd College Leadership Awards

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Harvey Mudd recognized outstanding examples of leadership at its ninth annual Leadership Awards. Community members gathered via Zoom webinar for this year’s ceremony celebrating students, faculty and staff for their contributions on campus and beyond. A selection committee of students, staff and faculty reviewed nominations from the campus community and made selections for the following […]