Category: "Students"

Harvey Mudd Team a Top Finisher in Math Modeling Contest

April 24, 2017

Harvey Mudd College mathematicians and Outstanding winners in 2017 Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling

Seeking creative and relevant solutions to complex questions facing modern societies, six Harvey Mudd student teams continued the College’s tradition of participating in the Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) and Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM) this past January. All Harvey Mudd teams placed in the top 50 percent or above, with one team receiving the […]

Goldwater Scholar and Honorable Mention Named at Harvey Mudd

April 18, 2017

Daniel Johnson

Talk of “robot-proof” careers often focuses on how people can maintain their relevancy in a society that increasingly uses robot labor to replace humans. Where others see an automation apocalypse, Daniel Johnson, a senior at Harvey Mudd College, sees opportunity. A recipient of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship—the most prestigious national award for undergraduate STEM researchers—Johnson […]

Mudders Impress at Putnam Competition

April 12, 2017

Harvey Mudd College

Harvey Mudd College is once again the top-scoring undergraduate institution in the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, considered one of the world’s most prestigious university-level mathematics competitions. Thirty-three HMC students spent the better part of Saturday, Dec. 3, taking this notoriously difficult six-hour exam, which requires unique blend of cleverness and problem-solving skills. The median score for the […]

Seniors, Alumni Garner NSF Fellowships

April 10, 2017

NSF GRFP logo

Two Harvey Mudd College seniors are recipients of National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, which recognize outstanding students pursuing advanced degrees in science and engineering. Seven recent Harvey Mudd graduates also received the prestigious fellowships. Three seniors and three alumni received honorable mentions. The fellowship supports graduate students pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited […]

Harvey Mudd Biology Students Publish Research

April 6, 2017

Professor of Biology Dan Stoebel with student

Associate Professor of Biology Dan Stoebel (pictured) and his colleagues, including Associate Professor of Biology Eliot Bush and seven Harvey Mudd students and alumni, have published a paper, “Genome-Wide Transcriptional Response to Varying RpoS Levels in Escherichia coli K-12,” in the American Society for Microbiology’s Journal of Bacteriology. Garrett Wong ’14, Alicia Schep ’11, Suzannah Beeler ’15, […]

Computer Science Department Publications

April 6, 2017

Computer Science Professor Ran Libeskind-Hadas

The Harvey Mudd College Computer Science Department seems to have developed an algorithm for productivity. Four papers have recently been accepted for presentation and/or publication. A paper by math major Bo Zhang ’17 and Assistant Professor of Computer Science Yi-Chieh (Jessica) Wu has been accepted to the International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications. “Co-estimation […]

HMC Bridge Club to Compete in Collegiate Bridge Bowl

March 17, 2017

Students playing bridge

The Harvey Mudd College Bridge Club recently qualified for the American Contract Bridge League Collegiate Bridge Bowl tournament in Toronto, Canada, this July. Marissa Gee ’18, Nicholas Koskelo ’20, Kemper Ludlow ’18, Daniel Sonner ’18 and Jake Williams ’20 will compete for bragging rights and an opportunity to claim scholarships from a $20,000 pool. Bridge […]

Working the Crowd: NSF Funds Database Study

March 13, 2017

Beth Trushkowsky

The National Science Foundation awarded a grant of $175,000 to Harvey Mudd College Professor of Computer Science Beth Trushkowsky for support of her project “CRII: III: RUI: Adaptive Query Processing for Crowd-Powered Database Systems.” The award will fund four students in a research experience across two summers and during the school year. Trushkowsky and her […]

Harvey Mudd Earns Top Honors in APICS Supply Chain Competition

March 2, 2017

Winning Harvey Mudd team, APICS West Coast student case competition

Outscoring both undergraduate and graduate-level competitors, a team of students from Harvey Mudd College received top honors at the APICS West Coast student case competition sponsored by the Inland Empire Chapter of APICS, the leading association for supply chain and operations professionals. First-time entrants in the APICS competition, the Harvey Mudd team of senior engineering […]

Prestigious NSF Award to Support HEATlab Research

March 1, 2017

Professor of computer science Jim Boerkoel

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grant to Assistant Professor of Computer Science Jim Boerkoel for his project “CAREER: Robust and Reliable Multiagent Scheduling Under Uncertainty.” This work will improve the robustness and reliability in applications such as autonomous driving, automated warehousing and personal robots by addressing fundamental […]