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CSCI Summer Research Spotlight

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Find out what Azmain Amin, a junior who worked with Professor Sara Sprenkle and fellow junior Mina Shnoudah did over the summer….

http://wlu.edu/transformative-education?feature=true&id=x13186

 



Computer Science Major and Minor Award Recipients

Congratulations to the following CSCI students who have received scholarships, awards or prizes:

MICHAEL WATKINS HOLT – The Luther Seevers Birely Scholarship, The James D. Davidson Memorial Fund Scholarship, The James McDowell Scholarship and the Taylor Scholarship in Mathmatics

CORY LIANA WALKER – Art and Art History Department, Music Department and Theater,Dance and Film Department: Class of 1964 Fine Arts Award

BIPEEN ACHARYA – Computer Science Department: The Computer Science Department Award

ANNE BAILEY DICKENS – Johnson Scholar

SHANNON EDANA NOLLET – Johnson Scholar

CATHY XUN WANG – Johnson Scholar

JENNA NICOLE BIEGEL – The Geology Department Scholarship and, The R. Preston Hawkins IV Award

JOK GENGA ASIYO – The Stephen Owings Cullum Memorial Award

DARREN A. DOUGLAS – Men’s Basketball: Coaches and Captains Award

BRANDON E. TAYLOR – Football: C.J. Harrington Memorial Football Award

JORDAN A. KRASNER – Men’s Tennis: Memorial Tennis Award

 

 



2015 Computer Science Graduates

Gabi Tremo, right, with her signature smile at graduation.
Deirdre Tobin '15 gives advice to future Generals
Deirdre Tobin ’15 (right) gives advice to future Generals

The Class of 2015 Computer Science Graduates, both majors and minors–Congratulations!!

Acharya, Bipeen
Archer-McClellan, Haley A.
Dickens, Anne Bailey
Ekenta, Onyebuchi
Forrestel, Madeline Anne Selzo
Gould, Scott Nickle
Hardy, Emily Kellogg
Hupalo, Allison Margaret
Jang, Han Gil
Morgan, Allen Howell
Nollet, Shannon Edana
O’Dell, Samantha Dawn
Schell, Kinsey Marie
Taylor, Brandon Elliot
Tobin, Deirdre Roisin
Tremo, Gabrielle Catherine
Utomo, Eric I.
Walker, Cory Liana
Wang, Cathy Xun
Weatherly, Mary Margaret
Zdanis, Quentin Michael

Onye Ekenta proudly walks into commencement.



Samantha O’Dell ’15 Computer Science and English Major

Follow the link to learn more about Samantha O’Dell ’15  and her educational experiences at W&L

http://www.wlu.edu/transformative-education?feature=true&id=x10977



2015 COMPUTER SCIENCE SENIOR HONORS THESIS PRESENTATIONS

 

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(Prof. Salan, Paul Jang, Bipeen Acharya, and Prof Sprenkle)

 

Senior Honors Thesis Presentations:

Friday, April 10, 3:45-4:45 p.m. in Parmly 405 

“Towards an Automated and Customizable Linear Cryptanalysis of a
Substitution-Permutation Network Cipher for Use in Embedded Systems”
Bipeen Acharya
and
“Customizable Method of Automatically Detecting Malicious User Activity
in Web Applications”
Paul Jang


CSCI PBK Inductees

The Phi Beta Kappa/Society of the Cincinnati Convocation was held on March 19, 2015 from 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.  Below is a list of the CSCI students that were inducted into PBK on the 19th:

– From the Class of 2014 (Graduates)
  Jean Paul Mugabe – CSCI Major
– From the Class of 2015 (Seniors)
  Kinsey Marie Schell – CSCI Major
  Cathy Wang – CSCI Minor
– From the Class of 2016 (Juniors)
   Sam Borowsky – CSCI Major
   Michael Holt – CSCI Minor
Here’s W&L’s story about PBK:
http://news.blogs.wlu.edu/2015/03/11/debut-novelist-to-deliver-address-at-wl-phi-beta-kappa-convocation/


Around the World with Cathy Wang ’15 (CSCI minor)

In the short five months that I have spent in London, I have fallen truly madly deeply in love with the city. Samuel Johnson said it best, “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” This is a city full of life, and the possibilities are truly endless. It seems as if each day I discover more to do and more to experience.

Read more….



Computer Science Major – Jok Asyio ’16 Perspectives and Experiences

“College is a place where you will grow no matter how you go through it. The only thing you control is who you grow to be.”



Computer Science ODK Initiate

Washington and Lee University’s Alpha Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, the national leadership honor society, welcomed four honorary and 32 student initiates at W&L’s annual Founders Day-ODK Convocation on January 19, 2015.

Brandon Elliot Taylor ’15 (Petersburg, Virginia) is majoring in computer
science and physics-engineering. He is the captain of the W&L football
team, a member of Phi Eta Sigma and a graduate of the Generals
Leadership Academy. Taylor serves as vice-president of internal affairs
of the Russian Club, and is the co-editor of the Journal of Slavic
Studies.

 

http://news.blogs.wlu.edu/2015/01/09/odk-to-initiate-four-honorary-and-32-

 



Amin ’17’s Greener Alternative

Sophomore computer science major Azmain Amin ’17’s entrepreneurial idea for better grocery bags, called PolyGreen Bags, is featured on the W&L home page.  Amin’s idea won first place in W&L’s Social Entrepreneurship Summit.  You make us proud, Amin!




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