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December 3, 2010

Acopian Engineering Center Provides Collaborative Student-Faculty Experiences

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Lafayette’s 90,000-square-foot Acopian Engineering Center includes laboratories designed specifically for student-faculty research, high-tech classrooms equipped with instructional technology, and student learning centers designed and equipped specially for use by the students in each major. The center houses the engineering studies program and the departments of chemical and biomolecular engineering, civil and environmental engineering, computer science, [...]

Christopher Jones '13 (left) and David Salter '12 work with Chun Wai Liew, associate professor and head of computer science, in Acopian Engineering Center.

October 1, 2010

Students Design Computer Software and Exhibit for New Flood Museum

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Last spring, Franklin “Scott” Stinner ’11 and the 23 classmates in his software engineering class found themselves immersed in a project designing an interactive flood exhibit for the new Nurture Nature Center in downtown Easton. The center, which will open in phases starting in early 2011, will be located in the former VFW building on [...]

Clockwise from left are: Christopher Jones ’13, Professor Chris Ruebeck, Laura Wong Hon Chan ’12, Professor Jeff Pfaffmann, Shannon Sullivan ’13, and Phuong Anh Nguyen ’12.

September 17, 2010

Project Combines Economics, Computer Science, and Engineering to Enhance Environmental Policymaking

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Several Lafayette students worked this summer on an ongoing, interdisciplinary project that combines aspects of economics, computer science, and engineering to enhance environmental policymaking. The team focused its research on using computational models to simulate the life cycles of shipping pallets, cell phone batteries, and water systems. Although most of the students who were involved [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]