Category: "Students"

HEATlab Papers Published by ICAPS

March 20, 2019

Jim Boerkoel and students

Last summer, the students in computer science professor Jim Boerkoel’s Human Experience & Agent Teamwork Lab (HEATLab) studied several aspects of human-robot interaction and wrote up their findings. This summer, they will celebrate the publication of three papers at the International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS) in Berkeley, California. “I really didn’t expect […]

Harvey Mudd Clinic Team Designing First Nonprofit Solar Panel Factory

March 19, 2019

CLGP Clinic team 2019

The Clinic Program, a pioneering program of collaboration between industry and Harvey Mudd College, has been a hallmark of this institution for more than 50 years. Juniors and seniors are engaged in the solution of real-world, technical problems for clients, most of them in industry. Clinic teams also apply their academic experience to projects with […]

Engineering Students Advance to ASCM Finals

March 14, 2019

Students smiling

For the third consecutive year, a team of Harvey Mudd College students has won top honors at the regional Association for Supply Chain Management student case competition. Bohan Gao ’19, Charles Dawson ’19, Ryan Haughton ’19 and Lydia Sylla ’19 will head to Las Vegas in September to compete in the final round, to be […]

Harvey Mudd Team Reaches Putnam Top 6

March 4, 2019

Harvey Mudd College Shanahan building

Harvey Mudd College improved upon last year’s team placement and maintained its position as the top-scoring undergraduate institution in the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, the preeminent undergraduate mathematics competition. Twenty-five HMC students spent the better part of Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 taking a challenging six-hour exam, which requires a unique blend of cleverness and […]

MCIE Lauds HMC Students for “Reinventing the Wheel”

February 19, 2019

Students holding awards

Last summer, Charles Dawson ’19, Ryan Haughton ’19 and Lydia Sylla ’19 embarked on a 10-week project to modernize manufacturing operations at Laguna Clay Company, a Los Angeles ceramic supply business. The owners of the 43-year-old company hoped to reduce clutter, streamline material handling, redesign assembly processes and improve efficiency. The project’s success has led […]

HMC Teams in “Coding Olympics” Top 10

January 30, 2019

ICPC logo, computing contest

Two Harvey Mudd College teams placed in the top 10 at the 2018 Southern California Regional of the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). Team 555 was the College’s highest scoring team at fifth place (for the second year in a row), and Team TBD placed eighth. The third team, List Incomprehension, placed 30th out of […]

Martinez Receives Chambliss Astronomy Award

January 30, 2019

Luis Martinez '19, Harvey Mudd student

Luis Martinez ’19, a Harvey Mudd College physics major, received the Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award for his exemplary undergraduate research presented during a poster session at the 233rd Meeting of the American Astronomical Society in Seattle. The January meeting was attended by a record number of participants, including 360 students in the competition: 214 […]

Community Partnerships Celebrated at Harvey Mudd

January 25, 2019

Volunteers from Saturday STEM Academy and IMMERSION

During a poster session and presentation Jan. 24, the Harvey Mudd College community celebrated its work with the broader community to educate and empower those in need and to make meaningful contributions to society. The Office of Community Engagement (OCE) hosted this fifth annual event—Voices of Engagement—which showcased the diverse community engagement efforts of Harvey […]

Student Recognized for CS Research

December 20, 2018

Computing Research Association logo

Harvey Mudd College student Sara McAllister ’19 is a computer science major who spends a lot of time thinking about dictionaries. Not the Merriam-Webster kind, the “write-optimized” kind, which record and store data when updates are made to files. McAllister’s research in this area led to her being selected for honorable mention for the Computing […]

Sebastian Thrun to Deliver Harvey Mudd Commencement Address

December 5, 2018

Portrait of entrepreneur Sebastian Thrun, Harvey Mudd College commencement speaker

Sebastian Thrun, scientist, educator, inventor and entrepreneur, will deliver the keynote address at Harvey Mudd College’s 61st Commencement ceremony Sunday, May 19. The Harvey Mudd senior class sought a speaker with experience in academia or industry, and Thrun is an expert in both areas. Senior class co-presidents Casey Gardner ’19 and Maggie Gelber ’19 said, […]