Articles: Tag: Computer Science

Allegheny College Senior Conducts Innovative AI Research During MIT’s Summer Research Program

Allegheny College senior Teona Bagashvili secured a competitive spot in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 2021 Summer Research Program, where she contributed to groundbreaking artificial intelligence (AI) research. Majoring in computer science and minoring in dance and movement studies, Bagashvili says that Allegheny College gave her the foundation to work alongside brilliant students from

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Two Allegheny College Students Awarded Prestigious Department of Defense SMART Scholarship

Allegheny College students Morgan Douglas ’23 and Rachael Harris ’23 have been awarded the U.S. Department of Defense Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship.  This award provides Douglas and Harris with full tuition for their graduate studies at Carnegie Mellon University, where they will be participating in the 3-2 cooperative program for a

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“Power Up” Fundraising Campaign Supports Computer Science Opportunities for Allegheny College Students

Founded in 1979, the Department of Computer Science at Allegheny College has been around for more than four decades and is still looking for ways to innovate. Thanks to the success of their inaugural fundraising campaign and the alumni who supported it, the department will be able to strengthen opportunities for current and incoming students

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Video: Foreseeing the Swing — Senior Comp Stories

Christian Lussier ’21, a computer science major and economics minor, credits his professors and advisors for preparing him for life after graduation and giving him the tools and intellectual capacity to finish his senior comp. Lussier used machine learning algorithms and data to try to predict stock price swings in the hopes of helping people

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Allegheny Computer Science Department Puts Emphasis on Ethical Programming

Today’s computer science students will enter a tech industry that’s coming face to face with issues of bias, equity, openness, accessibility, and privacy. So it’s crucial for those new professionals to understand the ethical implications of the tools and solutions they create, according to Oliver Bonham-Carter and Janyl Jumadinova, both computer science professors at Allegheny

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National Radio Program to Spotlight Faculty Research at Allegheny College

Six Allegheny College professors will be featured on “The Academic Minute,” a national radio broadcast and podcast that highlights research from colleges and universities throughout the world, beginning on Monday, May 25. Starting with Monday’s broadcast, five of the professors will “take over” “The Academic Minute” program for the week. Each day, one Allegheny faculty

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Allegheny’s New Innovation and Creativity Lab Brings Technology to the Students

When you enter the new Allegheny Lab for Innovation and Creativity, you walk into a space bristling with cutting-edge technology. In the fabrication lab, there’s a bank of 3D printers, a laser cutter and a three-axis CNC machine. Go a little further and you enter a computer design lab with neatly aligned rows of workstations,

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Allegheny College Awarded Grant from Mozilla Foundation

Allegheny College received a $144,252 grant from the Mozilla Foundation for the Responsible Computer Science Challenge, a partnership of Omidyar Network, Mozilla, Schmidt Futures, and Craig Newmark Philanthropies. Oliver Bonham-Carter, assistant professor of computer science, will direct the grant project, which aims to integrate ethics and social responsibility into undergraduate computer science courses. “Through this

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Allegheny Faculty-Student Team Helps Develop Underwater Robots to Perform Lake Research

David Boughton of Penn State’s Sea Grant College program last summer was looking for a way to collect more encompassing data when he samples water quality in lakes in northwest Pennsylvania, including the murky expanses of Lake Erie. So he sought the help of Allegheny College Computer Science Professor Janyl Jumadinova and one of her

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