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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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
Allegheny College junior Marisol Santa Cruz has been awarded a $4,000 Gilman International Scholarship in order to help defray the costs of her participation in an Experiential Learning Seminar trip to India in May 2019. “After conducting extensive archival research in the summer of 2018 under the supervision of Professor Ishita Sinha Roy, I was
Junior music major Jacob Sutter drops his coat and backpack in a pew in the balcony of Ford Memorial Chapel on a chilly December morning and fires up the small keyboard in front of him. Soon the strains of the “Bell Tree Peal” are resounding across the Allegheny College campus. That’s followed by “Be Thou
Clay Dawson stood under a giant American flag hanging from the plant’s rafters and studied his lines. A few steps away, Allegheny College senior Shu Yi Tang flipped through sheets of paper that laid out the entire video shoot in detail: what scenes would be filmed and when, where and how they would be shot,
Adjunct Professor of Computer Science John Wenskovitch presented “FluxE: Exploring Flux in Astrophysical Simulations” at the SIGGRAPH Asia Symposium on Visualization in Macao. This paper and the accompanying software were written in collaboration with Associate Professor of Physics Jamie Lombardi and Roger Hatfull ’16.
The burgeoning farm-to-table movement is getting some help from some tech-savvy students at Allegheny College. Working under the direction of Assistant Professor of Computer Science Janyl Jumadinova, two students — junior Maria Kim and sophomore Jesse Del Greco — are developing an “online food hub,” a website aimed at connecting the community with the region’s
Assistant Professor of Computer Science Janyl Jumadinova, Hanzhong Zheng ’17, and Almog Boanos ’17 have published their work “OWLS: Observational Wireless Life-enhancing System” in the Proceedings of the International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems as a short paper and in the Proceedings of the Autonomous Robots and Multirobot Systems Workshop as a long
Ceramics and Sculpture Technician Ian F. Thomas and Visiting Professor of Computer Science John Wenskovitch had an exhibition of their collaborative research titled “Resonance” in Kansas City, Missouri, coinciding with the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts conference.
Hanzhong Zheng ’17 and Assistant Professor of Computer Science Janyl Jumadinova published a research article in the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Symposium titled “Monitoring the Well-Being of a Person Using a Robotic-Sensor Framework.” The paper describes an integrated intelligent system, consisting of multiple mobile robots and wearable sensors, that is able