Computer Science

ImogenCain004

August 19, 2010

Students and Faculty Combine Art, Biology, Neuroscience, and Computer Science for Complex, Beautiful Artworks

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Studying art at Lafayette is a lot like training for a triathlon, where not only do you have to run, you also swim and bike, and physical talent isn’t enough to guarantee a finish. Both your head and heart have to be in the game if you truly want to soar. Take for example an [...]

Shrutarshi Basu '11

June 29, 2010

Research by Shrutarshi Basu ’11 Accepted at International Software Conference in Romania

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Research by Shrutarshi Basu ’11 (Kolkata, India) on software programming was accepted for presentation and publication at the 26th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance held Sept. 12-18 in Timișoara, Romania. Basu, who is pursuing a B.S. in electrical and computer engineering and an A.B. with a major in computer science, has worked on different [...]

EricLudwig93_w

June 15, 2010

Eric Ludwig ’93 Keeps Web Traffic Flowing Worldwide for JPMorgan Chase

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Seventeen million emails a day delivered to 200,000 computer clients. A half terabyte of data per second pumped through an optical fiber network. Storage of 10 quadrillion bytes of information. And making sure that business-critical info flows unimpeded within banking giant JPMorgan Chase is Eric Ludwig ’93, vice president and manager of global core wide-area-network [...]

Lafayette College

May 7, 2010

College Receives $590,000 Grant to Launch New Scholarship Program

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National Science Foundation funds will increase underrepresented students majoring in computer science and engineering Recognizing Lafayette’s commitment to increase diversity on campus, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the College $590,000 over the next five years to be used for scholarships. The grant is funded under the NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and [...]

Lafayette College

March 16, 2010

Jonah Lehrer Will Present ‘The Future of Science is Art’ April 5

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The author of Proust Was a Neuroscientist will meet with students and discuss his work Jonah Lehrer, author of Proust Was a Neuroscientist, will be on campus April 5 to meet with students and discuss his work. He will present the lecture, “The Future of Science is Art: Or what we can learn about the [...]

Lafayette College

November 3, 2009

Computer Science Students Develop Software to Aid Peers Studying Engineering and Policy Studies

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They are working under the guidance of Chun Wai Liew, associate professor and head of computer science Soon students taking Introduction to Engineering and Public Policy and Introduction to Policy Studies will have a new software program at their disposal called Urban Development Tools (UDT). The twist is that fellow students studying computer science are [...]

Lafayette College

October 20, 2009

‘Virtual Human’ Designer Stacy Marsella Will Discuss Research Oct. 27

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Talk is part of a yearlong speaker series combining technology with the visual arts Stacy Marsella, a research associate professor of computer science at the University of Southern California, will present his research “Cognition and Emotion in Virtual Humans” 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, in Hugel Science Center room 108. The event is part of [...]

Lafayette College

October 15, 2009

Exhibition Represents Collaboration Between Students and Faculty in Art and Computer Science

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Computation, Vision: Emergence will run Oct. 20-Dec. 12 in the Grossman Gallery The exhibition Computation, Vision: Emergence will run Oct. 20-Dec. 12 in the Richard A. and Rissa W. Grossman Gallery in the Williams Visual Arts Building. A public reception will be held from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, in the gallery. During the reception, [...]

Lafayette College

October 8, 2009

Award-Winning Filmmaker Alex Gibney Kicks Off Yearlong Speaker Series Combining Technology with the Visual Arts

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View photos from the event Alex Gibney, an Oscar, Emmy, and Grammy award-winning documentary film director, writer, and producer, met with students and faculty Oct. 7 to discuss the creative process behind his filmmaking and screen segments of his films. The event is part of a yearlong series bringing together artists and scientists to talk [...]

Lafayette College

September 21, 2009

Award-Winning Filmmaker Alex Gibney to Discuss His Creative Process Oct. 7

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Film screening and reception will kick off a yearlong speaker series combining technology with the visual arts Alex Gibney, an Oscar, Emmy, and Grammy award-winning documentary film director, writer, and producer, will be on campus Oct. 7 to discuss the creative process behind his filmmaking. This event is part of a yearlong speaker series bringing [...]