Topic: "Computer Science"

Harvey Mudd Introduces New Faculty

July 2, 2014

campus view

They are tasked with a tall order: Help ensure that a steady stream of passionate problem solvers is available to address the world’s most pressing issues. Five new tenure-track faculty members, whose appointments are effective July 1, have agreed to bring their expertise to Harvey Mudd College and embrace this challenge. Jim Boerkoel joins the […]

Commitment to Environment and Community Earns Donti Udall Award

April 29, 2014

donti-priya

A career that involves both environmental sustainability and community engagement appeals to Priya Donti ’15. Her dedication to achieving that goal has earned the attention of the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation, which seeks students like Donti who show passion for careers committed to the environment. Donti, a joint computer science/mathematics major […]

NSF Funds Research Opportunities in Computer Science

April 16, 2014

Computer Science Students

Pursuing a graduate degree in the STEM disciplines offers compelling research opportunities, but for some undergraduates, it represents an intimidating step into unmapped territory. Harvey Mudd College is committed to providing its undergraduates with hands-on research experiences to help prepare them for the rigors of graduate school and beyond. The National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences […]

Faculty Endowed Chairs Created Through Collaboration

April 11, 2014

campaign launch event

In support of The Campaign for Harvey Mudd College, alumni and friends have endowed two Harvey Mudd College faculty positions: one in computer science and another in the humanities, social sciences, and the arts. Endowed faculty positions—chairs, professorships and fellowships—are among the top priorities in the College’s ongoing $150 million comprehensive fundraising effort, which launched […]

NSF Research Fellowships Awarded to Students, Alumni

April 4, 2014

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Four Harvey Mudd College seniors—Sam Gutekunst, Miranda Parker, Sheena Patel and Jeremy Usatine—are recipients of this year’s National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, which recognize outstanding students pursuing advanced degrees in the STEM disciplines. Seven recent Harvey Mudd graduates also received the prestigious fellowships. One current senior and 10 alumni received honorable mentions. The fellowship […]

Alumni Association to Honor Achievers, Friends

March 17, 2014

AABOG 2014 Awardees

The inventor of Flash software and the chemist who published the first nucleotide sequence of the AIDS virus are among those to be honored by the Harvey Mudd College Alumni Association Board of Governors (AABoG) Saturday, May 3. Eight alumni and two staff members have earned some of the College’s most prestigious awards. Outstanding Alumni […]

Robots Invade Harvey Mudd at FIRST Robotics Scrimmage

February 11, 2014

Interest was so great among high schools competing in the FIRST Robotics Scrimmage hosted by the FIRST Mentors Club of Harvey Mudd College this year that a second day was added to accommodate additional teams that had registered for the event. Twenty-nine high school teams squared off for the scrimmage Feb. 15 and 16 inside […]

Lego Challenge Inspires Youthful Innovation

February 6, 2014

Professor Erika Dyson (black sweatshirt) and Sean Messenger '15 support the student inventors.

Dozens of pint-sized, autonomous robots performed rescue missions during fall as part of a FIRST Lego League Challenge at Harvey Mudd College, marking the first time the regional qualifying competition has been held on a college campus. More than 230 elementary and middle-school students from throughout Southern California participated in the Nov. 23 event, which […]

Student Project Forwards Future of Hand-Gesture Controlled Apps

January 31, 2014

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Forget your computer mouse and touch screen. Soon you’ll control applications with a wave of your finger or hand. Harvey Mudd College seniors Tiffany Lim, Jeb Brooks and Jasper (Zheng) Duan are part of a Global Clinic team working with Intel, Mozilla and the National University of Singapore (NUS) to develop a comprehensive software library […]

CRA Recognizes Harvey Mudd Students’ Exemplary Work

January 28, 2014

Harvey Mudd College seniors Jane Hoffswell, Miranda Parker and John Sarracino received honorable mentions in the Computing Research Association’s Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Awards 2013 competition.

 Sponsored by Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs, the contest recognized undergraduates who demonstrate exceptional potential in the computer science field. Honorable Mentions were awarded to nominees whose work was considered exemplary. […]

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