Congratulations to recipients of the 2016 undergraduate student awards which were presented at commencement ceremonies on May 15.
Alex Vasilos Memorial Award
Friends and colleagues of the late Alex Vasilos donated the Alex Vasilos Memorial Award to the Department of Computer Science to recognize deserving students. This year's recipients:
DeNardis Memorial Award
Family, friends and colleagues of the late Rebecca DeNardis donated the Rebecca DeNardis Memorial Award to the Department of Computer Science to recognize deserving students for creating and instilling a sense of purpose and excellence. This year's recipient:
Rebecca Steier For academic curiosity, for consistently outstanding and excellent work, and for creating a climate of support and inclusion.
Undergraduate Senior Thesis Projects
Graduation with Distinction is awarded to students who complete a substantial project that consists of at least one year's work, including an independent study under the guidance of a faculty member. The project represents a significant intellectual endeavor and requires a presentation made to a committee of three faculty members.
Graduation with Highest Distinction
William Victor - Advisor: Pankaj K. Agarwal. Efficient Algorithms for Traffic Data Analysis.
Zhitao “Rex” Ying - Advisor: Pankaj K. Agarwal. Approximation Algorithms for Dynamic Time Warping and Edit Distance.
Roger Shu-Hong Zou - Advisor: Carlo Tomasi. Deformable Graph Models for Tracking Epithelial Cell Sheets in Fluorescence Miscroscopy.