Category: "Students"

Organic Syntheses Inc. Grant Funds Summer Chemistry Research

Associate Professor of Chemistry David Vosburg

Harvey Mudd College chemistry professor David Vosburg has been selected to receive a grant from Organic Syntheses Inc. The $8,000 award, for summer research at a principally undergraduate institution, provides salary for a summer research student as well as materials and supplies. “We aim to perform organic syntheses that are beautiful and good, green and […]

HMC CS Researchers Publish Chapter on Algorithmic Biases

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Harvey Mudd College computer science professor George Montañez and his students Daniel Bashir ’20 and Julius Lauw ’20 have published the chapter “Trading Bias for Expressivity in Artificial Learning” in ICAART 2020: Agents and Artificial Intelligence, part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (Springer, Cham). The HMC researchers’ chapter about how bias relates to […]

HMC Engineers Win Prize for Paper on Supply Chain Optimization

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Harvey Mudd College engineering students won second place at the 2021 Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Western Regional Conference for the technical paper they wrote about supply chain optimization. Conducted virtually Feb. 27–28, the conference featured networking and workshops in addition to the Technical Paper Competition that garnered the HMC team $300 along […]

Shion Andrew Awarded Churchill Scholarship

Shion Andrew

Shion Andrew ’21 has been awarded the prestigious Churchill Scholarship, which offers exceptional American students the chance to pursue graduate studies at Churchill College at the University of Cambridge in England. One of only 16 students nationwide to receive the scholarship this year, Andrew, a physics major, plans to conduct astrophysical research at Cambridge during […]

CRA Recognizes Harvey Mudd Student Researchers

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Joint computer science and mathematics major Lindsay Popowski ’21 is a recipient of the Computing Research Association’s (CRA) 2021 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award. CRA also recognized joint computer science and mathematics major Abtin Molavi ’21 as a finalist. Sponsored this year by Microsoft Research, the prestigious program celebrates undergraduates at North American colleges and universities […]

Libeskind-Hadas, Wu, HMC Students Publish Bioinformatics Paper

Ran Libeskind-Hadas and Jessica Wu

Research related to the evolution of genes and species being conducted at Harvey Mudd College by professors of computer science Ran Libeskind-Hadas and Yi-Chieh “Jessica” Wu and their research students is published in Bioinformatics, a leading journal that focuses on new developments in genome bioinformatics and computational biology. Santi Santichaivekin ’22, Rose Liu ’22, Qing […]

Harvey Mudd Student Co-designs New Salt Lake City Flag

Arianna Meinking '21

A lifetime of enjoying the mountains, skiing and national parks in southern Utah inspired the design Arianna Meinking ’24 developed for her hometown of Salt Lake City, Utah. Meinking and Ella Kennedy-Yoon, high school classmates, are co-designers of the city’s new flag, adopted last month by the Salt Lake City Council. Designs for the new […]

STEM Career Fairs Co-Sponsored by The Claremont Colleges and Caltech

Local colleges are joining forces to provide students and employers with opportunities to connect for employment and internship opportunities in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. Career Services staff at Caltech and Harvey Mudd College are co-sponsoring the two career fairs in October, which are also open to students from the other Claremont […]

Interdisciplinary Research on Gene Histories Accepted to ACM Conference

Yi-Chieh (Jessica) Wu

In pursuit of developing models and algorithms for reconstructing gene histories across multiple species, Harvey Mudd College researchers have completed a paper that has been accepted to the 11th Association for Computing Machinery Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics (ACM-BCB 2020). Computer science professor Yi-Chieh (Jessica) Wu and seven students will present “An […]

Harvey Mudd Class of 2024

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This fall, Harvey Mudd College welcomes 210 exceptional students into the incoming Class of 2024. “Our welcome of incoming first-year students and their families will have to be a virtual one this fall due to the pandemic, but we know that our faculty, staff, students and their families will do all they can to make […]